BJU President Steve Pettit

The Bob Jones University Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the re-election of Steve Pettit to a three-year term as President by an overwhelming majority on Thursday, November 17, 2022.  The Board strongly supports the President, and is committed and enthusiastic about working together with the President and the administration to fulfill the mission of the University for God’s glory.

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North Greenville University will recognize the service of military veterans during Military Appreciation Day at Younts Stadium on November 12. 

The celebration will take place during the North Greenville football team’s final home game against #19 ranked University of West Georgia. Kickoff is set for 12:30 p.m. 

“NGU Football is honored to celebrate Military Appreciation Day,” said North Greenville Head Football Coach Jeff Farrington. “We are allowed to have many privileges due to the service and sacrifice of many American servicemen and women around the globe. Carrying each service flag is not something we take for granted.” 

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Army ROTC Contracting Ceremony 2021

On Veterans Day, November 11, Bob Jones University held an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) contracting ceremony, at 11 a.m. in Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. 

Crosstown partnerships with Furman University (Army) and Clemson University (Air Force), which were launched in 2018, allow BJU students to participate in their respective ROTC battalions. While most BJU students are qualified to join either program, wear the uniform and hold the title “cadet,” exceptional cadets who stand out as scholars, athletes and leaders may be offered scholarship contracts that cover their costs of tuition, fees, and books and receive a monthly stipend. 

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NGU Elf the Musical 3651

elf the musical logoThe North Greenville University (NGU) School of Theatre will present “Elf the Musical” Nov. 10-19 at Billingsley Theatre in Tigerville.

The production will run Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

Based on a popular Christmas film, “Elf the Musical” follows Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.

The would-be elf is raised in the North Pole, but ultimately embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover histrue identity.

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Beta Wins 2021 Turkey Bowl

Bob Jones University will hold the annual Turkey Bowl, BJU’s intramural soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 12, in Alumni Stadium. This year, the Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans will face the Beta Gamma Delta Patriots. 

“The Turkey Bowl is one of our longstanding traditions,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “This year will be a rematch of last year’s game which was a thrilling match. The University community looks forward to what promises to be an epic showdown.”

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John Michael Cox as Richard III
John Michael Cox as Richard III

The Bob Jones University Classic Players will present Richard III: The Terrible Reign Nov. 15-17, at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Rodeheaver Auditorium.

“Bob Jones University has been performing Richard III since 1940 and this is our ninth time to bring Shakespeare’s masterpiece to the stage,” said Dr. Darren Lawson, dean of the BJU School of Fine Arts and Communication. “The concept, cutting, sets and costumes make this play more accessible for modern audiences.” 

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Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Bob Jones Academy Auditorium  

GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 7, 2022) – Bob Jones Academy is participating in the Veterans History Project , a Library of Congress oral history project, on Wednesday, November 9, in honor of Veterans Day this Friday. 

The Academy is partnering with American Legion Post 3 and Upstate Warrior Solution. Nearly 40 veterans have confirmed their participation. Veterans will be interviewed by 54 students in the 10th and 11th grade United States History class at BJA. 

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