Category Archives: Education

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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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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