Greenville College - Featured News News Meals For a Million: G.U. Alumnus Spearheads Mighty Volunteer Effort In the last two years, Sam Rowley '83 and a generous army of inspired volunteers have packed over one million meals to fight local hunger. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:00:00 CST c5bd50b6-88dc-4e73-9ed0-76489ae1be0d Christmas Band Concerts Scheduled at Greenville University Don’t miss two more opportunities to set your holiday season to music! The GU Jazz Band presents its Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 6 at 7 pm in Whitlock Music Center. The 9th annual Christmas by the Fireside performance by the Greenville University Concert Band is Sunday, December 9 at 7 pm, also in Whitlock Music Center. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:45:00 CST fd7d8141-a212-47d0-8056-f27540214583 44 Lessons From A Loser: Sonya Jones Book Signing Dec. 6 Sonya Jones '96 won the hearts of millions of TV viewers as a finalist on the 2016 season of The Biggest Loser. Now she has written about the experience in a new book, 44 Lessons From a Loser. Meet Sonya at a book signing on campus Dec. 6 from 4-8 p.m. The event is open to the public. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:00:00 CST 1d41704d-0684-4b2f-99f2-b121e846a72d Smerick Contributes Essay to Popular Book on Women and Faith A popular new book featuring an article by G.U. Professor of Philosophy Christina Smerick has topped Amazon's list for books on religious essays. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:30:00 CST f8119f75-9727-4630-9623-fbe28d3e690a Dec. 2 Marks Greenville Choral Union's 88th Year of Community Messiah Performances Tis the season for perennial Christmas favorite, George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah and other holiday favorites performed by the 85-voice Choral Union and 40-piece orchestra. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:00:00 CST 07c2359e-7c87-4ea1-aad5-511c7878eaeb Turpin Elected to Chair the Greenville University Board of Trustees At their regular fall meeting, members of G.U.'s Board of Trustees unanimously elected Kathleen Turpin to serve as board chair. A G.U. graduate, Turpin previously served as vice chair. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:00:00 CST 9e4aed85-599d-4af4-a032-0dae11a9f8f8 Women's Volleyball, Men's Soccer, and Men's Cross Country Take Top SLIAC Honors Greenville University realized a trifecta of Panther victories in recent days as three teams took conference honors. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:45:00 CST e0322e5f-9b2a-4a6f-83ac-6131615472e6 G.U. and Chamber Hire Joint Employee to Facilitate Partnership Greenville University and the Greenville Chamber of Commerce announce the hire of a joint employee who will help strengthen both economic growth and educational opportunities in the region. Welcome Elaine McNamara! Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:00:00 CDT 7413deaf-978a-4be3-bccd-f4ee542d2e88 Greenville University Among the Few to Offer Podcast Studies Increasingly, students practice their communication skills by creating podcasts and publishing them through G.U.'s new podcasting platform, Podlab. Welcome to the world of digital storytelling. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:30:00 CDT f55439b6-804e-4214-bfb2-d435cfd5f2c2 State of Illinois Honors Greenville University for Achievements in Sustainability Installation of energy efficient LED lighting saves G.U. over $10K annually and provides seed money for additional green projects. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0ce7bd1e-b74a-451b-8a61-465cca29119e Genius or Not, They'll Take Their Shot History lessons and character lessons merge for Hamilton-inspired students from Wyvetter Younge Alternative Center in East St. Louis under the leadership of Jordan Hohm '12, veteran of G.U.'s character-rich teacher education training. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:45:00 CDT 1c3b2f4b-0073-46bd-9705-091da87ff37e The Panther-Cardinal Connection Greenville University Panthers are finding their way into major league baseball operations through the St. Louis Cardinals organization, and the match between G.U. talent and Cardinals' needs seems to fit like a glove . . . a custom-tailored MLB glove at that. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 CDT b4fdd15d-3e01-46ce-80b8-190306097c77 The Turtle-Whisperer's Apprentice The Illinois Cooperative Work Study Program paid for Cheyanne Hulvey's internship and rich experiential learning with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Your nonprofit can employ a G.U. intern too! E-mail to learn more. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:45:00 CDT cc5c1eac-52bb-4bff-bcc5-38f315544c17 Panther Preferred Scholarships Take Center Stage on Morning Show G.U. President Ivan Filby recently appeared on STLMoms to talk about affordable college and Panther Preferred Scholarships. These generous awards are based on character and perseverance. College-bound students should apply by November 26. Thu, 25 Oct 2018 09:30:00 CDT 54ef25fd-7374-4b09-ad20-6d5ea657fffc Wayman Contributes to Book on Christian Ethics Ben Wayman, assistant professor of theology at Greenville University, has contributed to the second edition of a popular textbook in Christian ethics by Samuel Wells. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:30:00 CDT 61e23d0e-a4fb-410b-9c67-096e11cee58e Make a Movie With Lisa Sharpe: Free Workshops Open to Campus Community Sign up for fast, fun and FREE one-day workshops to learn basic filmmaking skills that can enhance your messaging and storytelling in fresh, new ways. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:45:00 CDT dab4c90f-70f0-489f-8039-f0a495bca989 Pope's New Book Features Cover Art By Alumnus Inspiration sometimes comes through the humblest means. For iconographer Kelly Latimore ’09, it came by way of a few words spoken around a campfire. The result—a painting entitled Refugees: La Sagrada Familia—now graces the cover of a new book by Pope Francis. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:00:00 CDT b4516c10-98ba-4393-9614-7d6c4bb7029a Not a Great Internship Experience? Not a Problem Even poor business practices can yield rich lessons, says G.U.'s Jane Bell, seasoned guide to interns in the Briner School of Business. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:30:00 CDT 503120bb-50b6-4ba5-ad08-00f6479cf245 Cameron McAllister of Ravi Zacharias Ministries to Speak at Greenville University Greenville University is pleased to welcome speaker, podcaster and writer Cameron McAllister to campus Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:15:00 CDT 8a1aeeae-6448-4c14-aae0-d40de6a65e3c Fall RECORD Highlights Holistic Education at G.U. Is it possible to deliver learning experiences that build character, expand perspective and inspire? The Fall issue of The RECORD, just out, showcases learning experiences that do just that. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:30:00 CDT d8609d3e-d88c-419e-9976-d8c44cb3802e Greenville University Named a Finalist for State Sustainablity Award Greenville University is pleased to announce that it is a finalist for the 2018 Illinois Sustainability Award, the nation’s longest-running state award for excellence in environmental performance. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:15:00 CDT 19bc2428-70a2-4598-ae0f-19b5b154aae5 Ministry Interns: Embracing an Adventure That's More Than a Job Tougher than corporate CEO and tougher than U.S. congressperson—that’s how Forbes Magazine ranks the leadership role of pastor. Still, summer ministry interns out of the Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry were up for the challenge . . . Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:00:00 CDT 2cecb5d7-9041-47aa-84b0-e70299fec389 Renowned Composer Celebrates G.U.’s History In Special Composition A commissioned musical piece by renowned composer Ed Huckeby honors the past, present and future of Greenville University. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:30:00 CDT 3c2ac192-f89f-4648-9ccb-96da6a713ed0 Alumna Kate Leenerts Named Teacher of the Year at St. Louis College Prep Teachers at St. Louis College Prep (SCP) recently voted their colleague, Greenville University alumna Kate Leenerts, teacher of the year. Called to serve in urban education, Kate teaches sixth grade. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:00:00 CDT 5b503816-2220-4e0f-9127-0631f5a985d6 Greenville University's Early Childhood Education Program Approved The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) commended the program's new design for integrating diverse learning settings and character education. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:30:00 CDT d5f12095-c07b-424c-9c4b-5bd5a3d41d4a Greenville University Will Honor Alumni at Homecoming 2018 Greenville University has announced the winners of its 2018 Alumni Awards. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:45:00 CDT ed210a7f-8e7a-4ee0-aed0-1d86385a2cae Want Management Experience? Check Out G.U.'s Student Government Association It’s the question every frustrated college student trying to unravel the mysteries of the job market asks: “If employers hire based on ‘experience,’ how do I get experience?” The GSGA can help! Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:30:00 CDT 5f0401a8-936b-427f-87e4-cdea40901ae6 Greenville University Welcomes Internationally Recognized Justice Leader for Third Annual Andrews Lecture G.U. is excited to welcome Lisa Sharon Harper, author and internationally recognized Christian justice leader, for the third annual Andrews Lecture in Christian Unity. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:15:00 CDT b37ac7f2-f487-4d82-8941-c47dacf7f563 Research Team to Publish in Stanford U. Scientific Journal Multiple scientific journals invited this G.U. research team to publish with them. The team chose Stanford University's Journal of Bio-Protocol. The paper will appear in this fall's issue. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 7791f713-6b68-4ba5-a218-bc8651428162 G.U. “Power Couple” Share Recipe for Success: Work + Opportunities + Mentors From small-town teens to seasoned FBI workers, Derek ’06 and Holly (Eaton ’05) Velazco's story reads like a script for success. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:15:00 CDT 5bfa5b3c-b131-428e-8d94-44d3040a60a1 Beyond the Books: Helen Kaufmann ’56 Reaps Benefits of “Embodied Learning” One alumna discovers the power of "place" for fresh understanding of familiar subjects. Tue, 04 Sep 2018 09:00:00 CDT 15edde6d-9914-4370-9e38-debfa79fa71a Second Justice Ministry Pilgrimage Course Offered in January by Greenville University “Immigration, Exploitation, and Kingdom Economics” includes a week-long tour of locations in Texas and Arizona that help tell the story of immigration policy, exploitation and labor in the U.S. Mon, 03 Sep 2018 08:30:00 CDT cf17e692-90dc-4452-acd0-fce2c6a3f915 Convocation Speaker Reminds Us Why Storytelling Endures Some authors merely explain their expertise from behind a podium; Jeff Barker demonstrates it by commanding the stage. Greenville University's 2018 Convocation speaker and storyteller extraordinaire opened G.U.'s school year with two poignant tales. Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:15:00 CDT ee49ba3a-ac3a-4a2b-9b61-8a50529aa065 G.U. Gives Undergrads Much-Needed Research Experience in STEM Now more than ever, undergraduates need opportunities to put “research” on their resumes. Greenville University’s summer science research program helps answer this need. Mon, 27 Aug 2018 09:00:00 CDT 73e5aa90-7c52-429c-8aa5-394553f5719a Greenville University Welcomes Renowned Playwright/Author The University welcomes Jeff Barker, chair of the theater department at Northwestern College in Iowa, to give a convocation address and afternoon colloquium on Monday, August 27, 2018. Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:00:00 CDT 8b9c74b1-e430-474d-a9f4-c5d4be313b83 Creative Alumni Pitch In For YouTube Comedy Show Greenville University alumni Trey Brockman ’17 and Anna Brannon ’17 contributed their creative juices to an upcoming YouTube series with serious star power behind it. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:00:00 CDT a5f784c9-cbf8-4c96-a0fa-e0921941ab69 Greenville Professor Visits Harvard To Help Combat Global Disease Bwarenaba Kautu will spend two years with a team of scientists at Harvard Medical School to help develop a diagnostic tool that could boost the ability to combat global diseases. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:30:00 CDT 8e5bf810-4c71-4853-a051-667140cb3d51 Cyndi Oglesby Named Manager of Alumni and Church Relations A familiar face to alumni, this G.U. grad is no stranger to the Greenville community. Welcome, Cyndi! Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 9f40370c-2085-4a50-bb77-5ceba8651b16 Jeff Wilson to Present at Conference of Supreme Praise in Mexico City Greenville U's director of choral activities anticipates sharing his expertise in vocal techniques and building bridges with fellow musicians at this three-day conference known for its "heavenly" sounds. Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 CDT f8e9a71f-fcae-41f0-b394-8668ad4756ab G.U. Named Safest Campus in Illinois, Fourth Safest in Nation Recent research puts Greenville University in the top tier of colleges and universities for campus safety. Thu, 26 Jul 2018 13:00:00 CDT 3aca1586-1759-459e-aa45-6ed7131fb001 University Students Continue Testing Well Water Quality In Southern Illinois A second summer of research has opened more doors for G.U. students to serve Southern Illinois through water quality testing. Mon, 23 Jul 2018 08:30:00 CDT c5645fce-651f-42b6-b73d-b9ebd555173f Experiential Learning, Justice Ministry Pilgrimage A Success Students, pastors, professors and authors became pilgrims this May, learning together on a journey into the Deep South, where they connected events from the past with meaningful ministry today. Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:45:00 CDT 6a525ea7-df57-4857-bdbd-cc374074c330 Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off to Worship We Go Divine connections in the workplace give a fresh perspective on business as usual in the 9-to-5 workaday world. Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:30:00 CDT c0e9377e-d2e6-4f34-992b-2c7aeb7c8fcf Better Together: Summer RECORD Spotlights Productive Partnerships Teaming up has advantages in the arts, business, the church and more. Check out the summer issue of The RECORD for ways that students and the University leverage collaboration. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:00:00 CDT 8263d917-667d-4844-8660-2bab030a8c25 Greenville U's Time is Now Says Alumna/Authority on Diversity and Inclusion Venessa A. Brown's personal story of warmth, welcome and belonging gives special meaning to $20,000 in funding she has provided to facilitate conversations about diversity and inclusion on G.U.'s campus. Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 94e78344-ddd2-42e2-8ab2-76fb198ede5f Mary Pandora Cheung, International Executive and Former Miss Hong Kong, Visits Greenville University On June 12 and 13, Greenville University welcomed Hong Kong executive Mary Pandora Cheung, writer, educator and renowned expert in international etiquette. Mon, 02 Jul 2018 09:45:00 CDT 5c496e69-919f-4139-9856-b91cd3ceb6b5 Finance Team Gains National Recognition With Winning Best Practice Three cheers for doing better with less! G.U.'s finance team has garnered accolades for their thrifty thinking and will share the time- and money-saving benefits of paperless processes with other colleges and universities this fall. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 05:00:00 CDT 0a89cf71-057e-4d45-ac5a-6783575c21e2 Suzanne Davis Selected for Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission Program Suzanne Allison Davis, executive VP and chief legal officer, was chosen for the 2018-2019 Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program. Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:30:00 CDT 8fe703eb-7958-4cd2-a745-b5a87354ad14 Alumni and Students Help Restore Hope to Survivors of Human Trafficking It started with a “task force” to raise awareness about human trafficking; it grew into a ministry for survivors and an opportunity for university students to serve and learn. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:00:00 CDT f92477ca-4871-476a-8336-8833ddf87215 Partners In Profit: Students Learn, Nonprofits Benefit A partnership between University students and artisans halfway across the world came about through a design class created by Professor Lisa Sharpe. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:30:00 CDT fd21156e-25e2-46a8-8c1d-5b7ea6ce5722 Bahl Receives Honorary Doctorate At Commencement At Commencement exercises on May 12, Greenville University President Ivan Filby presented an honorary doctorate of laws to Roy Bahl ’61. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:15:00 CDT e52c8002-2f70-4fe1-89b9-eab79d650d6c From Students To In-Demand Employees, Thanks To Experience First In recent years, employers nationwide have reported searching for qualities beyond grades in college graduates. Greenville University developed the Experience First program precisely to nurture these employability skills. Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:30:00 CDT c906334a-54f5-4c82-b7f4-00d3e4cfc95a Not Just a Gym: Career, Calling and The “Y” Could working for an exercise facility be considered a calling? It is for John Heater ’01, who has worked for the service-minded YMCA organization since he was 15. Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:30:00 CDT aa289b7d-fb79-48ce-865c-86a9d0ba354f Homegrown Greenville Graduate Gives Back to Local Economy Lincoln Siebert ’17 is an example of what can happen when a small town and a small university work together to unlock the potential of the next generation. Tue, 29 May 2018 09:30:00 CDT e31909fa-a777-48b0-983f-a32cb107ab1e Valuable Summer Opportunities for G.U. Philosophy Students Two students majoring in philosophy within the Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry will embark on prestigious adventures this summer. Fri, 25 May 2018 08:15:00 CDT 94ca9b65-211f-49a6-941c-3eaa33333ed9 Faculty and Staff Attend “The Voices Conference” Earlier this month, Greenville University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion took a small group of faculty and staff to The Voices Conference in Philadelphia, presented by The Voices Project. Tue, 22 May 2018 09:30:00 CDT 02740d19-3efb-4dec-bf77-0e46223b700d Jeff Wilson Receives 2018 Outstanding Faculty Award At Commencement last Saturday, President Ivan Filby presented the W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award to a surprised Jeff Wilson, longtime professor of music and director of choral programs at Greenville U. Wed, 16 May 2018 08:45:00 CDT 9cdeb4c2-9f3e-4967-8d83-880f63224ec8 Graduating Seniors Goodnight and Steele Honored At last Saturday's Commencement, Greenville University celebrated excellence by awarding Laura Goodnight the newly established President’s Award for Character and Service, and Kellie Steele the President’s Citation. Wed, 16 May 2018 07:45:00 CDT 5b3653e5-0230-457e-825c-4b4f61e03fda Class of 2018 Makes History As First to Graduate From Greenville University The Class of 2018 made history May 12, when graduates in two services crossed the Commencement stage to receive congratulatory handshakes and diplomas. They are the first graduates to earn degrees from Greenville University, formerly Greenville College. Tue, 15 May 2018 09:00:00 CDT dab97674-fef6-456b-988e-2e80e743dd72 National Recognition Times Two for Senior Lindsay Burton The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has recognized senior Lindsay Burton as the recipient of its 2018 Heart of Courage Award. But that's not the only national recognition the future teacher has garnered . . . Mon, 07 May 2018 09:15:00 CDT d1f7d250-dd68-46ad-b519-a522e3502dd3 Student Takes Creative Route for Honors Thesis Mandy Pennington ’18 took the creative route with her honors thesis: a song and poetry cycle exploring various emotional states. Thu, 03 May 2018 14:00:00 CDT 88f58d9d-c746-4770-b1dd-c4e369b3f2cb Spanish Edition of Wayman's Ordaining Women Just Released Light and Life Publishing has just released La Ordenación De La Mujer, the Spanish edition of Ordaining Women: New Edition with an Introduction and Notes by Ben Wayman ’02. Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT a578dac2-04cb-484a-9e77-d168af28573f Forensics Conference Exceeds Expectations, Informs and Inspires Hard science, psychology, decades of professional experience and a generous helping of engaging stories contributed to a successful forensics conference on Greenville University’s campus last weekend. Over 200 persons attended the event. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:15:00 CDT ee747911-f2c9-434e-8410-514dab242bcd Greenville University First Lady Kathie Filby Prepares for Ordination Kathie Filby has spent her career at the intersection of academia and ministry. On April 20, she'll be ordained at the Gateway Conference Leadership Summit of the Free Methodist Church. Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:15:00 CDT 5f39ee0a-8bc3-4daf-a115-b069400bdc84 Local High School Choirs Join Greenville University Choir for “Gospel Mass” April 29 The Bond County High School Select Choir and the Highland High School Madrigal Singers join the Greenville University Choir and Chamber Singers for an April concert. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:45:00 CDT ac78727b-c787-46c3-b072-bc73a2166cf7 Vocalist Leslie Barnes Visits Campus Nationally renowned vocalist, Leslie Parker Barnes, will be visiting Greenville’s campus on April 25, 2018. Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:45:00 CDT 7722e520-48cd-403d-8651-342edcc740dd Teamwork and Experience Help Vanwey Land Coveted Internship With St. Louis Cardinals Sport Management major Jake Vanwey approaches each workday at Busch Stadium with a grateful heart. Learn how his resume rose to the top of the pile and the unique support he received in the process. Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:45:00 CDT f8c9c8ee-9039-4ed4-bf95-7b5b6b581ae5 Marketing and Ministry Team Up For A Win Greenville University encouraged Riley to pursue a well-rounded education. He came to his first youth ministry job with a set of skills most people don’t think to pair with ministry: business. Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:30:00 CDT c7ec0131-7138-406a-a180-b4524af15cd8 2018 Career and Internship Fair On Campus April 4 Whether you are a freshman seeking a summer internship, a senior networking in your field or a job-seeker in the Greenville community, don't miss Greenville University's career and internship fair. To date, more than 70 businesses have reserved space to set up shop and learn about you and your interests. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:30:00 CDT 94bc1376-609e-48b9-9761-d6c5eddb2294 Author and Scholar Victor Shepherd to Speak at Greenville University Greenville University is pleased to welcome world-renowned author and scholar Victor Shepherd to campus Monday, April 16, 2018. He will deliver an address during chapel at 9:30 a.m. in Whitlock Recital Hall and speak in a colloquium at 3:30 p.m. in Snyder Hall, Room 104. Both events are free and open to the public. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:00:00 CDT 36e1b17a-92ce-43d1-a82d-dbce23f3849c Justice Ministry Pilgrimage Course Offered in May Greenville University will offer a travel-based course, "Justice Ministry: The Gospel and the Politics of Race," featuring renowned Christian leader Lisa Sharon Harper. Students who have completed at least 90 college credits are eligible. The course begins in May. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:00:00 CDT 08daaf77-0f09-4c53-9d71-eb190c2c6862 Equipped for Seminary (and Life) at Greenville University The future is wide open for seminary student Maria Koppelberger ’14. But she credits her past—specifically lessons learned at Greenville University—for laying a successful foundation. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:30:00 CDT ae83ff0c-620a-4c2a-bc30-3e598dbc943c Greenville University Announces New Engineering Degree Program Greenville University is pleased to announce a new four-year degree program in engineering approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:30:00 CDT c976b795-dee8-4c05-b559-43c1bf899e76 High School Vocalists Experience Greenville University Via Choral Fest On February 8, Greenville University hosted its annual High School Choral Festival, which brings high school choir students to campus for choral performance, learning and competition. Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:30:00 CDT 50e25c39-da36-4f94-8d84-a420cc6e51a0 Greenville University Students to Exhibit at Art St. Louis Seniors Hannah Parkerson-Mayhall and Kyle Anderson are among select area artists to show their work March 2-29 at Varsity Art XXII. The annual invitational exhibition at Art Saint Louis showcases undergraduate and graduate talent. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:00:00 CST 492b48b8-86af-46bb-a3e7-b8fdc86c3cfa Alumna Cathy Burgos Wins Prestigious Award for Helping At-Risk Youth Cathy Burgos ’95 was one of 13 recipients presented last month with the prestigious In the Company of Women award in Miami. Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:30:00 CST 3ac4f295-b651-45f9-b2cf-064f131466de Standing Room Only for ILMEA Session Led By Fairbanks Big bands that fill football stadiums from end zone to end zone wow halftime crowds, but small bands can entertain in a big way too, thanks to great show design and encouragement from Greenville University's Will Fairbanks. Wed, 28 Feb 2018 07:15:00 CST 15d205d3-3f52-4ed8-90ad-56d578cbe564 How to Thrive, Not Just Survive the Seminary Scene How should a student prepare for graduate school? What makes the difference between surviving and thriving? Chris Albin '14 says students can proactively set the stage for success. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:15:00 CST 29311bfb-d595-44c1-918b-a69803afd9a7 Do It Yourself: Alumna Rice Leads Grassroots Campaign to Landslide Win Annie Rice '07 answers the call of voters and wins the St. Louis Board of Alderman’s 8th Ward seat by a landslide in a Feb. 13 special election. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:15:00 CST a1c799c1-7186-4ce9-87fd-488422b1448b Legacy of Greenville Alumnus "Father of Sport Psychology" Seen at Pyeongchang Olympics Whether they're skiing, skating or sledding, today's Olympians get their heads in the game thanks in part to Greenville University alumnus Coleman Griffith, a.k.a. the father of sport psychology. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:15:00 CST 9a3d1b43-ed53-44ce-9383-d301d75c18b6 Greenville University Well Water Testing The Greenville University Science Division is running a well-water water testing project. It will involve faculty and student researchers testing water samples for the presence of specific metals, microbes, and other drinking water contaminants. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:00:00 CST 47c8b118-166a-4b66-a2e8-09be72788759 The Tradition Continues: Duke Divinity School Awards Full Scholarship to Bastian School Grad Any financial award that reduces tuition is welcome, but one that covers the “full cost” of tuition can’t be beat. Greenville University graduate Keli (Totton ’16) Pennington will begin studies at Duke Divinity School in the fall on a "full ride" scholarship. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:45:00 CST 6257340d-daad-44b4-9e57-fd46dff753ab Navigating Seminary, Fueled By Blessing New beginnings can be rough, and new beginnings at graduate school and seminary are no different. But when recent G.U. graduate LaRyssa Herrington looks back on her first semester at Candler School of Theology, she sees a trail of blessings. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:15:00 CST ec6e0aa3-0894-4107-9408-5f9faee14587 Greenville University Announces Choir’s Spring 2018 Concert Season The Greenville University Choir will take a 10-day concert tour to the Midwestern United States with stops in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:45:00 CST d7ad3a37-c60d-4043-9e1e-0f51973dd57e Music, Mistakes and Mirth: Alumnus Reflects on More Than 40 Years With Lyric Opera Robert Prindle ’73 is one of the few classical singers to make a living in opera. The onetime physics major, who "never sang a note" before coming to Greenville, reflects on his long time career with the Chicago Lyric Opera and laughter along the way. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:30:00 CST a46a1f7b-961e-4768-9226-3176ca1ffaff Greenville University to Host Forensics Conference in April The first annual Greenville University Forensics Conference on Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, will increase awareness of the importance of forensic science in today's legal system. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 CST 6882e67c-af69-4091-b52d-4766931aadb9 Beware of the Blindspot: Popular Curriculum Features Wayman Article A tweak in perspective can unlock kingdom treasures says Ben Wayman in the spring issue of Illustrated Bible Life. Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:00:00 CST 64d86cf5-6789-4f08-9ac2-1f1ca997b430 Interterm in Israel Redefines "Classroom" Students made Israel their classroom during January, exploring geography, archeology and Biblical texts in Jerusalem, Galilee, Caesarea and other sites of Bible history. Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:30:00 CST ef9b2587-5ba9-4e5d-9ffc-82180a69cb73 President's Report and Year in Review Just Released From well-publicized celebrations like its 125th Convocation and dedication of Hogue Memorial Tower, to quiet achievements behind the scenes, the events that shaped 2017 attest to a productive year. Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:00:00 CST ce817909-9d21-4997-914d-df33ac166eb6 University Receives EDA Grant for Entrepreneurship Center Greenville University has received a grant from the EDA to renovate a three-story historic building that will foster economic development and business partnerships. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:00:00 CST 3ddeedae-3d76-4f72-9daf-122d49c385af Greenville University Welcomes Grammy-Award Winning Soprano Christine Brewer as Schoenhals Guest Artist – February 11-12 Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:15:00 CST 7a89ef56-bf8e-422c-8ac7-f75385c15a19 Healing Help: Alumna Finds Remedy for Pricey Medical Equipment $600 for a medical boot that is available online for $69.99? $115 for an ace bandage? The sticker price of hospital-ordered home medical supplies can be shocking, but thanks to a Greenville U. grad and her collaborators, now there's HELP! Thu, 04 Jan 2018 12:00:00 CST 7092160d-a8ba-4c2f-bdef-53c9c3860d0c