JANUARY 2018 - VOLUME 1, ISSUE 6
NGU PARENT E-NEWSLETTER
VERSE OF THE MONTH
PARENTS IN PRAYER
The monthly prayer focus for January is "Calling."

Pray for a vision for your child so that you can help him/her obey God's call.

Pray for motivation to follow God’s plan and the fuel needed to pursue His passion. Pray for obedience because the result is growth.
Miss NGU To Be Crowned
On Friday, January 12, twelve young ladies will compete for the title of Miss North Greenville University 2018.
Governor Tells Graduates to 'Never Give Up'
North Greenville University celebrated fall graduation on a snowy Saturday morning, Dec. 9, in Turner Chapel. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster addressed the over 200 undergraduates, graduates ,and doctoral candidates. Read More
PA Medicine Holds Inaugural White Coat Ceremony
For North Greenville University PA Medicine students, the opportunity to celebrate their work in one of the most demanding and rewarding of professions, took place on Friday, December 8.
Student Pops The Question at Skating on the Square
NGU Student Stetson Davis pretended to fall on the ice, and when his girlfriend, Caroline Waddell went to help him, he got on one knee, pulled out a rin, nad popped the question. Read More
It's FAFSA Time!
October was the month for parents and students to begin the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine eligibility for financial aid for 2018-2019. To view a complete listing of merit and need-based aid, visit our financial aid web page . Completion of the FAFSA will enter student names into a weekly drawing for NGU swag. Click here to complete the FAFSA for Fall 2018.
Meet Vlad Sabou
We invite you to get to know Vlad Sabou, Director of First Year Experience and Retention. He manages our campus security team to keep our campus safe. Meet Vlad Sabou
Alumna Revives Cheer Team at Alma Mater
Lindsey Chambers Esposito ('10) is back at her alma mater, and she has Woodmont High's cheer team back where it hasn't been since 2009. Read More
Save the Date!
Mark your calendar for our third annual Faith at Work Business Symposium scheduled for Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Turner Chapel. This free event is open to all students, faculty, alumni, and business community. The Symposium is comprised of a series of lectures by three Christian business professionals. Read More
Pastor Donates Extensive Book Collection to NGU
Retired pastor donated his book collection because of his belief in the school's mission. Read More
Ministry For The Marathon
All graduate Christian ministry alumni are invited to this networking event and to enjoy "Pastries with the President."
NGU Adult and Graduate Studies and GSHRM Host 'Hiring Heroes' Lunch & Learn
Dr. Ed Sherbert will present a seminar on strategies for creating veteran-friendly organizations. Read More
Life Changing Holy Land Tour
Join other Christians on an educational and inspiring 11-day Holy Land Israel Tour to experience the land of the Bible May 1-11, 2018. Make your dream come true. It’s now easier than ever with affordable special group rates and an experienced travel guide that will be taking his eleventh trip.
 
Dr. Pete Wilbanks, professor of Christian studies, will lead a group of students in his World of the Bible class departing Charlotte on May 1, 2018. The trip is for students and anyone who would like to take this adventure of a lifetime with the North Greenville Family.
 
For more information, view the trip brochure or contact Dr. Pete Wilbanks at 864.977.7069, or pete.wilbanks@ngu.
PA Medicine Collecting Supplies For Student-Led Mission Trips
The supplies collected will help stock two NGU PA Medicine student-led mission trips in April and August of 2018.
NGU Sponsoring 'World of Jan Brett' Exhibit at Upcountry History Museum
Exhibit will explore artwork of beloved children's author and illustrator Jan Brett. She will be making an appearance at the museum on November 30 for a drawing demonstration and book signing.
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 Spring 2018 Dates
  • Spring Check-In: New Students - January 8
  • Spring Check-In: Continuing Students - January 8-9
  • MLK Holiday - January 15
  • Spring Break - March 5-9
  • Fall 2018 Pre-Scheduling Begins - March 21
  • Good Friday Holiday - March 30
  • 125th Anniversary Celebration - April 2-13
  • Exam Preparation Day - April 21
  • Exams Begin - April 23
  • Commencement - April 28
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