Category Archives: Education

Furman University Provost receives major award from Research Corporation

[caption id="attachment_20141" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Shields joined Furman as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost in 2016.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost George Shields is one of three professors from across the nation to be named a 2018 Cottrell Scholar TREE Award recipient. The Transformational Research and Excellence in Education…
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Author, UNC Charlotte philosophy professor Shannon Sullivan speaks about “Becoming White”

[caption id="attachment_20137" align="alignnone" width="1120"] Shannon Sullivan, Professor of Philosophy and Health Psychology at University of North Carolina at Charlotte[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Shannon Sullivan, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Professor of Philosophy will speak on the Furman University campus Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Garden Room of Daniel Memorial Chapel. Her talk,…
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Springbrook Behavioral Health hosts second annual Converge Autism Summit in Greenville, S.C.

Springbrook Behavioral Health, an autism-focused behavioral health center is bringing together world-renowned experts to speak at its second annual Converge Autism Summit on topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Hosted by Springbrook Behavioral Health, the Converge Autism Summit provides resources and assistance to providers, caregivers, teachers and parents of children, teens and adults with autism.…
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Limestone College Now Offering MBA degree in Healthcare Administration

Limestone College is now offering a Healthcare Administration concentration to its online Master’s in Business Administration Program for students seeking a leadership career in healthcare-related fields. “This concentration is for anyone who wants to be a leader or manager in healthcare,” said MBA Program Director Dr. Shannon Creighton. “The MBA program is not just for…
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Earn a bachelor’s degree in three years

CENTRAL, S.C. – While it’s true that college may be one of the biggest expenses an individual will encounter, it can also be one of the best investments. Southern Wesleyan University offers alternative pathways to a college degree for students wanting to graduate in under four years, leading to lower tuition costs and reduced room…
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Career Readiness Focus of New Initiative at Anderson University

ANDERSON, SC - Most peoples' opinion of e-mail falls into one of three categories: it's a useful communication tool, a necessary evil or a distraction from work. Rebecca Albert has a different view. After all, she regularly gets messages like these: "Hi! So I got the job!!!! Thank you so much for everything! I was…
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Two Clemson officials to serve on national board for higher education

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="20042,20043"] CLEMSON — Two representatives from Clemson University will serve on the new Higher Education Committee of 50—or Forward50, which represents the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). They are Chuck Knepfle, associate vice president for enrollment management, and Amber Lange, executive director of the Office of College Preparation and Outreach in…
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Anderson University College of Health Professions Dean Gains Prestigious Recognition

[caption id="attachment_19949" align="alignleft" width="214"] Dr. Don Peace, Dean of the Anderson University College of Business[/caption] Dr. Don Peace, Dean of the Anderson University College of Health Professions, was recently re-certified as a Fellow in the America College of Healthcare Executives. The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives…
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Furman University again selected as Beckman Scholar institution

[caption id="attachment_19906" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Furman has been awarded seven consecutive funding cycles since the Beckman Scholars Program began in 1998.[/caption] Furman has been awarded seven consecutive funding cycles since the Beckman Scholars Program began in 1998. Release is online: http://bit.ly/2DGNUb5 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University’s Department of Chemistry has once again been selected to…
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