Category Archives: Education

Southern Wesleyan University graduate tackles tech’s dark side

CENTRAL, S.C. – An inescapable fact of today’s connected world is that there’s a dark side of technology and the victims are real. Southern Wesleyan University graduate Harold Reaves’ work is devoted to raising awareness of the pitfalls and at the same time promote “digital citizenship” by teaching students how to be positive role models to…
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Student Billy Stetzel and Sherman College Honored with $25,000 Scholarship

Student Billy Stetzel and Sherman College Honored with $25,000 Scholarship Sherman College 12th quarter student Billy Stetzel has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 ChiroHealthUSA Foxworth Family Scholarship. Stetzel receives $10,000 for tuition and $5,000 in cash to help offset his living expenses, with an additional $10,000 donation being made to Sherman College…
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SMC announces new faculty, dean of students SMC announces new faculty, dean of students

[caption id="attachment_16422" align="alignleft" width="240"] Teresa Ferguson[/caption] SPARTANBURG, South Carolina –Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC) has appointed two new faculty members and a new dean of student affairs. Dean of Students Teresa Ferguson was appointed dean of students, effective May 1. Ferguson will be a member of the college’s senior leadership team and will oversee numerous campus departments…
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SMC welcomes largest freshman class in college history

PARTANBURG, South Carolina – As students and families from across the state and region began arriving at Spartanburg Methodist College Saturday to move into their residence halls, they didn’t yet know they were making history as the largest freshman class to attend the college since its founding in 1911. A total of 496 new freshman students, about…
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Locally Epic helps Furman with T-Shirt Exchange

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Locally Epic and Furman University hope to donate more than 600 T-shirts to Goodwill Industries of the Upstate as part of a special promotion Friday night. The T-Shirt Exchange presented by Furman Athletics/Furman Marketing allows incoming Furman freshman to bring in a T-shirt and exchange it for a T-shirt from Locally Epic,…
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Phlegar chosen to lead Office of Community and Ethical Standards

[caption id="attachment_16329" align="alignnone" width="1498"] Greg Phlegar is Clemson’s new director of Community and Ethical Standards.Image Credit: Ashley Jones / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — Greg Phlegar, most recently associate dean of students at Denison University, has been chosen to lead Clemson University’s Office of Community and Ethical Standards. In his new role, Phlegar will direct a staff…
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Adia N. Daniels Joins Newberry College as Assistant Dean of Students

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Newberry College has named Adia N. Daniels to serve as Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs. Daniels, who began her duties on July 10, is responsible for developing and managing programs aimed at creating a diverse and healthy campus experience for students and helping students create meaningful connections…
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Clemson psychologist’s study will track public perception of Aug. 21 eclipse

[caption id="attachment_16200" align="alignleft" width="200"] Pury is leading a study that will track the public’s response to the Aug. 21 eclipse.Image Credit: Pete Martin / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — In ancient times, total solar eclipses were known to terrify people who were bewildered by what was happening — without warning — in the sky. While…
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2017 Workforce Development Salute to Honor Supporters of Greenville Technical College

[gallery size="large" ids="16121,16123,16122"] Greenville, S.C. - August 7, 2017- The Greenville Tech Foundation will host the 2017 Workforce Development Salute on October 10, 2017. The annual event emphasizes the importance of developing a skilled labor pool for Greenville’s growing business economy and will honor community leaders for their significant contributions toward that effort. The 2017…
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