OCTOBER 2017 - VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3
NGU PARENT E-NEWSLETTER
VERSE OF THE MONTH
PARENTS IN PRAYER
The monthly prayer focus for October is “commitment.”

Pray for a commitment to God, to family, to each class, to a job, to their college goal, to friends, and to service.

Pray for the knowledge that accountability starts with God and that the commitment to Him demands faithfulness.

Pray for spiritual growth.
Meet Pam Farmer: Registrar
We invite you to get to know Pam Farmer, our registrar. Her office handles transcript requests, class scheduling, and student success just to name a few.
125-Year Celebration Begins with Founders Day Chapel
"This is the day we celebrate the vision that happened here in the Dark Corner of South Carolina," said NGU President Dr. Gene Fant Jr.
Mass Communication Students Receive National Award
NGU College of Mass Communication students were awarded a national award of excellence at the Broadcasters Education Association’s (BEA) Super-Regional Conference held Sept. 21-23 in Pittsburgh, PA.  Read More
New 2018 Study Abroad Experience in Spain
Climbing a volcano, snorkeling along the second longest barrier reef in the world, exploring Mayan ruins, and getting to know wonderful people in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador were part of the life of six NGU students and one instructor this summer. Students took classes for credit, while others spent time learning Spanish, and involved themselves in the community over the course of the five-week study abroad experience. Read More
Fall Break: October 16-17
The Office of Student Life would like to inform parents that students can stay on campus on the Friday night, October 13, of fall break due to the noon football game on Saturday. Meals will be provided in the dining hall Friday night and Saturday morning. The first meal after fall break is dinner on Tuesday, October 17.
Join us for Homecoming 2017
Homecoming weekend is November 3-4. It is a time that we invite our entire North Greenville Family, which includes parents, to campus to enjoy some great food, fellowship, and a football game. For more information and to register.
WSPA Anchor Featured Speaker for Alumnae Luncheon
WSPA's Tom Crabtree will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Homecoming Alumnae Luncheon on Friday, November 3. With 40 years in broadcasting, native Carolinian Tom Crabtree is one of the best known and most experienced television news anchors in the Carolinas. He co-anchors the 6, 7 and 11:00 p.m. weeknight newscasts on WSPA-TV 7News. Mark your calendar and register to attend.
Greer Campus to Host Free HR Lunch & Learn Seminar
NGU’s Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions is pleased to host a free Human Resources Lunch and Learn seminar to be held on Wednesday, October 4 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Greer Campus located at 405 Lancaster Avenue. Dr. Ed Sherbert, professor of NGU’s Graduate School of Business, will present his seminar titled “Increasing Global and Cultural Effectiveness.” This engaging presentation is open to HR managers, local business owners and administrators, as well as students and alumni.
Final Week: Tickets Available
"The Importance of Being Earnest" runs through this week, Oct. 5-7. A few tickets remain, so purchase your tickets online today or contact Marnie Daniel at 864.663.0169, marnie.daniel@ngu.edu. Read More
Freshman Birthday Cakes
NGU's Auxilio would like to make your freshman's first birthday away from home memorable. If you aren't able to be with your student on their special day, let Auxilio help. Auxilio representatives will be available at Orientation to take your order, or you can go ahead and place your order now. Order Now
PrintHub
The NGU PrintHub, formerly known as the Media Center, is a full-service print shop conveniently located on campus on the lower level of historic School of Theatre. The Center is known for its personal service and professional touch. The Media Center is highly experienced and equipped to accommodate a complete scope of design, copying, printing, and bindery needs. Browse the menu items and feel free to contact us. Services
Important Fall 2017 Dates
  • Fall Break: October 16-17
  • Homecoming: November 3-4
  • Men’s and Women’s Conference: November 6-8
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 22-26
  • Exam Preparation Day: December 2
  • Final Exams: December 4-6
  • Christmas Break Begins: December 7
  • Fall Commencement: December 9
  • Spring Check-In: January 8-9 
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