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Artist series to feature guest trombonists

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This semester’s first Concert, Opera & Drama Series program on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m., will feature BJU’s Symphonic Wind Band with guest trombonists, Matthew Vaughn, the associate principal trombonist for the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Dr. Frank Garlock, founder of the Bob Jones University Trombone Choir.    The concert celebrates the trombone and is

Grad to be commissioned in War Memorial Chapel

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After more than 30 years of military service, George Youstra Jr. will be commissioned as a colonel in the United States Air Force on Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. in War Memorial Chapel. “I’m looking forward to coming home to Bob Jones for my promotion ceremony to colonel,” Youstra said. “I grew up on campus

Homecoming encourages involvement

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During this Homecoming weekend, many events have been planned to bring current stu- dents, faculty and staff, and alumni together as one. One of these planned events is the Bruin Nation 5K. Formerly known as the Turkey Bowl Run, the Bruin Nation 5K is expected to draw be- tween 300 and 400 runners to the

BJU organizes flood relief drive for Columbia

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Bob Jones University has partnered with Operation Renewed Hope this week to bring flood relief in the form of food, water, manpower and monetary donations to the areas of Columbia flooded by the impact of Hurricane Joaquin. Joaquin, a Category 4 storm, brought heavy wind and rain to the Carolinas on Oct. 7, and it

BJU to host Homecoming 2015

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On Oct. 23 and 24, BJU is inviting students and alumni to join in Homecoming, a weekend of special activities including class reunions, athletic events and more. For students the term “homecoming” may conjure a variety of images, but the best way to think of Homecoming at BJU is like a holiday or family reunion,

Faculty Spotlight: John Nolan and Lewis Carl

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The Division of Art has gained two new faculty members this semester. Mr. John Nolan and Mr. Lewis Carl both have many years of practical experience to bring to the classroom. John Nolan John Nolan, the curator at the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University for 20 years, has begun a dual role this

Fall for Greenville returns

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Downtown Greenville will be humming Oct. 9-11 this year as the annual Fall for Greenville festival transforms several streets into a center for fall fun. Visitors from all over Greenville, Pickens, Anderson and Spartanburg counties are expected to attend the autumn-themed community gathering of vendors, sponsors and guests. The event sponsored by Pepsi and OneMain

Mission chapel to highlight experiences

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This semester’s mission’s chapel on Monday, Oct. 5, will consist of six speakers and a choir of students from different mission teams sent out last summer by the Office of Missions. Mark Vowels, head of the Office of Missions, said although he does not have a predetermined message each year, he has found that keeping

ArtBreak offers lunch, learning at the M&G

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ArtBreak, a monthly lecture series featuring different facets of art, history and literature, returns to the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University this semester, after taking its normal summer hiatus. Since 2011, ArtBreak has been offering an alternative to the normal lunch hour for area professionals and retirees. The 45-minute catered lecture series draws

Senior picnic to celebrate class of 2016

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Each year, BJU offers special activities and opportunities for the senior class in honor of their upcoming graduation. The first of these is the Senior Picnic, which will be held on Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Activity Center. Kyle Wilcox, executive assistant to President Pettit, describes the Senior Picnic as a BJU tradition

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