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Greenville Firefighters train at Burritt Hall

Greenville Firefighters train at Burritt Hall

August 10, 2022

Fourteen firefighters representing the City of Greenville Fire Protection District as well as one each from Mulberry Grove and Sorento took part in training on July 26 at Burritt Hall on campus.
Summer research work at GU advances career goals of Belarus native

Summer research work at GU advances career goals of Belarus native

August 03, 2022

Though she’s a positive person by nature, traces of concern linger in Kate Prakharenka’s voice. She speaks wistfully about her extended family in her hometown of Gomel, Belarus, who have been impacted by the Russian invasion of nearby Ukraine. But her life this summer has been dominated not by the death and destruction of war, but by the study of amino acids, which are commonly defined as a the “building blocks of life.”
Summer camps demonstrate GU's focus on experiential learning

Summer camps demonstrate GU's focus on experiential learning

July 27, 2022

When high school students attend a summer camp at Greenville University, it helps Victoria Clark do her job better. As director of undergraduate admissions for GU, she likes it when prospective students have spent time on campus.
Sophomore Ethan Greene recognized by city of Decatur for courageous actions

Sophomore Ethan Greene recognized by city of Decatur for courageous actions

July 25, 2022

GU sophomore Ethan Greene is one of two officers recognized last week by the Decatur, Illinois, mayor and city council for dedication to public service and courageous actions that potentially saved a man’s life over the Fourth of July weekend.
Work on Mannoia Hall tops summer maintenance priorities

Work on Mannoia Hall tops summer maintenance priorities

July 20, 2022

While summer may be a slower time for many on the Greenville University campus, it’s the time when employees in the GU Facilities Department shift into high gear.
GU alum brings A Midsummer's Night Dream to Greenville

GU alum brings A Midsummer's Night Dream to Greenville

July 19, 2022

A Greenville University alum who founded a traveling outdoor theater troupe in New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic came to Greenville last week to perform William Shakespeare’s whimsical A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Greenville University receives grant supporting early childhood educators

Greenville University receives grant supporting early childhood educators

July 12, 2022

The (ECACE) Scholarship Program was created to address the shortage of qualified early childhood educators in the state of Illinois, by encouraging the pursuit of credentials and advancement of already-held degrees in early childhood education, with an aim toward building a strong, well-prepared workforce.
GU students design multi-functional vanity for Simply Amish Furniture

GU students design multi-functional vanity for Simply Amish Furniture

July 12, 2022

They knew it had to be unique, multi-functional, and of, course, beautiful. That’s the challenge a group of Greenville University students faced as they sought to design a piece of furniture for Simply Amish Furniture as a part of this spring’s Experience First projects.
Experience First students gather customer feedback for DeMoulin Brothers & Co.

Experience First students gather customer feedback for DeMoulin Brothers & Co.

July 10, 2022

Greenville-based DeMoulin Brothers & Co. is in the enviable position of being the national leader among manufacturers of marching band uniforms and accessories. Six students on a Greenville University Experience First team worked with company officials this spring to explore how they achieved that “golden” No. 1 ranking. The team also suggested things the company can do to maintain its leadership position.
Students leave comfort zones to serve East St. Louis residents

Students leave comfort zones to serve East St. Louis residents

July 08, 2022

For five students on a Greenville University Experience First team, stepping out of their comfort zones was the first hurdle they had to overcome before they could effectively help residents of East St. Louis.
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