Upward Sports supports NGU sports ministry

North Greenville University recently received a second $25,000 gift from Spartanburg-based Upward Sports, which will be used for scholarships and administrative costs in training and educating students in its sport ministry degree program. Upward Sports’ first gift to the program was in August 2013. Gregg Wisecarver, vice president of Upward University; Cheney Robinson, leadership development associate; and […]

NGU ranked top Christian college with lowest debt burden

Leading Christian higher-education resource Christian Universities Online has published a ranking of the top 50 U.S. Christian colleges and universities with the lowest debt burden. North Greenville University ranked fourth on the national list and the top school in South Carolina. This list attempts to present a ranking of Christian colleges and universities whose class […]

NGU welcomes 21st consecutive record enrollment

For the 21st consecutive year, North Greenville University welcomed the largest number of students in school history. A total of 2,603 undergraduate, graduate, and online students began classes this fall, an increase of 136 over last year. The total enrollment included a record 769 new students — 14.78 percent more than last fall. In addition, NGU welcomed 117 […]

NGU opens Tim Brashier Center

North Greenville University now has a presence in the City of Greenville thanks to a commercial real estate gift from a local Upstate couple, Dr. T. Walter and Christine Brashier. On Oct. 9, the school held a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the new Tim Brashier Center. Brashier family and friends along with city, […]

North Greenville University dedicates new tennis complex

North Greenville University takes another giant step in completing its athletics master plan in 2014. On Friday, September 19, the school held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the Vance Tennis Complex. Although the funds raised for this facility came from multiple donors, the lead naming gift came from the family of Vance and Theda […]

NGU student missionaries headed across globe this summer

Mission teams from North Greenville University will serve in more than 22 countries and seven states this summer. The school has 10 teams heading to Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, New York, Nicaragua, North Africa/Middle East, South Asia, Uganda and West Virginia. Other students will be serving in different parts of the world in a […]

Upstate pastor donates van to North Greenville University

Tommy Brashier, a 1975 North Greenville University alumnus and pastor of Scenic Hills Baptist Church in Travelers Rest, recently donated a 12-passenger van to the university’s Baptist Student Union. “We had been praying that God would provide us with a 12-passenger van to meet the need of our larger mission teams,” said BSU director Jody […]

NGU students bring home religious broadcaster awards

North Greenville University’s mass communication students brought home seven awards from this year’s National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention and Exposition held in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 22-25. According to NRB’s website, the annual gathering is the largest recognized event dedicated to assisting those in the field of Christian communications. The media awards program is […]

North Greenville University graduates first doctoral class

In his Dec. 12 commencement address at North Greenville University, John G. Rocovich Jr. told graduates to be intellectually curious and to have a love for learning and a thirst for knowledge. “These are hallmarks of people with truly great accomplishments,” said Rocovich, attorney and founder of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. The commencement […]

Brashiers give $3 million toward NGU arena/worship center

Greenville businessman and philanthropist T. Walter Brashier and his wife, Christine, have contributed $3 million to North Greenville University to help fund a new athletics arena and worship center. The 5,000-seat facility will be named for NGU president Jimmy Epting and his wife, Gretchen, and is slated to open in the fall of 2015. “We […]