Spring 2017 Commencement Speaker Announced
North Greenville University has tapped Mayor of Greer, South Carolina Richard "Rick" Danner as its Spring 2017 commencement speaker.
Since his election to the office of mayor in 1999, Danner has provided the Greer public with countless improvements to both the city’s economic and industrial sectors. Under Danner’s leadership Greer posted retail sales growth from $452 million in 2010, to just over $1.3 billion in 2015, increasing steadily each year.
According to the city of Greer’s webpage, The City of Greer Municipal Complex, which includes City Hall, the Police and Courts Complex and the 12-acre Greer City Park, opened in 2008 [under Danner’s leadership] and have redefined service and recreation for residents and contributed to the revitalization of Greer Station.”
As the longest serving board member of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, Danner has pioneered numerous bills for public benefit. A 2015 plan signed by Danner is set to provide a “city blueprint” for Greer leading up to its expiration in 2030.
The City of Greer also said, “The revival of the central business district has been paralleled by continued commercial growth along the Highway 29 corridor with diverse offerings for all members of the community.”
Approximately 358 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree candidates will be recognized individually during the ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 5 to be held in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium.
Joyful Sound Leads Worship at Pastors' Conferences in S.C., N.C.
NGU's music ensemble Joyful Sound recently featured at two large pastors' conferences in the Carolinas.
B.S.U. Bluegrass Brand Anticipates New, Full-Length Album
"I had no idea when I came here that I'd be working with bluegrass. I was just trying to think of ways to connect with students," says Wes Brashier.
New Construction Project Underway
Project will overhaul NGU’s baseball program and be the catalyst for an enhanced student life experience.
School of Theatre to Produce 'Silent Sky'
Show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15-17 in Billingsley Theatre.
NGU Ranked 25 in 2015 US News Ranking
Rankings published as a guide in making college decision
NGU Theatre to Host iNGenUity Summer Camps
The camps will offer acting, movement for the stage, stage make-up, costuming, improv, and more.
Alumnus McGaha Aiming to Visit Every Cook Out
He knocked out his 100th Cook Out in Wilmington, NC, the 32nd location of a 48-hour tour last November.
University Purchases Ryan's Corporate Office Building in Greer
University Announces Acquisition of former Ryan's Corporate Office Building...