NGU alumni and friend honored at Alumni Connect event

NGU alumni gathered at the fall Alumni Connect event at the Cannon Centre in Greer on Oct. 11. Four North Greenville University alumni and friend were honored by the university’s alumni association during an awards ceremony. Nathan Bramsen (’07), from North Africa, was named distinguished alumnus of the year; Justin Pitts (’07, MBA ’12), from […]

Commencement speaker asks NGU graduates to choose whom they will serve

On a clear spring morning April 28, North Greenville University held its commencement ceremony in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium. More than 4,000 spectators watched approximately 300 undergraduates and graduates receive their diplomas. WCM Global Wealth principal and managing member Erik C. Weir was the keynote speaker. Weir developed a stutter after his involvement in […]

New vice president for advancement named at NGU

Martin L. O’Gwynn, vice president for community and corporate engagement at Oklahoma City University, has been named North Greenville University’s new vice president for advancement. O’Gwynn, who begins his role May 1, brings more than 30 years of experience in the field. “We are humbled by God’s providence in leading us to invite Mr. O’Gwynn […]

Retired NGU administrator donates his personal collection of books on prayer

A retired North Greenville University administrator recently donated his extensive collection of books on the subject of prayer to the school. The donor, Charles “Buddy” Freeman, was honored at a dedication ceremony Nov. 28. Freeman, from Conover, N.C., came to North Greenville University in 1997 as executive director for admissions and financial planning. Under his […]

Yeats to present ‘Race and the Promise of the Gospel’ lecture at NGU

North Greenville University will hold its second annual College of Christian Studies Lectureship in Theology and Culture March 20 at 7 p.m. in Hayes Ministry Center. Keynote speaker John Mark Yeats will lecture on “Race and the Promise of the Gospel: Why Racial Reconciliation and Diversity in our Congregations is a Gospel Mandate.” Yeats serves […]

NGU names new provost and dean of the university faculty

North Greenville University president Gene C. Fant Jr. announced Feb. 12 that Nathan A. Finn will become the university’s chief academic officer on June 1, 2018, with the title of provost and dean of the university faculty. Finn currently serves as dean of the School of Theology and Missions and professor of theological studies, Union […]

‘Never give up,’ Gov. McMaster tells NGU graduates

North Greenville University celebrated fall graduation on a snowy Saturday morning, Dec. 9, at Turner Chapel. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster addressed the more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral candidates. McMaster encouraged the graduates to “never give up” and to “dream big” during his speech. He detailed his personal journey to the governor’s office […]

Pastor donates extensive book collection to NGU

By the time Choice Watson, former South Carolina Baptist pastor and director of missions, retired in 1997, he had built a library of more than 1,200 books on religion and ministry-related subjects.  The collection included his wife’s books on preschool, children, and clowning ministry. He decided to donate his library to North Greenville University because […]

NGU students, faculty provide Thanksgiving meals for local families

You probably sized up your options on where to spend Thanksgiving weeks before. Maybe you planned on hosting a big feast for your family with all the traditional holiday dishes, complete with the always popular “kids table,” or maybe just a nice cozy dinner with friends. North Greenville University faculty, staff and students showed their […]