BSU Ministry Celebrates a Quarter Century of Singing
Joyful Sound, the Baptist Student Union ensemble, turned 25 years old this past spring. A homecoming concert was held March
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New Residence Hall Named in Honor of Dr. and Mrs. Roberson
Why hold on to something when it can mean more to someone now? That is the philosophy of Georgia Roberson
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Record Graduating Class Hears $1 Million Announcement
Dr. T. Walter Brashier, Sr., investor and evangelist from Greenville, delivered his commencement address before family and friends of 186
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Historic Building Remains Part of Tigerville
Despite wet conditions earlier in the week, North Greenville College was successful in keeping the old Tigerville Elementary School building
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An Underdog That Has Gone The Distance And Will Win The Day
Cliff Hollingsworth (’72), a Barnwell, SC native, anxiously awaits the release of his original screenplay, The Cinderella Man, in March
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Gethsemane Unveiled
While most of the nation was still buzzing over Mel Gibson’s The Passion, North Greenville College unveiled part of their
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One Story….Among Thousands
I will never be able to forget my freshman year at college, even if I try. I was the first
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A Friend of President Jimmy Carter Cecil McCall (’58) Saw History Happen
From being the first generation in his family to attend college, to being friends with the President of the United
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A New Day For The Crusaders
A day that had been long awaited finally arrived at North Greenville College to the tears of some and the
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Professor Leaves a Legacy of Love
It any one word describes Dr. Dee Bielecki, it’s love. It’s what she called people. She would tell her students:
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A Tribute to Dr. Robert D. Barnes (’62)
The news in March 1999 newsletter of Dr. Robert Barnes’ (’62) death caused me to pause and remember one of
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Alumnus Steps Into Pulpit of Dallas First Baptist Church
Dr. Mac Brunson (’78) has been called as pastor at one of the largest Baptist churches in the southern Baptist
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Loyal Alumnus Leaves NGC Gift of $130,000 in Estate
Rev. Charlie F. Candler (’38), a retired South Carolina Baptist pastor, was a faithful supporter of his alma mater. He
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Memory of NGC Student Kept Alive Through Scholarship
Sandra Cheryl Blackmon, an 18 year old freshman at North Greenville College, was excited to have three days off from
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Renovations Enhance Campus
The renovation of Turner Auditorium is well on the way to being completed. This major renovation which includes adding 400
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‘Fisher of Men’ Sculpture Placed on Campus
A bronze statue in the likeness of Jesus Christ arrived on campus in June from Wyoming. The 900-pound work of
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Pipe Organ Dedicated
A dedication service was held on April 30, 2001, for the state-of-the-art Reuter Pipe Organ. This three-manual, 52-rank organ was
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Student Known As Great Encourager On Campus
To say that Steven Furtick is “on fire” for the Lord is an understatement. A sophomore mass communication major, Steven
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Florida Music Evangelist Following in Dad’s Footsteps
Most young men at the age of 15 are thinking about girls, cars, and having fun. Not many are serving
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Hayes Christian Fine Arts Center
A ground breaking ceremony was held on September 30, 1999, for a new 18,000 sq.ft. facility for the fine arts
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Groundbreaking for the Arnold E. & Pauline H. Emery Residence Hall
Because of a gift from long time benefactors, Dr. Arnold and Pauline Emery of Landrum, South Carolina, North Greenville College
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Clines Provide Gift for Pipe Organ
North Greenville College is the recipient of at $543,750 gift from Nesbitt and Martha Martin Cline of Greenville, South Carolina.
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Andersen Foundation Grants $200,000 to NGC
The Andersen Foundation granted $200,000 to North Greenville College in December 2001 to be used for the construction of the
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Ministry of Brothers Extends Beyond 100 Years
Rev. James W. Crocker, Sr. (’43) plans ahead and pays a lot of attention to detail, while Rev. Bobby G.
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Board Room renamed to Mary W. and John A. Ellison Board Room
The John A. Ellison Board Room was recently renamed to the Mary W. and John A. Ellison Board Room. A
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‘Left Behind’ Author, Alumnus of NGC
Did you know? Tim LaHaye (’48), the best-selling author of the Left Behind series, spent his sophomore year of college
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North Greenville College Dedicates Facilities
North Greenville College held a dedication service on Monday, November 5, 2001, for the Joe Frank and Eleanor Hayes Christian
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9-11-01 Makes Large Impact on North Greenville’s Campus
The United States of America experienced one of the greatest tragedies in its national history on September 11, 2001. Four
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One-Of-A-Kind Doctor Now Patient
May 7, 2002, Dr. Jack Patrick (’51) gingerly climbed a 6-foot stepladder and took down his office sign that has
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Hendricks Establish Scholarship Fund for Hillcrest High Students
The Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation recently established a Hendricks-Hillcrest Scholarship Fund for Hillcrest High School seniors planning to attend
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Special Education Student, Joel Dill, on Staff at NGC
In a small classroom at Greer High School, pioneering work is being done in the field of special education, as
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Wards Recognized for Gift to College
Don and Mary June Ward of Irmo, S.C., were recognized during a spring chapel service at North Greenville College for
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Alumnus Makes Second Major Gift to College
Paul Wood of Tigerville, South Carolina, recently gave North Greenville College $200,000 designated for the upgrade and renovation of the
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College Dedicates Elevator in Donnan
A dedication service for the Donnan Administration Building Elevator was held on November 6, 1998. A cast bronze plaque is
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Nellie Bolt Leaves Estate to North Greenville College
William K. Brumbach, Jr., Senior Vice-President and Trust Officer of First Citizens Bank has announced that Nellie Bolt of Ware
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Brashiers Establish Scholarship Fund
Dr. & Mrs. T. Walter Brashier of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, have established the Dr. T. Walter Brashier and Family
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Reflections of North Greenville Baptist Academy
In October, 1996, while visiting family and friends in the Carolinas, I made a brief visit to North Greenville College.
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Beverly Parker-Smith (’80) Follows God’s Direction for Her Life
Beverly Parker-Smith (’80) will be best remembered by her NGC classmates as the young lady who carried around Grover (Sesame
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Dedication of Horton and Tingle Residence Halls Held During Founder’s Day Celebration
The dedication of the newly constructed Horton and Tingle Residence Halls was held on September 17, 1997, in conjunction with
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$500,000 Gift Received From Dan and Martha Boling
Dan and Martha Boling of Taylors, South Carolina, have given $500,000 to the $5 million capital campaign at North Greenville
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$5 Million Capital Campaign Announced with $100,000 Gift from Campaign Chairs
Dallah and Ann Forrest of Greenville, South Carolina, have given North Greenville College $100,000 designated for the proposed Fine Arts
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Touched by the Master’s Hand
Nothing is quite as dear to anyone as his own life. To save someone’s life touching experience not only to
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Boyce G. Tollison (’61): Medical Minister
. . . Into whatever houses I enter I will go into them for the benefit of the sick and
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More Than A Coach . . .
They called him Coach! A tall, robust, and stately man, he walked across the football practice field and stood silently
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B. B. Jernigan (’22): Steward of Many Talents
“And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his
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Memories: From Milking to Ministry
Thomas C. Sherwood (’45) was born July 25, 1922, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where his parents were Baptist missionaries. He
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Tigerville To Establish Fire District
The Tigerville community and the college in a joint effort have begun procedures to establish a voluntary fire district. For
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Honor Student, Honored Teacher
Veda Nell Bagwell Sprouse and North Greenville College, for more than a quarter-century, have been linked together in a bond
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Church Music – A Life Commitment
Philip M. Young (’56) “was determined to become a church musician before the first grade.” A teenage organist in the
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About the NGC Crest
Prior to 1951 North Greenville’s official seal consisted of the name of the school in circular form with the year
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Profile of W. H. Hammett (’25)
Farmer, retired chemist, antique car enthusiast, active Christian . . . are just a few good descriptive words for Harold
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The Church at Tigerville
A vital part of the history of North Greenville is the Tigerville Baptist Church.   The organization of the church
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Self Foundation Grant To Be Used For New On-Campus Housing
North Greenville College has received a grant of $100,000 from the Self Foundation. The funds will be used for the
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Sheriff Brown Acknowledges the Influences of Religion and NGC on His Job
How does his Christian faith and church involvement affect the giant-sized job of Greenville County Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown? The
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North Greenville: Our College And Our Home
“North Greenville is more to us than just a school; it’s our home,” stated Mrs. Conya (Johnson) Blackwell, wife of
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North Greenville College Extension Center Relocated
The North Greenville College Extension Center, presently located at the Wade Hampton Mall, will move to a new location –
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Dr. Murphree C. Donnan, President Emeritus, Dies
Dr. Murphree C. Donnan, 84, President Emeritus of North Greenville College, died after a long illness Sunday, August 1, 1976,
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NGC Enrollment 1975-76
Enrollment at NGC for the fall semester numbered 638 including 129 on the downtown campus at Wade Hampton Mall and
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Warmth Comes To North Greenville
Two new boilers and larger fuel storage facilities have been installed at North Greenville in an effort to improve the
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Gym Expansion
Trustees of North Greenville College approved a contract for approximately $350,000 for the expansion and renovation of the gymnasium. The
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NGC Opens New Branch At Greer
North Greenville College begins classes in Greer, January 5, 1976, when it will open the new extension center in the
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Averyt Learning Center Dedicated
Dedication of the new Edwin F. Averyt Learning Center was the highlight of Founders’ Day observances at North Greenville College
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North Greenville Welcomes Fourth College President
North Greenville College welcomes the newly-elected president, Dr. George Silver, of Easton, Maryland, to the campus on August 1 when
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NGC at Greenville
The opening of the first term of North Greenville College at Greenville has been “successful beyond expectations,” according to Harry
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A New Era Begins
The dawning of July 1, 1970 ushered in a new era for North Greenville Junior College. The transition from the
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North Greenville College
The South Carolina Baptist Convention at Myrtle Beach in November, 1972, made the name change to North Greenville College official.
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Campus Improvement Continues
Construction on the new Library-Learning Resources Center is moving forward with the foundation and walls for the lower level in
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Why Baptists Are In Higher Education
It is not generally known that foreign missions is the cause for Baptists being in higher education. Years ago, several
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Why I Teach at North Greenville…….
Wade H. Hale In the summer of 1951, two pastors from the Piedmont Baptist Association and I came to North
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It is Still North Greenville – By Whatever Name
Last summer the trustees proposed to change the name of the school to Greenville Baptist College. The action, however, was
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Construction Begins on New Dormitory
Ground breaking ceremonies marked the beginning of construction of the new $304,000 men’s dormitory at North Greenville Junior College Wednesday
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President’s Home Built
On September 8, 1967, the Neely’s moved into the new home for North Greenville’s president. During the summer of 1966,
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The Hester Years
Often we are asked the question, “What will the next building be at North Greenville?” Already architects are at work
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A Backward Glance . . . The First Day
Mrs. J.C. Roe and Mr. Spurgeon Stroud entered North Greenville as students on the day school opened, January 16, 1892.
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Their Deeds Live On
The development of North Greenville Junior College during its first seventy-five years of history has been dependent upon the decisions
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It Did Not Just Happen
North Greenville Junior College came into being through careful planning, long hours or arduous work, and prevailing prayer. In the
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The Outlook of 1928
For thirty-five years, North Greenville Academy has served a great and noble purpose, but what of the future? The Mountain
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North Greenville’s Diamond Jubilee
This year we celebrate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of North Greenville. Surely we want to make this a
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An Avenue of Opportunity… Opening Doors
On August 28, 1966, the president of North Greenville stepped up to a door, inserted the key in the lock,
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New Medical Clinic Named For Miss Tuttle
North Greenville distinguishes one of its teachers, Miss Elsie Tuttle, by naming the new medical clinic in her honor. It
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Mrs. Dill Retires: 29 Years of Service
Mrs. Dill Retires: 29 Years of Service “Mama” Dill, the home economics, art, and health teacher of North Greenville Junior
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Founders Day 1966 and Dedication
Founders Day 1966 and Dedication Mrs. A. J. Foster was honored January 5, 1966 at dedication ceremonies for the Foster
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Student Center: Center of Activities
For the first time, North Greenville has a central place for student activities. The new student center offers facilities for
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Dean Howard Retires
Dean Henry J. Howard, esteemed dean of instruction and professor of English literature at North Greenville for the past 16
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Professor Tuttle Retires
“Our most gracious heavenly Father, we thank Thee for Thy many blessings …..Amen” Thus has Miss Elsie Tuttle begun each
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‘Mother’ White Retires After 16 Years
Mrs. L. B. (Mother) White retired as dean of women at North Greenville June 1 after sixteen years of continuous
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Dedicate Donnan Administration Building
North Greenville dedicated its new $245,000 Donnan Administration Buidling and Hester Library Jan. 11, 1957, and the Board of Trustees
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Basketball Team In National Tourney
By defeating Chowan College, champions of the Eastern Carolina Conference in a “two best out of three” series, North Greenville
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Library Services to be Enlarged
Pictured above is one corner of the new library located on the north wing of the new Administration building. The
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Marked Progress Made on New Building
Marked progress has been made during the past two months on the construction of the new administration building. All of
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New Administration Building is Authorized
At its spring meeting, the board of trustees authorized the architect, Harold W. Woodward, to complete plans for the new
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Baptist Leaders Attend Groundbreaking
A number of representatives of the Baptist Denomination participated in the ground-breaking exercises held at North Greenville on June 30…
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Miss Essie Taylor Recalls N.G. Experiences
Feeding the students has always been a big job at North Greenville. It was Miss Essie Taylor’s job from 1918
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Mrs. I. W. Wingo Recalls N. G. Experiences
What do you remember best about Mrs. I. W. Wingo? A biscuit with butter and brown sugar on it? Her
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Miss Flynn Writes History of College
About May 1, a history of North Greenville Junior College, written by Miss Jean Flynn, instructor of English, will be
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Ministerial Band Renders Service
Since its founding as an academy and the addition of junior college work, North Greenville has proved to be a
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North Greenville Junior College Observes May Day
The campus of North Greenville Junior College was the scene of a very beautiful and colorful affair on Saturday afternoon,
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North Greenville Lake
This is the first photograph of the North Greenville lake. The lake was constructed in the early spring 1951 and
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North Greenville College Dedicates Ashmore Baseball Field
North Greenville College dedicated its newly named Ashmore Baseball Field on Wednesday, February 19, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. The dedicatory
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George Tate (’80, B.A. ’96): Tribute to Sam Brissie
In the early 1970s, I found myself struggling to make ends meet for my wife and new baby girl. Little
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Memories: Jeff D. Bramlett, Jr. (’56)
We have always been a North Greenville College family. My wife Ollie, and our two sons, Kelly and Dale, attended
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North Greenville College’s Mascot Changes
After two years of planning, researching, and critical analysis, the North Greenville Board of Trustees approved the proposal to change
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Paul and Mildred Wood Provide $50,000 Gift For Renovation of Neves Dining Hall
North Greenville College Executive Director of Development Mike Carlton stated, “We are excited to report that Paul and Mildred Wood
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Dr. William McCuen Joins NGC
Dr. William McCuen has joined North Greenville College as College and Community Physician. He will serve as the college physician
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Riley (’48) Has Been Using Tools of His Trade for 50 Years
Dutch Riley’s (’48) day of rest is Monday. But by Tuesday he’s working again with his tools – a Bible,
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NGC Alumnus Plays in the Pros
As the starting tight end for the Minnesota Vikings, Andrew Jordan (’92), is probably seen on national television by more
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NGC Announces Half Million Gift From Hayes Family
Joe and Eleanor Hayes of Travelers Rest, SC, have made a gift of $520,500 to North Greenville College. This will
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Cliffs at Glassy Makes Gift of Land Valued at $542,500 to NGC
Sam Cox (’70), Frank Bridwell (’66), and Jim Anthony have made a “dream come true” atop Glassy Mountain. Jim explains
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Beverly LaHaye (’48) Founder and President of Concerned Women for America
Beverly LaHaye (’48) is a nationally recognized advocate, author, and spokesperson on women’s issues and rights that affect traditional Judeo-Christian
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NGC Receives $550,000 Gift from Neb and Martha Cline
A $550,000 gift, the largest cash gift in the history of the college, was received from Nesbitt and Martha Martin
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Turner Auditorium Renovation Underway
Since the early 1960’s, Turner Auditorium has been a vital part of the North Greenville College campus. Its walls have
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NGC Football Standout Playing With the Dallas Cowboys
Clayton Holmes (’89), a cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys, is happy to have recovered from his 1993 preseason injury. He
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NGC Professor Receives ‘Golden Apple Award’ From Local TV Station
Veda Sprouse (’45) is the epitome of the old-fashioned English teacher. With her North Greenville College students, she holds out
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Campus Roads Named For Past NGC Leaders
Two roads associated with North Greenville College have been officially named in honor of two highly influential former NGC leaders.
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NGC Accredited as a Four-Year Institution
North Greenville College has received accreditation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to
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Thelma Nicoll Cox (’27): For the Cox Family, North Greenville is a Family Tradition
When several members of the same family pursue their education at North Greenville, that’s news. When it becomes a family
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What NGC Means To Me: J. Yates Frady (’35)
I am deeply grateful for all that North Greenville College has meant to me, and I only wish that every
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North Greenville Awards First Four-Year Degree
William Michael Runion of Greer, SC, received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion at the May 8, 1993 commencement
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Profile: Carolyn Hamlin (’57)
Carolyn Hamlin (’57) grew up in Liberty, South Carolina, and came from a family with eight brothers and sisters. Her
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Rev. Charlie F. Candler (‘38): Servant of the Lord
One would have to spend only a few minutes with Rev. Charlie Candler (‘38) to feel his love of the
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The Academy: Gone, But Not Forgotten
In 1957, the North Greenville Baptist Academy was disbanded after 65 years, but its alumni are determined it will not
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NG Baptist Academy Graduate Returns to Campus
Charles M. Price (’26) of Ninety Six, SC, came up the hard way and is proud of it. He visited
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The Mural: Design and Meaning
Since 1955 thousands of students and visitors have walked in front of the Donnan Administration Building and glanced at the
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Senator Thurmond Speaker at Graduation
“Experts say the next five years are the most crucial in the history of this nation,” Senator Strom Thurmond warned
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It’s Official – C.V. Bruce Retires
Charles Van Cleave Bruce, a native of Barren County, Kentucky, was the youngest son of a family of seven boys
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