August 2008 Calendar of Events

  July 8, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – August 2008 Calendar of Events EXHIBITS AirPlay at EdVenture Children’s Museum.  New exhibit explores how air moves and influences the environment. Woosh! – hands-on science experiments inside…

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GSSM Receives Grant from Verizon Foundation

  June 23, 2008

HARTSVILLE, SC – June 23, 2008 – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics recently received a $1,700 grant from the Verizon Foundation to fund an upgrade to…

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SWU Relocates Columbia Learning Center

  June 10, 2008

Southern Wesleyan University is on the move – to a new location in Columbia. COLUMBIA, SC – June 10, 2008 – The university’s Columbia Learning Center is moving to the…

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Columbia Conference Center Awards Art Students

  May 6, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – May 6, 2008—Columbia Conference Center will award $10,000 in scholarships to twenty art students from Richland-Lexington School District Five. The awards ceremony to announce the winners will be…

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Two Furman University Seniors Receive Compton Fellowships

  April 30, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC – April 30, 2008 – Two Furman University seniors have been awarded Mentor Fellowships from the Compton Foundation of California that will allow them to pursue yearlong projects related…

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SWU Honors Students Address Southern Sociological Society

  April 18, 2008

CENTRAL, SC – April 18, 2008 – Three Southern Wesleyan University honors students gave presentations at the annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society held in Richmond, Va., April 9-12. …

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Wal-Mart supports Southern Wesleyan University

  April 18, 2008

CENTRAL, SC – April 18, 2008 – Wal-Mart associates at the store’s Central, S.C., location applauded as Southern Wesleyan University received a $2,000 check from the company. Central Wal-Mart associates…

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Furman University Sophomore Receives Goldwater Scholarship

  April 9, 2008

Another Furman student named Honorable Mention GREENVILLE, SC – April 8, 2008 –  Jennifer Myers, a Furman University sophomore from Orangeburg, has been awarded the 2008-09 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship,…

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Furman Hosts Live Oral History of the Orangeburg Massacre

  March 12, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC – March 12, 2008 – Furman University will host the presentation “The Orangeburg Massacre: A Retrospective Conversation with Cleveland Sellers and Jack Bass” in the Younts Conference Center Monday,…

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FairTax versus Flat Tax Debate at Furman

  January 8, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC – January, 2008 — Furman University’s Conservative Students for a Better Tomorrow will sponsor a debate on “FairTax vs. Flat Tax” Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 5:30 p.m. in…

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