BJU to Host Third Annual U.Day
- By Randy Page - BJU
Bob Jones University invites families in the Greenville community to the third annual U.Day Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the front BJU campus.
“U.Day is fast becoming an area tradition and we are excited to bring this exciting, learning experience back for this year’s Homecoming and Family Weekend,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “Our faculty and staff have outdone themselves once again to put on a wonderful event for the community.”
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BJU Celebrates Homecoming and Family Weekend
- By Randy Page - BJU
Bob Jones University invites the Greenville community to Homecoming and Family Weekend Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11 to 13, on the BJU campus.
“Homecoming and Family Weekend is one of the highlights of the year for the University family,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “Throughout the three-day celebration, we invite the community to join us for memorable events for all ages.”
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Chuck Nicholas Awarded Distinguished Service Plaque by National Speech and Debate Association
- By Randy Page - BJU
The National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) recently awarded Bob Jones Academy (BJA) faculty member Chuck Nicholas the Distinguished Service Bronze Plaque–Ninth Honors.
Founded in 1925, the NSDA was created to recognize and support middle and high school students who participate in speech and debate activities. Founder Bruno E. Jacob established the Distinguished Service Award to honor coaches “who selflessly serve the association.”
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NGU to Host Three-Day Homecoming Event
- By North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC (October 8, 2018) – North Greenville University is celebrating homecoming from Thursday, Oct 11 to Saturday, Oct 13 at the Tigerville Campus. There will be many on and off-campus activities throughout the weekend. Students, faculty, parents, alumni, and community members are invited.
Homecoming festivities will begin on Thursday night with NGUConnect. From 6-8 p.m., alumni have the opportunity to gather at the Cannon Centre in Greer to reconnect and share experiences. This event will be casual dress and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. and First Lady Lisa will be in attendance along with alumni board members and alumni award winners.
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Washington Center Students Attend 26th Annual Challenge Day at BJU
- By Washington Center
Washington Center students, families, friends and staff celebrated the 26th annual Challenge Day on the Bob Jones University campus. Challenge Day is designated as the Special Olympic Developmental Games created specifically for Washington Center’s students. The Greenville County Recreation Department helps to coordinate and sponsor the event along with community business support.
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2018 Greenville County Schools Hall of Fame Recipients
- By Greenville County Schools
Five outstanding graduates of Greenville County Schools have been selected for induction in the 2018 GCS Hall of Fame. They will be honored at an awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday, November 1 at 6:30pm at the Greenville Convention Center. You are invited to attend. Arrive by 6pm if you’d like to interview honorees before the event begins.
- Rudolf Anderson, Greenville High School, Class of 1944 (awarded posthumously)
- Kris Bruton, Greer High School, Class of 1989
- Matthew Cordell, Hillcrest High School, Class of 1993
- Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Wade Hampton High School and the Fine Arts Center, Class of 1989
- Jim Mattos, Greenville High School, Class of 1950
The Greenville County Schools Hall of Fame honors men and women who have graduated from Greenville County Schools and have made substantial or significant contributions at the local, regional, national, or international levels in areas such as academia and education, arts, athletics, business, media, public service, philanthropy, medicine, military, or science.
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BFGoodrich Tires Teams Up with Automotive Engineering Students to Design and Build Sustainable Rallycross Car
- By Phil Watson
BFGoodrich® Tires is helping the next generation of automotive engineers design a rallycross car that’s both powerful and sustainable.
The Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research’s (CU-ICAR) “Deep Orange” program immerses graduate automotive engineering students in designing cars of the future. Each year the program produces a vehicle prototype that introduces breakthrough innovations. BFGoodrich is a brand of Michelin North America, based in Greenville, a longtime supporter of CU-ICAR and creator of an endowed chair at Clemson University for vehicle electronic systems integration.
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