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 […]

NGU students active in missions

Writer: Allie Outhouse “Missions is the heart of who we are at NGU,” said Allen McWhite, director of global missions at North Greenville University. “If we claim to be a university where ‘Christ Makes the Difference,’ then that difference must be seen in our commitment to taking the gospel to those who are still waiting […]

Upward Sports invests in sport ministry degree at NGU

North Greenville University recently received a $25,000 gift from Spartanburg-based Upward Sports. The funds will be used for scholarships and administrative costs in training and educating students in NGU’s sport ministry program. Gregg Wisecarver, vice president of Upward University, and Cheney Robinson, leadership development associate, presented a check to NGU president Jimmy Epting on Wednesday, […]

North Greenville University celebrates 121st birthday

A gathering of faculty, staff, and students took place Sept. 18 at North Greenville University to celebrate the school’s 121st birthday at the annual Founders Day chapel service. “Today is a special day,” said president Jimmy Epting as he welcomed students and faculty to the service. This year’s speaker, Gregory T. Mathis, senior pastor at […]

Carpenters for Christ return North Greenville’s hospitality

“Go ye into all the world” is the mission of Carpenters for Christ. The volunteer members of this national mission organization take that biblical principle seriously and literally. Carpenters for Christ donate their knowledge of construction to help out local communities across the nation. In June, groups from Prattville and Montgomery, Ala., were at North […]

NGU hosts LifeWay’s Fuge camps

North Greenville University is working with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention to host Fuge camps this summer. Camps began June 10 and will conclude July 27, said Steve Crouse, vice president for campus ministries. “We anticipate more than 7,000 campers and counselors again this summer on our campus,” he said. Last summer […]