Category Archives: Education

Notre Dame Professor Emeritus Walter J. Nicgorski to speak at Furman University

[caption id="attachment_21638" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Photo courtesy of iStock.com[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Notre Dame Professor Emeritus Walter J. Nicgorski will speak on the campus of Furman University Monday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in Daniel Memorial Chapel. A reception with Nicgorski follows in the Bryan Garden Room of the Chapel. His talk, “The Morality of the Liberal Arts,”…
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Hiring and networking event May 8 to recruit new GTC adjunct instructors

[caption id="attachment_21574" align="alignleft" width="300"] GTC professor works with a student in the classroom.[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (April 9, 2018) – Greenville Technical College hopes to increase its roster of adjunct instructors with a hiring and networking event May 8. The event will be held at the University Center Greenville Auditorium in McAlister Square from 6-8 p.m.…
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Furman University Offers New Master Of Science Degree

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University is launching a Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine (MS-CEM) this summer. The new degree program aims to narrow the gap between community health and the resources necessary to meet those needs. Open to all qualified students with a bachelor’s degree, the MS-CEM is a 12-month, three-term program, which provides an…
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Moryah Jackson named director of diversity education at Clemson

[caption id="attachment_21530" align="alignleft" width="240"] Moryah Jackson[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University is advancing its commitment to inclusive excellence with an emphasis on education. Moryah Jackson will lead the effort as director of diversity education in the Office of Inclusion and Equity. Jackson will promote and enhance cultural competencies across the university community with the design and…
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Furman Undergraduate Evening Studies Partners With Upstate SC Alliance

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has established a partnership with Upstate SC Alliance, the regional economic development organization representing the 10-county northwestern corner of South Carolina. As an investor in Upstate SC Alliance, Furman will offer its UES programming at a reduced tuition rate exclusively for employees of Upstate SC Alliance organizations. The…
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Furman University receives grant from NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program

[caption id="attachment_21267" align="alignnone" width="1140"] The $340,000 NSF award supports Furman's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program in the Department of Chemistry.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $340,000 grant to Furman University through the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The REU site award supports the training of 10 students for 10 weeks…
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Awards Event for Local US Naval Academy Midshipman

[caption id="attachment_21075" align="alignleft" width="320"] RADM Harry Rittenour and MIDN Ben Dunphy[/caption] US Naval Academy Midshipman First Class Ben Dunphy of Piedmont has been recognized for achieving the Highest Order of Merit of the USNA Class of 2018 from South Carolina. The Palmetto Chapter of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and the Upper South…
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