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 […]

Charleston Southern University named to Best Christian College, Best College Buy list

Charleston Southern University has received national recognition once again, being named to America’s 100 Best College Buys list for the 10th consecutive year and America’s Best Christian Colleges list for the 16th consecutive year. “We are very pleased to be recognized once again for these outstanding awards,” said Debbie Williamson, vice president for enrollment management. “We work […]

Frances H. Yon receives Baptist Foundation award

Frances Hester Yon of Wagener was awarded the 2014 Dr. Lonnie H. Shull Jr. Legacy Award by the Baptist Foundation of South Carolina at the Foundation’s Partner in Ministry events held at the South Carolina Baptist Convention in Columbia Sept. 22-23. The Dr. Lonnie H. Shull Jr. Legacy Award is given annually to a friend […]

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 […]

Anderson University launches Great Commission Center

Anderson University is launching a Great Commission Center to help students and faculty expand and enhance their involvement in mission activities in the U.S. and abroad. The Center will be a joint partnership of the College of Christian Studies, Clamp Divinity School, and the department of Campus Ministries. Tim McKnight, assistant professor of missions and […]

Report of 2014 SCBC Committee on Committees

Tony Smith, Chairman (All terms to begin Jan. 1, 2015) (*non-church employee, #unexpired term) Bylaws Committee Chairman: Bill Rigsby Vice Chairman: David Barfield Tyler Caines, Loris (2017) Denis McCory, Nichols (2017) Ken Petrus, Greenwood (2017) Tom Turner, Anderson (2016 — unexpired term, replacing Sam Evatt) Alternate: *Phil Ellenburg Christian Life and Public Affairs Committee Chairman: […]

Report of 2014 SCBC Nominations Committee

Rick Martin, Chairman (All terms to begin Jan. 1, 2015) (*non-church employee, #unexpired term) EXECUTIVE BOARD (By Association) Aiken: *Shorty Hall (2019) Barnwell-Bamberg: *Cindy Sanders (2019) Broad River: Eddie Bolin (2019) Chester: Terry Fowler (2019) Colleton: Scott Hanna (2019) Columbia Metro: *Shawn Geiger (2019) Edgefield: Ray Brown (2019) Greenville: Randy Kirby (2019) Greenville: *Teresa Garrick […]

Charleston Southern University recognized for volunteer service

For the fourth consecutive year, Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and the U.S. Department of Education and Corporation for National and Community Service as a university committed to volunteer service.   Charleston Southern is one of 98 colleges and universities honored for leadership in developing […]

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 […]