Category Archives: Education

AFL Awards 2017-2018 Naruse Academic Scholarship

Lowell, MA and Spartanburg, SC – May 25, 2017 – AFL announces it awarded the 2017-2018 Naruse Academic Scholarship Award to Kelsey Mercurio, daughter of Joseph Mercurio, software engineer with AFL’s test and inspection division in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Scholarship recognizes academic achievement, community service and leadership. Having graduated with 4.54 GPA, Kelsey plans to…
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Clemson English professor honored for technical communication research

CLEMSON — Clemson professor of English Tharon Howard has won the 2017 Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research from the Society of Technical Communication. The award was presented earlier this month at the organization’s annual summit meeting in Washington, D.C. In bestowing the award, the society cited Howard for his passion for research that has…
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GSHRM congratulates Dr. Laura S. Bogardus on earning her PhD. from Clemson University!

[caption id="attachment_14426" align="alignleft" width="200"] Laura Bogardus[/caption] The Greenville Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM) congratulates Dr. Laura S. Bogardus, GSHRM Chapter Operations Director, for earning her PhD. in International Family and Community Studies from Clemson University on May 11, 2017. Dr. Bogardus’ research focuses on employment and health issues in communities. Her…
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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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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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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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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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