Category Archives: Education

NGU to Host Three-Day Homecoming Event

North Greenville University is celebrating homecoming from Thursday, Oct 11 to Saturday, Oct 13 at the Tigerville Campus. There will be many on and off-campus activities throughout the weekend. Students, faculty, parents, alumni, and community members are invited. Homecoming festivities will begin on Thursday night with NGUConnect. From 6-8 p.m., alumni have the opportunity to…
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Anderson University Professor Creates Shakespeare App for Actors, Directors

[caption id="attachment_26126" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Anderson University Professor James Duncan, one of the leaders of the school's new coding and app development program, developed The Shakespeare App to help actors and directors better memorize lines from the Bard's plays.[/caption] A professor at Anderson University is trading lines of ink on parchment for lines of code on…
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Riley Institute at Furman University announces finalists for Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award

[caption id="attachment_26041" align="alignnone" width="1140"] The award, presented by the Riley Institute and South Carolina Future Minds, celebrates education initiatives for improving the lives of students across South Carolina.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced three finalists for the 2018 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC™ Award. The annual award, presented by the Riley Institute and…
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S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities now accepting applications for 2019-2020

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, a public, residential high school for artistically-talented students, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year and summer programs. All South Carolina residents in grades 6-11 are eligible to apply online at SCGSAH.org. Located in downtown Greenville, the Governor’s School offers pre-professional training in…
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Furman University Psychology Professor Onarae Rice receives national role model award

[caption id="attachment_26025" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman Associate Professor of Neuroscience Onarae Rice[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Associate Professor of Neuroscience Onarae Rice was honored as a Minority Access National Role Model at the 19th National Role Models Conference held Sept. 28-30 in National Harbor, Maryland. Minority Access, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, assists individuals, academic institutions, federal, state…
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FAFSA open now for students going to college in 2019-2020

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opened Oct. 1 for students who are planning to attend college in the 2019-2020 school year. Filling out the FAFSA is the first step for students to access federal grants and loans as well as both state and institutional grants and scholarships. These funds can be used…
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S.C. District ordains four SWU graduates

The South Carolina District of The Wesleyan Church ordained four Southern Wesleyan University Religion graduates during an ordination service Aug. 19. Pictured from left are Andre Winters, lead/founding pastor at The Corner Wesleyan Church, Moncks Corner; Kylie Rovenstine Groves and her husband Dillon Groves, who co-pastor Lyman Wesleyan Church in Lyman; and Jon Brady, assistant…
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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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