Category Archives: Education

Newberry College Ranks Among Nation’s Best In Higher Ed

Newberry earns high marks for value and affordability on U.S. News & World Report rankings NEWBERRY, S.C. (Sept. 12, 2017) – Newberry College made a strong showing on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released today by the national magazine’s annual report on colleges. Newberry appeared on the following lists: Best Regional…
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Furman Presents Program About Global Refugee Crisis

[caption id="attachment_16859" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Furman presents program about the global refugee crisis[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will present a program about the global refugee crisis Thursday, Sept. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Burgiss Theater in the Trone Student Center on campus. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Refugee…
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Milby Named Chief Of Police At Furman University

[caption id="attachment_16857" align="alignnone" width="900"] John Milby Named Chief of Police at Furman University[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—John Milby, who joined the Furman University police department in 2015, has been named chief of police. Milby was promoted to assistant director of police in 2016 and has served as acting police chief since May. He will be responsible for…
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Clemson names Jim Bennett director of Global Education Initiatives

[caption id="attachment_16820" align="alignnone" width="1498"] Image Credit: Ashley Jones / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University’s Office of Global Engagement has named Jim Bennett the director of Global Education Initiatives. In the new position, Bennett will develop a series of flexible format programs that enable the university to expand educational opportunities for international students who want short-term exposure to…
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Milby Named Chief Of Police At Furman University

GREENVILLE, S.C.—John Milby, who joined the Furman University police department in 2015, has been named chief of police. Milby was promoted to assistant director of police in 2016 and has served as acting police chief since May. He will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive safety and prevention program to support Furman’s mission in the…
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Clemson Alumni Association names new board members

CLEMSON – The Clemson Alumni Association has selected five new members to serve on its board of directors for three-year terms that began July 1. The new board members are: James A. “Jim” Bull IV of Chapin, who is a B.A. ’73 and M.Ed. ’74 Clemson graduate. Bull works for Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Inc.…
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Clemson earns national award for inclusive excellence

CLEMSON — Clemson University is a recipient of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. The national honor goes to U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate inclusive excellence. Clemson University put together programs and initiatives that address the needs and concerns of people of different races, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation and backgrounds.…
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The Riley Institute And Duke Energy Renew Partnership To Advance Diversity Leadership

[caption id="attachment_16799" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ConnectionsSC imparts strategies to educators and law enforcement to help them lead effectively in their increasingly diverse communities.[/caption] Duke Energy awards second grant to ConnectionsSC program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Riley Institute at Furman University has received a $75,000 grant from Duke Energy to expand ConnectionsSC, a program that advances…
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Standards in Puzzles creates new path for education

GREENVILLE, S.C. – As students fill hallways for the 2017 school year, one of teachers’ challenges in the classroom will be keeping disruptive students engaged. Standards in Puzzles, created by a teacher for teachers, has developed a simple and effective way to channel that energy by combining a standards-based education curriculum with jigsaw puzzles that…
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