Tune in to History at Home, with the Relic Room’s Joe Long

 

The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum may be physically closed by the coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean our programming has to stop. Starting Wednesday, April 1, Curator…

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College of Charleston faculty, staff recommend books to read while social distancing

 

If there’s anything positive about this crazy, unprecedented time of social distancing, it’s that we have more time to read. We can relieve our boredom and (some of) our anxiety with a really good book, one that…

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Newberry College to renew tuition promise

 

Board of Trustees votes unanimously to freeze tuition costs for freshmen and transfer students The Newberry College Board of Trustees has voted to renew the college’s Tuition Promise, a program…

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SOA Costume & Fashion Design students using their skills to support health workers

 

The students in Caroline Baker’s Costume & Fashion Design classes at Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) received some tough news this week. Since the closure of schools in South…

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Greenville Technical College student named New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

 

Lisa Cherry, a student at Greenville Technical College (GTC), has been named a 2020 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is the first…

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LCE zooms in on increased productivity for manufacturing and facilities with live, virtual training

 

Life Cycle Institute, the human performance practice at Life Cycle Engineering (LCE), has introduced live, instructor-led virtual classes for people working in asset management, reliability and maintenance for manufacturing plants…

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Care of Collections during closure

 

While the State Museum is closed to the public our collection of thousands of artifacts continue to be well taken care of and preserved. State Museum Collections ​and Security staff are performing daily on-sight check​s…

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State Museum e-learning resources

 

The South Carolina State Museum may be closed to the public temporarily, but we are committed to continuing to fulfill our mission to providing educational environments that entertain and inspire.…

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Nexton residents receive expanded internet support during city-mandated stay-at-home order

 

Nexton, the most technologically advanced community in South Carolina, announced new initiatives to support the influx of residents telecommuting and e-learning in response to the stay-at-home ordinance enacted by Charleston’s…

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Rivers becomes Lexington One district’s secondary schools director

 

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved Dr. Thomas E. Rivers, Jr. for the position of Secondary Schools Director in the Instructional…

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ACT is Providing Free Digital Learning Resources for Students and the Workforce Impacted by COVID-19

 

ACT capabilities assist students across the learning lifecycle and workers facing workplace disruptions during unprecedented times ACT, a trusted nonprofit partner serving schools and workplaces around the world, announced today…

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South Carolina’s School of Medicine Greenville to help with COVID-19 ventilator shortage

 

A collaborative effort involving the University of South Carolina and Prisma Health has resulted in emergency-use authorization from the FDA for a ventilator expansion device to support multiple patients affected by the…

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Introducing The Citadel360: Feel like you’re on campus, even when you can’t be

 

Normally each spring, The Citadel campus is bustling with high school students enjoying cadet-led tours, information sessions with their parents or staying overnight in the barracks for a Pre-Knob cadet…

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Part-time or online, The Citadel’s MBA program is one of the best in the nation

 

When it comes to its online and part-time Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs, The Citadel is one of the best in the biz. According to the U.S. News & World Report, the Tommy and Victoria…

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South Carolina ETV utilizes TVU Grid service to streamline emergency communications for S.C. broadcasters

 

New Service will help expedite the dissemination of vital information to South Carolinians South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that, in addition to its existing live stream, the network will…

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Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy donates supplies to DHEC

 

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy responded quickly when the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) issued an urgent request to academic institutions for personal protective equipment on…

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CSU to finish spring semester online

 

After much prayerful consideration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic’s apparent course over the next few weeks, Charleston Southern University has decided to finish the spring semester online. Consistent with accreditation mandates,…

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Fireflies launch safe at home Reading Program 

 

Children who Complete the Program Receive a FREE Ticket to a Fireflies Game  The Columbia Fireflies today launched an at home version of the Fireflies Reading Program, presented by Prisma…

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U.S. Department of Education approves South Carolina assessment suspension waiver

 

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) have received notice that the U.S. Department of Education has approved the agency’s assessment and accountability suspension…

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UofSC COVID-19 update – March 21, 2020

 

The University of South Carolina was made aware last night (March 20) that a student living in a residence hall on the Columbia campus has tested positive for COVID-19. Under…

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UofSC announces extension of remote learning for all campuses through spring semester; postponement of May commencement ceremonies

 

The University of South Carolina will extend remote learning for students through the remainder of the spring semester. Students will begin online instruction as previously scheduled, and it will continue…

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U.S. News & World Report ranks MUSC programs among best graduate schools

 

Several programs at the Medical University of South Carolina are included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings of the Best Graduate Schools, among them Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy…

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Sylvan Learning Center announces March’s Teacher of the Month

 

Bonnie Walker has been named the Sylvan Learning Center of Greenville Teacher of the Month. A graduate of Lake Erie College, Walker began working at the Sylvan Learning Center in…

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SC Works Trident to close all locations in response to coronavirus concerns

 

Alternate resources available in lieu of in-person support Regional employment program SC Works Trident offices will close immediately through at least March 31 in an effort to mitigate the effects and…

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GSSM Accepting Applications for its iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation Summer Camp

 

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its newest summer camp program, iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/iteams. iTEAMS Xtreme:…

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School District Five adds feeding location in Chapin

 

School District Five was today granted a waiver to add a feeding site in the Chapin area. Beginning, Thursday, March 19, meal pick-up will be available at 11:30 a.m. –…

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Lexington District One adds bus drop-offs to food program for children

 

The Lexington County School District One free food program for children 18 years old and younger includes bus drop-offs to certain areas. Buses will park in specific neighborhoods, church parking…

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CCSD taking WiFi-enabled buses to students in their communities

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) will be deploying 10 WiFi buses throughout Charleston County to provide additional online coverage for CCSD students working on schoolwork beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020.…

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Charleston County Schools will be closed until April 13, 2020

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is announcing that all CCSD schools and offices will be closed until April 13, 2020. CCSD students and staff will continue working and learning from…

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Discover the wilder side of E-Learning through Z-Learning

 

The Adventure begins March 19 Riverbanks may be temporarily closed to guests, but you can still experience new adventures at the Zoo and Garden through Z-Learning–the wilder side of E-Learning.…

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Lexington District One board passes new Gilbert attendance zone

 

Centerville Elementary opens August 2020 At the March 17, 2020, regular monthly meeting of the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees, the board passed final attendance lines for…

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The Preiss Company breaks ground on 433-bed signature Hartwell Village

 

Student Housing Complex Targets Fall 2021 Completion Date CLEMSON, SC & RALEIGH, NC – Officials at The Preiss Company (TPCO), one of the nation’s largest, privately-held, student housing owner-operators, broke…

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South Carolina ETV reimagines mission-driven partnership with S.C. Department of Education in response to COVID-19

 

Network to modify programming three days each week beginning March 24 South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a plan in partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) to broadcast…

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The South Carolina State Museum to close temporarily

 

 Taking into consideration guidelines set forth by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the State Museum has made the decision to temporarily close to the public in…

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GSSM accepting applications for its GoSciTech residential summer camp

 

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for GoSciTech, its week-long residential STEM summer camp for rising 8th – 10th graders on GSSM’s…

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Tri-County student Michael Crouch is first in SC to receive Martha Maxwell Scholarship for Students in Student Success Programs

 

 Michael Crouch admits he has struggled both personally and academically over the past years with challenges that sidelined his academic and professional journey. Today, substance-free since 2013, he proudly talks…

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BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina Foundation assists Greenville Technical College’s dental clinic

 

Greenville Technical College has received a grant from the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, for upgrading of the…

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Cracraft family pays it forward with College of Charleston scholarship

 

From the moment Kionnie Epps stepped foot on its campus, the College of Charleston felt like home. And, as we all know, family is what makes a place a home. “The College of Charleston…

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TCTC moves online

 

In accordance with Governor’s McMaster’s order, Tri-County Technical College will be closed from March 16 through March 31, 2020. The College is determining whether courses may be delivered in an…

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Clemson extends online classes through April 5 and suspends all University events

 

Clemson University has announced the online instruction period has been extended through Sunday, April 5. All University events statewide have also been suspended through April 5. Events scheduled for April…

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Wofford College closing immediately for spring break

 

Based on constantly evolving information regarding the spread of COVID-19, Wofford College is accelerating its timeline and will close for spring break beginning immediately. To give students time to make…

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Greenville Tech Honors student earns prestigious internship

 

Zoe Kane, a Greenville Technical College (GTC) Honors Program student, is headed to Princeton University this summer. She will participate in the Department of Energy’s Community College Internships (CCI) program…

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iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival to postpone event until September

 

iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival fueled by ScanSource will postpone its event from April 4, 2020 to September 12, 2020. The decision was made in response to the growing number of…

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Tri-County Technical College students take top awards at 2020 SCSTA College Festival event

 

Tri-County Technical College’s speech team members brought home top awards at the 2020 South Carolina Speech and Theater Association’s Annual College Festival Competition. Three Tri-County university transfer students competed, along…

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College of Charleston’s Bully Pulpit Series becomes a ‘Hot Spot’ for presidential candidates

 

NPR’s national political correspondent Don Gonyea recently wrote about campaigning “hot spots” for presidential candidates. He said any serious politician must visit three particular places when campaigning in South Carolina;…

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CSU courses move online next week in proactive response to coronavirus

 

Charleston Southern University is actively monitoring the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus at CSU at this time. At a March 11 press conference,…

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Opportunity Project SC, Bakari Sellers and Hope and Wade King ‘Take Over’ Mellichamp Elementary

 

Day long event consisted of keynote, teacher professional development, and room makeovers, including the creation of a ‘safe, calming environment for students’ designed by Brittany Jeltema, a.k.a. @superheroteacher On March 9,…

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New Chick-fil-A scholarship supports nontraditional CofC students

 

Daniel Dickerson ’99 believes in second chances. Today, he is a successful businessman and owner of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in North Charleston, South Carolina, but his journey to get there was…

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“Leadership Reimagined at Greenville Technical College” brings together future workers and business leaders

 

Greenville Technical College will focus on the future of its students, and of South Carolina, by hosting a Leadership Reimagined breakfast on its Northwest Campus on Friday, April 3 from…

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