Greenville College - Academics News http://www.greenville.edu/ News Math Wizards: GC Students Tutor East St. Louis Students http://www.greenville.edu/news/math-wizards-greenville-college-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/prioritizing-outcomes-center-career-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 An Early Homecoming for Edwin Estevez '94 http://www.greenville.edu/news/an-early-homecoming-for-edwin-estevez-94 July 1 marked Edwin’s official return to his alma mater as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty. Edwin counts his personal homecoming as a delight and privilege. The GC community counts it as a testament to its rich heritage of global reach. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:45:00 CDT 1f8c3c9c-319e-4b36-a8ef-679f30d8847d Miller Lecture Series and Greenville Religion and Science Society to Host Dr. York http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 3D Printing Technology Provides Opportunities for New Life, Learning and Hope http://www.greenville.edu/news/3d-printing-technology-provide-life-learning-and-hope Alumni, students and faculty engage in 3D printing technology in exciting ways that bring hope to children with congenital heart disease, research opportunities and new life to celebrated sculptures. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:45:00 CDT 3af24fe4-ddb6-4d82-92fa-0f6c24b135b2 GC Teacher Education Awarded National Accreditation http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-teacher-education-awarded-national-accreditation The Greenville College School of Education recently received accreditation from the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for their traditional undergraduate, Undergraduate Teacher Education Partnership (UTEP) and Master of Arts in Education- Reading (MAE-R) programs. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:45:00 CDT 1631cee8-41ef-4760-9e73-2a27edf4e274 Keeping the Wild In Wilderness - The Nation Celebrates Zahniser's Work http://www.greenville.edu/news/keeping-the-wild-in-wilderness-the-nation-celebrates-zahniser-s-work September 3, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, a landmark legislation authored and championed by legendary GC alum Howard Zahniser ('28). Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:45:00 CDT 5112ad46-4055-45fd-8ee0-b9ac7434edd1 The Shape of Grace - Professor Heilmer's Sculpture Featured in National Sculpture Society Journal http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-shape-of-grace-professor-heilmer-sculptures-featured-in-national-publication Several sculptures by Greenville College Art Department Chair and Associate Professor of Art Steve Heilmer are featured in the winter 2013 issue of Sculpture Review, a quarterly publication of the National Sculpture Society. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:15:00 CDT 6d25e989-e753-47a2-bf68-e0c8ec13cc6e Naomi Brown '14 Awarded President's Citation http://www.greenville.edu/news/naomi-brown-14-awarded-president-s-citation During Greenville College’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony on May 25, President Ivan Filby and Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Bradley Shaw awarded the 2014 President’s Citation to Naomi Brown of Ashville, Ohio. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:30:00 CDT bbcb976c-f3c8-43ce-9833-1f9becdba61a He Says, She Says, The Gospel Says http://www.greenville.edu/news/he-says-she-says-the-gospel-says Assistant Professor of Religion, Ben Wayman explores Biblical influences on historical efforts toward winning equality for woman in society and the church through the work of 19th century churchman B.T. Roberts and woman's right activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT 3ab0f9f8-b3a1-4bb2-8b15-ffd05609872f 2014 Greenville College Commencement http://www.greenville.edu/news/2014-greenville-college-commencement The campus was bustling with celebration and hope during the 2014 Commencement weekend. On May 24 and 25, the college recognized 349 graduates. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:15:00 CDT ffc0bb9b-64de-4cd8-afc0-58a97025b393 GC Football Team Names Susan Chism Teacher of the Year http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-football-team-names-susan-chism-teacher-of-the-year Expensive hotels and exclusive restaurants are not the only venues for five-star customer service. The GC Football team named Susan Chism, instructor of English at Greenville College, “Teacher of the Year,” and honored her with a plaque, posted her picture on the web with a glowing story and flooded her mailbox with notes of thanks. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:00:00 CDT d1a4d4e8-36c2-4d25-9e16-78d76a0012f4 Music Business Internships Open Doors of Opportunity for Students http://www.greenville.edu/news/music-business-internships-open-doors-of-opportunity-for-students Experience gained from summer internships can translate into full-time employment for college students. Music business professor, Danara Moore, is determined to help connect students to internship positions in Los Angeles and Tennessee locations. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:00 CDT ae7177bc-17aa-4bba-9afb-fbb118852cf4 GC Business Management Department Seniors Awarded for Achievement, Excellence, Leadership and Service http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-business-management-department-seniors-awarded May is award season for the Greenville College Business Management Department as professors recognize exemplary achievement, academic excellence, leadership and service in graduating seniors. This year’s awardees also underscore the valuable role sports recruitment plays in drawing academically talented students to campus. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:00:00 CDT 022ebe1c-4ad2-40c4-b1b3-98fdf6b30c34 Greenville College to Add Men's Volleyball as 15th Intercollegiate Sport http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-to-add-men-s-volleyball-as-15th-intercollegiate-sport Greenville College has announced plans to begin an intercollegiate program in men's volleyball that will begin competition during the 2015-16 school year. Thu, 29 May 2014 14:00:00 CDT f32a6232-878f-4b5d-af85-5c35acbd95a9 Greenville College Launches Health Psychology Degree Completion Program http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-launches-health-psychology-program Greenville College is pleased to announce the launch of its Bachelor of Science in health psychology degree during the fall of 2014. The program offers online courses, allowing adult learners to complete their bachelor’s degree while also balancing other responsibilities. Wed, 28 May 2014 11:45:00 CDT bb4f1d9b-1c3f-4d24-bc48-a9b946c819d2 The Vista - Spring 2014 http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-vista-spring-2014 Check out the latest edition of The Vista, GC's award-winning student publication. Fri, 23 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT 18acfd36-873c-4044-ae7a-537ad67e5d3a Stepping Out of the Classroom and Into the Bible http://www.greenville.edu/news/stepping-into-the-bible Studying abroad sounds exciting because it offers new sights and opportunities, a little change from the mundane. It provides a thrilling way to earn credits toward a desired degree, and it compliments a student’s resume. Study abroad is more than travel and fun adventure; it is a true learning experience. Mon, 19 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT 33a782a9-62e0-4ce0-a50f-c82c3d6ed917 Camp Ability Returns to Greenville College This Summer http://www.greenville.edu/news/camp-ability-returns Greenville College is hosting Camp Ability starting June 16. Organized by students and staff from GC’s special education program, Camp Ability is a weeklong day camp for children ages 6-12 with mild to moderate disabilities. Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 CDT 0215976a-a719-41fa-8af5-c453c471d54a Student Success Holds First-Ever Game Plan for Finals Event http://www.greenville.edu/news/game-plan-for-finals The Ruby E. Dare library was abuzz with activity Tuesday night as Greenville College students met with academic coaches from Student Success to make a study plan for the last two weeks of the semester. Thu, 15 May 2014 08:45:00 CDT 67ad5fab-277e-4a0b-825f-2067ae1547c3 GC Philosophy & Religion Faculty Participate in Wesleyan Dialogue on Embodiment and Atonement http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-philosophy-religion-faculty-participate-in-wesleyan-dialogue-on-embodiment-and-atonement In March, 4 professors from the Philosophy & Religion Department, participated at the 2014 gathering of the Wesleyan Philosophical Society and Wesleyan Theological Society. Learn more about how their participation in these conferences benefits the overall GC experience. Wed, 14 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT f0875f8b-b233-43c8-a839-93266656cc8a GC Takes First Place in Investment Contest http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-takes-first-place-in-investment-contest The Greenville College 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, 07 May 2014 10:00:00 CDT 7699b116-c04d-4be6-aade-9512ccebca1b Estevez Named VP of Academic Affairs http://www.greenville.edu/news/estevez-named-vp-of-academic-affairs Dr. Edwin Estévez was recently named vice president of academic affairs at Greenville College. Tue, 06 May 2014 09:45:00 CDT eab06e0d-851b-4b73-8446-0b3970e8b4c0 Spring Band Performances Include Special Mother’s Day Event http://www.greenville.edu/news/special-mothers-day-event Bring all the special ladies in your life out for a memorable afternoon of musical entertainment especially for moms. The Greenville College Concert Band will present its fourth annual Mother’s Day Concert on Sunday, May 11, at 4 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center on the Greenville College campus. Sat, 03 May 2014 09:00:00 CDT 8d517df6-9614-4d21-94d2-a181d6eba8b6 Greenville College Senior Kara Strathman Receives Maxwell Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-senior-kara-strathman-receives-maxwell-award Scholarship Honors Dr. Maxwell by Awarding Outstanding Pre-Med Students Thu, 01 May 2014 14:30:00 CDT b359a0ac-7a49-4a15-8246-2bf10920c1df GC Liberal Arts Education Provides Alumni With Winning Entrepreneurial Skills http://www.greenville.edu/news/alumni-winning-entrepreneurial-skills The five skills most valued by employers in today’s job market just happen to be skills that boost entrepreneurial ventures too. Take Pounds Media of St. Louis, for example, a start-up video production business in 2011 and now a thriving, award-winning, full service studio. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:00:00 CDT 24da69e5-524a-454e-b0d0-35accca184c8 GC Philosophy Professor, Dr. Kent Dunnington, Receives National Fellowships http://www.greenville.edu/news/dunnington-receives-national-fellowships Greenville College Associate Professor of Philosophy Kent Dunnington was awarded two fellowships of national renown for the 2014-15 academic year, totaling $85,000. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:30:00 CDT b167f85d-d28a-496a-af4a-636d4bc233d3 GC Hosts Dr. Todd Wood for Science and Religion Presentation on May 1 http://www.greenville.edu/news/science-and-religion-presentation-may-1-at-greenville-college Dr. Todd Wood will present a colloquium on faith, science and creationism at Greenville College on May 1. Wood is president of the Core Academy of Science and was the subject of a Christianity Today cover story in 2012. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT a723a883-7028-4987-983c-c27713515d72 A-maizing Deception http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-maizing-deception Last summer, when Professor Andrea Nord settled into a five-month stay in Malawi with her family of four, little did she know that the traditional cornmeal dish they periodically ate played a key role in the malnutrition and even deaths of Malawians. Most Malawians didn’t know it, nor do they know it now, even as they faithfully tend their maize fields and grind maize into flour. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:30:00 CDT a259232c-cdf4-43b3-a2af-4f9eb7ae599f The GC Adamah Community Garden http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-gc-adamah-community-garden Greenville College students grow fresh produce on campus in the Adamah Community Garden, a series of raised beds located on North Elm adjacent to the tennis courts. The garden's name refers to the Hebrew word for soil in the Genesis creation narrative. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:45:00 CDT d4e49043-8aa7-418e-b7ad-4e7200e22572 Discovering Success: From GC to Twitter http://www.greenville.edu/news/discovering-success-from-gc-to-twitter Few people shape products that millions of others use every day, and still fewer sit down with celebrities like Tom Hanks, Miley Cyrus and Commander Chris Hadfield to learn how they use those products. Jason Kozemczak ’07, however, is among the few. An engineering manager at Twitter, Jason leads a team that supports mobile products for Android and iOS. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT a4bf8ec8-0008-4972-92ee-df0fead19149 "Precious Bane" Opens at Factory Theatre http://www.greenville.edu/news/precious-bane-opens-at-factory-theatre “Precious Bane,” a drama with music, will open Wednesday, April 9 at the Factory Theatre, with additional performances to run through Saturday, April 12. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:30:00 CDT bf78a905-f00e-43e0-b933-549dd35e4510 Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium Features Acclaimed Baritone http://www.greenville.edu/news/schoenhals-fine-arts-symposium-features-acclaimed-baritone Greenville College has announced Richard Zeller as this year’s guest artist for the Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium. Zeller will perform a voice recital on March 25 at 7 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center at Greenville College. The recital is free and open to the public. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:00:00 CDT cc1ed330-6ee7-42b3-b0dc-a563e131d2d3 Using Predictive Analytics for Student Success http://www.greenville.edu/news/using-predictive-analytics-for-student-success Greenville College is using predictive analytics technology to dive deep into key achievement, engagement and completion data to get a new perspective of learners’ progress and success. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:00:00 CDT 68cef921-b4ee-4698-bdff-d896cb913b8f GC Students Receive Top Accolades at Regional Advertising Competition http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-students-receive-top-accolades-at-regional-advertising-competition Greenville College students received accolades at this year’s American Advertising Regional Award Competition celebrated in East Peoria on February 7 with 11 prizes including eight Gold Awards, two Silvers and one Best of Show. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:30:00 CST 51a8b846-efd6-4b4c-9931-031ae0702630 GC Student and Faculty Research Published in The Journal of Chemical Education http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-student-research-published-in-the-journal-of-chemical-education The American Chemical Society recently published an article co-authored by three student researchers, all veterans of the Greenville College Summer Science Research Experience. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:15:00 CST 1a3b24e0-7170-45cd-ac4e-ad9c56c9e4eb Religion & Philosophy Professor Ben Wayman Publishes Book http://www.greenville.edu/news/religion-philosophy-professor-ben-wayman-publishes-diodore-the-theologian Assistant Professor of Religion, Ben Wayman ’02 has recently published a book, "Diodore the Theologian." The study examines the role of theology in the biblical commentary of the fourth-century pastor, teacher, and bishop. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:00:00 CST 2bd5623a-15a1-4bd3-88d2-4fc97d69a834 Greenville Religion and Science Society Hosts Dr. Matthew Hill http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-religion-and-science-society-hosts-dr-matthew-hill Dr. Matthew Hill will present at Greenville College on Feb. 19. There are two opportunities to hear Hill speak. He will speak at a chapel service at 9:30 a.m. in the Whitlock Music Center, and he will present a colloquium at 4 p.m. in Snyder Hall room 104. Hill’s colloquium presentation is “Connecting Two Truths: The Intersection of Evolutionary Biology and Wesleyan Theology.” Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:00:00 CST 213ad410-1423-4291-a9b5-4d0bba2325af Kent Krober Returns to GC as Athletic Director; Doug Faulkner Transitions to Dean and Associate Professor http://www.greenville.edu/news/kent-krober-returns-to-gc-as-athletic-director-doug-faulkner-transitions-to-dean-and-associate-professor The Greenville College athletic department will soon be under new leadership as Kent Krober has accepted the college’s position as athletic director. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:00 CST 937a1937-724d-4a32-90e0-b9eb17e59450 Common Day of Learning: Explorations of Cosmos and Creativity http://www.greenville.edu/news/common-day-of-learning-explorations-of-cosmos-and-creativity On Thursday, December 5, Greenville College students and faculty bustled across campus and into classrooms, taking part in a tradition that has been a part of the college community for nearly 10 years: Common Day of Learning. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:00:00 CST 57f6bdf1-3087-4701-ada8-c6b3fe51259f Greenville College Accepting Entries for Live Arts Contest http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-accepting-entries-for-live-arts-contest Greenville College is hosting a contest for high school and college students interested in a variety of forms of artistic expression. The Live Arts Contest is accepting entries through March 3 for short fiction, non-fiction, poetry and song lyrics, visual art, cartoons and graphic stories, and serialized novels. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 08:15:00 CST 8759e8f6-6083-4a5f-8885-232ab78fd810 AUA Signs Articulation Agreement with Greenville College http://www.greenville.edu/news/aua-signs-articulation-agreement-with-greenville-college On Dec. 4, 2013, Greenville College signed an articulation agreement with the American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine. This agreement will grant admission into AUA's medical program leading to a Doctor of Medicine degree. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:30:00 CST 1e7a7723-6280-4a5d-ac2d-ce5232b5164e Gosselin Honored As Lincoln Laureate http://www.greenville.edu/news/gosselin-honored-as-lincoln-laureate Greenville College student Alyssa Gosselin was among the college seniors honored by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois at its Student Laureate Convocation, November 2, 2013. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:00:00 CST 08057503-cc12-4f64-a120-40ad2ae26702 Community: What I Learned at Greenville College http://www.greenville.edu/news/community-what-i-learned-at-greenville-college "Life at Greenville College means that we eat together, we wash dishes together, we read together, we celebrate together, we lament together, we sit around fires together, we worship together. It means community." Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:15:00 CST 8671a79a-a63c-4fa8-811e-70f78688464e