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The off-season brought some major changes to Melvin & Dollie Younts Stadium at North Greenville University’s (NGU) Tigerville campus. 

NGU recently contracted GEOSurfaces to replace the football turf, which had been in place since the fall semester of 2014.

“It’s state-of-the-art turf and one of the best products out there,” said NGU Athletic Director Jan McDonald. “We’re really excited about it and proud of how it looks. The team is looking forward to playing on it and we’re excited for fans to come see it.” 

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Bob Jones University kicks off its 97th academic year Monday, Aug. 21, during the annual opening exercises at 7 p.m. in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. The event will be webcast

Primarily focused on celebrating the incoming Class of 2027, the opening exercises will include practical advice and encouragement from acting CEO Dr. Alan Benson, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Gary Weier, faculty members and student body leaders.

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NGU Beam Installed

An 18-foot steel beam that was prayed over and signed by North Greenville University (NGU) administrators, faculty, staff, students, and board members on March 2 now serves as a structural piece for the new entrance at the university’s Donnan Administration Building on the Tigerville campus.

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New NGU Credit

North Greenville University (NGU) is the first higher education institution in the state of South Carolina to offer credit to high school students who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy.

The Seal of Biliteracy is a certificate earned by high school graduates who demonstrate competence in a second language on a proficiency exam. Students who earn a bronze seal will be awarded credit for levels one and two of the language, 1310 and 1320. Those earning a silver or gold seal will be awarded credit for 1310, 1320, and 2310.

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NGU President Gene Fant

The South Carolina Senate voted unanimously on June 14 to confirm North Greenville University (NGU) President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., to serve on the South Carolina Higher Education Commission. Fant was nominated by the Hon. Henry D. McMaster, Governor of South Carolina.

Established in 1967, the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education is the coordinating board for the state’s 33 public institutions of higher learning. According to the commission’s website, the entity “acts both as an oversight entity on behalf of the General Assembly, and an advocate for the citizens of South Carolina as they seek opportunities to improve their lives, and those of their families, through higher education.”

The commission is governed by a 15-member board appointed by the governor. Fant will serve a two-year term, representing South Carolina’s independent higher learning institutions. 

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The following students were named to the Dean's List at Anderson University for the spring semester, 2023. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester. The University congratulates its students for their exemplary academic achievement. 

Anderson University regrets the delay of this year's Dean's List and appreciates the patience of our students and their families. 

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Dr Jared Thomas NGU

North Greenville University (NGU) has named Dr. Jared Thomas Vice President for Campus Ministries and Student Engagement, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., announced at this morning’s summer meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees. The appointment is effective July 1. 

“Dr. Thomas brings unusual experiences to this important role at the university. He is an alum, he holds a doctorate in counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, he is deeply involved in leadership in his local church, and he loves students,” said President Fant. “We are excited to see how God’s preparation for his calling cultivates his leadership of this team that is integral to the equipping of transformational leaders for church and society.”

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