Commencement - Keynotes

The annual baccalaureate service at Greenville University will be held Friday evening at 7:30 pm at the Whitlock Music Center. The farewell sermon to the graduating classwill be given jointly by professors Eugene Dunkley and Nathan Jenkins. Dunkley, associate professor of biology, also pastors the Coffeen Free Methodist Church. Jenkins serves as assistant professor of business and director of the accounting program.Their sermon for the evening is entitled “The Opportunity for Faith and Speech to Transform Souls for the Kingdom

The keynote speaker for the 2022 commencement will be Adam Christing, top keynote speaker, interactive entertainer, and comedian. For more than 25 years, Christing has worked with more than 1000 companies and non-profit groups providing entertainment and empowerment to his audiences via stories and examples. Christing has given nearly 4,00 0live speeches for audiences all over the U.S. He is the author of several humor and personal growth books, has been profiled in Success Magazine and featured on more than 100 Radio & TV shows including Entertainment Tonight, ABC World News, FOX News, and PBS. Christing’s unique mix of leadership, humor, and creative communication engages his audience completely.He is apopular Master of Ceremonies and the Founder of He became a member of the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood at the age of 17.

is a graduate of Biola University in Los Angeles and has been named to the university’s Alumni Hall Of Fame. Adam is a husband and father of four.