Richland One teacher wins National Advisor Award

 

Melanie Williams, Eau Claire High School’s family and consumer sciences teacher, was one of 26 teachers in the nation to be named as a Master Adviser by the Family, Career…

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Ancient dolphin skeleton advances research of species’ evolution

 

An ancient giant dolphin skeleton in the Lowcountry is helping to answer questions about the evolution of early branching dolphins. The well-preserved 24 million-year-old skeleton of a giant dolphin, Ankylorhiza tiedemani,…

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New artificial intelligence institute strengthens Clemson University’s abilities in competitive field

 

Clemson University is strengthening its ability to conduct research and offer courses in artificial intelligence, a fast-rising technology that is beginning to revolutionize industries ranging from advanced manufacturing to healthcare.…

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Gov. Henry McMaster invests $2.4 million in historically black colleges and universities

 

Governor McMaster announced that he is allocating $2.4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to the state’s eight historically black colleges and universities. Originally a recommendation from…

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A.C. Flora 2020 graduate wins National Merit Scholarship

 

Elizabeth P. Thomas, a 2020 graduate of A.C. Flora High School, has been named as a winner of the highly prestigious National Merit Scholarship. Elizabeth, who plans to pursue a…

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PC School of Pharmacy enters agreement with Spartanburg Community College

 

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) has entered into an agreement with Spartanburg Community College (SCC), a partnership that offers students an opportunity into the School and the pharmacy…

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Google announces three new tech skill certificates on Coursera

 

Select Certificate Program Graduates will Receive Apprenticeships at Google Google.org Supporting Initiative with $10 Million in Job Training Grants to Nonprofits  Google announced three new Google Career Certificates in high-growth,…

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Lexington District One reopens face to face athletic workouts

 

Lexington County School District One athletic directors and coaches are currently informing their athletes that face to face athletic practices, workouts, and conditioning will resume on Wednesday, July 15. This…

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Space Week returns to the State Museum with free kids general admission

 

Week-long event includes space themed exhibits, shows and programs  Space Week returns to the South Carolina State Museum from July 18 through July 26. This special week-long event includes space…

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I Am Lander: Lander student spreads message of positivity

 

Damion Moragne Spreads Message of Positivity As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, Damion Moragne remains undeterred in his passion for positive messaging. Long before the campus closed in March, the…

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Greenville Technical College offices reopen to help students enroll and succeed

 

Fall Semester classes at Greenville Technical College begin August 24. To help students enroll, many offices have reopened to serve the public face-to-face. Included are admissions, financial aid, testing, the…

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Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy enters agreement with Spartanburg Community College

 

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) has entered into an agreement with Spartanburg Community College (SCC), a partnership that offers students an opportunity into the School and the pharmacy…

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Richland Two elects new officers

 

At the regularly scheduled meeting on June 30, 2020, the Richland Two Board of Trustees elected new board officers – Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary – as required by Board…

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Richland Two Board conducts superintendent’s evaluation

 

The Richland School District Two Board of Trustees conducted the annual superintendent’s performance evaluation for Dr. Baron Davis during the Board Retreat on June 20, 2020, and at a regularly…

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The data is clear: A new research center Is a win-win

 

You hear it time and time again from students at the College of Charleston: “At a bigger college, you’d probably need to be pursuing your master’s or doctorate to do…

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CCSD to provide Full-Time Virtual academy option for students

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) will offer a Full-time Virtual Academy during the 2020-2021 school year. The option provides a quality curriculum and instruction with a more flexible environment than…

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State Museum now open on Sundays and on Tuesdays nights

 

The State Museum is extending its operating hours as part of Phase II of its reopening plan as follows: , Sundays: Noon to 5 p.m. . Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to 10…

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OneSpartanburg awards $10K to SAM ‘Smart Start’ program

 

The Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) is introducing Smart Start, a program designed to help students bridge the gap between their intention to start college and their actual enrollment. OneSpartanburg is…

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Clemson Extension agribusiness team offers COVID-19 resources for farmers

 

As many will agree, COVID-19 has created enough stress on its own. The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s Agribusiness Team is trying to reduce some of that stress for South Carolina…

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Feliciano receives $667K DOD grant to explore developmental disorder that causes tumors in the body and brain

 

Clemson College of Science associate professor and researcher David Feliciano has received a $667,000 grant from the Department of Defense to explore the cellular underpinnings of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC),…

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Jackson Creek teacher wins Educator of Color Leadership Award

 

Growing up in Andrews, SC, Valente’ Gibson always wanted to be a teacher. He did well in school and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with…

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Five SC students receive college scholarships from Workers’ Compensation insurer

 

SCHB Self Insurers Fund announced the recipients of their 2020-2021 Scholarship Program. Two high school graduates and three current college students were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship. An independent panel…

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Greenville Technical College and Clemson University establish sociology and anthropology transfer articulation agreement

 

Greenville Technical College (GTC) and Clemson University have come together to ease the transfer process with a new agreement. The agreement allows students enrolled in a Greenville Technical College Associate…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. President named Columbia College Board Chair

 

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina (SCFSC) announced that SCFSC President, Tom Keith, has been named Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Columbia College. “Tom has an excellent…

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College of Charleston announces plan for fall 2020 semester

 

The College of Charleston on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, released its plan for reopening campus to students amid the coronavirus pandemic. Back on the Bricks: The College of Charleston Plan for…

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Nephron donates to Communities In Schools of the Midlands COVID-19 emergency fund

 

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the nation, has donated $5,000 to the COVID-19 emergency fund established by Communities In Schools of the Midlands. Since schools…

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DPX Technologies supports higher education and research with grant program

 

DPX Technologies, a manufacturer of laboratory consumable products for sample preparation, has awarded over $400,000 to researchers over the last several years. This amount is a combination of product donated…

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College of Charleston geology professor supports students with marine-inspired masks

 

College of Charleston marine geologist Leslie “Doc” Sautter doesn’t consider herself an artist. “I’m more of a craftsperson,” she says of the prints she creates for her small business Oceanica Designs, which is…

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CCSD Board of Trustees passes balanced FY2021 budget with no tax increase

 

Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) Board of Trustees unanimously passed the second reading of a balanced FY2021 Budget on Wednesday night, including $541,425,487 for the General Operating Fund (GOF) that…

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South Carolina State Museum moves to phase two of reopening

 

State Museum Expands Hours and More Ahead of Holiday Weekend The South Carolina State Museum will move into phase two of its reopening plan starting June 30, 2020. More museum…

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Five urban schools awarded $100K Farm to School grant

 

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has been awarded a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to offer Farm to School programs at five schools. It is the…

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Kopis teams up with Furman University for internship program

 

Greenville software development company, Kopis, has partnered with Furman University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Bootcamp and NEXT to bring in summer interns to learn more about tech careers and to…

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Summer camps continue at Town Theatre – virtual AND in-person!

 

Summer Camps Continue at Town Theatre! Let’s go! Summer camp is in full swing ~ virtual AND in person options for ALL ages are available July 6-31. We offer a…

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Operations and supply chain undergrad program climbs to No. 5 in Gartner ranking

 

The Moore School’s undergraduate operations and supply chain program is ranked No. 5 in North America, according to the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain University Programs for 2020 released on Wednesday. The…

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Midlands Sylvan Learning Centers announce July Summer Camps

 

Parents looking for summer camps that will help their children become more confident in their math and science skills may have luck looking at Sylvan Learning Center’s camps in Columbia…

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FUEL announces Portfolio Review program to benefit design students

 

FUEL, a marketing agency in downtown Greenville, SC specializing in branding and marketing solutions, has announced the FUEL for Good Portfolio Review, offering design students an opportunity to showcase their…

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City Center Partnership announces Southeastern Esthetics Institute is opening a new 27,000 SF campus in the Main Street District

 

City Center Partnership (CCP) announced Southeastern Esthetics Institute is opening a new 27,000 square foot school at 1644 Main Street in 2021. Southeastern Esthetics Institute is partnering with Sherer Architects…

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Sarah Gams of Spring Hill High School named 2021 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

 

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, Lexington-Richland School District Five superintendent, Dr. Christina Melton, and others surprised Sarah Gams at her home today with news that she was selected as…

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Upstate Sylvan Learning Centers announce July summer camps

 

Parents looking for summer camps that will help their children become more confident in their math and science skills may have luck looking at Sylvan Learning Center’s camps in Anderson,…

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CCSD Board of Trustees passes balanced FY2021 budget with no tax increase

 

Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) Board of Trustees unanimously approved the second reading of a balanced FY2021 Budget on Wednesday night, including $541,425,487 for the General Operating Fund (GOF) that…

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Clear Touch Collage software wins 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Award

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Clear Touch® announced that EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, has selected Clear…

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Becky Bean promoted to Director of Communications

 

Rebecca “Becky” Bean, communications manager with the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) has been promoted to Director of Communications. Bean, who has more than 10 years of public relations…

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Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center names new chair

 

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC) announced that James Lindsay Cobbs has been named chair for the center. In his role, Cobbs will focus on creating a regulatory affairs program…

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Ridge View principal recognized for supporting student activities

 

Learning new dance moves during Hispanic Heritage Month or allowing students to slime her to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr. Brenda Mack-Foxworth does it all. Her…

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Six Richland Two educators qualify for inaugural state financial literacy cohort

 

Six of the 36 educators in the inaugural South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program are from Richland School District Two. State Treasurer Curtis Loftis launched this new statewide initiative…

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Summer Research Grants Fund a Variety of College of Charleston Student Projects

 

Everything is different in a world with COVID-19. Socializing. Working. Even shopping is different. And life as an undergraduate has been different as well. But that isn’t keeping students at…

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Nephron, UofSC work together to expand COVID-19 testing for Gamecock students, faculty, staff

 

Robotic Liquid Handler, Donated by Kennedys, Increases University’s Daily Test Capacity Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation and the University of South Carolina are working together to expand COVID-19 testing for the Gamecock…

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Unlikely partners come together to document, share how MUSC Health developed COVID-19 specimen collection site

 

In medicine and emergency operations alike, experienced practitioners pass down knowledge in a way that expands upon classroom learning. The established surgeon teaches the young resident who in turn teaches…

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