Greenville College - Academics News News Justice Ministry Pilgrimage Course Offered in May Greenville University will offer a travel-based course, "Justice Ministry: The Gospel and the Politics of Race," featuring renowned Christian leader Lisa Sharon Harper. Students who have completed at least 90 college credits are eligible. The course begins in May. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:00:00 CDT 08daaf77-0f09-4c53-9d71-eb190c2c6862 Equipped for Seminary (and Life) at Greenville University The future is wide open for seminary student Maria Koppelberger ’14. But she credits her past—specifically lessons learned at Greenville University—for laying a successful foundation. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:30:00 CDT ae83ff0c-620a-4c2a-bc30-3e598dbc943c Greenville University Announces New Engineering Degree Program Greenville University is pleased to announce a new four-year degree program in engineering approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:30:00 CDT c976b795-dee8-4c05-b559-43c1bf899e76 Greenville University Students to Exhibit at Art St. Louis Seniors Hannah Parkerson-Mayhall and Kyle Anderson are among select area artists to show their work March 2-29 at Varsity Art XXII. The annual invitational exhibition at Art Saint Louis showcases undergraduate and graduate talent. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:00:00 CST 492b48b8-86af-46bb-a3e7-b8fdc86c3cfa How to Thrive, Not Just Survive the Seminary Scene How should a student prepare for graduate school? What makes the difference between surviving and thriving? Chris Albin '14 says students can proactively set the stage for success. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:15:00 CST 29311bfb-d595-44c1-918b-a69803afd9a7 Greenville University Well Water Testing The Greenville University Science Division is running a well-water water testing project. It will involve faculty and student researchers testing water samples for the presence of specific metals, microbes, and other drinking water contaminants. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:00 CST 47c8b118-166a-4b66-a2e8-09be72788759 The Tradition Continues: Duke Divinity School Awards Full Scholarship to Bastian School Grad Any financial award that reduces tuition is welcome, but one that covers the “full cost” of tuition can’t be beat. Greenville University graduate Keli (Totton ’16) Pennington will begin studies at Duke Divinity School in the fall on a "full ride" scholarship. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:45:00 CST 6257340d-daad-44b4-9e57-fd46dff753ab Navigating Seminary, Fueled By Blessing New beginnings can be rough, and new beginnings at graduate school and seminary are no different. But when recent G.U. graduate LaRyssa Herrington looks back on her first semester at Candler School of Theology, she sees a trail of blessings. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:15:00 CST ec6e0aa3-0894-4107-9408-5f9faee14587 Interterm in Israel Redefines "Classroom" Students made Israel their classroom during January, exploring geography, archeology and Biblical texts in Jerusalem, Galilee, Caesarea and other sites of Bible history. Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:30:00 CST ef9b2587-5ba9-4e5d-9ffc-82180a69cb73 Stick It Out: Service Through Struggle In a challenging new role, Kirsten Norsworthy Freeze '17 draws strength from lessons learned at Greenville University. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:15:00 CST e55147e4-0854-4a17-9db2-191cdb7a18ba Water Quality Researchers Earn Top Honors For Presentation Students researching the quality of water in Bond County recently claimed top honors for presentation of their work at a meeting of the American Chemistry Society. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 CDT c6edf484-aa27-49e2-9401-bc35521c0dbb Discovery in the U.K. Holds Deep Personal Meaning For Greenville Professor An unexpected discovery in a stranger's home added untold meaning to Bwarenaba Kautu's work at Cambridge University this summer. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:30:00 CDT c2ac6c07-147c-4e24-957c-f90d83707452 19 Years Coaching and Still Learning for the Girls With 19 years of coaching behind her, Carol Fletcher found even more to learn through the University's MA in coaching. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:00:00 CDT b011b775-93c8-4318-b2cf-f84e2a6597f8 Practice Makes Proficient: Learning to Teach When it comes to being a teacher, some skills only come through practice. Andy Mulholland ’15 thanks Greenville University for giving him ample practice. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:30:00 CDT e6bb190b-aa64-4195-9a07-b333b143cab5 Just Out, the RECORD Reimagines "University" Just out, the Fall 2017 RECORD examines the path from college to career. Learn what today's students at Greenville University are doing to gain valuable experience before they graduate. Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:15:00 CDT 02f96955-b4e1-4293-90da-f9388051c90b Social Work Program On Track For Accreditation Greenville University’s social work program remains on track to achieve accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), meaning big benefits for the program’s graduates. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:30:00 CDT 032e345a-93fe-4cd7-a617-a38de6307481 A Trio of “Wins” For University STEM Programs An infusion of ambitious students, new faculty and a track record of excellent performance position STEM departments for a fantastic year. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:00:00 CDT 678a12e9-cc32-4462-9d45-5893a49cd01f Summer STEM Adventures Greenville University recently completed its eighth successful summer of student research in the sciences. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:30:00 CDT eca740ab-975a-48bc-8a8a-10107b47ffd9 Preseason Learning: August Term Takes Freshmen From “Rookie” to “Seasoned” This summer, Greenville University launched a pilot program that offers incentives to students who want to overcome educational gaps and succeed at college life. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:45:00 CDT 0568c72b-f0a4-49d7-9e8f-14ed83c6f9ac The Exhilaration of "Team" 1944 marked the beginning of intercollegiate athletic competition in Greenville. Ever since, student athletes have made surprising discoveries both on and off the playing field. Here are two tales that began with football. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 CDT a1d3f27b-4863-46e4-a002-df66ccbe79e7 Euca Balm and Tour Logistics: The Chemistry Behind Those College Degrees From the Great Depression to just last semester, hands-on learning is a hallmark of the Greenville University experience. Check out what happens when experience is the teacher. Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:45:00 CDT 6dce7714-3373-4a11-8771-1b71782a3a6d A Lesson in Adventure Brought to You By Sally On first glance, Fei “Sally” Li ’16 doesn’t appear adventuresome, but looks can be deceiving. Her bold move to study 7,000 miles from home opened the door to exploration at every turn. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 CDT f9731109-44f8-48a1-bd6f-3bb37ecf1f4d Four Years. Two Degrees. A World of Opportunities. Greenville University will soon offer a speedy path to business degrees for students from China. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:15:00 CDT 0c9ad253-5725-4242-af13-779a55604ee2 Crash Course in Confidence Brought to You By Experience First What do you get when you cross a phone-phobic college student with a semester-long project that requires dozens of phone calls to vendors across North America? If you are Lincoln Siebert ’17, you get skills that bolster your confidence and help you secure a job. Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:30:00 CDT db5fa8f0-4bc9-4ed7-a05b-b3350c33e99b Class of 2017 Makes History as Last to Graduate From GC, Now Greenville University The class of 2017 made history May 27, 2017, when graduates crossed the Commencement stage to receive congratulatory handshakes and diplomas. They are the last graduates to earn degrees from Greenville College. Effective June 1, Greenville College will become Greenville University. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:30:00 CDT 151867b8-d84a-49e1-b2fc-ad77b6e2306e Publish, Publish, Present, Present - Well Equipped Grad Finds His Stride Kirk Pearce ’15 recently published papers in two scientific journals and will present at two upcoming conferences for theoretical chemists. The PhD candidate at Virginia Tech has much to say about the preparation he received in the classroom and on the football field at GC. Tue, 16 May 2017 10:00:00 CDT c3949997-d91c-4777-baff-11b9f26b9bff Alumnus Hopkins Brings Fresh Material To Tried-And-True Text Kevin Hopkins ’83, mathematics professor and chair of the math department at Southwest Baptist University, has contributed to the newly released Thomas’ Calculus: Early Transcendentals 14th Edition (Pearson, 2017). Mon, 01 May 2017 08:00:00 CDT 67cb2cf6-a7cd-4d84-83ed-8ca7f7ffc67d Student-Produced VISTA Accepts Several Awards Several major awards for the fall 2016 issue of the student-produced Vista magazine highlight the strong design curriculum at Greenville College and hint at the promising future of design and student publications in general at the College. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:15:00 CDT 46dd2c6f-d20f-4d9a-9995-831370124d6d GC Faculty Assume Lead Roles at Annual Wesleyan Conference On March 2-4, faculty members of the Donald N. and Kathleen G. Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry contributed to the Wesleyan Theological Society's annual conference at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:00:00 CDT 758c55ab-a49c-45fd-a375-4516dc59c9d3 Students' Discovery Draws Interest From International Scientific Community Student researchers have discovered a potential key to relief for sufferers of neurological disorders. Their work has drawn international attention, including recent publication of their research in The Journal of Experimental Neuroscience. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:00:00 CDT 881d6c76-88b7-4fae-8dc7-2e90ea13f828 College’s Creative Hub Expands With Opening Of Center For Visual Culture Creativity and collaboration at Greenville College have a new home on campus with the official opening of the Center for Visual Culture and Media Studies (CVCMS). Guests at the ribbon cutting ceremony March 28 toured the refurbished work and office spaces in the Kaufmann Building on College Avenue. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:00:00 CDT c14e655f-2eae-4444-832c-0c91d5eaece7 Media and Theology Mix it Up on Campus Faculty from the Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry at Greenville College recently teamed up with faculty from the College’s Media Communication Department to present an engaging interdisciplinary approach to theology. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:00:00 CDT 00339b09-b87c-4182-bd95-ad82cd439444 Booklover Lands Job Reading for a Living “Reading books for a living? If that ever becomes a job, I’ll do it!” Kortney Price ’14 remembers thinking as an undergraduate. Three years after graduation, Kortney got her wish. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 CDT 052ac51c-dfad-4414-a6cb-decb9c80cf98