West Chester Student Named Among Nation’s Top Advertising Students

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 26, 2009 – Erika Sturino, a University of South Carolina student from West Chester, Pa., has been named one of the top 15 students in the…

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Furman University Receives $1M Gift

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 24, 2009 – Frank and Susan Shaw of Dawsonville, Ga., have given Furman University a $1 million gift that will primarily support a scholarship fund on…

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Furman History Professor Receives NEH Grant

 

GREENVILLE, SC – March 23, 2009 – Furman University history professor Monica Black has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to travel and do research in…

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Robotics Competition at Clemson to Draw 1,000 High-Schoolers

 

CLEMSON, SC – march 23, 2009 –  One thousand high school students from the United States and Brazil will descend on Clemson University’s Littlejohn Coliseum March 26-28 as part of…

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Clemson peach experts help fruit growers fight fungus

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 23, 2009 – Imagine the well-known Carolina Peachoid covered in rust, then shrunken and gooey. The Gaffney orangey-yellow I-85 icon — a water tower resembling a…

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Clemson to Recognize Alumni Entrepreneurs

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 23, 2009 –  Executives from Sirius XM Radio Inc. and Mansfield Oil Co. will be recognized at the fourth annual Celebration of Clemson Alumni Entrepreneurs on…

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Two State Agencies Join Forces to Boost Affordable Housing for Saluda Teachers

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 20, 2009 – South Carolina’s Department of Commerce and Department of Education are partners in a pilot program to make more affordable housing available for teachers.    Their…

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Town of Saluda Awarded a $148,500 Community Development Block Grant

 

Funding to Assist in Creating Affordable Housing for Teachers COLUMBIA, SC  – March 20, 2009 – The South Carolina Department of Commerce and the South Carolina Department of Education today…

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McKissick Museum to Host Annual Fundraiser Exhibition

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 23, 2009 – Patricia Moore-Pastides and the McKissick Museum Advisory Council will host the 15th annual spring gala, “Spring for Art!: Wonder and Curiosity,” 7:30 –…

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South Carolina Recognizes 403 Schools for Outstanding Academic Performance

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2009 – More than 400 public schools have earned cash awards recognizing academic achievement, student academic improvement and closing achievement gaps in 2008.   In its…

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Leadership South Carolina Class of 2009 Takes on Hunger

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2009 –   –  As tough economic times bite into almost every budget, the Leadership South Carolina Class of 2009 kicked off its class project…

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University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business Launches New Programs to Address Global Economic Challenges

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 18, 2009 – The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, among the nation’s top-ranked schools for international business, today introduced two innovative programs designed…

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Pickens Educator Named Online Teacher of the Year

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 18, 2009 – Dr. Tasha Christmas, a teacher with the South Carolina Virtual School Program, has been named the state’s High-Quality Online Teacher of the Year.…

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Leaders Set to Discuss China-South Carolina Relationship

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 18, 2009 — Upstate leaders will discuss China’s role in the South Carolina economy at noon Friday, April 3, at the Lazy Goat Restaurant in downtown Greenville. “Promoting…

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Three public talks by Harvard scholar to offer ‘fresh approach’ to Apostle Paul’s theology at University of South Carolina March 26 – 27

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2009 – New Testament scholar Dr. Helmut Koester of Harvard University will give a series of talks on the Apostle Paul’s theology March 26 –…

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Applications now available on-line for supplemental educational services providers

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2009  – The South Carolina Department of Education is now accepting on-line applications from agencies and organizations interested in providing supplemental educational services for the…

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University to host panel and movie on political strategist Lee Atwater March 31

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2009 – The department of political science at the University of South Carolina will screen the movie, “Boogieman, The Lee Atwater Story,” Tuesday, March 31,…

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University Programs Receive National Recognition

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2009 –  The University of South Carolina has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. It’s the third consecutive year that…

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University’s Student Success Center, group exercise program named best in country

 

 COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2009 – The University of South Carolina’s Student Success Center and group-exercise program have won gold Excellence Awards from NASPA, the national organization for student-affairs…

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School Nurses Recognized for Service to Public School Students and Staff Members

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 16, 2009 – Two school nurses have been recognized for their professionalism and service to South Carolina’s public schools. Jessica Porter, a registered nurse at Oak…

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University of South Carolina director of student health honored for leadership

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 13, 2009 – The Southern College Health Association has honored Dr. Debbie Beck, director of Student Health Services at the University of South Carolina, for outstanding…

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Law school to hold first Alumni Distinguished Lecture

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 13, 2009 – Legal order in colonial South Carolina will be the topic of the University of South Carolina School of Law’s first Alumni Distinguished Lecture,…

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SC State's Environmental Sciences Field Station Provides Recession Proof Career Training

 

ORANGEBURG, SC – March 10, 2009 – SC State’s Savannah River Environmental Sciences Field Station (SRESFS) provides internships for SC State students and recession proof career training for undergraduate students at Historically…

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Clemson and Upstate Community Offer Program to Attract Entrepreneurs

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 10, 2009 – Clemson University and community leaders are launching a new program to attract creative entrepreneurs to the South Carolina Upstate. Applications are being accepted…

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Five Schools Named Carolina First Palmetto’s Finest

 

SC Association of School Administrators & Carolina First Bank Honor S. C. Schools across the State COLUMBIA, SC – March 9, 2009 – Five schools have been named the 2009 Carolina…

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Clemson’s Spiro Institute Sponsors Entrepreneurship Awards Competition

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 5, 2009 – College students who operate businesses while attending school have the opportunity to compete for $3,000 in prizes in the 10th annual South Carolina…

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USC Alumni: Register Now for Carolina Day at the Statehouse

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 4, 2009 – University of South Carolina alumni, facing an increasingly important role as the state’s ongoing budget crisis threatens the future of public higher education,…

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Students Worldwide can Learn in Unique Virtual Clemson Classroom

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 4, 2009  — Tough economic times are not keeping an unusual group of Clemson University graduate students out of the classroom. In fact, they are benefiting…

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Clemson MBA Students will Compete for a Cause

 

CLEMSON, SC – March 4, 2009 –  A dozen graduate students from Clemson University are fine tuning their athletic skills as they prepare to compete for a cause. Twelve Master…

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Columbia Educator to Head National Education Group

 

Columbia educator to lead National Association of Economic Educators COLUMBIA, SC – March 3, 2009 – Helen Meyers, president of the SC Council on Economic Education (SCCEE), has been elected…

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Professor of International Business to Receive Award for Lifetime Achievement

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 27, 2009 – Dr. Randy Folks, distinguished professor emeritus of international business at the Moore School of Business, will be honored by NASBITE International for contributions to…

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After Capitol Visit, Teen Returns to S.C.with National News Media in Her Wake

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 25, 2009 – The effect was immediate.  As soon as she walked into Washington’s Reagan National Airport today, South Carolina teenager Ty’Sheoma Bethea started drawing stares and comments:…

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Rex says that Transparency, Accountability Should Accompany Federal Stimulus Dollars

 

Rex’s White House meeting with Biden, Duncan WASHINGTON, DC – February 25, 2009 – State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex said today that billions of federal stimulus dollars aimed at helping…

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Clemson Researchers Receive $800,000 to Clean Toxic Water from Oil, Gas Drilling

 

CLEMSON, SC — February 25, 2009 – Two Clemson University scientists were awarded more than $800,000 to find economical and environmentally sensible ways to treat what oilmen call “produced or co-produced…

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Clemson Scientists Launch Rockets to Test Atmospheric Conditions

 

CLEMSON, SC – February 25, 2009  — Clemson University space physicists have traveled around the world to launch rockets to test atmospheric conditions. Scientists most recently launched a salvo of…

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