Greenville College - Academics News 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 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 “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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 Sanctus Real, Citizen Way and The Neverclaim to Perform at Greenville College on November 18, 2013 The Run Tour, sponsored by Compassion International, will make its official visit to Greenville, IL on Monday, Nov. 18. The tour features Christian music artists Sanctus Real, Citizen Way and The Neverclaim who will perform Monday evening at Greenville College. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:30:00 CST d0ef0aa1-9017-4ffd-9527-1d372f151313 "Harvey" Opens at Factory Theatre "Harvey", a charming comedy about Elwood P. Dowd and his invisible six-foot rabbit friend, opens Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Factory Theatre and runs through Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:15:00 CST 2a3ab86d-c2b9-45af-b0fb-916bbc826bb4 Where Education and Ministry Meet This fall, Greenville College graduate Jamie Harling ’13 became the new director of The Simple Room, the non-profit organization that provides Christ-centered social development to the youth of Greenville, Ill. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:45:00 CST bf328690-d338-4587-a78f-b1a4039d3e7e The Exhaustion Tour Every day, looking through mission-colored glasses, Simeon Lohrmann sees regular people who are positioned to give and receive blessings. His job is to connect them to those opportunities. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 07:45:00 CDT 3562da0d-2169-4d83-9f05-e1f442641b48 Greenville College Welcomes Bauckham to Campus for Second Annual McAllaster Lecture Dr. Richard Bauckham will join the ranks of notable scholars to speak at Greenville College at the Second Annual McAllaster Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 7 and during chapel on Friday, Nov. 8. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:30:00 CDT 80051a75-4163-4ee4-8ee2-e7fac9ee69c2 Greenville College Presidential Inauguration November 7 Greenville College will inaugurate Dr. Ivan Filby as the school's 12th president on Nov. 7, 2013. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 07:15:00 CDT 587cbbde-6af8-4fec-aac1-045d09796a2d Greenville College Announces New AgapeFest Location and Date Greenville College has scheduled AgapeFest for April 26, 2014, at the Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo. The 37-year-old festival is shifting from a two-day event in Greenville, Ill., to a one-day event in St. Charles. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:45:00 CDT 775fe590-a363-4811-8340-1e3d780116f0 Greenville College Launches MBA Program On August 26, 2013, Greenville College launched its online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. This program readies professionals to advance in an ever-changing business environment. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:30:00 CDT b203484f-2328-4ee5-bd05-b53ac483844f Greenville College Included in Top Midwest Ranking Greenville College was recently ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:30:00 CDT 3ec70b41-bb34-4e43-8db5-438b2f5ed33d A Fourth, Fruitful Summer of Science Research This summer marked the completion of the fourth Greenville College Summer Research Experience (GC-SRE). Professors from Greenville College's biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics departments worked closely with seven students on research projects throughout the summer. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:30:00 CDT 0fda76f8-21d0-4c83-8890-6d9d50c3b1b4 Greenville College Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Greenville College to the Military Friendly Schools® list. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:45:00 CDT f8a6da29-6225-4055-919a-acfbe21a0f50 New Computerized Telescope Extends Student Learning Earlier this spring, Greenville College celebrated the purchase of a new telescope for use in astronomy courses. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:15:00 CDT f735e195-34ac-4444-9b9f-1e8f5042ecd7 Salt, Light, and Making Music Values and skills learned at Greenville College help the members of "The Madison Letter" advance in their careers as professional musicians. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 08:00:00 CDT c8f592e8-3075-4846-a479-c4d5708eac16 Music Lessons: A Nashville Internship Recent Graduate Chase Weber gained valuable experience in his career field when he participated in an intensive Nashville internship. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:00:00 CDT 4be93678-cec2-46e2-9f98-baa4991e0eef Pursuing Praise Pursuit, the collective moniker for seven Greenville College worship bands that tour or lead worship on and off campus, reflects the desire of its members to passionately pursue Christ while leading others along the same path. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 08:00:00 CDT 646111b1-4e6c-4759-b9e4-caf657773d08 Another Day at the Cathedral Recent Graduate, Jake Tackett, uses his voice to perform music at the Cathedral Basilica, and will soon continue his education abroad. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:00:00 CDT f6f75527-2c4e-4d73-ab95-754f5935bdde From Volunteer to Career Charis Bastian's education at Greenville College has lead her to an exciting career promoting the arts around the world. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 CDT c9930c46-7307-49ee-8359-0daa311bd32b Greenville College 121st Commencement Orange and black banners hung above the entry of Ruby E. Dare Library, and more banners lined the walk by H.J. Long Gymnasium to welcome graduates, their friends and families to Greenville College's 121st Commencement. On May 25 and 26, the College conferred degrees on 377 students. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 CDT 454645b5-1105-4328-ad18-256016588844 Hannah Groves ’13 Awarded President’s Citation During Greenville College’s 121st Commencement on May 26, Acting President Randy Bergen and Provost S. Bradley Shaw awarded the prestigious President’s Citation to Hannah Groves of Greenville, Illinois. Each year, the award is given to the Greenville College graduating senior who has demonstrated the highest academic achievement in the context of a Christian liberal arts program. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 CDT f3c4fd4d-3268-4350-a918-47da6e9486eb Greenville College Partners with Kaskaskia College to Offer New Degree Option The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, May 20 for the regular monthly meeting. The Board approved an agreement between KC and Greenville College that establishes a Partnership to facilitate students' co-enrollment between KC and GC in Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Associate Degree in Nursing. Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT d3a75d63-7cbf-4ed3-a07d-0e32a6ecb439 Cool Head Prevails When an unexpected challenge flashes before him on a ski run, sophomore Nathan Hood surveys the terrain, skillfully adjusts his response and attacks the slope. The Montana native’s proven ability to also smoothly adapt off the slopes bodes well for Greenville College this fall. That is when Hood, GC’s newly elected student association president, will attend to the challenges of overseeing a myriad of student activities. Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT d809bbb6-8665-4f17-b16e-4a0e55ebb50d Greenville College Announces 2013 Commencement Schedule and Speakers Greenville College will conduct its 121st commencement exercises on May 25 and 26. Master’s degree, adult degree completion, and off-campus partnership students will be recognized on Saturday, May 25, at 2 p.m. Undergraduate students will be recognized on Sunday, May 26, at 3 p.m. Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT 39cd4023-a1c5-4abc-b422-0647ff741269 Two Chances to Hear Greenville College Jazz Band Just back from their inaugural spring performance tour in Branson, Mo., the Greenville College Jazz Band is excited to present their final on-campus concert of the semester, “Jumpin’ at the GC Side.” Join them Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center for an evening full of boogie-woogie, swing, and Latin jazz. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT 4ff2ad9a-eb8a-421c-a07a-f00e159b0a72 Mother’s Day Concert at Greenville College 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 Mother's Day Concert on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Whitlock Music Center. Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT 18485ef2-c803-42ec-a68b-7949f22c0b55 Dr. Ivan Filby named 12th president of Greenville College Affirming the recommendation of the presidential search committee, the Greenville College Board of Trustees unanimously elected Dr. Ivan Filby as the College's twelfth president. Sat, 04 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT a222471c-f36f-4376-9870-bcc6e83ae34d Edwall Receives Prestigious Cambridge Scholarship Greenville College alumna Christy Edwall '08, of Seattle, Washington, was recently awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Wed, 01 May 2013 00:00:00 CDT d44562ce-3a49-43e5-8930-6ec2b81dc82e Greenville College Senior Simon Martin Receives Maxwell Award Fund GREENVILLE, IL – Senior pre-med student Simon Martin received the Maxwell award at the Twenty-first annual Richard W. Maxwell Memorial Lecture. The lecture, given for those interested in the field of medicine, was presented by Dr. David B. Crandall, a 1961 graduate of Greenville College. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 CDT 7d390f2a-8f1a-4dbb-8e92-1915a3b4036c Science and Religion Presentation with Dr. Jack Collins Collins' lecture is presented by the Greenville Religion and Science Society, a local faith and science initiative of Greenville College intended to serve the college and surrounding community by providing opportunities for engagement with issues related to Christian faith and science through lectures, films, readings and discussion groups. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 CDT 6935a24d-bdd4-45d4-bcc3-55f64fdb516e AgapeFest Christian Music Festival May 3-4 Are you a fan of Christian music? On May 3-4, 2013, Greenville College will host AgapeFest 2013. The festival will be held at the Bond County Fairgrounds in Greenville, Ill., where music fans of all ages can come and enjoy some of the genre’s most popular artists. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 CDT b18d7c04-9271-4b5a-b3e4-ab1fc2f43012 Greenville College Helps Teachers Prepare for Common Core State Standards Convenient, affordable, and effective - Karlene Johnson knows what kind of resources teachers want to help them teach the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 CDT d80ea492-0538-4ca1-a30d-45f00d92d807