Category Archives: Education

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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2017 Workforce Development Salute Honors Major Supporters

[caption id="attachment_17601" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stewart Spinks[/caption] Greenville, S.C. - October 11, 2017- The Greenville Tech Foundation hosted the 2017 Workforce Development Salute and honored local leaders for their significant support of Greenville Technical College. The 2017 honorees were local business leaders Jim Benson, Stewart Spinks and Melvin Younts. Together, these honorees have funded programs that…
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SCICU Elects Four Upstate Business Leaders to Board

SCICU (SC Independent Colleges and Universities) has elected four Upstate business leaders to its Board of Trustees for a three-year term.  These new trustees are Christian Corts (BB&T), Ted Gentry (Wyche, PA), Brad Love (Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd PA), and Dale Willis (Milliken & Company). The four new Upstate trustees join other business and education leaders…
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Clemson to hold annual Solid Green Day cleanup on Wednesday

CLEMSON — Clemson University will hold its annual Solid Green Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in cleaning up litter following Homecoming activities on Clemson’s main campus. The Solid Green campaign aims to raise campus awareness of littering, recycling, energy and water conservation and other environmental…
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Avtec, alumni continue to strengthen Clemson University’s emergency operations

CLEMSON – Clemson University’s emergency management operations and training are more technologically advanced than just a year ago – and will continue improving – courtesy of three alumni and Lexington-based Avtec Inc., the leading independent provider of pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions. Avtec, which recently supplied the Clemson Unified Command Post with dispatching…
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Discovery and innovation to quicken with supercomputer’s $1-million upgrade

A $1-million upgrade to Clemson University’s acclaimed supercomputer, the “Palmetto Cluster,” is expected to help researchers quicken the pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation in a broad range of fields, from developing new medicines to creating advanced materials. New hardware that could be in place as early as spring will add even more power…
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Greenville Technical College Opens Doors for Community Fest

Community Fest @ Greenville Tech will be held November 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Barton Campus. This is a fun day of learning for the whole family with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free coffee and donuts will be provided, and food truck concessions will be available for purchase. The first…
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