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United Way of the Midlands receives nearly $158,000 from Richland County Government to fund Resiliency Team pilot program at Jackson Creek Elementary School

 

United Way of the Midlands received nearly $158,000 from Richland County Government to fund the launch of a pilot program placing a Resiliency Team, part of United Way of Midlands Resilient Richland initiative, at Richland School District Two’s Jackson Creek Elementary School. “We’re excited to partner with Richland School District Two to launch our first…

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Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation announces new board members

 

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation welcomed the following new members to its Board of Directors: Hamid Aboutorabi, PhD, Director & President, Giti Tire R&D Center (North America) Brad Alexander, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Immedion, LLC Connie Cain, Manager-Large Customer Accounts & Services, Dominion Energy Sheria A. Clarke,…

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Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform

 

Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press…

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2019 fall foreign language classes at Upstate International, register now

 

Classes are filling up at Upstate International. There are at least 11 reasons to fall into a new language this year: American Sign Language, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Spanish for Kids and Thai. Impress your family, friends and colleagues. Enhance your resume, expand your employment opportunities and deepen your travel…

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District’s Back-to-School hotline starts this week

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is making the annual Back-to-School hotline available this week in order to assist families for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The hotline is set to open Thursday, August 15, 2019, and will run through Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day (excludes Saturday,…

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SC State returns to University Center of Greenville

 

Students in the Upstate of South Carolina now have the option to take SC State’s undergraduate and graduate courses at the University Center of Greenville (UCG). SC State returns to the center for the upcoming fall semester and will continue to expand its program offerings at the center.  The semester begins on August 20. Current…

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New elementary school magnet teaches computer coding 

 

Richland School District Two is adding yet another intriguing magnet to its illustrious offerings. Computer science is coming to Sandlapper Elementary School. Sandlapper will transform into the Computer Science Immersion School (CSIS) where all students, kindergarten through fifth grade will develop coding skills as part of the daily curriculum. The purpose of this new magnet…

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Chemistry professor Jeff Anker named Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors

 

Clemson University College of Science professor of chemistry Jeff Anker, whose collaborative research exemplifies the creative vision of an entrepreneurial inventor, has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Anker is one of 54 academic inventors from around the nation and world who were honored in the spring 2019 class. Senior Members are active…

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College of Charleston named top school by The Princeton Review

 

For the 16th year in a row, The Princeton Review has recognized the College of Charleston as a top school in the United States for undergraduate education. The education services company features the College in the new 2020 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 385 Colleges. According to The Princeton Review, “the College of…

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Greenville Tech Foundation honors Dodie Anderson, the Jolley Foundation, and Lockheed Martin

 

The Greenville Tech Foundation will honor three major donors and highlight their critical role in helping the college develop qualified students for local employment at the 2019 Workforce Development Salute. The event will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom. Honorees are Dodie Anderson, the Jolley Foundation, and Lockheed Martin.…

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