NGU Celebrates 125th Anniversary
North Greenville University has scheduled several events in the upcoming month to celebrate its 125-year anniversary.
A NGU Connect networking event took place on March 22 at the Commerce Club in Greenville, and the Cline School of Music presented "Saviour: A Modern Oratorio" on Sunday, March 25 at Fairview Baptist Church in Greer.
In the two weeks leading up to the inauguration of NGU's eighth president Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. on Friday, April 13, several events have been planned to engage the community.
Business and church leaders in the Greer area will enjoy networking and hearing leadership lessons from community leaders during Business and Breakfast at Greer on April 5 at the Tim Brashier Campus. President Fant will update visitors on the vision for NGU's Greer campus. Breakfast will be served and registration is required.
Crusader Athletics will be on display during the Spring Showcase which was originally planned for Saturday, April 7 in Ashmore Park. Due to the threat of rain, the Showcase has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 14. Fans, friends, and former players of all sports are invited to cheer on the Crusaders in conference play. Admission is free to all sporting events that day and includes baseball, men's volleyball, softball, and tennis. Between the baseball double-header at approximately 2:30pm, the dedication of the Ray and Bea Dillard Field will take place. Lunch will be available for purchase and inflatables will be available for family fun.
The 31st Annual Crusader Club Golf Classic will take place on April 10 at the Cliffs Valley Golf Course in Travelers Rest. The event will offer more than $1,000 in prizes and proceeds will provide scholarships for more than 500 NGU student-athletes. Registration is required.
NGU alumni are welcome to attend the North Greenville Academy and Junior College Celebration Luncheon on April 12 in the Hartness President's Dining Room. All alumni are invited to help recognize and celebrate the unsung heroes who sacrificed, prayed, and worked for the continued existence and mission of North Greenville. A lunch and tour of the campus will be provided. Registration is required.
Dr. Fant will be formally recognized as the university's eighth president during an inauguration and installation ceremony on April 13 at 10 a.m. in Turner Chapel. Registration is required.
All Joyful Sound alumni, families, and friends are invited to attend the music ministry's 40th anniversary celebration at 7 p.m. on April 13 in Turner Chapel. Prior to the concert, dinner will be available for purchase in Todd Dining Hall beginning at 5 p.m. A love offering will received during the concert for NGU ministry team scholarships.
For more detailed information or to register for events, visit www.ngu.edu/125.
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