2021 Palmetto State Teachers Association legislative agenda

  November 30, 2020

Over the past eight months, South Carolina’s students have faced unprecedented educational challenges and hardships related to the impact of COVID-19 on our state. However, in most cases, the adversities…

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Clemson Fall 2020 enrollment up 2.3 percent

  November 24, 2020

97 percent of South Carolina applicants were offered a path to earn a Clemson degree Clemson University announced a 2020 fall semester enrollment of 26,406, up 2.3 percent from the year prior.…

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Sylvan Learning Center adding Taylors location

  November 24, 2020

Sylvan Learning Center is adding a new location in the Taylors area. This new site will be located at 1304 Stallings Road, which is between Indigo Water and Pebble Creek…

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School District Five names new director of finance

  November 23, 2020

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named a new director of finance for the district. Experienced, professional accountant Connie Frick was approved by the Board of Trustees on Nov. 16 to…

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Curiosity Corner: Why they speak Portuguese in Brazil, 24/7

  November 23, 2020

Question: Most South American countries are Spanish-speaking, yet Brazilians speak Portuguese. Why is this? (Asked by a column reader whose Spanish wasn’t any good in Brazil.) Reply: Brazil is the…

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Fernandez named dean of CSU College of Education

  November 19, 2020

Charleston Southern University welcomes Dr. Julie Fernandez as dean of the College of Education. Fernandez will assume her duties Jan. 1, 2021. “We are looking forward to welcoming Dr. Julie…

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Charleston Marathon awards grants to local schools

  November 19, 2020

Organizers of the Charleston Marathon® hit the road Monday, November 16, 2020 and Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to surprise schools in the community with checks in support of the arts.…

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Sylvan Learning Centers to hold Black Friday deals

  November 19, 2020

Sylvan Learning Centers in the Midlands are offering a different kind of Black Friday deal this year. Sylvan is offering multiple promotions such as deep discounts on tuition. However, they…

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Sylvan Learning Centers to hold Black Friday Deals

  November 19, 2020

Sylvan Learning Centers across the Upstate are offering a different kind of Black Friday deal this year. Sylvan Learning Center is offering multiple promotions such as deep discounts on tuition.…

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PC Internship Program Benefits Students and Local Businesses

  November 18, 2020

PC students have interned throughout Laurens County for many years, but this has increased significantly in the past 10 years. Many local businesses have filled part-time employment needs with aspiring…

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Mobile healthcare benefits CCSD students and their families

  November 18, 2020

Over 300 students and families at Baptist Hill Middle High School and Jerry Zucker Middle School now have medical services right on their school campuses thanks to a partnership with Fetter Health…

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Lander University’s holiday Ceramics Sale is Nov. 23 – 24

  November 18, 2020

Forget the madness of Black Friday holiday shopping lines! Shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts is made easy this season with the annual Ceramics Sale of the Lander University Art Department. The…

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Quackenbush Architects receive 3 2020 AIA Columbia Design Awards

  November 18, 2020

Quackenbush Architects + Planners received three American Institute of Architects Columbia awards for its innovative work on the Center for Health and Well-Being at the University of South Carolina, a…

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UofSC announces upcoming Apple authorized campus store

  November 17, 2020

The University of South Carolina announced a partnership with Apple Inc. to open an Apple Authorized Campus Store (AACS) in early 2021 in the heart of the Columbia. This store…

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Bob Jones University announces tuition freeze

  November 16, 2020

Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit announced a tuition freeze for the 2021-2022 academic year to assist students and make college more affordable. “Although BJU was recently named by U.S.…

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Lander University hosts breakfast for campus veterans

  November 13, 2020

In honor of Veterans Day, The Office of Military and Veterans Services at Lander University recognized students, faculty and staff who are also veterans of the United States Armed Forces…

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Quest for next Commandant of Cadets now underway

  November 12, 2020

The Citadel is searching for the college’s next Commandant of Cadets. The Citadel Commandant of Cadets is a vice presidential position that is responsible for the command, leadership development and…

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New Project Maps Jewish Life in Charleston

  November 12, 2020

The College of Charleston’s Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture and the Jewish Heritage Collection (JHC) are pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 webpage of Mapping Jewish Charleston, bringing the story of Jewish…

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New principal selected for Round Top Elementary School

  November 12, 2020

For the first time in 18 years, Round Top Elementary School (RTE) will welcome a new principal. Starting January 1, 2021, Clarissa V. Bennett will assume the principalship. Superintendent Dr.…

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Furman Innovation, Entrepreneurship gains global recognition

  November 11, 2020

Furman University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, a group of more than 250 universities. Other…

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Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship gains global recognition

  November 10, 2020

Furman University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been named an Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, a group of more than 250 universities. Other…

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2020 South Carolina school report cards released

  November 9, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) released school, district, and state report cards reflective of the unprecedented 2019-2020 school year. “The 2019-2020 school year was unlike any other that…

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Dr. Matthew vandenBerg selected as 19th president of Presbyterian College

  November 9, 2020

Matthew vandenBerg, vice president for advancement and external relations at Alma College (Alma, Mich.), has been selected as the nineteenth president of Presbyterian College. vandenBerg, a Certified Fund Raising Executive,…

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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis reminds families about perfect one-size-fits-all gift this holiday season

  November 9, 2020

Future Scholar contributions enhance college savings, provide tax benefits State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants to remind South Carolina families about the perfect one-size-fits-all gift suggestion this holiday season – a…

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Christmas at PC to Continue Virtually this Year

  November 6, 2020

Three months ago, it looked like the pandemic would end 21 consecutive years of Christmas at PC, the Presbyterian College Department of Music’s annual Christmas program. Because of concerns about…

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