CofC professor supports educators in the wake of COVID-19

 

It was sudden. It was unexpected. And it was starting to seem unstoppable. In just two weeks, it had spread to 99 countries, its numbers swelling to over 23,000. And…

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Dr. Jermaine Whirl of Greenville Technical College chosen for national presidential fellowship for community college leaders

 

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program announced that Dr. Jermaine Whirl, vice president for learning and workforce development at Greenville Technical College, is one of 40 leaders selected for the…

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Hammond School anticipates return to classroom instruction for fall 2020

 

Hammond School plans to resume face-to-face instruction beginning fall 2020 across all grade levels. Hammond, an independent school offering students pre-kindergarten through grade 12 a thoughtfully developed academic experience, announces that…

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Project Lead The Way honors five CCSD schools

 

Charleston County School District is proud to announce five schools have been named Distinguished Schools by Project Lead The Way (PLTW), either as a High School or Gateway School. The…

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Furman chemistry professor Karen Buchmueller named inaugural SCAS Undergraduate Teacher of the Year

 

Karen Buchmueller, associate professor of chemistry at Furman University, has been named inaugural Undergraduate Teacher of the Year by the South Carolina Academy of Sciences (SCAS). “I am honored and…

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MUSC, HPE make innovative drug discovery software publicly available in response to COVID-19 crisis

 

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are making available to researchers worldwide an innovative new drug discovery program they co-developed, PharML.Bind (https://github.com/jbalma/pharml), in an…

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Presbyterian College graduate studying the novel coronavirus

 

Presbyterian College graduate Sydney Ronzulli has been working on experiments with the novel coronavirus that could serve as evidence for opening businesses and states. “I am specifically focusing on developing…

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Greenville Technical College health programs donate PPE supplies to Bon Secours St. Francis Health System for Coronavirus effort

 

A PPE drive for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System at Greenville Technical College (GTC) and in the community resulted in 23 respirator facepieces, 800 caps, 4,100 gloves, 20 Fluidshield…

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Hammond Headmaster Chris Angel named 10th Headmaster of Baylor School

 

Chris Angel, headmaster of Hammond School for the past 11 years, has been named headmaster of Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee beginning July 2021. Hammond, an independent school offering students…

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Surgical Technology Program to transition to associate degree this fall

 

Tri-County Technical College’s surgical technology program will transition from a diploma to an associate degree program this fall. In keeping with accrediting agencies’ guidelines, all Surgical Technology programs in the…

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CSU recognized as premier blood partner; hosts blood drive next week

 

Charleston Southern University has been recognized by the American Red Cross as one of its Premier Blood Partners for 2020 for its support of the community and national blood supply.…

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College of Charleston campus gets refreshed for 250th anniversary

 

In recognition of its 250th anniversary, the College of Charleston has undertaken $3 million in facilities improvements, with many projects targeting historic structures on campus. John Morris, vice president of Facilities…

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CARES Act provides funds to Tri-County students; College’s Foundation establishes workforce Completion Fund

 

The first round of federal funding for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, has been released and Tri-County Technical College received a…

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College of Charleston Business students help medical workers fighting COVID-19

 

This is a real life lesson in supply and demand. Earlier this month, Jocelyn Evans, associate dean and finance professor for the College of Charleston School of Business, and accounting major Jordan Sirota decided to…

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EELI 2.0 takes Clemson Extension leadership training to next level

 

It’s been said that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, and with the second phase of Clemson University’s Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) in the books, members…

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Clemson study finds winter cover crop mix improves crop productivity

 

Clemson researchers have found a cover crop mixture that can reduce costs for South Carolina farmers, rejuvenate farm soil and help conserve the state’s water supply if included in crop…

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College of Business, School of Accountancy accreditations reaffirmed

 

The College of Business and the School of Accountancy at Clemson University have had their accreditations extended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The world’s largest…

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Student teachers seamlessly shift to online instruction for K-12 students

 

Teaching is an art – a performance meant to engage, enthrall and inspire. The hope for teachers is that – like an audience in a theater – students leave their…

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Marine recruits to stage at The Citadel for observation prior to Parris Island

 

Medical evaluation period helps Marines maintain training pipeline New Marine recruits scheduled to head to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island near Beaufort, South Carolina  ─  the service’s East Coast training base –…

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Presbyterian College moves summer classes online, plans for on-campus classes this fall

 

Presbyterian College will transition summer classes online and cancel summer camps, PC president Bob Staton announced in an email to the campus community on Monday, April 27. “Over the last…

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Greenville Technical College and Lander University partner to advance education

 

Greenville Technical College (GTC) and Lander University (LU) have formed a partnership to enhance the transfer of students from GTC to LU. Articulation agreements will allow Greenville Tech students to…

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District names Todd C. Brown Carolina Springs Elementary principal

 

The Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the promotion of Todd C. Brown to principal of Carolina Springs Elementary School, effective July 1, 2020. Brown replaces Greg…

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UofSC announces new Vice President for Communications

 

Larry Thomas, head of Texas external affairs for BP, was selected as the new vice president for communications at the University of South Carolina on Friday, April 24. Thomas comes…

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Support learning at home with Richland Library’s online resources

 

With schools remaining closed across South Carolina and students finishing the academic year virtually, Richland Library is offering resources to support learning from home. Here’s a quick refresher of some…

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Citadel and College of Charleston partnering to help local English teachers

 

A competitive new program, hosted by the two institutions, will help ten high school English teachers get a free start on their Master’s degrees. The Master of Arts program in…

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College of Charleston social dance class offers all the right steps

 

Aside from on reality shows like Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance, you don’t see a whole lot of young people ballroom dancing these days. Unless you’re at…

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Clemson board approves tuition freeze for 2020-21 academic year

 

Clemson University’s Board of Trustees approved on Thursday the University’s plan for a tuition and mandatory fee freeze for the 2020-21 academic year for all in-state and out-of-state students. Housing…

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New Dean named for The Citadel School of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

There will be a new dean leading The Citadel School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest academic unit of the five schools comprising the college. The Citadel Provost and…

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Clemson board approves tuition freeze for 2020-21 academic year

 

Clemson University’s Board of Trustees approved on Thursday the University’s plan for a tuition and mandatory fee freeze for the 2020-21 academic year for all in-state and out-of-state students. Housing…

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Quick-Start Day announced & residents reminded about savings

 

With so much in flux right now in higher education, Midlands Technical College (MTC) is offering personal assistance to those planning to start college this summer or fall. MTC is…

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Gov. Henry McMaster, Superintendent Molly Spearman: Public K-12 schools to remain closed for remainder of the year

 

Gov. Henry McMaster, Superintendent Molly Spearman: Public K-12 Schools to Remain Closed for Remainder of the Year 

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Scientific Games scores new six-year contract from South Carolina Education Lottery

 

Company’s Products and Services Continue to Maximize Profits for State Education Programs Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) won a new, six-year contract from the South Carolina Education…

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COVID-19 tests developed at Clemson University could be key in protecting healthcare providers and reigniting S.C. economy

 

Researchers respond to urgent call for COVID-19 testing Clemson University researchers are volunteering their time and resources as part of a statewide effort to develop serologic tests that could play…

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Lander’s COVID-19 Crisis Fund assists students in need

 

Lander COVID-19 Crisis Fund Assists Students in Need GREENWOOD, SC – Adapting to remote learning wasn’t the only challenge that Lander University students faced when classes moved online in the…

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Lander University’s Emergency Management Program is educating leaders for times of crisis, disaster

 

Lander University’s Emergency Management Program is educating leaders for times of crisis, disaster A tornado in March ripped through central Tennessee, killing 24 people and bringing a swath of destruction…

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UofSC’s Executive Education launching COVID-19 speaker series – April 27

 

The Moore School’s Executive Education department is leading a South Carolina Public Radio and Zoom video series, “Managerial Insights: Supporting Businesses During an Uncertain Time,” to provide advice for the…

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Maintaining Good Financial Habits in a Time of COVID-19

 

By South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis It’s no secret that money has a significant influence on our lives. While this is frequently made obvious in our daily routines, nothing underscores…

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Midlands Technical College summer semester to be delivered via alternative instruction

 

Alternative instruction will continue at MTC through the summer semester as part of the college’s response to the coronavirus national health emergency. Most on-ground courses will transition to being delivered…

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Midlands Technical College welcoming high school seniors with open arms

 

Midlands Technical College (MTC) has paved a path that provides an accessible and convenient way to becoming an MTC student for the upcoming summer and fall semesters. Graduating high school…

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Newberry College

 

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Hobcaw Barony brings life sciences classes online

 

On Monday, April 20, Hobcaw Barony will launch its new online learning portal, providing free resources for homeschool students and for teachers creating distance-learning curriculum that meets South Carolina state…

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Younts gifts additional funds to name athletic performance center

 

Completion of athletic performance center expected fall 2020 Newberry College has announced that it will name its new athletic performance center, to occupy Setzler Field’s north end zone, in honor…

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UofSC’s The Proving Ground entrepreneurial contest livestreaming April 21

 

The Moore School’s The Proving Ground pitch competition will feature six finalists in a Facebook Live video April 21 at 5 p.m. UofSC students, alumni, faculty and staff are encouraged to…

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Surgical Technology donates PPE to AnMed Health

 

Over the past week Surgical Technology Program Director Denelle White gathered precious personal protective equipment (PPE) from her lab inventory at Tri-County Technical College and made two separate donations to…

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College of Charleston MBA program ranked no. 1 in nation for job placement

 

The College of Charleston School of Business MBA program has been named first in the country for job placement, according to U.S. News & World Report. The College’s accelerated one-year MBA program tied…

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South Carolina State Museum acquires Frederick Douglass walking stick

 

Historic artifact Gifted to Douglas while Visiting Charleston in 1888 The South Carolina State Museum recently acquired a walking stick belonging to famous abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. The stick was gifted…

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Clemson experts suggest planting gardens to escape COVID-19 stressors

 

Planting home gardens can help provide distractions from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which has disrupted everyday lives and increased economic and mental stress for most of the country. To help people…

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