NGU to Honor America’s Servicepeople at 2016 Homecoming
Tigerville SC (September 21, 2016) This year, North Greenville University’s homecoming events will not only celebrate the gathering of the NGU family, but also pay respect to past and present military and other U.S. servicepeople.
Themed as “Salute to America,” the Homecoming Celebration 2016 will run the week Oct. 24 through Saturday, Oct. 29, concluding with a home football game against Wingate University.
While NGU students will participate in activities throughout the week, events for alumni and the community will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, with the Marion Moorhead Homecoming Classic — to be held at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Travelers Rest, S.C.
Also, the ladies’ alumnae luncheon is set for Friday at 11:30 a.m. on the NGU campus. Guest speaker for the luncheon will be Diane Rawl, secretary for the South Carolina Gold Star Mothers organization.
On Saturday, Oct. 29, the NGU Alumni Office will begin the day with a 5K Warrior Run, beginning at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds from the Warrior Run will benefit Upstate Warrior Solution, a local nonprofit that helps connect and empower U.S. Armed Forces and their communities.
Other activities for the day include a breakfast honoring the classes of 1991, 1996, 2006, and 2011; a kids’ play zone at Younts Stadium; and a parade.
Homecoming events will conclude with the Crusader football game against Wingate at 2:30 p.m. and the crowning of the 2016 homecoming queen during halftime.
All community military, first responders, firefighters, police officers, and their immediate families will be admitted free to the football game and recognized before kickoff at 2 p.m.
All military, active and non-active, are asked to check in at the stadium at 1:15 p.m. Firefighters, police officers, and EMT personnel are asked to check in at the stadium before the game, as well.
NGU welcomes all NGU family and friends to attend the Homecoming Celebration 2016. In addition, local groups that would like to participate in the homecoming parade should contact Student Life Activities Coordinator Brittany Hendrix at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864.663.0759.
For more information about NGU’s homecoming and to register for events online.
SC District Judge to Speak About Free Speech in Constitution Day Lecture
**Constitution Day lecture has been canceled**
NGU Prepared Alumna Wilkinson for Service in New Ministry
The Lord used her degree, life disciplines, exposure to missions, and friendships to prepare her for this kind of ministry.
Fant Calls Students to 'Enjoy Art' at First Fall Chapel
Why art matters is the question President Fant aimed to answer at the first chapel on Aug. 26.
NGU Athletic Bands Receive New Marching Orders
Gary Rhoden steps into the role of director of athletic bands.
Tim Brashier Campus to Host Greer Chamber Seminar
NGU is pleased to present a seminar focusing on providing outstanding customer service.
Nationally Known Speakers to Highlight Christian Worldview Week
Event Helps Students to Know What They Believe and Why They Believe It
ODEL Student Head Coaches Growing Climbing Team
NGU senior Madison Gregory leads Climb Upstate’s Junior Rock Climbing Team as it continues to expand.
Utah Jones Named League Male Athlete of the Year
Jones put together one of the best seasons in program history.