Category Archives: Education

Emmy Award-winning Filmmaker, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To Speak At Furman March 30

[caption id="attachment_12668" align="alignleft" width="1586"] Harvard University Professor, journalist, cultural critic, and author Henry Louis Gates, Jr.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Harvard University Professor, journalist, cultural critic, and author Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will speak on the Furman University campus Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Shaw Hall of Younts Conference Center. The talk, “Black…
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Clemson MBA program expands innovative speaker series

Clemson University’s MBA Program is strengthening its focus on innovation and entrepreneurship by expanding its lunchtime Innovative Leadership Series on Fridays. The next guest speaker in the series will be entrepreneur and angel investor Tony Philipp on Friday, April 7, noon-1:30 p.m., at Greenville ONE. “The Innovative Leadership Series is one more way Clemson’s MBA…
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Clemson scientists are already setting the stage for August’s total solar eclipse

[caption id="attachment_12446" align="alignleft" width="1424"] People who view the eclipse will need to wear special solar glasses to protect their eyes. However, at eclipse totality, they’ll be able to take off their glasses for about three minutes.Image Credit: Dieter Hartmann / Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — The total solar eclipse that will streak across the United…
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Furman Professors Offering Public Discussions On Current Issues In U.s.

GREENVILLE, S.C.—How is democracy faring in 21st century America? What about the long accepted standards of civil behavior and ethical conduct? Do Americans still believe in the power of scientific discovery? A group of Furman University professors will address those issues and more when they participate in a series of panel discussions that will take…
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Clemson media specialist named communications director for College of Science

CLEMSON – Jim Melvin, an award-winning journalist for the Tampa Bay Times, Greenville News and Charlotte Observer, has been named director of public communications and marketing for Clemson University’s College of Science. [caption id="attachment_12442" align="alignleft" width="249"] Jim Melvin[/caption] Melvin joined the university in January 2015 as a media specialist for Public Service and Agriculture (PSA) and…
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CVS Health Foundation supports Clemson nursing students with scholarship

CLEMSON — The CVS Health Foundation has gifted the Clemson University School of Nursing a $5,000 scholarship to assist students as they complete their studies to become family nurse practitioners. The grant is part of the CVS Health Foundation Advance Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant Scholarship program which launched this year. The program is aimed…
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Furman University Honors Distinguished Alumni at Bell Tower Ball

Greenville, SC | February 27, 2017 – Furman University recently presented awards at its annual Bell Tower Ball, which took place at the TD Convention Center on February 25. The event celebrated the accomplishments of the members of the Furman community, honoring several alumni, a corporate partner, and friends of the university for their professional…
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Public Education Partners strengthens leadership team

Greenville, SC – Public Education Partners (PEP) has positioned itself to deepen its role and impact in Greenville’s education sector with dynamic additions to the Leadership Team. Dr. Ansel Sanders has stepped into the role of President and CEO after serving as PEP’s Associate Director since June 2015. “I am deeply honored and humbled by the…
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