Phased reopening to begin at Midlands Technical College – First set of faculty and staff return to campus June 15

 

Midlands Technical College (MTC) will begin its three-phased reopening plan on June 15. On that Monday, a limited number of faculty and staff will return to work on campuses. The…

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Virtual Theatre Camps with Town Theatre

 

Town Theatre online camps begin on June 1st and are scheduled through June 19. Prices are great and time online is limited, but we promise lots of fun! Please share…

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SCSBA releases statewide ‘School Board Member Return-to-School’ survey results

 

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) President Chuck Saylors and Executive Director Scott Price held a press conference to release the results of a survey…

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College of Charleston libraries continue to serve campus in-person and online

 

Strictures mandated by social distancing have lent a new importance to everyday objects, such as the humble laptop. They are no longer simply tools for binging Netflix and surfing OAKS.…

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Berkeley County Libraries reopening June 1

 

Berkeley County Library System (BCLS) locations will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1. Hours of operation at each of the seven branches will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday…

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Two South Carolina school leaders receive top honors

 

Fairfield County School District Superintendent, Dr. J.R. Green, has been named the 2021 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year, and Lexington School District Three Chief Academic Officer, Mrs. Angie Rye,…

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Fifty students receive scholarships from Building Industry Charitable Foundation

 

Over the past twenty years, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has awarded $636,250 in scholarships to children of Association members and other students who meet criteria set for the program.…

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Sherman College names Chiropractor of the Year, Regent of the Year and other award recipients

 

Sherman College honored alumni, chiropractors, and supporters during its 47th Lyceum, a homecoming and continuing education event attended by hundreds of chiropractors and students throughout the U.S. and internationally. Lyceum…

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Presbyterian College students to receive coronavirus relief money

 

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the financial well-being of many around the world, including college students. For Presbyterian College students impacted by the pandemic, help is on the way. Nearly…

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3 College of Charleston graduates receive Fulbright awards

 

As global citizens and change-makers, College of Charleston graduates are making a difference all over the world. And no one is more determined to have an impact on the future…

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CCSD schools announce in-person graduation ceremony plans for Class of 2020

 

High schools in Charleston County School District (CCSD) are announcing dates for their face-to-face diploma-awarding ceremonies. These school-level ceremonies will be the second of CCSD high schools’ twophase celebration of…

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Dr. Michael Mikota named seventh president of Spartanburg Community College

 

Spartanburg Community College has named Dr. Michael Mikota to the position of president, effective July 13. The Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education selected Dr. Mikota after a…

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South Carolina State Museum to welcome guests back, Tuesday, June 2

 

Museum Members to Get Early Access, Saturday, May 30  The South Carolina State Museum will reopen its doors, Tuesday, June 2 (Saturday, May 30 for members only) with new hours…

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SC Technical College System Foundation awards final portion of $1 million Duke Energy grant to expand lineworker training

 

The SC Technical College System Foundation awarded the final allotment of the $1 million Duke Energy grant to expand training opportunities for much-needed utility lineworkers across the state. As Duke…

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Four students and two alumnae accepted into Fulbright Program

 

The United States’ flagship international education exchange program, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, has selected four current Clemson University students and two alumnae for the 2020-2021 year. The University has…

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Clemson’s Sullivan Center, South Carolina DHEC providing COVID-19 mobile testing clinics in May, June

 

Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center will provide COVID-19 mobile testing clinics in Oconee, Pickens and Chester counties in May and June as part of a partnership with the South Carolina Department of…

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Clemson researchers help lead national discussion on race and play

 

Shawna Cass, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management; Michael Staton, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences Research demonstrates that children growing up in the U.S. today have fewer opportunities…

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Rising tide: Clemson scientists seek solutions to state’s mounting nuisance floods

 

While a rising tide may lift all boats, it spells trouble for South Carolina coastal communities where flooding has already long been a fact of life. Low-lying areas such as…

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Zoom into summer learning with OLLI at Furman

 

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman University has announced its slate of summer classes. Conducted for the first time ever via Zoom, the four-week sessions run June 2-26. Registration…

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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis recognizes Bradley Robinson of Greenville Technical Charter School as Educator of the Month

 

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has recognized Greenville Technical Charter High School’s Bradley Robinson as the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program’s Educator of the Month for May. “Almost…

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Midlands Technical College to reopen campus – Preparations underway to resume in-person classes.

 

Midlands Technical College (MTC) will welcome students back to campus for traditional instruction this fall. College administrators are planning and implementing procedures and training programs aimed at reducing the risk…

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Communities In Schools of the Midlands deploy services amid school closures

 

Schools are closed, but Communities In Schools of the Midlands (CISM) is still open amid the highs and lows of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many other non-profits across Columbia, SC,…

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Six Furman graduates awarded Fulbright grants to teach overseas

 

Six members of Furman University’s class of 2020 have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. This…

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CofC molecular biology student named Goldwater Scholar

 

A College of Charleston student has been named a Goldwater Scholar, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Molecular biology major Vernon Kennedy…

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Researchers to study COVID-19 impact on SC restaurants

 

Researchers from the College of Charleston’s School of Business and Lander University’s College of Business are currently studying the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on restaurant owners and operators in South Carolina.…

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New Call Me MISTER Scholarship honors CofC interim provost Frances Welch

 

Dennis Wright says he never planned on being a teacher. It wasn’t until he was encouraged to enroll in the South Carolina Teacher Cadet program during his senior year of high school that…

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New leadership program at CSU begins this fall

 

Beginning this fall students can enroll in an innovative 15-hour interdisciplinary minor in leadership at Charleston Southern University. The minor, offered jointly by the colleges of Business and Christian Studies, contains classes…

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South Carolina ETV to premiere documentary film exploring history of South Carolina National Guard

 

‘We Have a Story to Tell: 350 Years of the South Carolina National Guard’ premieres May 21 at 7 p.m., re-airs May 24 and 25 South Carolina ETV (SCETV) announced…

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Greenville Technical College board votes to freeze tuition

 

Today, the Greenville Technical College Area Commission approved a tuition and fee freeze for summer and fall 2020. The board took this action to keep education affordable as families experience…

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UofSC announces voluntary pay cuts for top administrators, coaches

 

The University of South Carolina announced Tuesday a plan to implement voluntary 10 percent pay reductions for President Bob Caslen, several senior-level cabinet administrators and the university’s three highest paid…

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NEXT High School to graduate 68 seniors

 

Sixty-eight students will officially graduate from NEXT High School on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. While the in-person ceremony has been postponed for a future date due to COVID-19, this graduating…

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Troop 91 scout hopes to make history as one of the first female Eagle Scouts

 

Cameron Alexis Caulk, a scout with Troop 91 at Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, hopes to make history by becoming one of the first female Eagle Scouts in…

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Stephanie Spann named Principal at Simmons-Pinckney Middle

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce and welcome Stephanie Spann as principal at Simmons-Pinckney Middle School. Spann has served as an assistant principal at James Island Charter…

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Katchia Gethers named Principal at Hunley Park Elementary

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced and welcome Dr. Katchia Gethers as principal at Hunley Park Elementary School. Gethers comes to CCSD from Hawaii where she has served as a…

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Dale Metzger named Principal of the West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced and welcome Dale Metzger as principal of the new West Ashley Center for Advanced Studies located on the West Ashley High School campus set…

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Gayle Morris named Principal at Thomas C. Cario Middle

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced Gayle Morris as principal at Thomas C. Cario Middle School. Morris has served as the school’s interim principal since June 2018. Prior to Cario,…

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Michael White named Principal at Morningside Middle

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce and welcome Michael J. White as principal at Morningside Middle School. White joins the district from Dorchester County School District 4…

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Amber Sainz named Principal at Julian Mitchell Elementary

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced and welcome Amber Sainz as principal at Julian Mitchell Elementary School. Sainz joins the district from Republic, Missouri where she has served as an…

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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announces annual PalmettoBaby Grant Program

 

Babies born on May 29 eligible to receive $529 for college savings State Treasurer Curtis Loftis has been a passionate advocate of the importance of saving for college, as administrator…

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Clemson University recognized for innovation in engineering education

 

Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some…

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Trident Technical College announces plans for summer semester

 

Trident Technical College will offer the majority of its classes online for the summer semester the college announced Thursday. The college is currently in the middle of its Maymester term,…

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New principal selected for Westwood High School

 

Westwood High School will soon have a new leader. Starting July 1, 2020, Robert S. Jackson will take over as principal of Westwood. Jackson will replace the current principal, Dr.…

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Anonymous donors pay fee for nursing graduates to take NCLEX exam

 

Two anonymous donors approached the Greenville Tech Foundation, looking for a creative way to support nursing graduates during the pandemic. They wanted to help the next group of frontline healthcare…

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Two outstanding seniors earn National Merit Scholarships

 

Two Lexington County School District One students earned prestigious National Merit Scholarships this week. Reagan K. Green, a senior at River Bluff High School, and Emma G. Powers, a senior…

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Four CCSD students receive $2,500 scholarships from NMSC

 

For the second year in a row, four Charleston County School District (CCSD) students earned $2,500 National Merit Scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Academic Magnet High School’s…

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Citadel planning August return to campus for 2020-21 academic year

 

The President of The Citadel announced today that the college is planning to reopen campus in August to receive cadets and students and begin the 2020-2021 academic year. “Our priority…

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Christy James named Movers and Shakers 2020 – Innovators

 

Charleston County School District’s Library & Media Services Specialist, Christy James, has been named a 2020 Library Journal Movers & Shakers Innovator. Library Journal chooses these individuals based on their…

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Sylvan Learning Centers to open for in-person tutoring next week

 

The Sylvan Learning Centers in Anderson, Spartanburg and Greenville counties will be opening back up to in-person tutoring sessions next week, but with valued added precautions due to COVID-19. “After…

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Sylvan Learning Centers to open for in-person tutoring next week

 

The Sylvan Learning Centers in Midlands will be opening back up to in-person tutoring sessions next week, but with valued added precautions due to COVID-19. “After reviewing Gov. McMaster’s updates…

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