Category Archives: Education

Friend Named Director Of Annual Giving At USC Upstate

Spartanburg, S.C. – Aly Friend recently joined the University of South Carolina Upstate as the director of annual giving. Friend is responsible for spearheading the faculty and staff giving campaign, administering the private scholarship program, performing ongoing stewardship through events and outreach, producing annual appeal campaigns utilizing a multi-channel approach, and cultivating, soliciting and stewarding…
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Halloween Fest at Sherman College’s Chiropractic Health

Halloween Fest at Sherman College’s Chiropractic Health Center What: Join us as we celebrate Halloween at the Sherman College Health Center Trick-or-treating, family fun, food truck, candy, and games! Who: Everyone is welcome – bring the whole family! When: Friday, October 26, from 5:30-7 p.m. Why: Good food, good fun, and good company Where: Sherman College…
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Joe Riley Mayors’ Design Fellowship Inaugural Class Named

Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston announces today the eight Mayors who have been selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Riley Mayors’ Design Fellowship. The 2019 Riley Mayors’ Design Fellows are: Mayor Corrin F. Bowers, III of Estill Mayor Harry Williams of Hardeeville Mayor Carl…
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Furman University recognized by Sierra Club for sustainability measures

[caption id="attachment_25510" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman achieved a ranking of 45 this year among the more than 250 colleges that participated in Sierra Club's Cool Schools survey.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has been recognized in the Sierra Club’s 2018 “Cool Schools” rankings. Moving up 34 points from last year’s 79th position, Furman achieved a ranking of 45…
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Furman University President Elizabeth Davis receives national award for excellence in experiential education

[caption id="attachment_25679" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman President Elizabeth Davis will receive the prestigious award at a luncheon to be held Sept. 25 in Savannah, Georgia.[/caption] In October 2016, Furman University President Elizabeth Davis unveiled The Furman Advantage, a strategic vision that combines learning with immersive experiences outside the classroom and provides students with more intentional mentoring,…
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Anderson University Cancelling Classes Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Because of Hurricane Florence and its potential for bringing inclement weather to our area, Anderson University is cancelling classes on Friday, Sept. 14 through Monday, Sept. 17. This decision was made to ensure that members of the campus community and its families can make timely decisions regarding their personal preparations, including travel, ahead of the…
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Presbyterian College announces new directors

[caption id="attachment_25397" align="alignleft" width="200"] Jerre Threatt[/caption] Presbyterian College announces new directors CLINTON, SC- September 10, 2018 Presbyterian College is pleased to welcome four new faculty and staff members: Dr. Nathan B. Herz, founding director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program; Mr. Daniel Jordan, director of budget and treasury management; Dr. Patricia L. Jones, associate…
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Furman University awarded national science foundation grant to acquire bioimaging system

Release is online: http://bit.ly/2Mzt7uv FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant for the acquisition of a biomolecular fluorescence visualization tool, which will aid the departments of biology and chemistry in studying DNA, proteins and other biomolecules. The $156,858 grant was awarded based on the…
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The Riley Institute and OLLI at Furman continue immigration series

Release is online: http://bit.ly/2wFHxz9 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—A Furman University economist and a successful hotelier from Iraq are among several speakers who will discuss “Chasing the American Dream: The Economics of Immigration,” Thursday, Sept. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., in Shaw Hall of the Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center on Furman’s campus. The Sept. 6…
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