Category Archives: Education

In the Kitchen at White Oaks is Part-Recipe, Part-History Book

[caption id="attachment_17786" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Charles Davis, author of In the Kitchen at White Oaks[/caption] In the 25 years since White Oaks was bequeathed to Furman University in 1992, the Williamsburg-style house has been home to five university presidents and their families. The recipes in a new cookbook celebrating those 25 years and authored by Furman…
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Over 10,000 Students to Pledge Against Gun Violence

United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners began visiting schools across South Carolina, to meet with students and conduct presentations as a part of South Carolina’s 16th Annual Student Pledge Against Gun Violence. With a focus on keeping their…
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Clemson partners with Duke to develop drone-deterring solutions for public spaces

[caption id="attachment_17778" align="alignnone" width="1400"] Robert Hewitt and Hala Nassar in Clemson University’s architectural studies building Lee 3. (Photo by Ken Scar)[/caption] CLEMSON — Technology to detect and deter drone activity has been developed in recent years in response to privacy and safety concerns, however, it is often too expensive for smaller organizations. Knowing there is…
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Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board

[caption id="attachment_17743" align="alignleft" width="1600"] College of Education Founding Dean George Petersen, along with the college’s senior advisory board, enjoyed hearing from Rita Allison at its most October meeting.Image Credit: College of Education[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and…
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Wofford Alumni Association to honor four at Homecoming

Gillians, Gomez-Agnoli, Gray and McGirt to receive awards Oct. 21 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wofford College Alumni Association will honor three alumni and a community leader during the college’s annual Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 20-21. The annual awards ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Jerome Johnson Richardson Theatre in the…
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America and the World: Europe, Brexit, and the Future of the Transatlantic Alliance

[Greenville, SC]--- The whole world is connected and what happens abroad can have major ramifications here at home. The World Affairs Council Upstate, in partnership with Furman University, is pleased to offer America and the World, an 8-part monthly lecture series on America, our allies and our enemies, our difficult diplomatic relationships, the status of cultures and countries,…
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Newberry College Hosts Visiting Author Danny Gardner

The author, comedian and playwright is featured speaker for annual Gerding Author Series NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 12, 2017) – The Newberry College annual Gerding Author Series will feature Danny Gardner, author of, “A Negro and an Ofay,” on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., at the Newberry Opera House (1201 McKibben St, Newberry). The event…
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Huff Awards Recognize American History Scholarship, Support Upstate History Literacy

[caption id="attachment_17656" align="alignnone" width="867"] Furman senior Elizabeth Campbell receives A.V. Huff American History Scholars Award[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will present two awards that recognize history scholarship and support history literacy in the Upstate. The awards will be presented at the American History Book Club and Forum, which takes place Oct. 19 at The Poinsett Club…
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Clemson expands its reach to promote inclusive excellence

[caption id="attachment_17617" align="alignnone" width="1600"] The Clemson University Diversity and Inclusion Council has members from across the university.Image Credit: Clemson University Relations[/caption] CLEMSON — The Clemson University Office of Inclusion and Equity is taking a holistic approach to carrying out the goals and objectives outlined in the ClemsonForward strategic plan to embrace and promote an inclusive environment for higher learning.…
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Furman University Celebrates 2017 Homecoming Oct. 20-22

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will celebrate its 2017 Homecoming Oct. 20-22 with a variety of events that are open to the public. Friday’s highlights include exhibitions hosted by Special Collections and Archives (“Book Illustration Processes 1498-2016,” James B. Duke Library); Furman Department of Art (Alumna exhibition, Argent, smarter workwear for women, Thompson Gallery, Roe Art Building);…
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