Category Archives: Education

Clemson Young Alumni Council names 2017 ‘Roaring 10’

[caption id="attachment_18228" align="alignnone" width="1498"] The Roaring 10 are (front row, left to right) Connelly-Anne Bartle Ragley, Elizabeth Armstrong Boylan and Suzanne Pickens Alvarex; (back row) Joseph Cyrus Semsar, Steven McMillan Highes, Kevin Michael McKenzie, John Mark Hendrick III, Capt. Kevin Joseph Fitzsimmons, Adam Thomas Haldeman and Mark Nicholas Ziats.Image Credit: Clemson Alumni Association[/caption] CLEMSON, South…
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Two Furman University Juniors Named Metropolitan Fellows

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Furman Metropolitan Fellowship (FMF) program announced today that Furman juniors Quincy Mix and Rachel Simon will be headed to New York City in the summer of 2018 to participate in one of the university’s most prestigious and competitive internship programs. The FMF is an alumni-led grant program established in 2015 to create a…
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Clemson faculty members receive grants for technology development

CLEMSON — The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced eight researchers will receive fiscal year 2018 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in development needed to move new technologies to the marketplace. “The Technology Maturation Fund has proven that small, targeted investments in advancing the development of a technology can…
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Clemson to test world’s most powerful wind turbine

[caption id="attachment_18166" align="alignnone" width="1000"] MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-9.5 MW wind turbine will be tested at Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center in North Charleston.Image Credit: Clemson University Relations[/caption] NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina — MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW)…
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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, donuts, and Chick-fil-A biscuits will be provided while supplies last, and food truck concessions will be…
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Newberry College Launches Online Respiratory Therapy Program

Dr. Jerry Alewine joins Newberry as department chair NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct 23, 2017) — Newberry College has launched an online degree-completion program for students seeking to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. In addition, Dr. Jerry Alewine, a highly qualified and well-respected educator and industry professional, has joined the College to lead…
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Renowned scientist named director of Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics

[caption id="attachment_18143" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trudy Mackay is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the Royal Society.Image Credit: N.C. State University[/caption] GREENWOOD, South Carolina — Clemson University has further enhanced its standing as a pioneer in the field of human genomics by hiring a renowned scientist to lead the way. Groundbreaking geneticist…
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Newberry College Honored For Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion

Award presented at the Minority Access 18th Annual National Role Models Conference NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct 23, 2017) — Newberry College was recognized for its commitment to diversity and creating a campus culture of inclusivity at the 18th annual National Role Models Conference hosted by Minority Access Incorporated, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017, in Washington,…
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Riley Institute Announces Winner Of Dick And Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award

[caption id="attachment_18075" align="alignnone" width="1452"] Make Summer Count is the winner of the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Make Summer Count, a program of Public Education Partners in Greenville that combats summer learning loss, has won the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. The Riley Institute at Furman…
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Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board

[caption id="attachment_18038" align="alignnone" 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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