Category Archives: Education

Clemson researchers optimizing end-to-end movement of ‘Big Data’

CLEMSON, South Carolina — Today’s scientists are riding an unprecedented wave of discovery, but the immensity of the data needed to facilitate many of these breakthroughs is creating internet roadblocks that are becoming increasingly detrimental to research. Finding ways to deal with “Big Data,” which is defined as data sets too large and complex for…
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Couponbox Announces Kid Kindness Month and Contest

(GREENVILLE SC, JANUARY 2017) To honor and promote acts of kid kindness, Couponbox has proclaimed this January to be the first annual national Kid Kindness Month. The international online discount company has created this contest for elementary school-age children with some rewards for them and their schools to implement these acts. The contest will show…
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Three Faculty/Staff Members Honored as Tri-County’s Educators of the Year

[gallery size="medium" ids="10816,10817,10818"]   PENDLETON --- Three faculty/staff members have been honored as Tri-County Technical College's Educators of the Year and will be recognized at the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) meeting in February. Sarah Shumpert is the College’s outstanding administrator; Marianne Yohannan is the outstanding instructor; and, Margaret Burdette is the outstanding staff…
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Greenville Literacy Association adds Eleanor Vaughn as Development Coordinator

Greenville, SC. January 10, 2017 Greenville Literacy Association is proud to welcome Eleanor Vaughn as the newest addition to their staff. Eleanor has been added as Development Coordinator, overseeing fundraising event and initiatives, supporting marketing and communications, and assisting with grant writing. [caption id="attachment_10821" align="alignleft" width="325"] Eleanor Vaughn[/caption] Eleanor brings years of experience in marketing,…
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Freeman Foundation Funds Furman University Internships in Asia

[caption id="attachment_10784" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Grant from Freeman Foundation supports 16 Furman University students who seek internships in Asia.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—A $96,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation of Stowe, Vt., has been awarded to Furman University to enable 16 Furman students to experience internships in East and Southeast Asia during the summer of 2017. The award…
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Fifty-Three Complete Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Sherman College

Fifty-three students from around the world received the doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The commencement was a shared ceremony for December 2016 and March 2017 graduates. Tan Lay Lay Tracy of Singapore, recipient of the Milton W. Garfunkel Award for the December class,…
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Lever Extension Hall of Fame inducts five new members

CLEMSON — Five South Carolinians have been recognized for lifetimes of service with their induction into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University. Spanning service from the Blue Ridge foothills to the coast, the five — Jesse Eargle, J.M. Eleazer, Phil Perry, Marie Cromer Seigler and David Shelley — worked…
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Community Breakfast Jan. 13 Kicks Off MLK Events

[caption id="attachment_10706" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Marc Lamont Hill[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Activist, social critic and author Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will speak Friday, Jan. 13 during a Community Breakfast celebrating the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. The breakfast begins at 8 a.m., with the program following at 8:30 a.m. in Watkins Room of the…
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Bridgeway Christian Academy to Hold Open House

Greenville, SC — January 3, 2017 — Bridgeway Christian Academy (BCA), formerly Mt. Zion Christian School located at 724 Garlington Road in Greenville, South Carolina is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational evangelical Christian school. On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, BCA will host an open house for students, parents, and members of the community. BCA is…
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