Category Archives: Education

Author And Brigham Young University Professor Ralph C. Hancock Opens 2017-18 Tocqueville Series

[caption id="attachment_16999" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ralph Hancock of Brigham Young University presents "Christianity and the Political Life"[/caption] First of four lectures takes place Monday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. in Johns Hall 101 GREENVILLE, S.C.—Brigham Young University political science professor Ralph C. Hancock will open the Tocqueville Program lecture series Monday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m.…
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New program will grow advanced materials education, research, economy statewide

[caption id="attachment_17016" align="alignnone" width="1502"] The new EPSCoR grant will help Clemson students like computer science major Khayla Williams (left) and faculty members like Jacob Sorber, associate professor of computer science, prepare the world for the next generation of computing systems.Image Credit: Clemson University Relations[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — South Carolina’s position as a national leader…
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Scientist partners with SRNL to repurpose nuclear power byproduct

[caption id="attachment_17005" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Stephen Creager (far left) with collaborating researchers from SRNL. Image Credit: Stephen Creager / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON – From the mining of uranium ore to the storage of used fuel, radioactive waste is generated at every stage of the nuclear fuel cycle, and a Clemson University scientist is pursuing research that…
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Newberry College Shatters All Student Enrollment Records

Increase represents 20 percent increase over previous enrollment high water mark NEWBERRY, S.C. (Sept. 15, 2017) – Newberry College enrolled a record-high 459 new students for Fall 2017, marking another year of record-breaking enrollment for the incoming class. The new record represents an astounding 20 percent increase over Newberry’s previous enrollment high water mark of 381…
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Riley Institute Announces Finalists For Dick And Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award

[caption id="attachment_16941" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Camp iRock is one of the finalists for the WWSC award.[/caption] Winner to be announced Oct. 24 in Columbia GREENVILLE, S.C.— Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced three finalists for the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award. The annual award presented by the Riley Institute and South Carolina Future Minds…
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Award-winning Filmmaker, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To Speak At Furman Sept. 18

[caption id="attachment_16902" align="alignnone" width="1586"] Award-winning Filmmaker, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Presents "Black America Since MLK"[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Henry Louis Gates, Jr., an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Harvard University professor, journalist and author, will speak on the Furman University campus Monday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Shaw Hall of Younts Conference Center. The program, “Black…
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Newberry College Ranks Among Nation’s Best In Higher Ed

Newberry earns high marks for value and affordability on U.S. News & World Report rankings NEWBERRY, S.C. (Sept. 12, 2017) – Newberry College made a strong showing on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released today by the national magazine’s annual report on colleges. Newberry appeared on the following lists: Best Regional…
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Furman Presents Program About Global Refugee Crisis

[caption id="attachment_16859" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Furman presents program about the global refugee crisis[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will present a program about the global refugee crisis Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Burgiss Theater in the Trone Student Center on campus. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Refugee…
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Milby Named Chief Of Police At Furman University

[caption id="attachment_16857" align="alignnone" width="900"] John Milby Named Chief of Police at Furman University[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—John Milby, who joined the Furman University police department in 2015, has been named chief of police. Milby was promoted to assistant director of police in 2016 and has served as acting police chief since May. He will be responsible for…
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