School of Music’s Popular ‘Music Play’ Program for Children Accepting Registration for Spring Classes

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 13, 2009 – “Music Play,” the University of South Carolina School of Music’s popular musical-development program for young children, is accepting registration for spring classes. “Music…

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Kiplinger Ranks Clemson Among Best Educational Buys in Nation

 

University ranked highest among South Carolina institutionsCLEMSON, SC – January 12, 2009 – Clemson University offers outstanding academic quality and an affordable price tag, according to the editors of Kiplinger magazine.…

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Furman Ranked Among 2009 Best Values by Two Publications

 

GREENVILLE, SC – January 12, 2009 – Furman University has been named to two recent best value lists by organizations that rank schools to provide parents and students some of…

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Title I schools earn national recognition for outstanding achievement by students

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 9, 2009 – Two Title I public schools in the Palmetto State are being recognized for superior student achievement, the South Carolina Department of Education announced today. …

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EdisonLearning to Open First Online Charter School

 

South Carolina High School to Serve Students Anytime and Anywhere NEW YORK, NY – January 8, 2009 – Teachers differentiating instruction in real-time based on students’ performance during a lesson; and…

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National adult literacy survey shows big improvements from 1992 to 2003

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 8, 2009 – The percentage of South Carolina adults who lack basic literacy skills shrank by one-fourth from 1992 to 2003, according to a comprehensive survey released…

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Clemson’s Master of Real Estate Development Program Featured in Journal

 

CLEMSON, SC – January 7, 2009 –  — Clemson University’s Master of Real Estate Development program was featured in the Journal of Real Estate Literature as one of the top…

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Clemson Dean Lilly re-elected chairman of Charlotte branch of Federal Reserve

 

CLEMSON, SC – January 7, 2009 – Claude Lilly, dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University, has been re-elected chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank…

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Furman University to Host Climate Action Planning Workshop Jan. 8-9

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Representatives from four colleges and universities well known for their innovative environmental efforts will be on the Furman University campus Jan. 8-9 to participate in a Climate…

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South Carolina State Board of Education has New Chair, Chair-Elect for 2009

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 30, 2008 – South Carolina’s State Board of Education has a new chair for 2009 and a new chair-elect to serve in the following year. Kristin Maguire…

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Education Department Honors Individuals, Organizations for Service to Adult Education

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 30, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Education has honored a variety of individuals and organizations for their leadership roles in improving adult education programs across…

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School Accountability Changes, PACT Scores Lead List of Top 10 State Education Stories

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 31, 2008 – Legislative changes to the state’s public school accountability system lead the South Carolina Department of Education’s list of top education stories for 2008. “Although…

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Robotics Teams Get Competition Details Saturday

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 30, 2008 — Teams participating in the sixth annual FIRST Robotics Competition Palmetto Regional at Clemson University receive their marching orders for the competition at a…

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Clemson Graduates Encouraged to Serve Their Communities

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 22, 2008 — Benjamin Carroll Boozer, a resident of Columbia and a leader in strategic community planning in South Carolina, received an Honorary Doctorate of Education Thursday…

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Former First Lady of Clemson, Celeste Prince, Dies at 80

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 22, 2008 – Celeste Orr Prince, 80, former first lady of Clemson University, died Saturday, Dec. 20, at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca. She was the wife…

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EDVENTURE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – January 2009

 

January 2009 EDVENTURE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – In January, EdVenture is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.  The museum is open…

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EDVENTURE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – February 2009

 

February 2009 EDVENTURE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – In February, EdVenture is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.  The museum also is…

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Jobs for America’s Graduates-South Carolina Receives AT&T Foundation Grant

 

$200,000 grant to help expand the program  COLUMBIA, SC – December 15, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce today announced that the Jobs for America’s Graduates-South Carolina (JAG-SC) program has…

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December Graduates Can Expect a More Challenging Job Market

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 12, 2008 – Like much of the rest of the country, recruiting through the Career Center this fall was flat for on-campus recruiting and hiring in…

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National Board Numbers Continue to Climb; 755 Join South Carolina Ranks

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 9, 2008 – Another 755 South Carolina teachers have achieved National Board certification, up from 651 in 2007, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today.…

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MTC’s Certified Financial Planner Program Receives Outstanding Continuing Education Program Award

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 9, 2009 – Midlands Technical College Continuing Education’s Certified Financial Planner Education Program has been selected as the 2008 Outstanding Continuing Education Program in South Carolina by…

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ARGUS donates commercial real estate software to Clemson

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 8, 2008 – ARGUS Software Inc. has donated two commercial real estate-software packages to Clemson University’s Master of Real Estate Development program, a gift valued at $500,000.…

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DOE Funds Clemson, Savannah River National Laboratory Hydrogen Research

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 8, 2008 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Clemson University researchers, in collaboration with DOE’s Savannah River National Laboratory, $409,000 to develop a new…

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Clemson University President Emeritus R.C. Edwards Dies

 

CLEMSON, SC – December 4, 2008 — Robert Cook Edwards, 94, president of Clemson University for 21 years, died Thursday, Dec. 4, at Cottingham House, a Seneca residence operated by Hospice…

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SWU to Confer more than 500 Degrees

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 4, 2008 – Graduates, their families and friends will gather at Southern Wesleyan University’s campus in Central on Dec. 11 and 13, for commencement exercises. The…

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Five South Carolina schools nominated for National Blue Ribbon School Awards

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 4, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Education has nominated five South Carolina schools to compete in the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, State Superintendent of Education…

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Moore School of Business and Swamp Fox host sustainability forum Dec. 2

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 25, 2008 – The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and the Swamp Fox Community will host a forum, “Enhancing Green Purchasing…

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University of South Carolina Honors College student, medieval music researcher receives Marshall Scholarship

 

A  University of South Carolina senior with a passion for medieval music has received a 2009 Marshall Scholarship. COLUMBIA, SC – November 24, 2008 – Elizabeth Nyikos, a South Carolina Honors…

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Podcast features introduced on SC Department of Education web site

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 21, 2008 – The South Carolina Department of Education’s web site today introduced a menu of audio podcasts that offer new ways to access information on South…

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Confucius Institute at University of South Carolina Expected to Enhance Learning, K – 12 Education and Trade

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 17, 2008 – University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides and representatives from China officially launched a prestigious Confucius Institute at the state’s flagship university Monday,…

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Clemson Launches Fund to Help Employees Affected by Furloughs

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 18, 2008 – Clemson University employees who face financial hardship from the mandatory five-day furlough can get some relief from a fund set up by the university…

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Moore School accepting registration for 28th Economic Outlook Conference

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 12, 2008 – The status of the financial markets and the economic forecast for South Carolina and the United States in 2009 are among the topics…

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Michelin North America donates to SC “Schools of the Future” project

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 12, 2008 – The South Carolina National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future Coalition today announced that Michelin North America donated $25,000 toward the state’s first Inside-Out…

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Nikon Instruments Donation to Help Start New Core Microscopy Facility at Clemson

 

CLEMSON — November 13, 2008 – Nikon Instruments Inc. has provided an in-kind donation of microscopy equipment to help Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences biological sciences…

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Clemson University Scores High in Survey Measuring Student Engagement

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 13, 2008 – Clemson University delivers an engaged education at a level better than its peers, according to survey results that measure satisfaction among first-year students and…

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Clemson University Announces Budget-Cut Strategy

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 13, 2008 – On the heels of three consecutive budget cuts that have reduced its current state appropriation to about what it was in 1997, Clemson University…

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Clemson Researchers Advance Nano-Scale Electromechanical Sensors

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 13, 2008 – Clemson physics professor Apparao Rao and his team are researching nano-scale cantilevers that have the potential to read and alert us to toxic…

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Alcoa Awards Grant to Fund Diversity Programs at Clemson

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 13, 2008 – Alcoa Inc. has awarded Clemson University a two-year $80,000 grant to support programs for recruiting and retaining under-represented students in science, math and…

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Clemson Research May Someday Travel to the Moon

 

CLEMSON, SC – November 13, 2008 –  If NASA’s ATHLETE (All-Terrain Hex-Legged Extra-Terrestrial Explorer) robotic vehicle ever travels across the Moon’s surface, it may do so with the aid of Clemson…

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