FEBRUARY 2018 - VOLUME 1, ISSUE 7
NGU PARENT E-NEWSLETTER
VERSE OF THE MONTH
PARENTS IN PRAYER

The monthly prayer focus for February is "Light."

Pray that your students see and follow the path that God lights for them.

Pray that your student allows God to enlighten their minds with truth.
125th Story:
The Mural: Design and Meaning
Since 1955, thousands of students and visitors have walked in front of the Donnan Administration Buidling and glanced at the "thing" on the wall without really studying its meaning. Read More
Pearson Crowned Miss NGU
Valerie Bostick, Miss North Greenville University 2017, passed her crown to Hannah Pearson from Simpsonville, SC, at the 63rd annual Miss NGU Pageant on Friday, January 12 in Turner Chapel.
NGU Enjoys Snow Days
The winter storm that brought frigid temperatures accompanied by snow and ice, gave our students a couple of days break from classes and a glimpse of their campus as a Winter Wonderland. View our Snow Day Facebook album. All photos were submitted by students.
NGU #2 Best Online College in SC
TheBestColleges.org strives to connect prospective students with the best online degree programs available. This year, they reviewed all accredited online colleges in South Carolina to select nine that offer rewarding degree paths for students seeking a flexible learning environment. NGU stood out as second best in the state with outstanding online degree programs. Read More
Alumna Makes History
Running for office was an item on Brandy Amidon's ('02) bucket list. Making history was not.

The 35-year-old wife and mother enters her ninth year of serving on the Travelers Rest City Council. This year, however will be her first as the city's first female mayor. 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 Stuart Floyd ('16)
We invite you to get to know Stuart Floyd, Director of Career Planning. Stuart connects students to resources, people, and opportunities to aid in their career development. Meet Stuart Floyd
Student Stress Discussion Group
Put stress in it's place and finish the school year strong! Students are invited to join a discussion group as it takes a closer look at stress and anxiety. The group will identify personal causes of stress and anxiety, learn practical tools to help minimize stress and anxiety and its effects, and lean what Scripture teaches about anxiety and how to manage it. Group meetings take place every Tuesday from Jan. 23 - Feb. 27 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm in the Student Center Conference Room. Register
Get Your Tickets Today!
This popular Disney musical will transport you from "the provincial town" to see Belle's adventure to a strange, but intriguing castle, where she meets a cursed Beast. But even in his Brusque behavior "perhaps there's something there that wasn't there before..." "Be our guest" to a fantastic evening of magic and music! Show runs April 5-7 and 12-14, 2018. Tickets
Register Today!
Register today 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
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.
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 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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