Clemson is 2024’s 3rd Top College Towns Where Good Life Meets Academia
- By Mihaela Buzec - RentCafe
- Bozeman, MT, home of Montana State University, ranks first in our list of best college towns in the U.S.
- Western college towns lead this year with 8 entries among the top 20 best college towns nationally, propelled by their young, educated populations and abundance of natural amenities.
- Pullman, WA, and Clemson, SC, are the second- and third-best towns to spend your college years.
Picture this: Crisp fall days spent exploring mountain trails, the smell of fresh coffee as you enter your favorite cafe, and long conversations on campus grounds as ideas flow and friendships are forged. Your college experience isn’t just about classes. It’s also about the town that shapes you. Are you ready to fall in love with your college experience? If so, explore our list of the best college towns, where the promise of a good and vibrant life meets the thrill of the academic experience.
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NGU Hosts Scholars Weekend for Top Student Prospects
- By Billy Cannada - NGU
Sixty-six prospective students competed for North Greenville University’s (NGU) highest merit scholarships during Scholars Weekend in Tigerville.
The invitation-only event was held January 26-27 and featured interviews with faculty, staff, and alumni; campus tours; a facilitated group discussion; and a dinner with NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr.
“Scholars Weekend is an important part of our academic calendar,” President Fant said. “It provides us with an opportunity to build relationships and connect with some very bright students that will soon be joining us and continuing the tradition of academic excellence on our campus. We are excited to see what God has in store for this group students as they become the transformational leaders we know they will be.”
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Local Student(s) Named to Dean's List at Anderson University
- By Anderson University
ANDERSON, SC - The following students were named to the Dean's List at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina, for the fall semester, 2023. To be named to the Dean's List, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester.
Anderson University congratulates its Dean's List students for their exemplary achievement.
Anderson University is a "more selective," comprehensive Christian university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campus and online. Anderson University is among U.S. News and World Report's "Best Regional Universities South," and is on the publication's "Most Innovative" and "Best Online Programs" lists. Anderson is a four-time Apple Distinguished School and on the honor roll of the prestigious Great Colleges to Work For(r) program.
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Bob Jones University to Hold Annual Bible Conference
- By Courtney Montgomery - BJU
Bob Jones University will hold its annual Bible Conference Feb. 13-16 in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. This year’s theme, “Look on the Fields: Cultivating a Heart for the Harvest,” is referenced throughout the Scriptures to remind Christians to develop a burden for evangelism.
“Evangelism—the natural result of loving God and others—flows out of a heart tuned to the Savior and His priorities,” said Dr. Alan Benson, BJU Acting CEO. “I invite local pastors and their congregations to attend and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to be fed from God’s Word and encouraged by wonderful fellowship.”
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McDonald Announces Retirement From NGU Athletics Leadership
- By Billy Cannada - NGU
Tigerville, SC (January 27, 2024) North Greenville University Director of Athletics Jan McDonald will retire on May 31, 2024. The long-time administrator announced her decision to the university’s athletics staff on Friday, January 26.
When she steps down, McDonald will have served with NGU Athletics for 41 years, including more than three decades as director. She joined the school in 1983 as an assistant and began North Greenville’s softball program in 1985, leading that program for 18 years. Over her career in Tigerville, she has taught an array of courses, served as an assistant volleyball and basketball coach, and also started the women’s soccer program in 1986.
“Jan McDonald has invested her entire career at North Greenville and it is a career marked by care and concern for our students, and dedication to helping them prepare for life beyond college,” said NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. “Her passion for coaching young people in a Christ-centered community has benefitted our university in manifold ways over the past four decades. We are grateful for her commitment to our mission and look forward to joining together to celebrate her career later this semester.”
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Public School Exit Takes Message to Mar-a-Lago
- By Public School Exit
DEL MAR, Calif. -- America's leader in biblical worldview education, Public School Exit (PSE), is planning an event at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, where it will highlight its message on how the nation's K-12 public education system is failing our students.
Hollywood actress and education freedom advocate, Sam Sorbo, will moderate PSE's educational luncheon at Mar-a-Lago on March 21, 2024.
"We are absolutely thrilled that someone of Sam's stature has offered to be the moderator," comments Dran Reese, Chief Executive Officer of Public School Exit. "Sam sees how broken the institutional system is and wants to help us fix it."
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BJU Seminary Holds CoRE Conference
- By Courtney Montgomery - BJU
The theme of the conference, “The Return of Hope: Dealing with Depression in the Church,” will explore the topic of depression and suicide, specifically how to counsel those struggling within the church. Breakout sessions will address forgiveness, despair, anxiety and handling losses biblically.
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