Category Archives: Education

Greenville Tech Charter students work for CPR legislation

[caption id="attachment_598" align="alignnone" width="604"] Greenville Tech Charter students are meeting with Upstate lawmakers to look for support in requiring CPR training for all high school graduates. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] After three GTCHS parents died of heart related trauma in the 2014/2015 school year, student Allyson Dixon began to think about the benefits of teaching CPR to high school students.…
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Library deans at Clemson and Alabama bet with blue cheese and barbecue sauce

Clemson University Dean of Libraries Maggie Farrell and Don Gilstrap, dean of libraries at the University of Alabama, have a friendly wager on the outcome of the football game Monday night. If Alabama wins the national title, Farrell will send a package of Clemson’s famous blue cheese and blue cheese dressing to the Alabama Libraries…
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Greenville Tech Charter teacher awarded scholarship

[caption id="attachment_583" align="alignnone" width="712"] Vance Jenkins[/caption] Vance Jenkins, instructor in English and TAP Master Teacher, has been awarded a full scholarship to Phillips Exeter Academy’s Humanities Institute. The Academy is one of America's most prestigious preparatory schools, known especially for the Harkness table method of dialectical instruction, a method that Mr. Jenkins uses in his own classes. The Harkness…
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Tri-County Technical College honors Educators of the Year

[gallery size="medium" ids="558,559,560"] 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. Cara Hamilton, vice president for business affairs, is the College’s outstanding administrator; Ashley Brady, Veterinary Technology department head, is the outstanding instructor; and, Melinda Zeigler, administrative…
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Colliers International’s Garrett Scott joins Clemson University Board of Visitors

Colliers International’s Garrett Scott is a new member of the Clemson University Board of Visitors, a volunteer advisory group serving as goodwill ambassadors for Clemson University. As a Clemson alumnus, Scott will represent the board well as he is tasked with effectively communicating the role Clemson plays in educating students, conducting valuable research, and driving…
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Sherman College of Chiropractic partners with TLC4Superteams

Asserting its belief that chiropractic college graduates deserve to excel by successfully practicing chiropractic and generating revenues through healthy, vibrant and prosperous practices centered on the chiropractic adjustment without the need to add secondary services, Sherman College of Chiropractic and TLC4Superteams have partnered to create the Practice Success Program at Sherman College. The Practice Success…
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Curt McPhail appointed executive director of The Space at Wofford

[caption id="attachment_402" align="alignnone" width="382"] Curt McPhail[/caption] Curt McPhail, a 1996 Wofford College graduate, has accepted the position of executive director of The Space in the Mungo Center at the college, effective Jan. 19, 2016. McPhail, project manager of the Northside Development Group, received degrees in business economics and sociology from Wofford and received additional certification…
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Clemson program earns high marks for teacher preparation

A Clemson University teacher education program is among the nation’s most effective at equipping future high school teachers with knowledge about the subjects they will teach, according to a report this week from the National Council on Teacher Quality. Clemson’s bachelor of science in science teaching program is among 35 college and university programs earning an…
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Sherman College of Chiropractic names Faculty, Staff Member of the Year

[gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="391,392"] Dr. Kevin Power and Monte Guffey were recently honored by Sherman College of Chiropractic in appreciation of their contributions, time and commitment to the college. An assistant professor of clinical sciences and assistant case doctor at the college’s on-campus Chiropractic Health Center, Dr. Power was named Faculty Member of the Year,…
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USC Upstate student to intern at Chapman Cultural Center

Danielle Dickerson, a Graphic Design student at USC Upstate, is interning in the Marketing Office at Chapman Cultural Center for her spring semester. She will be available every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., until May.   [caption id="attachment_376" align="alignleft" width="300"] Danielle Dickerson[/caption] Dickerson is a senior graphic design student at the University of South…
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