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NGU moves up in U.S. News & World Report rankings
SEP 12, 2022

NGU moves up in U.S. News & World Report rankings

North Greenville University moved into the top third of institutions in the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of "Best Regional Universities" in the South, the highest ranking it has held in the influential report.

In the 2022-23 rankings, released Monday,  NGU tied for 38th among 135 universities in the region which includes 12 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In the 2021-22 rankings, NGU was ranked No. 70 in the region.

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Tryon Film Festival offers free public filmmaking workshops
SEP 8, 2022

Tryon Film Festival offers free public filmmaking workshops

The Tryon International Film Festival is opening up its filmmaking workshops to the general public for free this year, Oct. 7-9.

During the three-day weekend in Tryon, there will be 12 workshops and discussion groups, covering topics from screenwriting to acting. You do not have to be a Film Fest ticket holder to attend the workshops and discussion groups.

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Historic Tigerville General Store renamed Wood's General Store
AUG 25, 2022

North Greenville University renamed the historic Tigerville General Store to Wood's General Store at a dedication ceremony. Left to right: Helen Wood, Willie Wood, Bobby Wood, and Laura Messer Wood.
 
 

A 168-year-old part of the Tigerville community was renamed, honoring its historic role in the Greenville County community which is home to North Greenville University’s main campus.

NGU’s remodeled campus store on the north edge of the campus is now Wood's General Store, celebrating the Wood family's ties to the building which became a community hub when it was built by Tigerville pioneer B.F. Neves in 1864.

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How to deal with back to school anxiety
AUG 5, 2022

Dr. Casey Berson, Child Psychiatrist, Prisma Healthcare
 

As kids head back to school, whether in person or at home, many families are feeling stressed because of the uncertainties caused by the pandemic. Child psychiatrist Dr. Casey Berson offered some advice on how to deal with back-to-school anxiety and stress.

“Kids are smarter than we give them credit for and they’re absolutely going to pick up on our own anxieties and our own reactions, so we have to be aware,” said Berson. “If you find that you’re a little bit more anxious, which is completely normal, maybe call your support person after the kids are in school.”

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Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley, crowned Miss South Carolina
JUN 25, 2022

Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2022.
 

Miss Hartsville, Jill Dudley, was crowned Miss South Carolina 2022 at Township Auditorium in Columbia, SC, on Saturday.

Dudley, 22, is.from Socastee and attends the University of South Carolina. For her talent she performed a vocal rendition to "Never Enough". She was also a talent preliminary winner. She will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete in the Miss

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Fowler, Greer International Ballet dancer, wins SC Teen preliminary
JUN 21, 2022

Tuesday Miss South Carolina preliminary winners: (right) Miss Inman, Maria Julianne Phillips, won Talent performing a vocal rendition of

By JIM FAIR

Four preliminary winners were announced after the first night of preliminary competition on Tuesday at Township Auditorium in Columbia.

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The Donnan/COBE Project. Stepping into a New Era
JUN 19, 2022

Renovation of NGU’s administration building will include a new “jewel box” entrance, creating a distinctive exterior at the pinnacle of the university’s hilltop campus in Tigerville.
 
 

North Greenville University (NGU) unveiled plans to transform a campus landmark and create a new home for its largest academic program with the announcement of The Donnan/College of Business & Entrepreneurship Project.

Construction on the project, which has been in the design phase since last fall when it was approved by the NGU Board of Trustees and is supported by a newly launched $8.5 million capital campaign, is scheduled to begin this fall. The project centerpiece is the renovation of historic Donnan Administration Building to house the College of Business and Entrepreneurship (COBE) and a new office suite for NGU’s senior administration.

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NGU cuts online tuition
JUN 2, 2022

North Greenville University is reducing online tuition costs from $450 to $395 per credit hour in all online bachelor's degree programs in the fall.
 

North Greenville University (NGU) is making it easier for adult learners to complete their degree, earn a second degree, or pursue skills needed for a new career path during these trying times.

Inflation is causing consumers to pull back spending on some items as they look to cut expenses.

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Congratulations to area North Greenville grads
MAY 29, 2022

Congratulations to area North Greenville grads

North Greenville University (NGU) celebrated the achievements of 325 graduates as they received their degrees during the university’s Spring Commencement on April 29 in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium on the Tigerville Campus.

During the evening ceremony, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., conferred 294 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 31 candidates for graduate degrees.

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NGU celebrates 325 grads during commencement
MAY 21, 2022

North Greenville University President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. conferred 294 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 31 graduate degrees.
 
 

North Greenville University (NGU) celebrated the achievements of 325 graduates as they received their degrees during the university’s Spring Commencement on April 29 in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium.

During the evening ceremony, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. conferred 294 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 31 graduate degrees.

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Greer missing student, 14, found, reported safe
MAY 18, 2022

Police said that Jasmine Munoz was reported missing on Wednesday. 
 

Update: Greer police said the missing teen reported on Wednesday, has been located and is safe.

Wednesday, May 18

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Howard named Byrnes Athletic Director
APR 27, 2022

Russ Howard has been named Byrnes High School Athletic Director.
 

Spartanburg District Five Schools announced Tuesday that Dr. Russell Howard has been selected as the new Athletic Director for James F. Byrnes High School.  The announcement comes following unanimous approval by the District Five Board of Trustees.

Howard has served Byrnes High School for 26 years, first arriving at the school as a teacher and coach in 1993.  He left briefly in 2006, to get his first experience as an Athletic Director at Greenville High School, where he served from 2006-2008. 

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Spring Break Magic Camp coming to Greer
MAR 8, 2022

Spring Break Magic Camp coming to Greer

The Spring Break Magic Camp returns to Greer during March 21-25 from 9 a.m. - noon at the Center for the Arts.

Each camp session is limited to 20 participants with curriculum for 7-13 year olds.

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FBI Columbia accepting Teen Academy applications
MAR 8, 2022

FBI Columbia accepting Teen Academy applications

The FBI Columbia field office announced that applications for the annual Teen Academy are now available online.

This year’s course will be held July 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the FBI Columbia headquarters, located at 151 Westpark Blvd., Columbia.

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Look who just turned 7!
MAR 2, 2022

Ireland Noelle Davis celebrated her seventh birthday Wednesday.
 
 

Look who just turned 7!

Ireland Noelle Davis celebrated her seventh birthday Wednesday.

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Brothers named dean for academic school at GTC
JAN 4, 2022

William Brothers has been selected as the new dean for the School of Education and Professional Studies at Greenville  Technical College.
 

William Brothers has been selected as the new dean for the School of Education and Professional Studies at Greenville  Technical College. He will be responsible for oversight of an academic school that encompasses programs in cosmetology, criminal justice, early care and education, human services, and paralegal along with the college’s Culinary Institute of the Carolinas.

Brothers has more than a decade of teaching and administrative experience, Brothers has most recently served as vice president for financial and administrative services and interim director of facilities and operations at Southwestern Community College in Sylva, N.C. In this capacity, he has overseen the financial, human resources, and infrastructure operations of the college.

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Riverside student charged with possession of weapon
OCT 7, 2021

Riverside student charged with possession of weapon

A Riverside High School student has been charged with possession of weapon on school grounds.

A school resource officer (SRO) at Riverside High School received information 9:10 a.m. Thursday that a student may have been in possession of a handgun. The SRO along with school staff located the 14 year-old student who stated he had placed the handgun in another student's book bag, according to Lt. Patrick Fortenberry of the Greer Police Department.

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Turner crowned NGU Homecoming queen
OCT 7, 2021

North Greenville University (NGU) early childhood education major Hannah Turner from Pickens was crowned homecoming queen.
 

North Greenville University (NGU) early childhood education major Hannah Turner from Pickens was crowned homecoming queen in Younts Stadium during halftime of the North Greenville and Mississippi College football game on Saturday, Oct. 2.  

Turner represented the Chinquapin Houses and was escorted by her grandfather Wayne Turner.

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NGU launches new website
AUG 10, 2021

North Greenville University launched a new website to improve functionality and enhance visual content.
 

North Greenville University (NGU) has launched a new revamped website with a more clean and uncluttered design, improved functionality, and enhanced visual content focused on the university’s location, Christian heritage, educational delivery methods, and other opportunities.

“This new website is the culmination of many months and long hours of work from our team,” said Vice President for Enrollment & Marketing/Communications Michael White. “We are thrilled with the results and are confident that it is a more engaging and comprehensive presentation of the mission and presence of North Greenville University. Websites play an increasingly important role in helping people discover, build preference, and ultimately choose an institution. The redesign opens exciting possibilities to share our story in captivating ways.”

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Greer Police holds 'Stuff A Cruiser' school supplies Saturday
AUG 7, 2021

The Greer Police Department is holding its annual “Stuff a Cruiser” on Saturday, Aug. 7, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Greer Walmart Supercenter at 14055 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.  Children can use school supplies for the coming year.

Here is a list of suggested donations: Pencils

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