Category Archives: Education

Discovery and innovation to quicken with supercomputer’s $1-million upgrade

A $1-million upgrade to Clemson University’s acclaimed supercomputer, the “Palmetto Cluster,” is expected to help researchers quicken the pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation in a broad range of fields, from developing new medicines to creating advanced materials. New hardware that could be in place as early as spring will add even more power…
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Greenville Technical College Opens Doors for Community Fest

Community Fest @ Greenville Tech will be held November 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Barton Campus. This is a fun day of learning for the whole family with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free coffee and donuts will be provided, and food truck concessions will be available for purchase. The first…
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Furman History Professor Carolyn A. Day Authors New Book About Tuberculosis And Fashion

[caption id="attachment_17437" align="alignnone" width="1895"] Furman History Professor Carolyn Day Writes Book About Tuberculosis, Fashion and Beauty[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman History professor Carolyn A. Day has published a new book about the idealization of one of the worst diseases in history—tuberculosis. Her book, Consumptive Chic: A History of Beauty, Fashion, and Disease, is published by Bloomsbury, which…
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Greenville Technical College Faculty Leader Recognized as Outstanding with Regional Award

[caption id="attachment_17447" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Amber Morgan with (from left) Greenville Technical College (GTC) board member Paul Batson, GTC President Dr. Keith Miller, and board members James Blakely, Coleman Shouse, and Ray Lattimore.[/caption] Amber Morgan, a member of the faculty at Greenville Technical College (GTC), received the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Southern Region Faculty…
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Chris And Andrea Borch Pledge $1 Million For Furman University Track And Cross-country Program

[caption id="attachment_17299" align="alignnone" width="1140"] The men's cross-country team at Furman is currently the top-ranked team in the NCAA's Southeast Region.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University graduate Chris Borch ’78 and his wife, Andrea, have given more than $4 million over the past decade to support the university’s track and cross-country program. Now, the Borches have pledged another…
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Greenville Technical College receives higher education’s most prestigious diversity award for the second time

[caption id="attachment_17402" align="alignnone" width="1840"] Lenore Pearlstein (left), publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, is pictured with Wendy Walden, associate vice president for executive affairs at Greenville Technical College.[/caption] Greenville Technical College (GTC) has received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in…
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Coffee for a Cause: SWU Student’s import business benefits Guatemalan families

[caption id="attachment_17405" align="alignleft" width="300"] Josh Anderson, left, is pictured with a smokeless stove purchased for a Guatemalan family with funds from Café Intencional and installed with the help of missionaries Tommy and Katie Matthews. Anderson, a Southern Wesleyan University business student enrolled at the university’s North Augusta education center, started Café Intencional as a coffee…
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Clemson announces Woodland Management: Forest Health workshops

[caption id="attachment_17333" align="alignnone" width="1333"] Forests occupy 13.1 million acres or 67 percent of the land area in South Carolina.Image Credit: Derrick Phinney / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson Extension has scheduled a series of workshops to educate landowners and land managers about how to properly care for their forests. The workshops, Woodland Management: Forest Health, begin…
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Communication conference to be held at Clemson

CLEMSON – The Carolinas Communication Association’s annual conference will be held from Sept. 28-30 at the Hendrix Student Center at Clemson University. The conference will host more than 30 research presentations, including keynote speaker Rhondda Thomas, a professor of African-American literature. Thomas is one of the handful of Clemson professors presenting at the event. She…
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