Category Archives: Education

Adia N. Daniels Joins Newberry College as Assistant Dean of Students

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Newberry College has named Adia N. Daniels to serve as Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs. Daniels, who began her duties on July 10, is responsible for developing and managing programs aimed at creating a diverse and healthy campus experience for students and helping students create meaningful connections…
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Clemson psychologist’s study will track public perception of Aug. 21 eclipse

[caption id="attachment_16200" align="alignleft" width="200"] Pury is leading a study that will track the public’s response to the Aug. 21 eclipse.Image Credit: Pete Martin / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — In ancient times, total solar eclipses were known to terrify people who were bewildered by what was happening — without warning — in the sky. While…
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2017 Workforce Development Salute to Honor Supporters of Greenville Technical College

[gallery size="large" ids="16121,16123,16122"] Greenville, S.C. - August 7, 2017- The Greenville Tech Foundation will host the 2017 Workforce Development Salute on October 10, 2017. The annual event emphasizes the importance of developing a skilled labor pool for Greenville’s growing business economy and will honor community leaders for their significant contributions toward that effort. The 2017…
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Furman University Listed In Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges” Guide

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, "The Best 382 Colleges." Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book. All ranking lists are based largely on The Princeton Review’s surveys of students…
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Little Free Library® Established at Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center

Sherman College’s Chiropractic Health Center is home to the newest Little Free Library® in the Spartanburg area. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. “The Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center is proud to have a Little…
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Clemson ’55 Exchange engages students in running a business

[caption id="attachment_16035" align="alignnone" width="1500"] Serving ice cream from the ’55 Exchange are Clemson students Kay Senn from Lakeland, Florida; Micah Floyd from Charlotte, North Carolina; and Helen Ballew from Charlottesville, Virginia. Image Credit: Denise Attaway / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson ice cream has been tantalizing taste buds since the 1920s. Available in the student-run ’55…
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Fuson, Nantz, And Ramsey Named To New Positions At Furman University’s Riley Institute

[caption id="attachment_16011" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Summer Ramsey[/caption] New positions aim to strengthen and grow Riley Institute programs. GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Riley Institute at Furman University is growing its diversity and critical issues programs. To that end, the Institute has appointed three staff members to new positions. Jill Fuson has been promoted to director of the Riley Institute’s…
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NGU’s Thompson Named To Greenville Chamber’s Leadership Greenville Class

Tigerville, SC (July 26, 2017) – Dr. H. Paul Thompson Jr., dean of College of Humanities and professor and chair of the Department of History at North Greenville University, is one of 57 participants selected for the 44th class of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greenville (LG) program. Participants were selected based on a thorough application process…
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Clemson’s Bertrand lands national distinguished educator award

[caption id="attachment_15972" align="alignleft" width="199"] Jean Bertrand[/caption] CLEMSON — The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture awarded Clemson University’s Jean Bertrand with its 2017 Distinguished Educator Award, citing a career committed to enhancing student access to higher education and developing the next generation of educators. Bertrand, associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life…
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