Cyber Academy of South Carolina celebrates Class of 2020

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Cyber Academy of South Carolina (CASC), an online public school, will celebrate the Class of 2020 during a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 15th. Available to…

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Lander’s College of Business announces new programs

 

Lander University’s College of Business will offer three new degree programs beginning in the fall. In addition to its undergraduate programs in management/marketing, accounting, financial services and healthcare management, the…

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World-famous martial artist teaches kids to counter bullying in new book

 

Book Review: Victor Stops the School Bully (2020) By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Bullying, like all forms of physical, mental, and emotional abuse, is one of the myriad threats facing…

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Greenville Technical College and Phillis Wheatley Community Center open program to help returning citizens

 

Greenville Technical College (GTC) and the Phillis Wheatley Community Center (PWCC) have joined together to open the GTC Returning Citizens Program at the PWCC. The center, housed at PWCC, provides…

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CSU announces test flexible application policy for Spring and Fall 2021 admissions

 

Charleston Southern University will waive standardized test score requirements for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 applicants with at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA to provide relief to prospective…

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Engineering makes the grade at College of Charleston

 

This fall marks a major milestone for the College of Charleston: For the first time in its 250-year history, CofC will offer a major in engineering. A total of 30…

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Fall semester begins on campus at Presbyterian College

 

Some Presbyterian College students will make face coverings to donate to organizations near the PC campus. Others will create hand sanitizer to use across campus. In the past, PC students…

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Fall semester begins on campus at Presbyterian College

 

Some Presbyterian College students will make face coverings to donate to organizations near the PC campus. Others will create hand sanitizer to use across campus. In the past, PC students…

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Important Actions and Next Steps: Moving Forward Together

 

From the Office of the President   To the PC Community: This week, the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian College and I have unanimously endorsed the below statement of accountability…

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10x digital awards two digital marketing scholarships

 

10x digital is proud to announce that two students have been awarded digital marketing scholarships to assist with living expenses, books and tuition for the Spring/Summer 2020 10x Digital Marketing…

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New Student Involvement assistant directors help students stay connected

 

For Taylor Dement and Mitchell Plumer, their experiences and campus involvement as undergraduate students helped shape their future work in higher education and new roles at PC. They both joined…

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City Year Columbia announces new Board Chair

 

City Year Columbia, the local chapter of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to combating the dropout rate and realizing educational equity for students at underserved schools, welcomed Iris Griffin as…

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Sheriff’s Dept. graduates first class of RCSD interns

 

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott presented graduation certificates to the first class of interns with the new Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s (RCSD) Internship Program, Tues.,…

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Museum marks 100th anniversary of 19th amendment with exhibit and programs

 

It’s been 100 years since the 19th Amendment passed, which gave women the right to vote, and the South Carolina State Museum is honoring the 100th Anniversary with a new…

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Team of Scientists, including SC State Museum Curator, discover two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species in the Southeastern U.S.

 

These new species are ancient relatives of modern Sand Tiger Sharks A team of scientists is pleased to announce the discovery of two new fossil shark species from the southeastern…

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Back-to-School initiatives keep conservation efforts in mind

 

As the new school year approaches, the Richland County Soil and Water Conservation District offers a pair of opportunities for K-12 students, teachers and staff to engage in conservation efforts:…

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South Carolina ETV Education team to host professional development webinar series Aug. 5-20

 

Featuring local and national speakers, series aims to serve educators preparing for new school year South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will host a professional development webinar series for educators, starting Wednesday, Aug.…

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Native American Studies Center remains closed to public, goes virtual this fall

 

After considering safety concerns related to the current spikes in COVID-19 cases, USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center will remain closed to the public through fall instead of opening on…

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The TD Charitable Foundation awards $5,000 to Charleston Promise Neighborhood

 

In July, 2020, Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) was awarded a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation for core programmatic supports. TD Charitable Foundation is committed to driving positive change…

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Commissioner John Powell to be recognized nationally with ACCT Award

 

Tri-County Technical College Commissioner John Powell will be recognized nationally for his commitment to advancing the community college movement.  Late last week he was notified by the Association of Community…

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Survey respondents needed to Build it Back Better

 

South Carolina leaders urge parent to fill out Child Care Survey  The South Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) and the United Way Association of South Carolina want to hear…

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I-BEST classes pave way for full-time manufacturing job for Lizzy Warner

 

Last summer, Lizzy Warner was lying in bed, suffering from a then-undiagnosed thyroid condition and wondering, when her medical issues were finally resolved, what she was going to do with…

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State Superintendent Molly Spearman approves thirty six school district reopening plans, requires face masks in public school facilities

 

Today, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced the approval of thirty six school district reopening plans as well as approval of the reopening plans for the two residential Governor’s…

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Matthew Warren promoted to operations director for Lexington County School District One

 

Matthew E. Warren was recently promoted to operations director for Lexington County School District One, effective July 1, 2020, after serving as the district’s operations program manager for five years.…

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State Superintendent Molly Spearman approves twenty five school district reopening plans

 

Today, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced the approval of twenty five school district reopening plans submitted to the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE). “School district leaders, working…

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Avery Research Center announces new Executive Director

 

Tamara T. Butler’s ties to the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture run deep. It started when she was in eighth grade at the Charleston County School…

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Sylvan Learning Centers offering school support program for e-learning

 

In response to the continuation of virtual schooling, the Sylvan Learning Centers in Anderson, Spartanburg and Greenville counties will be offering school support for students wanting to get the most…

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Sylvan Learning Centers offering school support program for e-learning

 

In response to the continuation of virtual schooling, the Sylvan Learning Centers in Midlands will be offering online school support for students wanting to get the most out of virtual…

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A Conversation with Casey Welch, Tallo

 

We first interviewed Casey Welch when he was starting a company based in Charleston, South Carolina called STEM Premier. Since then, the company has changed its name to Tallo and…

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Midlands Technical College flips the script in response to COVID-19

 

The largest technical college in central South Carolina is leading the way in real-time instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Midlands Technical College (MTC) announced details of its highly-revised course…

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Furman’s George C. Shields selected as Fellow of American Chemical Society

 

Furman Chemistry Professor George C. Shields has been selected as a member of the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society. The ACS Fellows Program, created in 2008,…

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One of The Citadel’s most in-demand programs gains a new leader

 

Intelligence and Security Studies now headed by Dr. Larry Valero Protecting America is a relentless pursuit, requiring continually expanding teams of highly trained intelligence and security professionals. For example, the…

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Free APP encouraged for safety

 

PC has an ongoing commitment to the health and safety of everyone in the campus community. Students, faculty and staff have access to Rave Guardian, a free mobile app that…

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Students conduct, present research virtually

 

The Summer Research Symposium typically takes place in Harrington-Peachtree and the James H. Thomason Library. Some students present their summer research findings to a crowd of fellow students and professors…

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South Carolina announced as receipient of $15 million Rethink K-12 Education Models Grant from U.S. Department of Education

 

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) were notified that South Carolina is a receipient of  $15,049,608 in funding for the Rethink K-12…

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Back-to-School Survey: Two-thirds of teens concerned about attending school in-person this fall

 

Research by Junior Achievement Also Shows Teens’ Top Concerns for the Future A new survey from Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of teens (66%)…

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State Superintendent Molly Spearman approves six reopening plans, institutes mask requirement on buses

 

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced the approval of six school district reopening plans submitted to the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) and instituted a face mask requirement…

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College of Charleston to delay start of in-person classes until September 14 

 

The College of Charleston will delay the start of in-person instruction for fall semester until Sept. 14, 2020, President Andrew Hsu announced to the university community today. Fall semester classes will still begin on the…

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College of Charleston named top school by ‘Fiske Guide’

 

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 has named the College of Charleston “the finest public liberal arts and sciences institution in South Carolina.” The noted guidebook compiled by Edward Fiske, former New York…

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Tri-County Technical College announces plans for fall term 

 

TCTC Strong: Our Path Forward is the name of Tri-County Technical College’s journey to return to on-campus learning amidst the coronavirus pandemic, while protecting the health and safety of students,…

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Rodney Craps promoted to operations coordinator

 

During the July 21, 2020 meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the promotion of Rodney D. Craps to operations coordinator. Rodney comes to Central Services…

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University of South Carolina recognizes District field services instructor

 

Richland Two Family Intervention Services Counselor Thomas Smith has been named the 2019-2020 BSW Field Instructor of the Year by the University of South Carolina (UofSC) College of Social Work.…

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UofSC charts course to increase diversity, expand research and teaching prowess

 

University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen unveiled a comprehensive new plan Thursday to firmly establish the school as one of the nation’s preeminent flagship institutions, serving the residents of…

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Greenville Technical Charter High School awarded an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Grant

 

Greenville Technical Charter High School (GTCHS) has been awarded a $231,573.00 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Grant to continue to equip students with employable skills and credentials immediately upon graduation. GTCHS…

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Tri-County’s RN/LPN NCLEX scores surpass state, national pass rates

 

Students in Tri-County Technical College’s associate degree nursing and practical nursing programs continue their status of surpassing state and national pass rates on the state certification exam – amid the…

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Visionary principal wins lifetime achievement award

 

Her ability to see far beyond what is to what could be is a special gift that has garnered Round Top Elementary School Principal Jeaneen Tucker great success throughout her…

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Blythewood High School student among college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners

 

Blythewood High School graduate McLean T. Brown joins the list of Richland Two students receiving a College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced over 650 additional…

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Gov. Henry McMaster creates Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants

 

This morning, Governor Henry McMaster announced the creation of the Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants at Hampton Park Christian School. These one-time, needs-based grants of up to $6,500…

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School District Five releases reentry plan for the 2020-21 school year

 

Families in the district will have two options for their students at the start of the academic year: A five-day, traditional in-person school schedule option and a virtual schedule option.…

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