Category Archives: Education

Wendland appointed Newberry College’s Title IX coordinator

[caption id="attachment_2052" align="alignnone" width="604"] Christina Wendland[/caption] NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College has appointed the Rev. Dr. Christina Wendland to serve as Title IX Coordinator effective Feb. 15, 2016. The Title IX Coordinator ensures Newberry College is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which “protects people from discrimination based on sex in…
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Mentors chosen for 12th class of Liberty Fellowship

GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Offering a seasoned perspective to solving problems and getting results, the mentors for the newest Liberty Fellowship class will guide these Fellows to become better leaders. Accomplished and successful, the mentors represent diverse backgrounds and professions, and each one has taken a broader role in South Carolina to push for progress. “Proven…
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Consolidation decision in Pickens County delayed

EASLEY - After hearing input from the public about a proposal to consolidate schools in the Pickens attendance area, the School District of Pickens County has scheduled three meetings to further research and to discuss the proposal for the district’s long-term planning. The board of trustees’ Facilities Committee will hold workshop meetings with representatives from each school in…
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Furman professors contribute to new book

Furman University English professor Gretchen Braun, and education professors Michael Svec and Paul Thomas have contributed to a new book about social class and the academic profession. The book, Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work, is published by Rowman and Littlefield. Released February 2016, the volume addresses how social class…
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Tri-County Tech offers CEU classes for paramedics, EMTs

PENDLETON --- Paramedics and EMTs who need to complete continuing education requirements to maintain their professional credentials can take classes at Tri-County Technical College for just $25 per course. Throughout the year, the College’s Corporate and Continuing Education (CCE) Division will offer a series of classes on its Pendleton Campus.  Medshore Paramedic Lisa Hubbard will…
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O’Rourke named Clemson vice president for development, alumni relations

[caption id="attachment_1918" align="alignnone" width="714"] Brian O'Rourke[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson alumnus Brian J. O’Rourke of Greenville has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Relations at Clemson University and will serve on the executive leadership team reporting to President James P. Clements. “Brian is a proven leader who has directly overseen the successful The Will…
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Clemson trustees approve reports on university’s past, present and future

CLEMSON — Clemson University trustees heard positive reports on admissions, capital projects, academic restructuring, athletics and communicating the school’s history during their quarterly meetings on campus this week. Undergraduate enrollment applications are up, numerous facilities are under construction across campus statewide, fundraising is on track and athletic teams are winning.\ President James P. Clements posed…
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Clemson names chief diversity officer

[caption id="attachment_1901" align="alignnone" width="267"] Lee A. Gill[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University has named Lee A. Gill, J.D., a 20-year higher education veteran, to serve as its Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and special assistant to the president for inclusive excellence, President Jim Clements announced today. Gill most recently served as associate vice president for inclusion and…
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Donations made to Tri-County Technical College Foundation

[caption id="attachment_1847" align="alignnone" width="604"] Dr. John LeHeup, executive director of Clemson Downs, fourth from left, presented Tri-County Technical College President Ronnie L. Booth, third from left, with the check. Also pictured are, from left, Debbie Nelms, fiscal analyst for Tri-County’s Foundation; Barbara Huss, administrator at Clemson Downs; Grayson Kelly, executive director of Tri-County’s Foundation; Dr.…
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Brandon Busteed of Gallup will deliver keynote address at TransformSC Conference

[caption id="attachment_1860" align="alignnone" width="604"] Brandon Busteed[/caption] The Executive Director for Education and Workforce Development at Gallup , Brandon Busteed, will deliver the keynote address at TransformSC’s Spring Conference on March 17 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. “Brandon Busteed and his work at Gallup speak very clearly to the importance of connecting the education community…
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