Category Archives: Education

Growing biomedical industry draws gathering of experts to Greenville

[caption id="attachment_3500" align="alignnone" width="604"] Guigen Zhang, right, is helping organize a conference that shows the strength of the Greenville area’s biomedical industry. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] GREENVILLE — Some of the nation’s top researchers in biology-inspired engineering chose Greenville for their annual gathering thanks in large measure to the area’s thriving community of biomedical businesses, according to a…
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Spartanburg Methodist College announces new vice president for professional development and design

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Spartanburg Methodist College announces Courtney Shelton as the college’s first vice president for professional development and design, effective April 1, 2016. Shelton brings to SMC 10 years of experience in developing programming for higher education. Most recently, she directed the Impact and Launch Programs in The Space at Wofford College, where she mentored,…
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High school students to attend Imagine TCTC

PENDLETON --- High school students are invited to experience the exciting STEM-related opportunities Tri-County Technical College has to offer by attending Imagine TCTC, a Campus Visit Experience, scheduled for April 7. Around 200 sophomores, juniors and seniors from area high schools will attend the event set for 9 -11 a.m. at the Pendleton Campus. “It’s a chance for…
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Clemson holding inaugural Give Day to support student, faculty needs

CLEMSON — Clemson University will hold its inaugural Give Day April 6 in an effort to unite the Clemson Family in support of student, faculty and facility needs. The event will provide students, faculty, staff, fans and alumni the ability to show their support of Clemson University. As the Will to Lead capital campaign enters the…
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Lectures, theater performances highlight month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Guest lectures and theatrical performances highlight events at Wofford College in April. All events are open to the public and are free of charge unless otherwise noted. Please check the online calendar atcalendar.wofford.edu for frequent updates. For athletics events, please go to athletics.wofford.edu. For more information, contact Laura Corbin atwoffordnews@wofford.edu or 864-597-4180.…
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Furman graduate named Rangle Fellow

Natalia Arenas, a 2015 Furman University graduate from Simpsonville, has been selected as a Fellow in the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program. In a highly competitive nationwide process, Arenas was one of only 30 Fellows to be selected for the program. The Rangel Program is a collaborative effort between the U.S. State Department and…
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Clemson celebrates role of research during Research and Innovation Month

CLEMSON — Clemson University will celebrate the role research plays — on campus and beyond — during the month of April with activities showcasing the academic excellence and scholarship of its students and faculty. “Research and Innovation Month (RIM) is an opportunity to display all of Clemson’s research accomplishments, including those that on their own…
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Rep. Rita Allison is 2016 SCICU Legislative Champion

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities named Representative Rita Allison the 2016 SCICU Legislative Champion. Rep. Allison’s career is marked by her intense interest and passion for the importance of education as a lever to strengthen the state’s global and economic competiveness, improve income and job security for individuals, and offer new…
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Younts fund entrances to Greenville Tech’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation

GREENVILLE, SC — Melvin and Dollie Younts, whose gifts have benefitted education across the Upstate, have given $1 million to Greenville Technical College, to fund two entrances to the college’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI), expected to open this fall. The gift will allow creation of a primary entrance, to be called the Younts Entrance at Millennium Drive, with…
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Clemson scientists seek to partner with Cubans to conserve, preserve cultural heritage

[caption id="attachment_3060" align="alignnone" width="807"] A street in Trinidad, Cuba. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CHARLESTON, South Carolina — A new era of communication and collaboration between the United States and Cuba is under way, and researchers at Clemson University are in the first wave. A group of Clemson scientists at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center and faculty at theClemson…
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