Joyful Sound, the Baptist Student Union ensemble, turned 25 years old this past spring. A homecoming concert was held March
Why hold on to something when it can mean more to someone now? That is the philosophy of Georgia Roberson
Dr. T. Walter Brashier, Sr., investor and evangelist from Greenville, delivered his commencement address before family and friends of 186
Despite wet conditions earlier in the week, North Greenville College was successful in keeping the old Tigerville Elementary School building
Cliff Hollingsworth ('72), a Barnwell, SC native, anxiously awaits the release of his original screenplay, The Cinderella Man, in March
While most of the nation was still buzzing over Mel Gibson’s The Passion, North Greenville College unveiled part of their
I will never be able to forget my freshman year at college, even if I try. I was the first
From being the first generation in his family to attend college, to being friends with the President of the United
A day that had been long awaited finally arrived at North Greenville College to the tears of some and the
It any one word describes Dr. Dee Bielecki, it's love. It's what she called people. She would tell her students:
The news in March 1999 newsletter of Dr. Robert Barnes’ ('62) death caused me to pause and remember one of
Dr. Mac Brunson (’78) has been called as pastor at one of the largest Baptist churches in the southern Baptist
Rev. Charlie F. Candler (’38), a retired South Carolina Baptist pastor, was a faithful supporter of his alma mater. He
Sandra Cheryl Blackmon, an 18 year old freshman at North Greenville College, was excited to have three days off from
The renovation of Turner Auditorium is well on the way to being completed. This major renovation which includes adding 400
A bronze statue in the likeness of Jesus Christ arrived on campus in June from Wyoming. The 900-pound work of
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
To say that Steven Furtick is "on fire" for the Lord is an understatement. A sophomore mass communication major, Steven
Most young men at the age of 15 are thinking about girls, cars, and having fun. Not many are serving
A ground breaking ceremony was held on September 30, 1999, for a new 18,000 sq.ft. facility for the fine arts
Because of a gift from long time benefactors, Dr. Arnold and Pauline Emery of Landrum, South Carolina, North Greenville College
North Greenville College is the recipient of at $543,750 gift from Nesbitt and Martha Martin Cline of Greenville, South Carolina.
The Andersen Foundation granted $200,000 to North Greenville College in December 2001 to be used for the construction of the
Rev. James W. Crocker, Sr. ('43) [left] plans ahead and pays a lot of attention to detail, while Rev. Bobby
The John A. Ellison Board Room was recently renamed to the Mary W. and John A. Ellison Board Room. A
Did you know? Tim LaHaye ('48), the best-selling author of the Left Behind series, spent his sophomore year of college
North Greenville College held a dedication service on Monday, November 5, 2001, for the Joe Frank and Eleanor Hayes Christian
The United States of America experienced one of the greatest tragedies in its national history on September 11, 2001. Four
May 7, 2002, Dr. Jack Patrick (’51) gingerly climbed a 6-foot stepladder and took down his office sign that has
The Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation recently established a Hendricks-Hillcrest Scholarship Fund for Hillcrest High School seniors planning to attend
In a small classroom at Greer High School, pioneering work is being done in the field of special education, as
Don and Mary June Ward of Irmo, S.C., were recognized during a spring chapel service at North Greenville College for
Paul Wood of Tigerville, South Carolina, recently gave North Greenville College $200,000 designated for the upgrade and renovation of the
A dedication service for the Donnan Administration Building Elevator was held on November 6, 1998. A cast bronze plaque is
William K. Brumbach, Jr., Senior Vice-President and Trust Officer of First Citizens Bank has announced that Nellie Bolt of Ware
Dr. & Mrs. T. Walter Brashier of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, have established the Dr. T. Walter Brashier and Family
In October, 1996, while visiting family and friends in the Carolinas, I made a brief visit to North Greenville College.
Beverly Parker-Smith (’80) will be best remembered by her NGC classmates as the young lady who carried around Grover (Sesame
The dedication of the newly constructed Horton and Tingle Residence Halls was held on September 17, 1997, in conjunction with
Dan and Martha Boling of Taylors, South Carolina, have given $500,000 to the $5 million capital campaign at North Greenville
Dallah and Ann Forrest of Greenville, South Carolina, have given North Greenville College $100,000 designated for the proposed Fine Arts
Nothing is quite as dear to anyone as his own life. To save someone’s life touching experience not only to
. . . Into whatever houses I enter I will go into them for the benefit of the sick and
They called him Coach! A tall, robust, and stately man, he walked across the football practice field and stood silently
“And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his
Thomas C. Sherwood (’45) was born July 25, 1922, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where his parents were Baptist missionaries. He
The Tigerville community and the college in a joint effort have begun procedures to establish a voluntary fire district. For
Veda Nell Bagwell Sprouse and North Greenville College, for more than a quarter-century, have been linked together in a bond
Philip M. Young (’56) “was determined to become a church musician before the first grade.” A teenage organist in the
Prior to 1951 North Greenville’s official seal consisted of the name of the school in circular form with the year
Farmer, retired chemist, antique car enthusiast, active Christian . . . are just a few good descriptive words for Harold
A vital part of the history of North Greenville is the Tigerville Baptist Church.   The organization of the church
North Greenville College has received a grant of $100,000 from the Self Foundation. The funds will be used for the
How does his Christian faith and church involvement affect the giant-sized job of Greenville County Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown? The
“North Greenville is more to us than just a school; it’s our home,” stated Mrs. Conya (Johnson) Blackwell, wife of
The North Greenville College Extension Center, presently located at the Wade Hampton Mall, will move to a new location –
Dr. Murphree C. Donnan, 84, President Emeritus of North Greenville College, died after a long illness Sunday, August 1, 1976,
Enrollment at NGC for the fall semester numbered 638 including 129 on the downtown campus at Wade Hampton Mall and
Two new boilers and larger fuel storage facilities have been installed at North Greenville in an effort to improve the
Trustees of North Greenville College approved a contract for approximately $350,000 for the expansion and renovation of the gymnasium. The
North Greenville College begins classes in Greer, January 5, 1976, when it will open the new extension center in the
Dedication of the new Edwin F. Averyt Learning Center was the highlight of Founders’ Day observances at North Greenville College
North Greenville College welcomes the newly-elected president, Dr. George Silver, of Easton, Maryland, to the campus on August 1 when
The opening of the first term of North Greenville College at Greenville has been “successful beyond expectations,” according to Harry
The dawning of July 1, 1970 ushered in a new era for North Greenville Junior College. The transition from the
The South Carolina Baptist Convention at Myrtle Beach in November, 1972, made the name change to North Greenville College official.
Construction on the new Library-Learning Resources Center is moving forward with the foundation and walls for the lower level in
It is not generally known that foreign missions is the cause for Baptists being in higher education. Years ago, several
Wade H. Hale In the summer of 1951, two pastors from the Piedmont Baptist Association and I came to North
Last summer [1967] the trustees proposed to change the name of the school to Greenville Baptist College. The action, however,
Ground breaking ceremonies marked the beginning of construction of the new $304,000 men’s dormitory at North Greenville Junior College Wednesday
On September 8, 1967, the Neely’s moved into the new home for North Greenville’s president. During the summer of 1966,
Often we are asked the question, “What will the next building be at North Greenville?” Already architects are at work
Mrs. J.C. Roe and Mr. Spurgeon Stroud entered North Greenville as students on the day school opened, January 16, 1892.
The development of North Greenville Junior College during its first seventy-five years of history has been dependent upon the decisions
North Greenville Junior College came into being through careful planning, long hours or arduous work, and prevailing prayer. In the
For thirty-five years, North Greenville Academy has served a great and noble purpose, but what of the future? The Mountain
This year we celebrate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of North Greenville. Surely we want to make this a
On August 28, 1966, the president of North Greenville stepped up to a door, inserted the key in the lock,
North Greenville distinguishes one of its teachers, Miss Elsie Tuttle, by naming the new medical clinic in her honor. It
Mrs. Dill Retires: 29 Years of Service “Mama” Dill, the home economics, art, and health teacher of North Greenville Junior
Founders Day 1966 and Dedication Mrs. A. J. Foster was honored January 5, 1966 at dedication ceremonies for the Foster
For the first time, North Greenville has a central place for student activities. The new student center offers facilities for
Dean Henry J. Howard, esteemed dean of instruction and professor of English literature at North Greenville for the past 16
“Our most gracious heavenly Father, we thank Thee for Thy many blessings …..Amen” Thus has Miss Elsie Tuttle begun each
Mrs. L. B. (Mother) White retired as dean of women at North Greenville June 1 after sixteen years of continuous
North Greenville dedicated its new $245,000 Donnan Administration Buidling and Hester Library Jan. 11, 1957, and the Board of Trustees
By defeating Chowan College, champions of the Eastern Carolina Conference in a “two best out of three” series, North Greenville
Pictured above is one corner of the new library located on the north wing of the new Administration building. The
Marked progress has been made during the past two months on the construction of the new administration building. All of
At its spring meeting, the board of trustees authorized the architect, Harold W. Woodward, to complete plans for the new
A number of representatives of the Baptist Denomination participated in the ground-breaking exercises [for the new administration building] held at
Feeding the students has always been a big job at North Greenville. It was Miss Essie Taylor’s job from 1918
What do you remember best about Mrs. I. W. Wingo? A biscuit with butter and brown sugar on it? Her
About May 1, a history of North Greenville Junior College, written by Miss Jean Flynn, instructor of English, will be
Since its founding as an academy and the addition of junior college work, North Greenville has proved to be a
The campus of North Greenville Junior College was the scene of a very beautiful and colorful affair on Saturday afternoon,
This is the first photograph of the North Greenville lake. The lake was constructed in the early spring 1951 and
North Greenville College dedicated its newly named Ashmore Baseball Field on Wednesday, February 19, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. The dedicatory
In the early 1970s, I found myself struggling to make ends meet for my wife and new baby girl. Little
We have always been a North Greenville College family. My wife Ollie, and our two sons, Kelly and Dale, attended
After two years of planning, researching, and critical analysis, the North Greenville Board of Trustees approved the proposal to change
North Greenville College Executive Director of Development Mike Carlton stated, “We are excited to report that Paul and Mildred Wood
Dr. William McCuen has joined North Greenville College as College and Community Physician. He will serve as the college physician
Dutch Riley’s (’48) day of rest is Monday. But by Tuesday he’s working again with his tools – a Bible,
As the starting tight end for the Minnesota Vikings, Andrew Jordan (’92), is probably seen on national television by more
Joe and Eleanor Hayes of Travelers Rest, SC, have made a gift of $520,500 to North Greenville College. This will
Sam Cox (’70), Frank Bridwell (’66), and Jim Anthony have made a “dream come true” atop Glassy Mountain. Jim explains
Beverly LaHaye (’48) is a nationally recognized advocate, author, and spokesperson on women’s issues and rights that affect traditional Judeo-Christian
A $550,000 gift, the largest cash gift in the history of the college, was received from Nesbitt and Martha Martin
Since the early 1960’s, Turner Auditorium has been a vital part of the North Greenville College campus. Its walls have
Clayton Holmes (’89), a cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys, is happy to have recovered from his 1993 preseason injury. He
Veda Sprouse (’45) is the epitome of the old-fashioned English teacher. With her North Greenville College students, she holds out
Two roads associated with North Greenville College have been officially named in honor of two highly influential former NGC leaders.
North Greenville College has received accreditation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to
When several members of the same family pursue their education at North Greenville, that’s news. When it becomes a family
I am deeply grateful for all that North Greenville College has meant to me, and I only wish that every
William Michael Runion of Greer, SC, received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion at the May 8, 1993 commencement
Carolyn Hamlin (’57) grew up in Liberty, South Carolina, and came from a family with eight brothers and sisters. Her
One would have to spend only a few minutes with Rev. Charlie Candler (‘38) to feel his love of the
In 1957, the North Greenville Baptist Academy was disbanded after 65 years, but its alumni are determined it will not
Charles M. Price (’26) of Ninety Six, SC, came up the hard way and is proud of it. He visited
Since 1955 thousands of students and visitors have walked in front of the Donnan Administration Building and glanced at the
“Experts say the next five years are the most crucial in the history of this nation,” Senator Strom Thurmond warned
Charles Van Cleave Bruce, a native of Barren County, Kentucky, was the youngest son of a family of seven boys