Category Archives: Education

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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GTCHS Students Hold Body Positivity Showcase Reception

The award winning Greenville Technical Charter High School Students In Action Team invite the press to attend our Body Positivity Showcase Reception at Greenville Tech College Student Center(Bldg 105) Barton Campus, on Thursday January 5 at 3 p.m. The showcase is part of our larger mission for the year, "Health Yourself," aimed at improving the…
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Weyerhaeuser contributes to Clemson Wood Utilization and Design Institute

CLEMSON — The Clemson University Wood Utilization and Design Institute continues to add to its cadre of founding partners and has received a $50,000 boost to help support the advancement of the South Carolina wood industry. The gift comes from the Weyerhaeuser Company. The money will be used to help fund the institute, which brings…
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Greenville High School Senior Wins National Scholarship

AOPA has awarded $5,000 scholarships to 21 students through the association’s You Can Fly High School Aviation Initiative. The $105,000 in scholarships was awarded to current high school students ages 15 to 18 who intend to earn an initial pilot certificate; the scholarships were made possible by donations to the AOPA Foundation. The 13 young…
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Greenville Technical College Holds December Commencement Exercises

GREENVILLE, SC –Greenville Technical College awarded 1,391 degrees, diplomas, and certificates in December, with 322 graduates participating in Commencement Exercises held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at the TD Convention Center. [caption id="attachment_10411" align="alignleft" width="350"] James H. Benson & President Keith Miller[/caption] Jim Benson was awarded an honorary degree. Benson established a business…
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