Category Archives: Education

Dr. Todd Green to discuss ‘What’s Driving Islamophobia in America?’

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Dr. Todd Green, associate professor of religion at Luther College and author of “The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West,” will speak at 7 p.m.Wednesday, March 23, in Wofford College’s Leonard Auditorium. Green’s talk, “What’s Driving Islamophobia in America? Fear, Freedom and the Responsibilities of Democracy,” is free…
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Clemson professor June Pilcher receives Class of ’39 Award for Excellence

[caption id="attachment_2864" align="alignnone" width="807"] June J. Pilcher stands in front of the Class of ’39 bell in the Carillon Garden after receiving the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CLEMSON – Clemson University faculty have named professor of psychology June J. Pilcher one of the very best among them by awarding her the Class…
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Brown University professor to deliver Townes Lecture at Furman

[caption id="attachment_2836" align="alignnone" width="400"] Kenneth Miller[/caption] Brown University biology professor and PBS “NewsHour” adviser Kenneth R. Miller will deliver the Charles H. Townes Lecture on Faith and Reason Tuesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in Younts Conference Center on the Furman University campus. A reception and book signing will follow his presentation. Dr. Miller’s talk…
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Bucker Land named 2016 Distinguished Young Alumna by Darla Moore School of Business

[caption id="attachment_2814" align="alignnone" width="604"] Kim Buckner[/caption] Kim Buckner Land is an accomplished marketing professional with a unique skill set and proven track record in leading people and organizations through process change, branding initiatives, new product launches, research projects and successful multi-media sales efforts. Land graduated in 1998 with an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from…
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Schneider Electric donates to Tri-County Tech Foundation

PENDLETON - Schneider Electric in Seneca made a $5,000 contribution to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation in support of priority needs at the College. Here, Garvin Barker, plant operations manager, left, presents the check to Grayson Kelly, executive director of the College’s Foundation. Larry Smith, retired Schneider Electric plant operations manager and a member of the College’s Foundation Board, is pictured…
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Clemson students use spring break to give back

[caption id="attachment_2744" align="alignnone" width="640"] Students Helping Honduras assist in building schools for children in the Central American country. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] CLEMSON — Spring break usually means beaches and relaxation for college students, but for hundreds of students at Clemson University, spring break is a chance to do something more. This year, several student organizations will be…
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Newberry hosts award-winning educator for speaker series

NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College alumna Dr. James Ann Lynch Sheley ‘76 will describe her career journey from her undergraduate experience at Newberry College to her professional career as an educator. Sheley will share her experiences as a presenter for the Newberry College Alumni Speaker Series on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni…
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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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