Greenville College - Admissions, Transfer, Graduates, Freshman News News Literacy Program Partners MAE-Reading Program with The Simple Room This summer a partnership between GC and The Simple Room provided reading development and motivation for children in the Greenville area while also providing practical experience for graduate students in GC's MAE-Reading program. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:15:00 CDT 8d48e743-c65c-45d6-b574-407da3cb128b SIUE School of Nursing Announces Partnership with Greenville College The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing continues to create community partnerships in response to the demand for baccalaureate-prepared nurses. SIUE School of Nursing (SON) Assistant Dean Roberta Harrison has announced two new partnerships with Greenville College and Clay County Hospital. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:15:00 CDT dfe62380-d66a-4877-a6c8-faa436e97d86 GC Included in Top Midwest College Ranking by U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report ranked Greenville College among the top colleges in the region in their 2016 Regional Colleges (Midwest) report, ranking 35 on the list of 69 top-tier regional colleges. Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:00:00 CDT 16fe06ca-e216-479c-af6a-240210bc70ce A Parent's Guide to Greenville College Tips and information for parents to help their children prepare for college. Thu, 10 Sep 2015 15:00:00 CDT af6a7b95-c91f-4af6-a148-11b11b327fbd Greenville College Launches Briner School of Business Though the study of business has been part of the course offerings at Greenville College since the school’s inception in 1892, this fall marks a significant step forward for the discipline. Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:00:00 CDT 1704e5d0-8b6e-4580-bb89-430c35e064de Exercise Science Offered at GC This Fall Starting this fall, students at Greenville College will have a new opportunity to major in exercise science. A partnership agreement between Greenville College and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIU-E) makes the new offering possible. Fri, 04 Sep 2015 09:15:00 CDT 8d3d94bb-11b3-4837-9d99-8b46f0e6faf2 GC Welcomes Author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove to Speak at 2015 Convocation GC begins its 2015-16 academic year with a convocation ceremony on Wednesday, August 26. Author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will deliver a convocation address at 9:30 a.m. in Whitlock Music Center. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:00:00 CDT a64cf0cb-16e5-4d71-91f3-62c3301487e8 Serious Games by Design Few Christian colleges offer studies in digital media, but GC’s program has been going strong for nearly 15 years. Learn more about how the new game design and development track will expand career opportunities for students. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:00:00 CDT 1eaba3cc-60d2-412f-9a07-c3f8b44aad41 GC Religion Professor Explores Wisdom About Gender Equality in New Edition of "Ordaining Women" Dr. Ben Wayman takes a closer look at the wisdom and value of the newest edition of B.T. Roberts' book, Ordaining Women, published originally in 1891. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:00:00 CDT 78676d76-484d-4b66-9b86-dce4987c9c94 "Just" Play: Work, Play and the Educator's Dilemma Within the context of learning, work is important, but play is what makes our work meaningful. Read more about the value of play and its role in our curriculum for education majors at GC. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:30:00 CDT 50b3f0e8-b07d-4fc1-b320-12261ffcb778 Exploration and Discovery: GC Science & Engineering Camp Students Embrace the Joy of Science on GC's Campus Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:30:00 CDT a45bf337-420b-4de1-9a61-961b5df59812 A Closer Look at GC's Transition to Greenville University While the Greenville College name won’t officially change until 2017, some of the changes outlined in our strategic plan, are already underway. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:00:00 CDT d2900810-1703-46c5-a10c-2896244d1bb6 Summer RECORD Spotlights Play That Helps us Work The summer issue of The RECORD, "Play That Helps Us Work Better" takes a look at experiential learning on the job and in the classroom. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 CDT 025478c3-85fb-49a9-a26c-806b19c6680c Studies in Game Design & Development, Sport Management and Pre-Nursing New This Fall Starting this fall, Greenville College will expand its reach to students who want to pursue game design and development, sports management or nursing. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:00:00 CDT 550dfbf3-acb6-42d5-93f6-61c3f2d84720 GC Team to Lead Worship at Conference A contingent from Greenville College, including ministry team Pursuit, will bring some of Greenville’s “rolling prairies, ‘neath fair skies of blue” to Orlando, FL, July 13-16, for the General Conference of the Free Methodist Church (GC15). Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:45:00 CDT fe827402-5651-4314-b29b-065454b1766e Record Number of Students in Summer Science Research This summer marks a banner year for science research at GC with 18 students participating in research. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:15:00 CDT cc74c558-70a6-4749-b1b3-f94234d8755f Dr. Richard Huston - Outstanding Professor, Volunteer and Missionary of Latin American Culture A profile of the 2015 W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award recipient, Dr. Richard Huston. Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:15:00 CDT d4dd6ed0-5138-4554-8a65-3af07a9f6ad0 Kirk Pearce Awarded With 2015 President's Citation Congratulations to the 2015 President's Citation Awardee, Kirk Pearce! Learn more about Kirk's GC journey and the adventure that awaits him at Virginia Tech! Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:30:00 CDT bf86604e-e860-47df-ae7f-06aa1057cdc9 President Filby Discusses GC's Strategic Plan with Students President Ivan Filby invites GC students into his home to talk about the Strategic Plan for Greenville College and the institution's transition to Greenville University. Fri, 29 May 2015 09:00:00 CDT c206ff53-fe14-43ba-a258-023058c9af66 The Vista - Spring 2015 Check out the Spring 2015 edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:30:00 CDT ce38f8ae-8b33-4c01-8826-074fa4e299aa Alex Simmonds '15 Receives Maxwell Award Scholarship Honors Dr. Maxwell by Awarding Outstanding Pre-Med Student, Alex Simmonds, who will attend Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine this fall. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:15:00 CDT 3b2470b9-c028-48e6-9494-ec0819f510fb Gray leads the way as Greenville finishes sixth in NCAA The run of national success for the Greenville men's track and field program has reached new heights. Riding the national championship of senior Bruce Gray in the 100 meter dash and a runner up finish by Gray in the 200, Greenville accumulated a school-record 25 points to place sixth overall, it's best overall finish at the national meet in school history. Sat, 23 May 2015 17:00:00 CDT 37ececca-6816-4132-abdb-91b4debd4640 GC Alumnus Ellis Named Top Rural Physician Nationwide The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has named Dr. Wendel Ellis ’86 Rural Health Practitioner of the Year for 2015. Ellis was recognized April 16 during the NRHA’s 38th Annual Rural Health Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tue, 19 May 2015 11:15:00 CDT b69231aa-d3de-4c0b-b234-ee691089078d Greenville College Affordability Guide: 2015-16 When you choose Greenville College, you can be assured that you have selected one of the finest values in Christian higher education. Fri, 15 May 2015 14:45:00 CDT 73b5a1aa-6cbf-45ef-b3a6-c72e14b13384 GC Business Management Students Place First in Investment Contest The Greenville College Business Management Department placed first in this year’s St. Louis Collegiate Investment Management Contest and will collect a $10,000 award for its winning entry. Wed, 13 May 2015 09:45:00 CDT b08476d6-0be4-4efb-9fad-d3c3810e3703 Greenville College Concert Band and Jazz Bands Spring Performances Don't miss the final band performances of the semester including the fifth annual Mother's Day Concert on Sunday, May 10 and the Jazz Band Concert on May 12th! Tue, 05 May 2015 11:15:00 CDT ec942426-73d6-481f-92e4-7b9575208003 Combined Greenville and Edwardsville Choirs to Perform Spring Concert on May 3 On Sunday, May 3 at 3:30 p.m., GC will host choral singers from Bond County and Edwardsville High Schools, members of the Greenville Free Methodist Church Sanctuary Choir and the GC Chorale, Choir and Chamber Singers ensembles. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:00 CDT 75845b2a-c131-43ff-a449-08567e6892c3 Biggest Loser Finalist Sonya Jones to Speak at Greenville College Greenville College is delighted to welcome GC Alumna and former Lady Panther, Sonya Jones ’96 onto campus on Monday, May 4 to speak about her journey of physical and spiritual transformation on Season 16 of NBC's reality weight-loss show, The Biggest Loser Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:15:00 CDT af4ec1e4-d844-4a91-ab05-6c89e6b76f46 Career Chaos: Using Humor to Help Students Prepare for Career Search Greenville College's student improv group teamed up with Career & Calling and Student Success, using humor to prepare students for internships and job searches. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:45:00 CDT a6c9bdef-8943-47c3-b1f5-117a889cfbde Biggest Winner: Sonya Jones Recounts Faith and Transformation on The Biggest Loser Former Lady Panther Sonya Jones ’96 will return to Greenville College on May 4 to talk about personal transformation and the instant recognition she gained nationwide as a finalist on NBC’s reality weight-loss show The Biggest Loser. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:15:00 CDT fdaa18cf-e55c-4574-b690-9e4267068136 Extending Our Heritage of Scientific Exploration & Innovation Learn how GC is extending its rich heritage of scientific innovation through first-class classroom instruction and cutting-edge research in the Physics Department Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:00:00 CDT 947f0bc2-a977-465e-87cb-cfe72759c0fc GC Welcomes 2015 Mannoia Lecturer to Campus, Reverend Dr. Priscilla Pope-Levison GC is honored to welcome 2015 Mannoia Lecturer to campus on April 8, Rev. Dr. Priscilla Pope-Levison. Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CDT ca0d3da5-299c-4d13-b502-81844f3d371c New Schedule and Format Announced for Agape Greenville College is happy to announce an exciting development for the future of Agapefest: a new name and production format. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:15:00 CDT c0c90433-bee0-4204-988f-da6acc21d626 Greenville Chamber of Commerce & Greenville College Unveil New Internship Program Greenville College and the Greenville Chamber of Commerce are partnering on a program that will place students in local businesses as interns. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:30:00 CDT 534540ef-1e94-4d0a-97a9-c542b241553a Greenville College Prison Program Inspires and Transforms More than offering credits, the Greenville College Prison Program offers "the gift of presence, breaking down walls that divide." Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:45:00 CDT 5ad378d6-7511-4e0a-b16e-a17fb3db64a0 Greenville College Choir to Perform in St. Louis March 14-15 The Greenville College Choir will perform in three exciting venues in St. Louis, Missouri during the weekend of March 14-15. Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:00:00 CDT 55125574-f764-40fe-9d8e-c3a7e586705d GC Band Performances on March 9 and 12 The GC Concert Band and Jazz Band are performing in Whitlock Music Center on March 9 and 12. Read more about their upcoming shows. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CST 5376d4cf-0eed-43fa-b6ac-8cef74af294d 2015 President's Report Spotlights the Power of Our Heritage The 2015 President's Report Edition of The RECORD recalls the legacy and inspiration of the people who championed ideals that have empowered the GC community for nearly 125 years. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:30:00 CST 053c7708-d85e-4dd5-8a37-3cc6e4405539 As Panthers Rise: Adventure, Service and Volleyball Learn how adventure and service in the Dominican Republic prepared the GC Women's Volleyball team for a winning season in 2014. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:45:00 CST db3a6976-a49a-4f22-9c3b-c39aa0f45af4 2015 Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium to Feature Artist Kenneth Steinbach The 2015 Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium guest will be Minneapolis-based artist Kenneth Steinbach, who will also speak in chapel on March 2. Learn more about his visit. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:15:00 CST 46b3f4d2-e613-4a13-9145-090906410f41 Students Learn the Art of Hospitality over Interterm Interterm at Greenville College is a time of unique classes and experiences students will never forget. This past Interterm, Professor Jane Bell taught a class entitled “The Art of Hospitality” in which students learned valuable skills in preparing a meal, conversation etiquette, and hosting guests. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:30:00 CST f6caebf1-a616-4522-b411-7c55c1b0c7b3 GC's Health Psychology Program Included in Best Online Psychology Degree Ranking by the Affordable Colleges Foundation GC's Health Psychology, B.S. ranked eighth on the Best Online Psychology Degrees for 2015 ranking by the Affordable College Foundation. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:30:00 CST 528e5651-d7b3-449a-8de6-f958bf95ff14 Civil Rights Leader Dr. John M. Perkins to Visit Greenville College February 12-13 Civil Rights Leader Dr. John M. Perkins will speak on campus Feb. 12 and 13. His topic during the visit will be "A Biblical Response Towards Race and Reconciliation." Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:45:00 CST 106b2579-214d-4df4-ab7e-2bc2a4b33a38 Baseball Theology, a Home Run with Students Dr. Wayman, creator of the game “Theology Baseball” and an Interterm course of the same name, uses the competitive structure of America’s favorite pastime to convey the essential teachings of Christianity. Mon, 09 Feb 2015 10:30:00 CST 974754df-ee00-4a6f-81b0-6d38cae65af4 Make the Words Your Own: GC Professor Benjamin Wayman Publishes Guide to the Psalms GC assistant professor Dr. Ben Wayman offers a renewed perspective on praying the psalms in his recently published book, "Make the Words Your Own: An Early Christian Guide to the Psalms." Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:15:00 CST 8a482f89-fdcd-4073-bff4-8ed2148f2c02 Erin and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Job Holding out for perfection may not seem sage advice for new grads entering the job market, but Erin Williams ’13 made it work for her. Today, as marketing and communications specialist for CHS Inc., a Fortune 100 global agribusiness, Erin finds herself standing before high school audiences talking about landing that “dream” job. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:15:00 CST 6ef73c10-8581-4f5e-8294-ed9eb964d59b Beyond the Badge: Dual Internships Profit Problem Solver, People Helper Though still a recent grad, Ryan Paine ('13) entered the workforce with relevant experience. In college, he followed a growing trend by completing multiple internships during his undergraduate studies to prepare for his career as a police officer. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:30:00 CST 1ae65f47-2483-4b2b-a307-ccdaa1a53c9a The Vista - Fall 2014 Check out the latest edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:15:00 CST 68b056a2-6d0f-47e6-8aad-4cee2f67a4de Viewbook This publication provides an overview of life as a Greenville College undergraduate student. Browse through the pages and consider how your life might be transformed at Greenville College. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:15:00 CST 8142561f-a2ad-45b8-a246-e7b105702c0e Alive and Thriving: GC's Unique Wilderness Heritage The end of 2014 may have marked the end of our nation’s yearlong celebration of the Wilderness Act and its chief architect, Howard Zahniser ’28, but it did not mark the end of Zahniser’s enduring influence on students at his alma mater. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:30:00 CST 9ac57321-8db2-4bee-aa59-49d61ef118a6 Called to Love and Serve: GC Students Take Part in Urban Plunge On a chilly November afternoon, 32 Greenville College students embarked on Urban Plunge, a two-day service project that has become a hallmark GC experience for many current students and alumni. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 10:30:00 CST 9495ce88-11f0-46f2-8d81-86a09e4787e8 Extending Our Heritage, Expanding Our Reach: Greenville College Announces Transition to Greenville University Greenville College is pleased to announce that, at their recent meeting in November, the Greenville College Board of Trustees unanimously approved to transition the institution’s name from Greenville College to Greenville University in 2017. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:30:00 CST 3a33d244-1070-4251-9816-c87bd7b66c77 Good News for Social Work Majors - Accreditation Process Underway GC has just entered into a three-year accreditation process with the Council on Social Work Education that will enhance the internship experience for students majoring in social work, sociology or criminal justice. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:30:00 CST 7e5fe014-4139-44a5-b075-84f3fb222d73 Allaman Honored as Lincoln Laureate Greenville College elementary education major Rachael Allaman, was among the college scholars honored by the Lincoln Academy at its Student Laureate Convocation in November. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 CST c98f59ec-ae25-4710-ba5f-e343dae47265 A "Good Fit" Internship Few folks like to be known as a statistic, but Tasha Bryant ’15 won’t mind being part of this one: the number of students whose internships end with the invitation, “We want you to work for us.” Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:30:00 CST 8b520c32-6850-4ea6-b921-99c6708383f6 Young Alumnus Cultivates Critical Thinking in East Jerusalem Classrooms Brad Merrin’s ('11) travels most recently have taken him to Jerusalem University College where he is pursuing a master’s degree in Middle Eastern cultures and religions. Though he is on track to receive his degree this May, his academic accomplishments tell only the less adventurous side of his travel tale. There is another side. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:15:00 CST 7502c9a3-fd87-43af-bacb-b9315c5b333f Business Students Experience the Federal Reserve The Greenville College Department of Business is taking steps to integrate their classes with hands-on learning off campus. Two classes visited the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis on Thursday, November 13. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 CST 5c86555d-becc-45f2-a65a-a2be790e75d2 Greenville Choral Union and Orchestra to Perform Handel's Messiah and Rutter's Magnificat The Greenville Choral Union and Orchestra will celebrate their 84th performance of Handel’s oratorio Messiah and Rutter's Magnificat on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 CST 4ad5c420-b00e-480c-b5bf-5cbfae18d5cd To Protect and Serve: Criminal Justice and Life Calling One day, time slows as Trendon Amuzie ’13 pauses to choose the best words for the report he must complete. The routine statement is nothing extraordinary, but the Mt. Carmel police officer knows those who read it value a clear and accurate account. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:15:00 CST b2f5d59b-d53e-495b-b981-7637de2acaef Immanuel Business School MBA Students Visit Greenville College In October, Greenville College had the privilege of hosting two MBA students, Mercy Martina and Raj Kishore Rout from the MBA program at Immanuel Business School in Hyderabad, India. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:30:00 CST 86cff3cf-6e2e-4c12-b703-50ea15dbec36 Greenville College Takes Part in Emergency Planning Exercise On Tuesday, Nov. 4, the city of Greenville conducted an exercise addressing emergency procedures and testing the response time of First Responders. By testing the efficiency of the First Responders, Greenville is demonstrating their readiness to look to the future and protect their citizens. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:30:00 CST ed4ac353-208e-40fc-b41f-12055252215d Greenville College Announces Choir's 2014-15 Concert Season Greenville College is pleased to announce the Greenville College Choir’s concert itinerary for 2014-15. During the current 88th Anniversary year, the Greenville College Choir will perform in the St. Louis and Indianapolis areas, as well as take a 12-day concert tour to Ireland in May-June 2015. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:15:00 CST e80b80d8-df3f-4d68-84c4-6a38c92087d6 Math Wizards: GC Students Tutor East St. Louis Students Greenville College student Nate Wieland didn’t waste any time getting to work helping third-graders Antwan Strong and Demorion Bush with their math worksheet in Barbara Outten’s class at Officer Elementary School in East St. Louis. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:45:00 CST 7b2aee88-1892-445c-a792-7a481cbcbb83 Prioritizing Successful Outcomes: The Center for Career and Calling Patrick Miller, associate dean for career and calling, recently oversaw the move of GC's career services from an easily overlooked space in the library to welcome exposure near campus-center in Snyder Hall. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:15:00 CST 52d92c51-2ace-439f-9921-eb4e4ef62c4c GC to Present Guest Musical Artists Toth and Goodenough The Department of Music is pleased to welcome alumni Sarah Coleman Toth and Elizabeth Goodenough for performances on campus Nov. 7-8. Their visit includes a voice and piano recital on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in Whitlock Music Center Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:30:00 CST 9944f71b-1e9a-4355-b3ee-0ea43f2bc9d0 Miller Lecture Series and Greenville Religion and Science Society to Host Dr. York Dr. Donald York will present at Greenville College on Nov. 5, hosted by the Miller Lecture Series and Greenville Religion and Science Society. York serves as the Horace B. Horton Professor of Astronomy, emeritus, at the University of Chicago. He will present a colloquium at 4:30 p.m. in Snyder 104. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:00:00 CDT 36d4729c-c48d-4c94-bb19-1ced6964c2ac Alumna Soprano Performs in World Premiere of Mayakovsky Greenville College alumna Sarah (Coleman ’06) Toth enjoyed recent critical success for her performance in the well-received world premiere opera Mayakovsky by Michael Smetanin and Alison Croggon. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:30:00 CDT 3adcf00f-7a06-4f3e-a815-3ba388cf359c GC Welcomes Fr. David Meconi, S.J. to Campus for Third Annual McAllaster Lecture Greenville College is pleased to welcome Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J., D.Phil. (Oxon.) on Wednesday, October 22. Meconi will present a chapel address at 9:30 a.m. and the Third Annual McAllaster Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Both presentations will take place in Whitlock Music Center. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:45:00 CDT 6d17e64f-c278-43dc-ace9-180472bdc2f3 U2 Meets Courtney At The Top of The Rock Early this year, when 11 million viewers tuned in to watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon debut from the Rockefeller Center in New York City. Paul and Courtney Klimson, GC alumni, shared a coveted vantage point behind the scenes where they helped produce the show's live music. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:00:00 CDT b1a19373-518a-4c53-ab5b-89d62023e17d