NGU Cancels Classes Friday & Monday in Preparation for Florence
Hurricane Florence Update: (9/17/18 4:00 pm) Clean up from the storm is nearly completed. Classes in Tigerville and at the Tim Brashier Campus in Greer will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, unless otherwise communicated via the student portal or email. Students are encouraged to use caution when traveling back to campus. Upon returning to campus, to report any issues, please contact Campus Security at 864.977.7777.
Sept. 16, 2018
Rainbands from Hurricane Florence continue to move through the area, bringing periods of heavy rain and high winds. Conditions are expected to improve overnight and into Monday, permitting the resumption of classes on Tuesday morning. The NGU community is encouraged to continue monitoring the website and email for additional updates. To report any issues, please contact Campus Security at 864.977.7777.
Sept. 15, 2018
Rainbands from Hurricane Florence have begun moving through the area. It is expected that intermittent rain will give way to squalls, periods of heavy rain and high winds overnight. Students remaining on campus are encouraged to review your email from Student Life, which includes safety instructions and a list of indoor, on campus activities. To report any issues, please contact Campus Security at 864.977.7777.
Sept. 13, 2018
North Greenville University has canceled classes and most campus activities for Friday, Sept. 14, through Monday, Sept. 17 at both the Tigerville Campus and Tim Brashier Campus at Greer, as a result of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to impact our area this weekend.
University offices will close at noon on Friday and will reopen on Tuesday morning. Staff should check with their supervisors regarding the need to cover their areas. Faculty will work with students on meeting course requirements affected by closing. All classes have online presence through Blackboard.
“Classes have been canceled to give students the opportunity to make preparations for travel, ahead of the hurricane’s arrival and to anticipate delays in return to campus,” said NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. “If students leave campus to be with their families, we encourage them to travel safely and stay in touch with their faculty.”
The university will continue to offer essential services, including dining services, for those students remaining on campus. Students are asked to check their email and watch for Blackboard alerts for student messaging. For updates on athletic events, visit nguathletics.com. Students should be aware of falling trees, limbs, debris, flooding, or downed electrical lines. To report any issues, please contact Campus Security at 864-977-7777.
University officials will continue to monitor the storm and announce any further decisions on possible campus closings through email, website, social media, and Blackboard alerts.
“The university is very concerned for everyone’s safety and we are taking this very seriously,” said President Fant. “Please join us in praying for those who will be most directly affected by this significant weather event.”
Sept. 13, 2018
Thursday classes and activities continue as scheduled. Family Weekend has been rescheduled for Sept 28-29; Saturday’s home football game against Mississippi College has been cancelled. The NGU community is encouraged to continue checking the website and email throughout the day as additional updates and advisories are expected.
Sept. 12, 2018
Classes and activities will continue as scheduled through the next 36-48 hours. Based upon current forecast tracks, you can anticipate changes in our weekend schedule. University officials continue to monitor the storm and are working closely with local and regional emergency management personnel. The NGU community is encouraged to continue checking the website and email for updates and advisories.
Sept. 12, 2018
Classes and activities will continue as scheduled for the next 48 hours, subject to change depending upon the forecast. Updates and advisories will be released via the NGU website and email as they are available.
Sept. 11, 2018
At this time, the models for Hurricane Florence are showing a northern shift, therefore all North Greenville University activities and classes will continue as scheduled for the remainder of the week. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates.
Sept. 10, 2018
The university administration is closely monitoring the weather conditions that Hurricane Florence will bring to our area. A final decision for all activities and classes for the remainder of the week will be made at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning (9/11/2018). Check your campus email and the NGU website for updates.
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