Category Archives: Education

Clemson’s Kathy Headley to lead International Literacy Association

CLEMSON — Clemson University literacy professor and administrator Kathy Headley has been named vice president of the International Literacy Association board of directors. She started her tenure July 1 and will assume the ILA presidency after a one-year term as vice president. Headley, professor of literacy in Clemson’s College of Education, currently serves as senior…
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Furman University Tenors Shine at National Competition in Las Vegas

GREENVILLE, S.C.— After impressive performances at both state and regional National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competitions held earlier this year, two Furman University vocalists won the opportunity to compete on the national stage. Bergsvein Toverud, a senior music education major from Lenoir, North Carolina and Tyrese Byrd, a junior vocal performance major from…
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Riley Institute at Furman University announces afterschool and expanded learning policy fellows

[caption id="attachment_24342" align="alignnone" width="748"] The WRP Fellowship is a 10-month, national program designed to equip graduates with a real-world understanding of policymaking for afterschool and expanded learning.[/caption] Sixteen leaders across the U.S. selected to join afterschool and expanded learning initiative Release is online: http://bit.ly/2NLczfK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Riley Institute at Furman University has…
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$50,000 In Scholarships From Osher Foundation To Benefit Adult Reentry Students At Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has received a $50,000 grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The grant supports UES Osher Reentry Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year, enabling nontraditional adult learners (NALs) to continue or supplement their education. Furman will offer Osher Reentry Scholarships to eligible students enrolled in either Furman’s UES program…
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NGU, Kroc Center Partner to Offer Children Affordable Music Lessons

[caption id="attachment_24158" align="alignnone" width="5760"] NGU, Kroc Center to Partner to Provide Affordable Music Lessons[/caption] NGU, Kroc Center Partner to Offer Children Affordable Music Lessons North Greenville University and Greenville’s Kroc Center will partner this fall to offer a unique string program for grade school children. The project will not only introduce stringed instrument playing to…
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Anderson University Student Film Wins at International Film Festival

[caption id="attachment_23887" align="alignleft" width="200"] Garrett Black, Ashlyn Boudolf, Parker Roberts, Ashley Smith, Mary Hunter Smittkamp and Professor Gorman Woodfin, supervising producer, took a Bronze Remi at WorldFest Houston, the nation's largest and oldest international film festival.[/caption] The nation’s largest and oldest international film festival gave top marks to a team of five student filmmakers from…
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High Tech Meets Low Tech At Furman University Solar Farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—When Furman’s six-acre, $1.7 million solar farm was installed off Poinsett Highway last year, the project turned heads. But it’s likely to get even more attention now that 12 St. Croix sheep have moved in and will be calling the solar farm home for the foreseeable future. In an effort to…
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