Unified Self Defense

Combating violence with Unified Self Defense

The founder of Unified Self Defense, Terence Brister, along with Ashley Bickerstaff, instructor and class coordinator, work to empower everyone with the knowledge, training and skills to be prepared in any situation.

Rexroth awards first recipient of the Bosch Rexroth Endowed Scholarship

Tom Vasavong was recently selected for the Bosch Rexroth Endowed Scholarship at Greenville Technical College. With more than 40 other students considered, Vasavong was selected for his determination to complete his degree.
Gateway Project

Gateway Project quarterly update

All new lanes of traffic for the history making project are expected to be open by the end of this quarter.

Friends, family and football highlight NGU’s homecoming celebration

North Greenville University’s annual Homecoming celebration returns to the Tigerville Campus on Friday, Oct. 25 with a full weekend of festivities.

National Weather Service explains sporadic weather patterns

October broke an all time record, reaching a high of 98 degrees on Thursday, Oct. 3 but there is hope coming up on Saturday.
Jill Branyon

NGU professor collaborates on new teaching methods in ‘The Next Step’

Jill Branyon, distinguished professor of education and coordinator of the mathematics secondary education program, collaborated on a book about new ways of teaching mathematics.
Geriatric Education

Foundation for Geriatric Education funds tools for education at Greenville Technical College

The Foundation for Geriatric Education has donated $4,150 to GTC to allow for the purchase of tools for the Nursing Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs. 

City to hold information sessions on ADA compliance study

Session will be held in City Hall from Oct. 2-3.

Phillis Wheatley Center turns 100 but doesn’t let it show

The Phillis Wheatley Center turns 100 all while receiving enough funding to renovate the lower campus building.
SC report card

2019 SC report cards: 38 schools in Greenville County score excellent

The South Carolina Department of Education (SDE) released school report cards today and in Greenville County Schools (GCS), 81 of 86 schools earned ratings of excellent, good or average.
North Greenville NGU

NGU campus security’s Chief Morris named to ‘2019 Most Influential People in Security’ list

“Security” magazine announced its “2019 Most Influential People in Security.” North Greenville University (NGU) Campus Security Chief Rick Lee Morris was one of 26 chosen.

Emergency Management hosting community disaster preparedness event

On Sept. 28, Greenville County Emergency Management, in conjunction with The Home Depot, will be hosting a community disaster preparedness event.

NGU MasterSummit professional development workshop announced

The seminar will take place Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. until noon and will feature Dr. Rick Martinez.

Update: Taylors man arrested in ‘road rage’ incident while 13-year-old remains in critical condition

Greenville Police Department announced they have charged a Taylors man with reckless driving for the “road rage” incident and collision on N. Pleasantburg Drive on Sept. 18 that left a 13-year-old child in critical condition.
Greenlink

Greenlink seeking public input on proposed route changes

Greenlink is holding multiple public meetings regarding possible changes to Route 504 and Route 508.