NGU Greer campus to host Church & Non-Profit Law seminar

North Greenville University will host a Church & Non-Profit Law 101 seminar, a comprehensive overview to obtain a better understanding of employment, tax, insurance, fundraising, and other legal issues facing the local church or a religious non-profit. The seminar, “Walking Ministry Leadership through a Legal Audit,” will be offered May 1, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m,. at […]

NGU to host ‘Work as Worship Retreat’ livestream event

On Feb. 22, hundreds of local and international churches will host the second annual Work as Worship Retreat livestream event. The retreat will bring together thousands of Christian business professionals from around the world to hear speakers like Jon Acuff (New York Times bestselling author), Steve Green (president of Hobby Lobby), and Megan Alexander (correspondent […]

NGU hosts historian John Fea for inaugural Boggs-Hickson Lecture

North Greenville University will host its inaugural Boggs-Hickson Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at Hayes Ministry Center on the NGU campus. John Fea, a professor of American history at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa., and a distinguished lecturer with the Organization of American Historians, will present his lecture, “Was America Founded As […]

NGU evangelistic team serves in Costa Rica

A team of 15 volunteers, including members of the North Greenville University community, served in Villa Real, Costa Rica, July 7-15. The team was led by Bill Cashion, professor of evangelism and missions in NGU’s Graduate School of Christian Ministry. Beverly Hawkins, a member of NGU’s board of trustees and a recent master of Christian […]

Upstate couple donates $1 million to NGU for scholarships

North Greenville University president Gene Fant Jr. announced July 18 a $1 million gift commitment made by T. Walter and Christine Brashier of Travelers Rest to support scholarships for the graduate school. The scholarship program will be known as the Martin Timothy Brashier Graduate Scholars program. It has been created to provide scholarships to residents […]

Gene Fant begins duties as North Greenville University president

North Greenville University’s new president, Gene Fant Jr., hit the ground running as he officially began his service on June 1 — not on campus, but in New York City. First, he met with George Russ, executive director of the Metropolitan New York Baptist Association, before heading to serve as a delegate at the Higher Ed Leaders […]

North Greenville University opens Greer campus

With a snip of the ceremonial scissors, North Greenville University interim president Randall J. Pannell, T. Walter Brashier, Craig McCoy of Bon Secours/St. Francis Hospital, and City of Greer mayor Rick Danner marked the official opening of the school’s new Greer campus. The dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at 1:00 p.m. on Feb. 16. The […]

NGU bids farewell to two longtime English professors

North Greenville University announced the retirement of two longtime English professors — Cathy Sepko and Julia Drummond — at the end of the fall 2016 semester. Sepko, who has served as a professor of English at NGU since 1996, served as the keynote speaker for the fall commencement Dec. 9. She has held various faculty […]

Retiring professor tells NGU grads to learn from past, look to future

Retiring English professor Cathy Sepko told the approximately 180 members of North Greenville University’s 2016 December graduating class on Dec. 9 that, no matter how bleak their past has been, they should learn from it and look to the future. Sepko, known by her students as a storyteller, explained to the graduates just why she […]

Harris encourages NGU grads ‘not to settle’

North Greenville University held its spring commencement ceremony on a cool spring morning in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium on Thursday, May 5. A crowd of over 4,000 spectators watched a graduating class of 331 undergraduates and graduates receive their diplomas. Mark Harris, executive worship pastor and artist in residence at Gateway Church in Dallas/Fort […]