Category Archives: Education

Furman Recognizes Graduates Of Women’s Leadership Institute

Thirty-six members graduate in Class of 2018 Release is online: http://bit.ly/2KSzF2D FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) of Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2018 graduates: Eva Anagnostis, Assistant Director, Greenville County Workforce Development Kimberly Appleby, Contracts & Pricing Negotiation Manager, Lockheed Martin Julianne Bower, VP of Financial Planning &…
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Bridges To A Brighter Future Outreach Program Names 22nd Class Of Students

Release is online: http://bit.ly/2s3t1yZ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Twenty-six Greenville County high school students have been invited to participate in Bridges to a Brighter Future at Furman University, a program whose mission is to give students the tools and support they need to overcome barriers, graduate from high school and enroll in college. The new…
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Student selected for Youth Apprenticeship

Mr. Samuel Wyatt has been selected to participate in the Benteler Academy (USA) Automotive Division as a Youth Apprentice.  This international company is a local supplier for BMW and is located in Duncan, SC. Benteler Automotive has partnered with Daniel Morgan Technology Center for the past two years to offer youth apprenticeship opportunities.  Duke Moses,…
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Interns Join Chiropractic Health Center at Sherman College

Twenty-three interns are now ready to see patients at the Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center, a teaching clinic for senior students in their final stage of internship prior to graduation from the doctor of chiropractic program. Interns celebrated the entrance of the final phase of their chiropractic education recently during a pinning ceremony on the…
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Clemson honors faculty who have received significant national and international recognition

CLEMSON — Clemson University recognized faculty members who have received the highest levels of national and international recognition with University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Awards (URSAAA). The newly created URSAAA awards are reserved for faculty members who have achieved difficult, rare levels of accomplishment, such as authoring publications that have been cited more than 1,000…
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Furman University’s Mary Lou Merkt honored with SACUBO Distinguished Service Award

[caption id="attachment_23081" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Furman University vice president for finance and administration Mary Lou Merkt has received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO).[/caption] Furman University vice president for finance and administration Mary Lou Merkt has received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Association…
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Furman Undergraduate Evening Studies Names Outstanding Faculty Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has presented its Outstanding Faculty Award to Rusty Copsey, vice president of Wells Fargo. UES annually recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated dedication and service to students, and whose expertise is praised in student feedback. As adjunct instructor for UES since 1998, Copsey has…
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Hayek Center adds new dimension to Clemson business education

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s College of Business has added a new dimension to its research and education with the addition of The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity, according to the research center’s new leader. Reed Watson ’04, a professor of practice in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, will lead daily operations and fundraising efforts…
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Greenwood Edge Signs 19 Recruits at Piedmont Tech Ceremony

College recruiters look for qualities like talent, agility and the ability to effectively carry the ball. Nineteen Greenwood County high school students who have the right stuff recently made it to signing day. Their playing field? It’s populated not by turf and football sleds but by CAD tools, safety goggles and robots. It’s the arena…
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Clemson University’s new FACE to help sustain natural resources

[caption id="attachment_23038" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Clemson is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence to train professionals who can help sustain South Carolina’s natural resources.Image Credit: Clemson University College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences[/caption] CLEMSON — With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality…
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