Category Archives: Education

S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts students give back to 20+ nonprofits

GREENVILLE, S.C.- Students in the Connecting Arts Through Service Club at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities were honored in a Service Recognition Program for volunteering more than 700 hours in community service this school year. C.A.T.S. Club students worked with approximately 20 non-profit groups and organizations, including the Greenville County…
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Clemson’s Lisa Benson plans to take helm at Journal of Engineering Education

[caption id="attachment_14634" align="alignnone" width="1503"] Lisa Benson of Clemson University is starting a five-year term as editor of the Journal of Engineering Education.[/caption] CLEMSON — Lisa Benson of Clemson University is beginning to make plans for her five-year term as editor of the Journal of Engineering Education, the nation’s premier publication for research in the field.…
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Greenville Technical College Wins a Second Time and is Still the Only SC Educational Institution to Ever Receive a Governor’s Quality Award

[caption id="attachment_14406" align="alignnone" width="1116"] L-R: Frank Fusco of the South Carolina Quality Forum, Julie Eddy and Lauren Simer of Greenville Technical College, Governor Henry McMaster, Dr. Keith Miller of Greenville Technical College, and forum members Bridget Dewees, John Anthony (Tony) Dukes, and Jim Meeks as the college receives the South Carolina Governor’s Quality Gold Achiever…
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Clemson University research spurs spinoff medical technology company

[caption id="attachment_14403" align="alignleft" width="294"] Doctoral student Donald Medlin (left) and professor Endre Takacs are founding members of Medical Beam Laboratories.Image Credit: Jim Melvin / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — Research conducted at Clemson University’s Atomic and Medical Physics lab has led to the creation of a promising medical technology company whose mission is to…
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Tri-County Commissioner Helen Rosemond Saunders Receives S.C. Association of Technical College Commissioners Award

[caption id="attachment_14417" align="alignleft" width="200"] Helen Rosemond-Saunders[/caption] PENDLETON --- Tri-County Technical College Commissioner Helen Rosemond-Saunders is the recipient of the S.C. Association of Technical College Commissioners award.  She will be honored as the state’s Commissioner of the Year later this fall. An Oconee County native and retired educator, Mrs. Rosemond Saunders was appointed to serve on…
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Nursing faculty member earns national recognition for research into childhood obesity

[caption id="attachment_14387" align="alignnone" width="800"] Temples looks forward to returning to Australia to extend her promising research from eight subjects to 179.Image Credit: Heide Temples[/caption] CLEMSON — Heide Temples, a Clemson University School of Nursing faculty member, has earned national recognition for her work showing that breastfeeding may be a key to preventing childhood obesity. The American Nurses…
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Alumna named director of Bridge to Clemson and Transfer Academic Programs

[caption id="attachment_14361" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mary Von Kaenel[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson’s Office of Undergraduate Studies has named Mary Von Kaenel (2014) director of the Bridge to Clemson and Transfer Academic Programs. Von Kaenel joined Clemson in 2004 as the major scholarship coordinator for the Student Financial Aid office and most recently was associate director for Transfer…
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Pratt wins 2017 SCICU Excellence in Teaching award

[caption id="attachment_14356" align="alignleft" width="244"] Dr. J. Kristian Pratt[/caption] Spartanburg, South Carolina – Dr. J. Kristian Pratt, professor of religion and chair of the division of social science and humanities at Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC), was honored with the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award at a reception and dinner…
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Earth And Environmental Sciences Professor Muthukrishnan Receives Fulbright Scholarship

[caption id="attachment_14290" align="alignnone" width="1902"] Suresh Muthukrishnan receives Fulbright Scholarship to research and teach in Malawi, in Sub-Saharan Africa.[/caption] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Suresh Muthukrishnan, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to research and teach at Lilongwe University for Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in Sub-Saharan…
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Director of the Brooks Center for Performing Arts named honorary Clemson alumna

[caption id="attachment_14353" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mickey Harder (center) accepts the honorary alumna award from Danny Gregg (left) and Col. Sandy Edge.[/caption] CLEMSON — Lillian U. “Mickey” Harder, director of the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, has been named an honorary alumna of Clemson University. Harder came to Clemson with her husband in 1972 when he…
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