Category Archives: Education

Clemson University hosts ‘Being a Leader’ course June 12-18

[caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignnone" width="462"] Werner Erhard, Michael Jensen, Jeri Echeverria and Steve Zaffron lead the course. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CLEMSON — Participants of a seven-day leadership course offered by Clemson University’s new school of business will walk away leaders capable of exercising leadership effectively. “Being a Leader,” June 12-18, is open to business people, academics, students, managers…
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Wofford College names new provost

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Dr. Michael J. Sosulski, associate provost at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, has been named provost at Wofford College effective July 1, 2016, President Nayef H. Samhat announced today (Monday, March 7, 2016). “Dr. Sosulski brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Wofford College,” Samhat says. “He has a firm grasp of…
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Mary Black Foundation announces healthy schools initiative

Spartanburg, SC, - The Mary Black Foundation announced today that it plans to award $774,000 for up to nine Spartanburg County schools to participate in a four-year Healthy Schools Initiative. Over the period of four years, each of the chosen schools will receive personalized technical assistance from state and local experts to go through the…
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Spartanburg Community College Foundation receives grant

Spartanburg, S.C. - Spartanburg Community College (SCC) can better serve veterans today thanks to a grant from America's Warrior Partnership (AWP) to the College's Foundation. The $16,720 grant will be applied toward SCC's services for military and veteran students in partnership with the Upstate Warrior Solution, Inc. "Working with America's Warrior Partnership and the Upstate…
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Clemson’s WOW nature project inspires Daniel High students

[caption id="attachment_2541" align="alignnone" width="604"] Members of Clemson Extension, Ph.D mentors from Clemson, a high school teacher and more than two dozen high school students pose during the CBASS event on Feb. 20. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CLEMSON – With a second full year officially under its belt, Clemson University’s groundbreaking “What’s in Our Waters” project continued to wow…
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Newberry College launches new major in criminal justice

[caption id="attachment_2258" align="alignnone" width="213"] Dr. Vinetta Witt[/caption] NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College has added the Criminal Justice major to its programs of study. Criminal Justice has been a minor at Newberry College since 1997 and has maintained annual enrollment of approximately 25 students for the past five years. With steadily increasing interest in the major, the…
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School District of Pickens County collect Palmetto Gold and Silver awards

Fourteen of the School District of Pickens County’s schools were recognized for 2014-2015 Palmetto Gold and Silver awards by the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee. Palmetto Gold and Silver awards are granted for both General Performance and Closing the Achievement Gap. School General Performance Closing the Achievement Gap R.C. Edwards Middle School GOLD Daniel High School GOLD…
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Clemson students to ring in Upstate International Month with ‘100 Bells’

CLEMSON — Clemson University will help ring in Upstate International Month when performing arts students play 18 different national anthems on the Clemson Memorial Carillon bells beginning at noon Tuesday, March 1. The students will play the anthems in coordination with other churches and institutions across the upstate as a part of Upstate International Month’s “100…
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Furman among top Fulbright Scholar producers

When it comes to sending its graduates around the world to teach and conduct research as prestigious Fulbright Scholars, Furman University is once again among the very best in the nation. Furman had four students named Fulbright Scholars in 2015-16, which puts the university among the nation’s top 40 “bachelor’s” institutions that produced Fulbright winners. …
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