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 […]

S.C. Baptist universities announce record enrollments

The three universities with historical ties to the South Carolina Baptist Convention all report record-high enrollments for the fall semester, with more than 9,000 students enrolled. The largest freshman class in Anderson University history — 657 students — moved into campus housing Aug. 16. School officials expect total enrollment this semester to top out at […]

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, […]

Courier offers Christian resources through magazine, books

The Baptist Courier has long been a practical resource for pastors and laity in South Carolina, but with the addition of a book-publishing arm, the Courier is expanding its reach to include Bible study, devotional guides, spiritual autobiographies and children’s lessons. “Since 1869, the Courier has been South Carolina Baptists’ go-to source for inspirational news […]