Lander Alumnus Leon Lott Earns National, State Honors

  September 12, 2021

Lander University alumnus Leon Lott has been named Sheriff of the Year 2021 by the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA). He is the first sheriff from the Palmetto State to receive…

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Piedmont Tech Sees Surge in Dual Enrollment Students

  September 12, 2021

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) this fall has seen a surge in high school students looking to get a head start on their career pathways. In total, PTC has nearly 900…

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Princeton Review names College of Charleston a Top College

  September 10, 2021

The Princeton Review has once again named the College of Charleston as one of the best institutions for undergraduate education in America. The college admission services company profiles and recommends…

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CCSD welcomes new leader for intercultural organizational development

  September 10, 2021

Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced Brandi Blake as Executive Director of Intercultural Organizational Development. Blake began her career in post-secondary education in 2014 as Assistant Director for Residence Life…

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Carolyn Anderson named interim principal at Clark Academy

  September 10, 2021

Charleston County School District (CCSD) welcomed Carolyn Anderson as interim principal at Septima P. Clark Academy. Anderson joins Clark Academy from North Charleston High School where she has served as…

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CCSD announces new head of capital programs

  September 10, 2021

Charleston County School District (CCSD) welcomed Jasmeen Shaw as the Executive Director of Capital Programs. Shaw joins CCSD from the state’s Office of School Facilities (OSF) where she has served…

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Foreign Language Education alumna wants to pay it forward

  September 10, 2021

With hopes of a better life, Martina Abbriano ’19 together with her parents and three siblings immigrated from Italy to the United States  in 2014. They knew little to no English, but…

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BJU expanding School of Education

  September 9, 2021

Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit announced today that the BJU School of Education is expanding its name to the School of Education and Human Services to better reflect its growing academic…

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Lander alumnus Leon Lott earns national, state honors

  September 8, 2021

Lander University alumnus Leon Lott has been named Sheriff of the Year 2021 by the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA). He is the first sheriff from the Palmetto State to receive…

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Verdin’s Too Fall Cooking Class Announced

  September 7, 2021

More than a garden center, Verdin’s Too is known for their Music in the Garden events. Now they are adding another dimension. The first in what may be a series…

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PIEDMONT TECH AUTOMOTIVE STUDENTS RECEIVE EPA CERTIFICATION

  September 6, 2021

Nine automotive technology students at Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently completed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 609 Technician Training and Certification Program. Each passed the EPA’s certification test with…

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Software Analyst

  September 2, 2021

Summary: Responsible for providing technical support to users of the colleges’ administrative systems; serve as the first level contact for functional/technical staff members. Provide technical support to various departments including…

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Six CCSD schools will be learning virtually for two weeks

  September 2, 2021

Three Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools are temporarily shifting to all-virtual learning on Thursday, September 2, 2021, due to a rising number of reported positive COVID-19 cases. Ashley River…

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Three Schools in LCSD 55 Move to Virtual Learning

  September 1, 2021

Laurens County School District 55 (LCSD 55) announced Wednesday evening that three of the district’s schools will transition to virtual learning beginning Friday, September 3, 2021, and continuing through Thursday,…

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Gift is an investment in financial experiential learning

  August 31, 2021

The School of Business Investment Program at the College of Charleston began in 2013 with a cohort of 20 students managing a public asset portfolio of $50,000. Today, around 140 students have…

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West Ashley’s AJ Barnes named CCSD 2021 Teacher of the Year

  August 31, 2021

Adam “AJ” Barnes is Charleston County School District’s 2021 Teacher of the Year. Barnes teaches AP European History, US History, and coaches baseball at West Ashley High School (WAHS). This…

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Superintendent of Education Imposes Mask Mandate on Buses

  August 30, 2021

In a memo received from the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) on Thursday, August 26, 2021, Laurens County School Districts learned of a mandate that took effect on Monday,…

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SCC Foundation announces gift to the School of Horticulture

  August 30, 2021

Spartanburg Community College horticulture students now have an opportunity to participate in a multi-year project focusing on ecology and environmental stewardship thanks to a generous gift to the SCC Foundation…

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College of Charleston Athletic Fund has record breaking year

  August 26, 2021

For the third time since 2018, the College of Charleston Athletic Fund (CAF) had a record-breaking fundraising year, raising more than $2.6 million for the Department of Athletics. CAF’s annual fund, the Cougar Club,…

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PC MOURNS LOSS OF DEAN JOE NIXON ’62

  August 25, 2021

We are sad to share the news that Presbyterian College’s “Action Joe” passed away Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, in Clinton. Joseph O. Nixon, the College’s longtime dean of students and…

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Richland Two magnet programs are among best in the nation

  August 25, 2021

Richland School District Two now has 25 nationally certified magnet programs at 16 schools. Four schools have recently become Nationally Certified Demonstration Magnet schools by exceeding the criteria required to…

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Yates to lead faculty development efforts at Lander University

  August 25, 2021

Lander University has named Dr. Jennifer Yates as assistant provost of Faculty Development, Teaching and Learning, according to Dr. Scott Jones, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs at…

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College of Charleston celebrates 2021 Convocation

  August 24, 2021

Luna Sepaniak, of New York City, has officially taken her first step toward college graduation. Actually, it was closer to 237 steps. Sepaniak and 30 other new students walked from…

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Richland One announces 2021 Coaches of the Year

  August 23, 2021

Richland One recently named the district’s 2021 Coaches of the Year during the annual Coaches Convocation. Caleb Clark, Dreher High School’s Track and Field Coach was named High School Coach…

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PC Block Party and Welcome Event this Thursday

  August 22, 2021

The City of Clinton, Mainstreet Clinton and many local businesses will roll out the red carpet to welcome PC students back to town. The event is scheduled for August 26th…

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