OCTOBER 2018 - VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3
NGU PARENT E-NEWSLETTER
VERSE OF THE MONTH
PARENTS IN PRAYER
NGU places a strong emphasis on the spiritual formation of students. All areas of the university share the responsibility of helping shape the Christian faith of each student. Please join us this month in praying for ongoing spiritual formation among our students.
 
• Pray for the chapel services held every Monday and Wednesday at 10:00am. The chapel services are structured around particular topics that assist in the process of spiritual formation. Ask that God would empower each chapel speaker to effectively communicate God’s truth.

• Pray that faculty members would continue to utilize their specific disciplines to help shape the faith of students. Pray for Gospel-centered conversations between professors and students that will form their minds and hearts.

• Pray for the staff members of the Student Life area. Ask that God would continue to use them to help form the spiritual lives of students through all their areas of responsibility. A few of their responsibilities include student activities, student housing, student conduct and career development.

• Pray for NGU Athletics as they lead our student athletes. Thank God for administrators, staff, and coaches that prioritize spiritual growth among their players.
Renowned Music Conductor And Lieutenant Colonel to Conduct Concert Band
In October, John Clanton will visit North Greenville University to share his skills as a renowned conductor, music director, and pianist. He will visit students in the Cline School of Music and direct the concert band.
Family Weekend Ends With Victory
Family Weekend 2018 was delayed two weeks by Hurricane Florence, but families who were able to attend the alternate dates, had a blast! Over 80 families attended the outdoor movie, information sessions, excursions, and athletic events that comprised the special weekend.
Life Answers Team Benefits From Beam, McFarland Book
NGU’s Life Answers Team, a traveling student group trained in apologetics, will now have extra funds to cover travel expenses thanks to a grant from the South Carolina Christian Foundation and the generosity of two NGU administrators.  Read More
NGU Ranked Among Best Regional Colleges by U.S. News & World Report
In a recent U.S. News & World Report 2019 college ranking list, North Greenville University has placed 78th among 148 of the top Regional Universities in the South. NGU is one of only 13 universities in South Carolina included in the ranking.
Final Week to See 'Antigone'
Final week for drama enthusiasts to experience Sophokles’ 'Antigone' in a way they may not expect. In this play, award-winning poet Anne Carson creates what The Guardian calls an “impressively powerful” adaptation of a classical Greek tragedy. Read More
Come Home To NGU
The entire NGU Family is invited to Homecoming 2018 planned for October 11-13. The weekend will begin with an Alumni Connect event on Thursday evening and conclude with all the festivities surrounding our football game against the Shorter University Hawks on Saturday.
Student’s Work Published by Baptist Press
When North Greenville student Abi Waters (expected ’20) traveled to Brazil on a mission trip this past summer, she found that “the trip was an experience that I will treasure forever.” She decided to share details of her experience on her blog site.
Adult and Online Program Ranks Among SC Best
BestColleges.com has finalized their ratings for 2018. The CAPS Program, now referred to as Adult and Online Program, has been rated the third best among the best online colleges in South Carolina. Read More
Committee Plans New Signage to Freshen up Campus
When students and faculty returned to NGU for the Fall 2018 semester, they were greeted with new, custom-designed signage at the school's entrances. This signage, located at the three main entrances, is the beginning of a rebranding campaign that will transform the campus. Read More
NGU Partners to Offer Interview Skills For Veterans Seminar
NGU's Leadership and Professional Development Department will offer a half-day workshop on interview skills for veterans on October 30 at the Tim Brashier Campus in Greer. 
NGU to Offer Workshop for Women Reentering Workforce
NGU’s Leadership and Professional Development Department is set to offer a round table workshop titled “Own Your Gap,” designed for women reentering or planning to exit the workforce. 
How Did We Do?
This Check-in Survey gives you the opportunity to share your valuable feedback with us to let us know how we can improve the check-in process for future families. This information (which you have the option to submit anonymously) will be shared with various groups on campus, as we strive to improve our service to you and be a place where Christ makes the difference.
Meet Justin Pitts
We invite you to get to know Justin Pitts, Tim Brashier Campus director/director of adult and graduate admissions.
Join the Crusader Club Today!
Become a member or renew your annual Crusader Club membership. As a member, you will receive the satisfaction of knowing that you are providing life-changing scholarships for our deserving student-athletes and helping our athletic teams excel on and off the playing fields. Join Today!
Preparing For Business Sucession
NGU’s Leadership and Professional Development Department will offer a seminar for business owners who are at or near retirement to develop a good succession plan for continued prosperity for both the company and the owner. This seminar will focus on the factors to consider and practical steps to planning your business succession.
Register for Graduate And Online Classes Today!
Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2 term for North Greenville University’s T. Walter Brashier Graduate School and NGU Online Programs. Adult and graduate courses begin Monday, Oct. 15 and run through Sunday, Dec. 9.
Support Student Scholarships
Many students in our NGU community are in need of financial support throughout the year. The Marion Moorhead Golf Tournament played on the Friday of Homecoming weekend exists to provide scholarships for these students. If you would like to be involved in supporting this initiative, come join us for a beautiful fall day on the green. This year's event will take place at Cherokee Valley Golf & Country Club on Friday, October 12, 2018. Tee time is 10 a.m. 
Thinking About Going Back To School?
Whether you'd like to finish your bachelor's or begin your master's, NGU's adult programs at the Tim Brashier Campus at Greer provide an authentic Christian context for lifelong learners just like you. Learn 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 place your order now. Order Now
PrintHub
The NGU PrintHub is a full-service print shop conveniently located on campus on the lower level of the historic School of Theatre. The PrintHub is known for its personal service and professional touch and is open to the public. They are 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 2018 Dates
  • Homecoming - Oct. 12-13
  • Fall 2 Classes Begin - Grad & Online - Oct. 15
  • Fall Break - Oct. 18-19
  • Interview Skills For Veterans Seminar - Oct. 30
  • Business Succession Seminar - Nov.1
  • Own Your Gap Seminar - Nov. 8
  • Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 21-23
  • Fall Exams - Dec. 3-6
  • Fall Commencement - Dec. 8
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