Category Archives: Education

Furman University recognizes 36 graduates of Women’s Leadership Institute

[caption id="attachment_22996" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Thirty-six members in the Class of 2018 graduate in Women's Leadership Institute, a program of Furman's Center for Corporate and Professional Development.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) of Furman University recently recognized the following Class of 2018 graduates: Eva Anagnostis, Assistant Director, Greenville County Workforce Development Kimberly Appleby, Contracts &…
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Heidi Hansen McCrory named vice president for development at Furman University

[caption id="attachment_22991" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Heidi Hansen McCrory has been named vice president for development at Furman University[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University President Elizabeth Davis recently announced that Heidi Hansen McCrory, vice president for college relations at Kenyon College in Ohio, has been named vice president for development at Furman. McCrory will serve as the university’s chief…
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Clemson University researchers received 15 patents in 2017

CLEMSON — Among the 15 patents issued to Clemson University researchers in 2017 were technologies for monitoring and controlling electric power systems, Cartesian robotic printers, lockable knee implants and composite membranes for hydrogen separation. Inventors, entrepreneurs and university representatives gathered recently to honor Clemson University’s top inventors and patent recipients during the annual Patent Award…
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Summers brings wealth of experience to Southern Wesleyan University

CENTRAL, S.C. – Southern Wesleyan University has announced that Rev. Andrea Summers will be joining its Division of Religion as an assistant professor. Summers brings into her new role at Southern Wesleyan many years of experience as a teacher, pastor, writer and advocate. She has served in various leadership roles within The Wesleyan Church and…
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Clemson emeritus associate professor receives Medal of Distinction from S.C. architects

[caption id="attachment_22955" align="alignnone" width="1333"] Ray Huff (right) and his wife, Wendi, stand with Jim Thomas of Jim Thomas Studio and part-time resident at Clemson’s Fluid Campus in Genoa, Italy (left); and nominators John Jacques and Lisa Lanni.Image Credit: Ray Huff[/caption] CHARLESTON — Ray Huff, emeritus associate professor, director of the Clemson Architecture Center of Charleston and a…
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Furman University mathematics professor receives mentor award

[caption id="attachment_22942" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Math professor Liz Bouzarth, who joined the Furman faculty in 2011, was honored for her work in mentoring undergraduate students.[/caption] Liz Bouzarth, associate professor of mathematics at Furman University, has received a Math and Computer Science Faculty Mentoring Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Candidates for the awards must…
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Furman University Faculty Publish New Anthology Of South Carolina Poetry, “archive”

GREENVILLE, S.C.—A new anthology of South Carolina poetry edited by Furman University faculty members is now available. The anthology, “Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005,” is edited by retired Furman English professors Gil Allen and Bill Rogers, and Jeffrey Makala, special collections librarian and university archivist at James B. Duke Library. It is published by…
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Clemson students receive prestigious Fulbright, Boren awards

CLEMSON — Three Clemson students have received prestigious academic awards this year: the Fulbright Scholarship, the Boren Fellowship and the Boren Scholarship. These programs will give Sloan Nietert, Irene Cheng and Justin Giles the opportunity to study and live abroad and expand their academic excellence. Sloan Nietert of Mount Pleasant, a mathematical sciences and computer science double major, has…
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Limestone College Becomes Tobacco, Smoke-Free Campus

Limestone College is making the move to a tobacco and smoke-free campus.   Joining a growing number of colleges across the state and nation that are prohibiting smoking and the use of tobacco products, Limestone’s new policy is intended to promote a healthy educational and work environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.   The…
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