Greenville College - Featured News http://www.greenville.edu/ News 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 U2 Meets Courtney At The Top of The Rock http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 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 Greenville College Awarded 2015 Military Friendly Schools® Designation http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-awarded-2015-military-friendly-schools-designation Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Greenville College to the 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:15:00 CDT dbf50fa2-95d7-4e74-aa88-e4d2a21e969d 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 The RECORD Fall 2014 Takes Stock of GC from A to Z http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-record-takes-stock-of-gc-from-a-to-z The latest edition of The RECORD begins the new school year with a bird's eye view of GC through 26 stories, one for each letter of the alphabet. From cover-to-cover, the quick read includes articles about students, alumni, faces on campus and programs new to GC. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:15:00 CDT b5fe3234-daae-4c76-a37a-450823b2ac52 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 Putting It All On The Line http://www.greenville.edu/news/putting-it-all-on-the-line As the Creative Manager of a music publishing company in Nashville, Seth England ('08) is now living the dream he chased as a student at GC. In his role at Big Loud Shirt Industries, Seth manages a portfolio of artists and songwriters, including Florida Georgia Line. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:15:00 CDT 30169874-58f4-4f16-9449-ca76861964a1 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 Adventure Learning and The Call of The Wild http://www.greenville.edu/news/adventure-learning-and-the-call-of-the-wild “On some level, I think we’re meant to encounter God in wild spaces,” reflects Fenton, “whether those spaces are metaphorical, like when a family member is sick and we don’t know how to navigate that, or if it’s literally the wilderness.” Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:15:00 CDT a4e21a89-7b2b-44ff-8af0-658c5657d4de 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 Men's Soccer Appoints Jane Bell as Faculty Coach of the Week http://www.greenville.edu/news/men-s-soccer-appoints-jane-bell-as-faculty-coach-of-the-week The Men’s Soccer Team is starting a new program we are calling Faculty Coach of the Week. We have invited six faculty members from around campus to join our program as an honorary coach for a week, where they will get an inside look at what it is like to be a member of the Men’s Soccer Team. This week we have Jane Foley Bell joining us. Professor Bell teaches Marketing, Management, and Sport Management and has been at Greenville since 2008. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:00 CDT be27e1d9-8512-497b-8d77-850fbc1bd763 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 GC Launches Advising Center http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-launches-advising-center This fall, Greenville College is launching an advising center to enrich the undergraduate academic experience for students and faculty. Located in the Ruby E. Dare Library, the Advising Center is dedicated to empowering students to develop Christ-centered educational plans and achieve degree completion. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:30:00 CDT 8a4bed0d-0b6d-4b5f-8912-ac99f480bf6b 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 Men's Soccer Appoints John Massena as Faculty Coach of the Week http://www.greenville.edu/news/men-s-soccer-appoints-john-massena-as-faculty-coach-of-the-week The Men’s Soccer Team is starting a new program we are calling Faculty Coach of the Week. We have invited six faculty members from around campus to join our program. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:00:00 CDT 09f29688-2f74-4d46-9956-b7744cdda889 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 Dr. Sieger-Walls Recognized with W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award http://www.greenville.edu/news/dr-sieger-walls-recognized-with-w-richard-stephens-outstanding-faculty Dr. Lesley Sieger-Walls, Associate Professor of English, received the W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award at GC’s 2014 Commencement ceremony. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:30:00 CDT d2a455b2-48c2-4715-9f66-43b4073a5f1c 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 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 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 The RECORD Summer 2014 - Risky Business - Saying Yes to Adventure http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-record-summer-2014-risky-business-saying-yes-to-adventure With the onset of summer comes the prospect for adventure, travel, sightseeing and new experiences down the road or across the globe. Just out, the summer 2014 issue of The RECORD, “Risky Business – Saying Yes to Adventure,” reveals adventure as a tool God uses to draw us closer to Him. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:00 CDT 1228806c-893d-4416-a415-180c32b35e60 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 Students Engage in Service Learning on Urban Plunge Excursion http://www.greenville.edu/news/students-engage-in-service-learning-on-urban-plunge-excursion On April 7, 22 Greenville College students traveled to St. Louis to take part in the rich tradition of service and learning known as Urban Plunge. This year, the experience brought Urban Plungers to two ministries: The Bridge in downtown St. Louis and Mercy Ministries in Fenton, MO. Both ministries provided learning opportunities through service projects, meaningful conversations and testimonies. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:30:00 CDT aac7dcdd-61a6-4372-bd13-4af26c82ff4d 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 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 Men's Track and Field Rides Three All-American Marks to 8th Place http://www.greenville.edu/news/men-s-track-and-field-rides-three-all-american-marks-to-8th-place The No. 16 nationally ranked Greenville College men's track and field team used two national runner-up finishes and a fifth place mark to take eighth place at the NCAA Division III outdoor national championships on Saturday. Sat, 24 May 2014 19:00:00 CDT 95a0deb4-84c3-4d5f-8f94-9005d84ff74b 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 Josh Cranston '12 on Sustainable Habits, Christian Ritual, and Creation Care http://www.greenville.edu/news/josh-cranston-sustainable-habits A prestigious Fulbright Scholarship offered Josh Cranston '12 the opportunity to spend the 2012-2013 academic year researching environmental sustainability at the University of Oslo in Norway. Tue, 20 May 2014 08:30:00 CDT 9f36f88d-e4f0-4737-befa-70a4c103d8d0 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 Down From the Mountain http://www.greenville.edu/news/down-from-the-mountain To digital media major Jake Cannon, the project just pitched to him seemed doable: create a brief promotional video to capture the 10-day wilderness hiking experience known as WalkAbout. It suited his passions perfectly: backpacking, mountains, wilderness, telling a story. Mon, 12 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT 526e10e2-6e99-41e2-9330-321092a02ab7 Greenville College Announces 2014 Commencement Schedule and Speakers http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-announces-2014-commencement-schedule-and-speakers Greenville College will conduct its 122nd commencement exercises on May 24 and 25. Master’s degree, adult degree completion, and off-campus partnership students will be recognized on Saturday, May 24, at 2 p.m. Undergraduate students will be recognized on Sunday, May 25, at 3 p.m. Fri, 09 May 2014 09:30:00 CDT ca4b6757-b7ed-4091-be8f-dbd6b855c19a 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 It Only Takes a Spark http://www.greenville.edu/news/it-only-takes-a-spark On Friday, March 28th, Greenville College hosted its first annual Spark Leadership Conference. Thanks to the efforts of GCSA, students were treated throughout the day to professors and guests who spoke on different aspects of leadership. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:30:00 CDT bc03423e-cbaa-447b-92ce-412aa581e34a Pumpkins for Peace http://www.greenville.edu/news/pumpkins-for-peace When Travis Hall ’09 traveled to Uganda eight years ago to study abroad with GO ED, he didn’t expect to return at semester’s end with an honorary plot of land bearing his name and a close Ugandan friend. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:00:00 CDT cb1ac808-69c3-44d1-8029-29911d746988 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 Combined Greenville and Edwardsville Choirs and Orchestras to Perform Spring Concert on May 4 http://www.greenville.edu/news/combined-greenville-and-edwardsville-choirs-and-orchestras-to-perform-spring-concert-on-may-4 Greenville College will host choral singers and orchestral players from Edwardsville High School, Greenville College, and Greenville Free Methodist Church for a Spring Choral-Orchestral Concert on May 4 at 4:00 p.m. in Whitlock Music Center. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 CDT e9e1a154-1d92-4191-a1b2-6e773e35c1fd 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 Delivering Strength and Peace – All in a Day's Work For Alumni Chaplains http://www.greenville.edu/news/delivering-strength-and-peace Massachusetts native Scott McGowan ’09, chaplain with the Army National Guard, felt called to the ministry even before he entered Greenville College. William Breckenridge ’90, chaplain with the Warrior Transition Battalion at Ft. Riley, joined the Army in his mid-30s. Their reflections offer a glimpse at ministry in the military. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:00:00 CDT c6bd08c3-6e89-4120-bb60-1fb7e3045618 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 Greenville College Athletic Hall of Fame Recognizes Five Individuals and Two Teams http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-athletic-hall-of-fame-recognizes-five-individuals-and-two-teams Greenville College honors 1996-97 Women's Basketball, 1999 Men's Cross Country, Donna Lay Collins, Julie Kaufmann Shultz, John M. Strahl, Jr., Jerry A. Malone, and Lindsey Schuberth. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:00:00 CDT fbf82586-c072-4d01-be5b-280be13133d4 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 Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove to Speak at GC http://www.greenville.edu/news/jonathan-wilson-hartgrove-to-speak-at-gc Author and leader of the New Monasticism movement, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will speak about race and reconciliation in Christian community during Greenville College’s chapel service on April 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Whitlock Music Center. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:45:00 CDT 90c0270e-c0cf-4e3a-9df9-9c93e1d1ea54 "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 Blooming Good Gardener Plants Joy http://www.greenville.edu/news/blooming-good-gardener-plants-joy Blessed with an eye for color and an artistic sensibility, campus gardener Ella Peters plants between 2,000 and 3,000 plants each year, beautifying the College and brightening the paths of faculty, staff and students each day. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:30:00 CDT a6714eff-cabd-4503-b100-72aaba5e5d80 From College to Career: Five Tips from a Recent GC Grad http://www.greenville.edu/news/from-college-to-career-five-tips-from-a-recent-gc-grad The day after his graduation last May, Arley Cornell caught a flight to San Diego to begin “life after college” only to discover that life after college bore a striking resemblance to life at Greenville College where he honed his digital media skills and learned to pursue projects that truly mattered to him. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:00:00 CDT 9808bcbc-19cc-4534-bd8d-9fb070e0179b The RECORD Spring 2014 - The Good Earth http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-record-spring-2014-the-good-earth The Spring 2014 Issue of The RECORD, "The Good Earth," takes a look at our relationship to the earth. Its stories draw from the experiences of a cross section of our college community. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:00:00 CDT e5c05b44-31d9-469e-b560-aefbd8d2c43a Gray's All-American Marks Give Greenville 13th at NCAA Nationals http://www.greenville.edu/news/gray-s-all-american-marks-give-greenville-13th-at-ncaa-nationals The efforts of junior sprinter Bruce Gray were rewarded Saturday as his results in the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes led the No. 19 Greenville Panthers to 13th at the NCAA Division III national indoor championships at the University of Nebraska. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:00:00 CDT e0340244-9d14-40b4-b6da-fe2d63577c30 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 Rebekah Lyons to Visit Campus March 20-21 http://www.greenville.edu/news/rebekah-lyons-to-visit-campus-march-20-21 Greenville College is pleased to announce that Rebekah Lyons will visit campus on Thursday, Mar. 20 and Friday, Mar. 21. A celebrated author and speaker, Lyons is best known for writing about womanhood, faith, mental health, leadership and calling. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:45:00 CST 86defb23-fe11-48ba-b4b4-4a6007bcbe18 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 Students Provide Local Tax Service http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-students-provide-local-tax-service Tax season can be a frustrating time for people as they organize receipts, search online forms and pour over government instructions. Fear not; a group of Greenville College accounting students are using their unique talents to serve the local community this season. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:15:00 CST c37d7e6d-e76e-4d84-b345-af2089651bcb 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 GC Alumnus Publishes Second Book http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-alumnus-publishes-second-book Greenville College alumnus, Rod Tucker (’06, ‘09) published his second book, “Uncovered: The Truth About Honesty and Community.” Tucker’s book provides a refreshing challenge for church communities to be transformed through honesty: from fakeness into vulnerability, grace, humility and acceptance. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:00:00 CST 05f90c2b-1132-4a0b-89f4-c7155d2136c2 Baker's NCAA Record, Triple Double Lead Women's Basketball to OT Win http://www.greenville.edu/news/baker-s-ncaa-record-triple-double-lead-women-s-basketball-to-ot-win The efforts of sophomore Coley Baker had historical significance Saturday afternoon as the Lady Panther from Mazon, Ill., posted the first triple double of her college career and tied an NCAA Division III single-game record for blocked shots in the Lady Panthers 74-70 overtime win over Blackburn. Sat, 08 Feb 2014 15:00:00 CST a91c25bb-ad24-4e3b-ab22-1babf897197a 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 Greenville College Welcomes Rachel Held Evans to Campus February 6 and 7 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-welcomes-rachel-held-evans-to-campus-february-6-and-7 Greenville College is pleased to welcome Rachel Held Evans to campus on Thursday, Feb. 6 and Friday, Feb. 7. Evans is an award winning Christian author, blogger and speaker whose blog receives over a quarter of a million visits per month and features a range of topics regarding faith, doubt and culture. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:30:00 CST ad4cc2dd-70c8-4f88-92b1-eb74d5ddc7f2 Greenville College Students, Alumni and Faculty Invest in Prison Communities http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-students-alumni-and-faculty-invest-in-prison-communities Since 2009, GC students and professors, as part of the Greenville College Prison Initiative, have regularly visited the Federal Correctional Institution south of town. They tutor incarcerated men and women for the GED exam, play chess, lead a book club and so much more. Students investing themselves in the prison community echo examples set by Emeriti Professors Frank Thompson and Dan Jensen. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:45:00 CST c44c82a7-4341-4ba4-82df-c8495b531de2 Greenville College Athletes Lend Hands and Hearts to Serving Local Community http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-athletic-teams-lend-hands-and-hearts-to-serving-local-community Each season, Greenville College athletes and coaches dedicate their time and energy toward achieving athletic success. In addition, they also devote time and energy toward helping others succeed by lending their hands and hearts to people in Bond and Madison Counties. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:00:00 CST 6802a87e-de09-4d7f-9dce-cbb9b4e54e3a 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 Announces New VP for College Advancement http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-college-announces-new-vp-for-advancement Scott Giffen has accepted the position of vice president for college advancement at Greenville College. Giffen brings with him leadership experience and an extensive background in fundraising. He will begin his new appointment with Greenville College on Feb. 1. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:00:00 CST 8deaea33-da08-41bb-b416-c429a94a61e1 Greenville College Announces Choir's 2014 Spring Concert Season http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-announces-choir-2014-spring-concert-season Greenville College is pleased to announce the Greenville College Choir’s concert itinerary for Spring 2014. During the current 87th Anniversary year, the Greenville College Choir will take an extended, 10-day spring tour in the Midwestern United States. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:30:00 CST ab72787a-1c85-4a6c-b604-b105cda0d2c1 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 GC Students Volunteer in East St. Louis http://www.greenville.edu/news/gc-students-volunteer-in-east-st-louis Several days a week, GC students travel to East St. Louis to assist high school students with ACT preparation, facilitate fun and games with children, and assist with homework through GC's outreach to youth in East St. Louis, Connect 4. While the focus of these efforts is academic success, building relationships plays a key role in making academic success happen. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:30:00 CST 0ff9e5e7-2df7-491a-a0d7-b40c0eb0e5c6 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 The RECORD Winter 2013 - President's Report http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-record-winter-2013-presidents-report “When God plants the seeds of an idea in our imaginations and whispers an invitation for us to join Him, He calls us into partnership that often requires our hands and feet.”<br/> President Ivan Filby introduces the latest issue of The RECORD, “With These Hands,” a snapshot of alumni who answered “yes” to that divine invitation. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 CST e9ab1102-09fb-4a67-995b-1269de1e5a2b 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 A Champion for Greenville College: Dan Jensen http://www.greenville.edu/news/a-champion-for-greenville-college-dan-jensen The recipient of the 2013 Greenville College Loyalty Award is no stranger to the Greenville College community. His service to the college and to the Kingdom demonstrate his dedication to the mission, vision and identity of GC. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:00:00 CST 9cd67ae9-d80e-4305-b786-5d2db2effd92 Strike Up the Bands- Two Christmas Concerts to Enjoy http://www.greenville.edu/news/strike-up-the-bands-two-christmas-concerts-to-enjoy The Greenville College Jazz Band and Concert Band will celebrate the Christmas season with upcoming concerts on Thursday, Dec. 12 and Sunday, Dec. 15 in Whitlock Music Center. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:45:00 CST 21454f2a-d110-4830-a6b3-bdc34d1c4a90