Category Archives: Education

Southern Wesleyan University commits to no tuition increase for 2019-2020 academic year

CENTRAL, S.C. – Going against a long-standing national trend, Southern Wesleyan University has announced that it will not increase tuition during the 2019-2020 academic year. As institutions of higher learning across the nation are faced with the need to raise their tuition, Southern Wesleyan University’s President, Dr. Todd Voss, acknowledges that rising costs and concern…
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Sharpen Your Professional Persona at NGU Graduate School Seminar

On December 6, the T. Walter Brashier Graduate School will host a seminar to educate professionals about refined communication skills. The Art of Professionalism seminar will last from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dr. Tracy Kramer, Associate Dean of the NGU Graduate School of Business will lead this workshop that focuses on developing and demonstrating…
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Limestone Psychology Department Hosts Annual Fall Academic Day

Limestone College’s Psychology Department hosted the South Carolina Psychological Association's (SCPA) annual fall Academic Day on Friday, Nov. 2. Psychology faculty and students from colleges and universities throughout South and North Carolina were on campus to participate. The day started in Fullerton Auditorium with registration, followed by a keynote address by Dr. Gil Einstein, Professor…
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New Scholarship Established As Tribute To “Dr. Tom” Thomson

Limestone College officials announced on Wednesday, Sept. 26, the creation of the “Dr. Tom” Honors Program Scholarship that has been established to recognize beloved History professor Dr. Thomas J. Thomson. The scholarship details were unveiled during a faculty meeting at the College on Wednesday afternoon. Thomson, the Honors Program founder who served at Limestone full-time…
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Furman’s Meredith Burton Receives Marian Wright Edelman Advocacy Award

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Meredith Burton, director of the Furman Child Development Center, has received the Marian Wright Edelman Advocacy Award from the South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC). The award was presented to Burton during the Annual Conference of the SCAEYC, which was held in early October at Midlands Technical College in Columbia.…
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Thompson Named Founding Dean of NGU’s College of Humanities & Sciences

[caption id="attachment_27293" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Paul Thompson was named Founding Dean of NGU's College of Humanities & Sciences[/caption] Tigerville, SC – (November 9, 2018) North Greenville University (NGU) Office of Academic Affairs announced Friday that Dr. Paul Thompson, currently the dean of the College of Humanities, will be the founding dean of the College of…
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Susan A. Maddux Named Vice President For Finance And Administration At Furman University

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Susan A. Maddux has been named vice president for finance and administration at Furman University, President Elizabeth Davis announced today. Maddux comes to Furman from Presbyterian College, where she had served as vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer since 2013. As Furman’s chief financial and administrative officer, Maddux will oversee…
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Southern Wesleyan University recognized for Online Learning Excellence

Top rankings earned for HR program CENTRAL, S.C. – AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) has recognized Southern Wesleyan University for offering one of the best online learning environments in the country. ACO, recognized as a leader in higher education information and rankings, ranked SWU Online’s MBA in Human Resources and MSML in Human Resources 13th in the Best…
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Financial planning is the focus of new Southern Wesleyan University online minor

CENTRAL, S.C. – The Benson School of Business at Southern Wesleyan University is launching a new minor that will benefit anyone wishing to enter the financial planning profession or simply wanting to become more proficient in managing their own financial future. A fully-online financial planning minor will launch in 2019 that will prepare students in…
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Rodrigo Rodriguez to Perform at NGU

[caption id="attachment_27295" align="alignleft" width="300"] World-renowned guitarist Rodrigo Rodriguez will perform on the campus of NGU on Tuesday, Nov. 13.[/caption] World-renowned guitarist Rodrigo Rodriguez will perform on the campus of North Greenville University on Tuesday evening, November 13. Rodrigo was born in Quito Ecuador, South America. Coming from a very musical family, he started playing guitar…
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