Category Archives: Education

Clemson honors 2017 Distinguished Service Award winners

[caption id="attachment_13466" align="alignleft" width="1441"] The 2017 Clemson Alumni Association winners are James H. Stovall (front left), Perry Sprawls Jr., Dr. Ronald D. Lee (left rear), Richard M. Davies and John W. Kelly Jr.[/caption] Five honorees receive the Alumni Association’s highest award CLEMSON — The Clemson Alumni Association recently honored the winners of the 2017 Clemson…
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Furman Modern Languages
Department Collaborates With Greenville’s Hispanic Alliance

[caption id="attachment_13419" align="alignleft" width="1589"] Image courtesy of Hispanic Alliance of Greenville[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Furman Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (MLL) has established the Hispanic Alliance - Furman University Fellowship (HA-FU), a collaborative effort with Greenville’s Hispanic Alliance whose mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Greenville community by coordinating initiatives and…
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Furman awarded nearly $500,000 for instrumentation in the sciences

[caption id="attachment_13396" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Photo from Furman University[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has been awarded a four-year, $497,183 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase equipment that will support state-of-the-art imaging and analysis capabilities across multiple academic disciplines on campus. A competitive award made through the Foundation’s Science Equipment Program (SEP), the grant funds the…
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Furman University To Celebrate Third Annual “Dins Day” April 25

[caption id="attachment_13372" align="alignleft" width="1140"] A dip in the campus fountains is a requirement for seniors on the last day of classes.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will once again reach out to its alumni, parents and friends from around the world when the school celebrates “Dins Day” on Tuesday, April 25, the last day of classes. “Dins…
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Lauren Payne Named Director Center For Career Engagement

  GREENVILLE, S.C.—Lauren Payne has been named director of Furman University’s Center for Career Engagement. She began her duties with the Center in March this year. Prior to her post at Furman, Payne was associate director of the Career Development Center at the University of San Diego (USD), where among other accomplishments, she developed and…
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Newberry College Prof Accepts Excellence In Teaching Award

[caption id="attachment_13266" align="alignleft" width="2783"] Caption: (L-R) SCICU trustee, Lucy Grey McLver; Excellence in Teaching recipient, Dr. John Lesaine; President of Newberry College, Dr. Maurice Scherrens.[/caption] Newberry resident Dr. John Lesaine receives $3,000 prize for professional development NEWBERRY, S.C. (April 17, 2017) – Newberry College Assistant Professor of Sport Professions and Newberry resident Dr. John Lesaine…
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Milliken Sustainability Initiative well on its way

Wofford implementing components of $4.25 million grant SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Within a few years, 16 Wofford College students will be living in a new residence hall – not on campus, but in the nearby historic Northside neighborhood. The complex, which will be linked to a common educational experience for resident students focused on community sustainability,…
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Furman Department Of Communication Studies Receives Diversity Award

[caption id="attachment_13194" align="alignleft" width="830"] Furman Department of Communication Studies Receives Award[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Furman University Department of Communication Studies has received The Minority Recruitment and Retention Award from the Southern States Communication Association, (SSCA). The award was presented during the association’s 87th annual meeting to be held this year at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville,…
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Furman University Awarded Nearly $500,000 For Funding Instrumentation In The Sciences

[caption id="attachment_13128" align="alignleft" width="1918"] Furman's labs draw student and faculty researchers from other regional academic institutions.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has been awarded a four-year, $497,183 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase equipment that will support state-of-the-art imaging and analysis capabilities across multiple academic disciplines on campus. A competitive award made through the Foundation’s…
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Clemson names associate dean for undergraduate studies

CLEMSON, South Carolina — Bridget Trogden has been named associate dean for undergraduate studies at Clemson University. Trodgen is quality enhancement program director and associate professor of chemistry at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. In her new role, she will support the initiatives to improve the undergraduate academic experience at Clemson as outlined in the…
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