Greenville College - Featured News http://www.greenville.edu/ News Survival of the Fastest: Newcomer Mao Helps Students Keep Up With Biology’s Rapid Strides http://www.greenville.edu/news/survival-of-the-fastest As the field of biology undergoes rapid change, Biology Instructor Lindsey Mao determines to keep G.U. students ahead of the game. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:15:00 CDT 7a614f86-286c-4d83-ab32-13071d279750 Undergraduate Research: A High-Impact Learning Experience For G.U. Princeton-Bound Chappel http://www.greenville.edu/news/undergraduate-research-a-high-impact-learning-experience-for-g-u-princeton-bound-chappel How do you top publishing research in a Stanford U. journal and presenting at Harvard? By interning at Princeton of course! Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:00:00 CDT ba0a4eb5-0576-4e43-b2ae-6816eef9814d Greenville University Choir to Tour Mexico in May 2019 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-university-choir-to-tour-mexico-in-may-2019 The Greenville University Choir will perform a series of concerts in Mexico beginning May 12. The program includes selections from Latin America, Africa, Europe and North America. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:00:00 CDT b6b692e1-c37c-403d-a98b-202ba94be55d Briner School Undergraduate Estes Publishes Case Study on Public Relations and Social Responsibility http://www.greenville.edu/news/briner-school-undergraduate-estes-publishes-case-study-on-public-relations-and-social-responsibility Retail giants Target and Kroger, gun control advocates and consumers play key roles in this class assignment turned published case study. Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:00:00 CDT 5a9d1cd9-5766-45eb-9edc-f4a600f5a4dc Benefits Of Undergraduate Research Reach Far Beyond Campus http://www.greenville.edu/news/benefits-of-undergraduate-research-reach-far-beyond-campus Can student research really impact science? The answer bodes well for student researchers preparing for G.U.’s 2019 Summer Research Experience. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:45:00 CDT c22313da-1968-444b-899c-500ef006c47b More Students Drawn to Social Work and Criminal Justice http://www.greenville.edu/news/more-students-drawn-to-social-work-and-criminal-justice The departments of social work and criminal justice at Greenville University have realized significant growth in the past two years, with enrollment increasing in strides. Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:00:00 CDT 45389166-d53e-42f5-9124-6e7c09353d65 Bastian School Professors to Speak At St. Louis Conference on Unity http://www.greenville.edu/news/bastian-school-professors-to-speak-at-st-louis-conference-on-unity Greenville University's Ben Wayman and David Hawkins are among the featured speakers at One Future STL, April 1. Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:45:00 CDT c7518263-1b3a-4820-98b8-250928394a32 Wilderness Ministry Advocate and Author to Speak at Greenville University http://www.greenville.edu/news/wilderness-ministry-advocate-and-author-to-speak-at-greenville-university Ashley Denton, director of the Wilderness Ministry Institute is sure to inspire as he shares his passion for the wilderness experience. The sessions are free and open to the public. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:30:00 CDT 2fab15a8-e4cf-41bd-b877-a1d7ca72b413 God Had Bigger Plans: Ish Smith and the Journey to Olympic Baseball http://www.greenville.edu/news/god-had-bigger-plans-ish-smith-and-the-journey-to-olympic-baseball On July 31, 1984, Robert “Ish” Smith ’57 stepped out of his office in Dodger Stadium and walked up the ramp to a thrilling sight: 44 thousand spectators filled the stadium, eagerly awaiting the first pitch of the Summer Olympics baseball tournament. Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:00:00 CDT 76811c87-0d66-4644-bed1-a0bbb76b6f24 G.U. Alumna to Assume Leadership at Greenville Hospital http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-alumna-to-assume-leadership-at-greenville-hospital HSHS recently announced that Kelly Sager will head the HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Sager has a long history of leadership in the HSHS Southern Illinois Division. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 14:00:00 CST d2f25397-0607-4896-8e5b-51cc8ce30177 Factory Theatre Managing Director Envisions Lively Future For G.U. Theater http://www.greenville.edu/news/factory-theatre-managing-director-envisions-lively-future-for-g-u-theater For Alex Freeman, G.U.’s new managing director of the Factory Theatre, the stage is all about community. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 CST 50435502-2479-4540-abb6-46651a98f1ac Ministering to the Nighthawks: Talking Pastoral Care With Victor Shepherd http://www.greenville.edu/news/ministering-to-the-nighthawks-talking-pastoral-care-with-victor-shepherd In a world where people struggle communicating "heart to heart," the pastor's role is supremely valuable . . . but not easy. Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:00:00 CST 2cbf9672-3189-4ff3-b1e5-db4458c90374 Portrait of Persistence: Determined Alumna Graduates at Age 88 http://www.greenville.edu/news/portrait-of-persistence-determined-alumna-graduates-at-age-88 Don’t be fooled by Katherine Nally’s gentle grandmotherly demeanor and cautious walk with a cane. Her iron will and perseverance pack a powerful punch. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:00:00 CST d2daeb60-7e71-4d74-976f-28fb0b5cb6fb Sorensen, VP of Mercy, To Speak At G.U. Commencement http://www.greenville.edu/news/sorensen-vp-of-mercy-to-speak-at-g-u-commencement Greenville University will welcome Donn Sorensen, executive vice president of operations with Mercy health system, to speak at the University’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies on May 11. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:30:00 CST 173b90eb-748c-4a92-a0d5-fcafecd92712 G.U. Choir Announces Spring Itinerary http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-choir-announces-spring-itinerary The Greenville University Choir has announced spring concert dates for its 92nd season. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:45:00 CST c3023865-ed9c-4fe0-be0b-4211dc3df7f0 The Passing of Orley Herron, Past G.U. President http://www.greenville.edu/news/the-passing-of-orley-herron-past-g-u-president Dr. Orley R. Herron Jr., seventh president of Greenville University, left an indelible mark on the institution. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 CST 3ac189c5-9de4-47ab-80fc-dda19f546d33 G.U. Forensics Conference Returns In April Following 2018 Success http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-forensics-conference-returns-in-april-following-2018-success Greenville University will once again host the G.U. Forensics Conference, April 5-6, 2019, featuring presentations on timely topics in forensic science and criminal justice. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:15:00 CST 616c0da4-e17c-466e-8fe8-cc53c450ff62 Traveling Ultra Light: Unique Retirement Brings Service-Minded Pair To G.U.’S Campus http://www.greenville.edu/news/traveling-ultra-light-unique-retirement-brings-service-minded-pair-to-g-u-s-campus Bold choices and a commitment to service opened the door to adventure for Jerry ’70 and Nancy Malone. Draw inspiration from their tale to fuel an adventure of your own. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:00:00 CST 11c70cbd-3625-49d0-8d80-d221c41e201e From Green to Great: Four Years of Men’s Volleyball at G.U. http://www.greenville.edu/news/from-green-to-great-four-years-of-men-s-volleyball-at-g-u The 2018-2019 school year marks the end of an era as five special G.U. men’s volleyball players prepare to pass the torch to the next generation. Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 CST 2bbf27e4-91b8-4292-b1d0-b47d6df6c433 G.U.'S Laughlin Awarded Grant For Research On Lethal Force Used By Law Enforcement http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-s-laughlin-awarded-grant-for-research-on-lethal-force-used-by-law-enforcement The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy has awarded Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Michael Laughlin $9,000 to support his research on racial disparity in police killings. Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:15:00 CST 670fe602-964a-4463-a10b-c44e5fb7cb95 G.U. Offers Scholarships for Competitive Esports http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-offers-scholarships-for-competitive-esports Greenville University recently announced the availability of scholarships for qualifying students who participate in its competitive online gaming teams or game streaming corps. Tue, 05 Feb 2019 09:45:00 CST b8ee1bb4-bb61-4709-a51c-145bb290c970 Doubly Blessed: G.U. Benefits from Professor’s Dual Talents http://www.greenville.edu/news/doubly-blessed-g-u-benefits-from-professor-s-dual-talents G.U.'s Assistant Professor of English Courtney Bailey-Parker landed center stage in a recent St. Louis Post-Dispatch article because of her dual and complementary talents: interpreting literature and acting onstage. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:45:00 CST 4870bce6-7af8-45b9-a45c-296fb04e2938 Good Vibes For Young Entrepreneur: Haircuts, Music and Realizing Dreams http://www.greenville.edu/news/good-vibes-for-young-entrepreneur-haircuts-music-and-realizing-dreams If hashtags summed up 2018 for Jamal Daniels ’17, three would suffice: #beyondblessed, #vibesbarberstudio and #dreamcometrue. Daniels owns and operates Vibes Barber Studio, new this fall to Greenville, Illinois. Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 CST 64c6fa2b-2337-4ae9-b277-666db8b5a150 G.U. Students Embrace Expanded Learning About Stereotypes http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-students-embrace-expanded-learning-about-stereotypes Students attending the annual Richey Lecture in Social Psychology at St. Louis University came away enriched, enthused and eager to share with peers how to make the most of time spent at an academic conference. Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:00:00 CST e4e01de7-cefc-4c8f-88ee-7fc730b0f79e Intern With Postal Inspection Service Offers Tips For A “First Class” Intern Experience http://www.greenville.edu/news/intern-with-postal-inspection-service-offers-tips-for-a-first-class-intern-experience Recent grad Sam Barnhart's double major in psychology and criminal justice set the stage for experiential learning with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:45:00 CST b73f74cb-9aa6-4a28-b730-2bc8fc79bb1d Former Softballer Hug Fields New Challenges as Foster Mom http://www.greenville.edu/news/former-softballer-hug-fields-new-challenges-as-foster-mom "Predictably unpredictable" describes recent grad Emi Hug's work caring for young victims of domestic violence. Her training in psychology and experiences as a Lady Panther help her field challenges daily. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:30:00 CST b5c2e6ef-4537-4d8f-bb17-a7f9732ed376 G.U. Coach Brian Patton to join NCCAA Hall of Fame on May 30 http://www.greenville.edu/news/g-u-coach-brian-patton-to-join-nccaa-hall-of-fame-on-may-30 Greenville University head men's and women's cross country and track and field coach Brian Patton will be inducted into the NCCAA Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2019. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:30:00 CST 3fd8e8bc-33d8-4d5b-8496-5d537d5d24f3 Publications Feature Navas' Account of 2017 Earthquake http://www.greenville.edu/news/publications-feature-navas-account-of-2017-earthquake Mauricio and Faith Marie Navas' account of the devastating earthquake that hit Mexico City in 2017 has appeared in multiple publications. "It took us many months to revisit the experience as a family," says Mauricio, who participated in the rescue effort and praises the overwhelming volunteer effort by youth. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:00:00 CST 50115f1a-8595-4496-bdcb-e825e5dbb14c Harvard U. Invites G.U. Bio-Chem Major Jessie Chappel To Present http://www.greenville.edu/news/harvard-u-invites-g-u-bio-chem-major-jessie-chappel-to-present Research flowing out of G.U.'s Department of Biology continues to draw interest from the scientific community, this time for junior Jessie Chappel. She is among an elite group of student researchers invited to present in January. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:15:00 CST ff8e70b7-fefc-487a-8f37-75b91f82c173 Professor and Author Terrell Carter Will Join G.U. As Chief Diversity Officer http://www.greenville.edu/news/professor-and-author-terrell-carter Pastor, professor, artist and community leader Terrell Carter brings a wealth of experience to the role of chief diversity officer at Greenville University. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:30:00 CST 2a332b49-d83c-4512-ab4e-93e3d77992e5 Illustrated Bible Life Features Wayman Article on Luke's Account of the Holy Spirit http://www.greenville.edu/news/illustrated-bible-life-features-wayman-article-on-luke-s-account-of-the-holy-spirit Imagining the Holy Spirit as the main character in the Acts of the Apostles, helps us appreciate the story's powerful plot. A new article by Ben Wayman sheds light on "God the Holy Spirit" as the source of everything the church needs to thrive. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:00:00 CST 852c3808-7df5-441f-915a-7a70161fbed4 Christiane Zeller '17 Honored for Teaching Excellence http://www.greenville.edu/news/christiane-zeller-17-honored-for-teaching-excellence G.U.'s School of Education has added another awardee for excellence in teaching to its alumni ranks. Congratulations go to recent graduate, elementary teacher Christiane Zeller '17. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:00:00 CST d5d6a129-5c21-4a22-b60c-a0567dbf0ca7 First, Greatest, Best: Talking Ag-Business With Samantha Cooley http://www.greenville.edu/news/first-greatest-best-talking-ag-business-with-samantha-cooley The USDA reports that the U.S. is in the middle of a five-year hiring boom for college grads interested in agribusiness. Nearly half of the opportunities occur in business management. G.U.'s first agribusiness graduate talks about her college to career transition. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:15:00 CST 55c2ad24-b63d-45a4-844a-6f1daddf75d6 ISBE Approves Redesign of G.U.'s Middle Grades Teacher Education Program http://www.greenville.edu/news/isbe-approves-redesign-of-g-u-s-middle-grades-teacher-education-program The School of Education at Greenville University is pleased to announce state approval of a redesigned program that prepares teachers for middle grades education. Approval comes at a time when teacher shortages hamper school districts throughout Illinois. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:00:00 CST def063b6-075c-42d2-a05c-e37807eb9987 Meals For a Million: G.U. Alumnus Spearheads Mighty Volunteer Effort http://www.greenville.edu/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/44-lessons-from-a-loser-sonya-jones 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/dec-2-performance-marks-greenville-choral-unions-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 kelli.pryor@greenville.edu 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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. http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/ministry-interns-learning-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/greenville-university-honors-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/want-management-experience-check-out-student-government 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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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” http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/jeff-wilson-to-present-at-conference-of-supreme-parise-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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/from-student-to-in-demand-employee-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” http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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” http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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 http://www.greenville.edu/news/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