Greenville College - Alumni News http://www.greenville.edu/ News Gray leads the way as Greenville finishes sixth in NCAA http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-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 Exact Copy: Pediatric Cardiologist Loves 3D Printing http://www.greenville.edu/news/exact-copy-pediatric-cardiologist-loves-3d-printing At the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria, Dr. Matthew Bramlet ’96 works at the forefront of medical technology to apply 3D printing techniques to treat congenital heart disease in children. Tue, 19 May 2015 10:00:00 CDT b3f0efa2-aec7-45ed-9034-790cd3eabb26 Greenville College Announces 2015 Commencement Schedule and Speakers http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-2015-commencement-schedule-and-speakers Greenville College will conduct its 123rd commencement exercises on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23. Thu, 14 May 2015 14:45:00 CDT 9439c1fb-b553-4aa5-b657-e278a7980872 GC Business Management Students Place First in Investment Contest http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 GC Alumnus Snyder Named Conservation Educator of the Year http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-alumnus-snyder-named-conservation-educator-of-the-year The Conservation Federation of Missouri has named Robert Snyder ’74 its 2015 Conservation Educator of the Year. Wed, 06 May 2015 10:00:00 CDT fda04302-ea84-43a1-83e9-587d9e16ddb1 Greenville College Concert Band and Jazz Bands Spring Performances http://www.greenville.edu/news/2015-spring-band-performances-to-include-mother-s-day-event 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/career-chaos 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/biggest-winner-sonya-jones-recounts-faith-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 Vital Signs: A Terminally Ill Artist Learns to Create Instead of Fix http://www.greenville.edu/news/vital-signs-a-terminally-ill-artist-learns-to-create-instead-of-fix Jim Johnson's ('77) love for drawing led to a successful career as a freelance artist, graphic designer and art director. Today, his passion for creative work sustains him even in the face of terminal illness. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:15:00 CDT acfaae95-89c0-4e88-8180-80b89bb1883f Greenville Religion and Science Society Welcomes Ben Lowe - April 15 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-religion-and-science-society-welcomes-ben-lowe-april-15 Ben Lowe will present at Greenville College on April 15, hosted by the Greenville Religion and Science Society. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:30:00 CDT 33b6a3db-af5b-4996-a1d5-44e5a706243c Work-Life Integration - Millennials Value Merger of Career & Service http://www.greenville.edu/news/work-life-integration-millennials-value-merger-of-career-service Who knew that a freebie toothbrush and tiny tube of toothpaste could bring such a big smile? Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:15:00 CDT 362b9e08-813e-45e8-b0b1-fa956305a3d3 Greenville College Choir Releases New Choral Album http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-choir-releases-new-choral-album The GC Choir is pleased to announce the release of a new choral CD, "Great and Marvelous Are Your Deeds," with recordings from 2010 - 2014. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:45:00 CDT d5f3932d-6c7f-4d42-9dab-fa5cf84b62cf New Schedule and Format Announced for Agape http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-agape-new-schedule-format 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-chamber-of-commerce 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/inspiration-and-transformational-the-greenville-college-prison-program 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-choir-to-perform-in-st-louis-on-sunday-march-14 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 2015 President's Report Spotlights the Power of Our Heritage http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/as-panthers-rise 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 Familiar teams find way to SLIAC women's basketball tournament http://www.greenville.edu/news/familiar-teams-find-way-to-sliac-women-s-basketball-tournament Familiar teams will battle it out in Louisville, Kentucky for the 2015 SLIAC Women's Basketball Tournament. Eureka College, Spalding University, and Westminster College all return from last year while Greenville College joins the group in the title chase. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:30:00 CST 44946e62-0ddf-4e3e-959c-e70b419922b9 Men’s track and field led by pair of NCCAA national championships http://www.greenville.edu/news/men-s-track-and-field-led-by-pair-of-nccaa-national-championships The men’s track and field team earned sixth of 19 scoring teams at the NCCAA indoor national championships on Friday and Saturday. Senior Bruce Gray led the squad with national titles in the 55 meter and 200 meter dashes. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:00:00 CST 0907dbc9-71b1-4dca-8cee-4d3d0931c235 Baseball Theology, a Home Run with Students http://www.greenville.edu/news/baseball-theology-a-home-run-with-greenville-college-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/professor-ben-wayman-publishes-guide-book-on-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 Extending Our Heritage, Expanding Our Reach: Greenville College Announces Transition to Greenville University http://www.greenville.edu/news/extending-our-heritage-expanding-our-reach-greenville-college-announces-transition-to-greenville-university-in-2017 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 Ring in the 2014 Christmas Season with Greenville College Bands http://www.greenville.edu/news/ring-in-the-2014-christmas-season-with-greenville-college-bands Greenville College is proud to showcase two different bands in their holiday concerts this season with concerts on Dec. 11 and Dec. 14. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:30:00 CST 89cd85cd-9af5-41c3-add8-dd75d5ee5e51 A "Good Fit" Internship http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-choral-union-and-orchestra-to-perform-december-7 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 Announces Choir's 2014-15 Concert Season http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 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 GC to Present Guest Musical Artists Toth and Goodenough http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-to-present-guest-musical-artists-sarah-coleman-toth-and-elizabeth-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 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 Greenville College Honors Alumni at Homecoming 2014 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-honors-alumni-at-homecoming-2014 Greenville College has announced the winners of its 2014 Alumni Awards. This year’s honors go to Distinguished Alumnus Lieutenant Commander Stephen M. Coates, Outstanding Young Alumnus Michael Malone and Loyalty Awardee Bill Ahern. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:00 CDT 934e5fed-b874-40bc-81b3-3c09465cc012 Emeritus Professor Thompson Returns to Greenville for Honors http://www.greenville.edu/news/emeritus-professor-thompson-returns-to-greenville-for-honors Longtime Greenville resident Frank H. Thompson, emeritus professor of philosophy and religion at Greenville College, will return to the Greenville College campus Friday, October 24, to receive honors at a special colloquium hosted by the department he chaired for 25 years. Members of the Greenville community are welcome to attend. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:00 CDT 784f4d79-92a5-4f27-89da-a15508d2244b GC to Dedicate J K L Academic Hall During Homecoming http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-to-dedicate-j-k-l-academic-hall-during-homecoming Greenville College is pleased to announce the dedication of the J K L Academic Hall on Saturday, October 25 at 10 a.m. J K L Academic Hall. The space was recently renovated to accommodate the college’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:45:00 CDT 80e3b07e-a808-4393-8db0-4c2b0a2e9a57 Greenville College Homecoming 2014: October 23-26 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-homecoming Four days of Homecoming festivities at Greenville College promise a lively mix of competitive spirit, family fun and class reunions. Members of the community are welcome to participate in events that include a parade, choir concert, athletic games, the 47th annual Panther 5K Road Race and more. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:45:00 CDT 2969d7d0-6148-4e65-b5ad-59cc475cb73a GC Welcomes Fr. David Meconi, S.J. to Campus for Third Annual McAllaster Lecture http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 47th Annual Panther 5K Scheduled for October 25 http://www.greenville.edu/news/47th-annual-panther-5k-scheduled-for-october-25 Mark your calendars! The annual Panther 5K Road Race is taking place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 25 as part of the College's Homecoming weekend. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:45:00 CDT 03bcee97-73eb-4a39-a762-bff7bf1a5704 The Death of The Church? http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-death-of-the-church Church attendance alone cannot tell us whether we have kept in step with Jesus. Far more important than the question, “How can we fill the pews?” is the question, “Are we following Christ to the cross?” Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:45:00 CDT 6c818f6f-857e-454c-99d6-1830287e8fa5 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 Greenville College Launches College in Prison Program http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-launches-college-in-prison-program Greenville College recently announced a credit-granting partnership with the Greenville Federal Correctional Institution (FCI). Prison officials and college representatives launched the “Greenville College @ Greenville FCI” higher education program on August 8, 2014. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:30:00 CDT baf109de-0f87-4677-9500-b4ad3d21f9f8 Greenville College Welcomes Bob Goff to Campus September 29 http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-welcomes-bob-goff-to-campus-september-29 Greenville College is pleased to welcome Bob Goff to campus on Monday, September 29. Goff is a New York Times Best-Selling Author, founder of Restore International, attorney, acclaimed speaker, adjunct professor and Honorary Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:45:00 CDT 0f1daa27-0ce7-4cee-ae26-51252dcdb413 Land of Saints, Scholars and the GC Choir http://www.greenville.edu/news/land-of-saints-scholars-and-the-gc-choir Next spring, Greenville College Alumni and the GC Choir will travel to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The GC Choir will perform in cathedrals and churches including St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:45:00 CDT a0b7eef0-9047-48a7-9a0a-9d73169ef02d Greenville Choral Union to Begin Rehearsing for 84th Anniversary of Community Messiah Performances http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-choral-union-to-begin-rehearsing The Greenville Choral Union will begin vocal rehearsals for its Eighty-fourth Anniversary Season on Tuesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. Singers (high school age and older) are invited to join this fine ensemble. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT 30255444-0dca-4145-a764-efd0f57bea74 GC Included in Top Midwest College Ranking http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-included-in-top-midwest-college-ranking-by-u-s-news-world-report Greenville College was ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges. GC maintained the same spot as last year, ranked 33 on the list of top-tier Midwest regional colleges. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:00:00 CDT 99952c5c-505c-4e42-bbf5-32bfc68d3d8e GC Acquires Former McCracken Office Building http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-acquiresr-mccracken-office-building Greenville College is pleased to announce its acquisition of the property at 100 North Locust Street in Greenville, site of the McCracken Office Building. The existing space is currently under renovation to accommodate the college’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:30:00 CDT 3b5f1557-617b-4115-a103-3fcdaf4ec53f Reverend Kevin Austin Scheduled to Speak at 2014 Convocation http://www.greenville.edu/news/reverend-kevin-austin-scheduled-to-speak-at-convocation Greenville College begins its 123rd academic year with a Convocation ceremony on Wednesday, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. in H.J. Long Gymnasium. Director of the Set Free Movement, Kevin Austin, will deliver an address titled “Agents of Hope and Healing.” Austin will also present a colloquium at 3 p.m. in LaDue Auditorium. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:00 CDT f84d5c51-ef77-4203-a319-2781b0d1ff2e GC Alumnus Honored with Word Guild Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-alumnus-honored-with-word-guild-award The Word Guild recently recognized Greenville College alumnus Rev. Donald N. Bastian ’53 for his most recent book, The Pastor's First Love: And Other Essays on a High and Holy Calling. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT 4b16c081-bd2f-44e6-917b-2f114569f1ac Three Thousand Miles http://www.greenville.edu/news/three-thousand-miles Overcoming some frightening memories, Deeanna (Roberts '79) hops back on the road checking one of her biking routes off of her "bucket list". Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:00 CDT 9f906b5d-b573-4eba-8b86-81dd36b37434 Christianity Today Features Guest Post by GC Alumnus Aaron Cobb http://www.greenville.edu/news/christianity-today-features-alumnus-aaron-cobb Aaron Cobb ’01, featured recently in The RECORD as author of the newly released book Loving Samuel, also appeared this week as a guest writer for Christianity Today’s “Thin Places” blog. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:15:00 CDT d3bfc38e-8b15-4915-9743-cabfafaa9172 NORTH! http://www.greenville.edu/news/north With the desire to serve in the Alaska Territory, schoolteacher Anna Bortel '47 moved to Valdez, Alaska to teach and assist with planting a church. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:30:00 CDT d548fcb8-c0de-4f38-8fa2-47b9f6dbd5d6 A Novel Retirement, A Life of Adventure http://www.greenville.edu/news/novel-retirement-a-life-of-adventure Since his retirement in 2003, Mel Starr ’64 has seen so much adventure, it’s a wonder he can catch his breath from one harrowing experience to the next. Starr shares lessons in persistence and patience that have helped him launch his second career as an author. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:45:00 CDT a3f4f8b9-afa6-421c-881b-170ca293d445 Jesse Dart, Cultural Explorer http://www.greenville.edu/news/jesse-dart-cultural-explorer A world traveler, author, photographer and self-described gastronome, Jesse Dart '04 has followed his passions starting from Greenville College to all across the globe. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:30:00 CDT 75d873b8-97d2-4962-9009-373a20916fba Catching Air http://www.greenville.edu/news/catching-air Receiving an invitation to ride freestyle motocross professionally, Greenville College alum Seth Fargher sets his sights on pursuing his gift from God. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:00 CDT 00749161-448d-4c54-aeb7-ba65ae742664 Speed Missions: GC Alumna to Visit 11 Countries in 11 Months http://www.greenville.edu/news/speed-missions-11-countries-in-11-months This year will go down as the year of adventure for Mandi Gummels – the year elephants passed through her campsite in Zambia, and sunsets over the Baltic Sea raised her standard for beauty; the year of digging holes for fruit trees in Malawi, lumberjacking in Estonia and skirting Latvia’s Soviet-style Karosta Prison. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:15:00 CDT 9637bbd6-ae8c-4496-b19b-e496abf63cdc 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 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 Panther Pride Golf Scramble Set for June 13 http://www.greenville.edu/news/panther-pride-golf-scramble-set-for-june-13 The Greenville College Athletic Department is excited to host its 2014 Panther Pride Golf Scramble on Friday, June 13, as a highlight of our summer activities at Greenville College. We will again play at Indian Springs Golf Club - just west of Van Burensburg, Ill., on Illinois Route 185. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:45:00 CDT 7e7d23ba-b826-4124-8dc5-6c0641145ec0 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 Striving to Succeed http://www.greenville.edu/news/striving-to-succeed Jared Martin, Greenville College graduate of ’07, currently works in the hospitality industry. Though busy and challenging, Martin finds it rewarding and often recalls his time at Greenville and how it influenced his successful career today. Thu, 29 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT d166e5a3-0f1a-4acc-9171-3bda964c57c0