Category Archives: Education

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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Competency symposium to bring top university, business representatives to Clemson

CLEMSON, South Carolina — Clemson University’s Center for Career and Professional Development is co-hosting the Strategies for Institutional-wide Competency Development Symposium May 24 and 25 at the Madren Conference Center. Faculty and university administrators from more than 40 schools across the country are registered to attend the two-day event, which will focus on incorporating competencies…
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Leadership Spartanburg Graduates Class of 2017

SPARTANBURG, SC – May 17, 2017 – The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce honored 42 graduates of the Leadership Spartanburg program class of 2017 at a ceremony at The Country Club of Spartanburg on Thursday, May 11. In his keynote address to the class, Chamber President and CEO Allen Smith encouraged the graduates to continue their…
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Olli At Furman Accepting Applications For Class 4, Senior Leaders Greenville

[caption id="attachment_14257" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Through monthly lectures, seminars, tours and working groups, seniors explore issues identified in the Lt. Governor’s State Plan on Aging.[/caption] Applications accepted through June 9 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman is accepting applications through June 9 for Class 4, Senior Leaders Greenville. Launched in…
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Clemson University named one of America’s best employers by Forbes

CLEMSON – Clemson University was named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers of 2017 by Forbes Magazine. “Clemson University is committed to attracting top talent to the university and rewarding, retaining and developing its talented faculty and staff,” said Michelle Piekutowski, Clemson’s chief human resources officer. “It is rewarding to be recognized by Forbes as one of…
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Dabo and Kathleen Swinney named honorary Clemson alumni

[caption id="attachment_14277" align="alignleft" width="282"] Dabo and Kathleen Swinney[/caption] CLEMSON — Football Head Coach Dabo Swinney and his wife, Kathleen Bassett Swinney, have been named honorary alumni of Clemson University. They received the recognition at the 2017 All In Ball, an event presented by Dabo’s All In Team Foundation. A graduate of the University of Alabama,William Christopher “Dabo” Swinney…
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