NGU Announces Reorganization of College of Education
Tigerville, SC (March 18, 2019) North Greenville University’s Office of Academic Affairs announces the reorganization of the university’s College of Education effective June 1, 2019. NGU Provost and Dean of the University Faculty Dr. Nathan A. Finn, says the College will now house all education programs, including traditional undergraduate, online undergraduate, and graduate programs.
“One of the most important professions in the world is that of a teacher. At North Greenville, our faculty understands this profession as a strategic calling from the Lord. Our undergraduate programs in education have a track record of producing excellent public and private school teachers, and our graduate programs are doing a fine job of preparing educational leaders at every level,” said Finn.
Dr. Constance Wright, current dean of the College of Education, will remain in that role. Dr. Shelley Dugle from the T. Walter Brashier Graduate School has been appointed associate dean of graduate programs effective June 1.
“Dean Constance Wright has already been overseeing our traditional undergraduate programs, and Shelley Dugle has spearheaded the development of our graduate programs. This reorganization will position NGU to continue to be a hub for training teachers and other educational leaders to serve students in the Upstate and beyond,” Finn said.
NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. says that North Greenville University’s education programs have been a part of the school's distinctive DNA since its beginning over a century ago and graduates from the program are highly sought-after.
Since 2016, NGU’s College of Education has had a 100% employment rate for education undergraduates seeking teaching positions after graduation.
"As we seek to equip transformational leaders for church and society, we believe that education programs, from undergraduate through our nationally recognized doctoral programs, are crucial to our Christ-first mission. I could not be more excited by the future of these programs and their role in enhancing life in the Upstate and around the nation,” Fant said.
For more information about our education degree programs, visit ngu.edu/academics.
Fall 2018 Dean's List Announced
Congratulations to the students who made the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester.
Count From Poland to Speak at BCM
The Dietrich family is currently partnering with Dean River Productions to create a movie about their royal discovery.
NGU Announces Distinguished Professor Program
Program designed to recognize long-term faculty members and recruit new faculty members.
Theatre Students Prepare For Their Next Show
After only three weeks of rehearsal, "Taming of the Shrew" opens April 4.
NGU MasterSummit Professional Development Workshop Announced
'Innovative Thinking in a Dynamic Market' will feature Dr. Rick Martinez, associate dean of undergraduate business programs and distinguished professor of management.
NGU Stands Out as Top College with Conservative Values
NGU came in at spot #33 in “Newsmax's 40 Best Colleges for Conservative Values,” which highlights “outstanding institutions of higher learning that still cater to conservative values.”
NGU Leaders Among Notable Scholars Contributed To New Bible Edition
Bible is a resource to help defend and share the compatibility of Christianity in everyday life.
NGU to Host Annual Faith at Work Business Symposium
Guest speakers to include Tobin Cassels, Lauren Green, and Josh Kimbrell ('07).