Category Archives: Other Sectors

Career Development Association holds fall conference

The South Carolina Career Development Association will hold its first fall conference for career and workforce professionals from 10 am to 2:30 pm Nov. 15 at Greenville Tech's Center for Manufacturing Innovation. In keeping with the theme of Using Career to Break Barriers, Empower Lives, and Achieve Equity, participants will enjoy an interactive panel discussion…
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Clemson political science professor elected president of Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

[caption id="attachment_26595" align="alignleft" width="150"] Clemson political science professor Laura R. Olson has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.[/caption] CLEMSON — Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly…
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Jillian Gaskins to serve as the Greenville Area Development Corporation’s Fall Intern

[caption id="attachment_26130" align="alignleft" width="209"] Jillian Gaskins Joins GADC team[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC – October 8, 2018 - The Greenville Area Development Corporation has named Jillian Gaskins as the economic development organization’s Public Relations and Social Media Intern for the Fall of 2018. A longtime resident of Charleston, Jillian attended Ashley Hall High School before attending and…
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Overcoming the Ghost of Fidel Castro: A New Approach to Cuba

Enjoy dinner with Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, a distinguished career U.S. diplomat and expert on navigating historically tense U.S.- Cuban relations and African Affairs, to the Upstate and hear her speak about Overcoming the Ghost of Fidel Castro: A New Approach to Cuba. On her first visit to the Upstate of South Carolina, Ambassador Vicki Huddleston joins the World Affairs Council Upstate for…
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Waldrop Plumbing-Heating-Air Promotes Jeff Cothran to Residential General Manager

[caption id="attachment_17460" align="alignleft" width="233"] Jeff Cothran[/caption] Spartanburg, SC — Jeff Cothran has been promoted to Residential General Manager for Waldrop Plumbing-Heating-Air, the residential operating division of Spartanburg-based Waldrop, Inc. In this role, Cothran is responsible for day-to-day residential operations, including, sales, service, installation, quality assurance and customer relations management. Waldrop Executive Vice President Jamie Porterfield…
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Greenville County Democratic Party Hosts Summer Block Party

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 30, 2017) - All are welcome to celebrate the start of summer with the Greenville County Democratic Party’s free block party on June 13, 2017 from 5-9 PM in the Village of West Greenville at 1286 Pendleton Street. The party will mark the end of a public campaign to select a new…
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Jami Brothers named Clemson University chief of police

[caption id="attachment_14298" align="alignleft" width="214"] Jami Brothers[/caption] CLEMSON — Jami Brothers has been named Clemson University’s new chief of police. Brothers, a member of the Clemson University Police Department since 2007, was chosen for the position following a national search to replace Eric Hendricks, who retired in December. Brothers will direct all activities of CUPD, including…
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Jim Hill receives SCEDA Distinguished Service Award

[caption id="attachment_14233" align="alignnone" width="1036"] Jim Hill at the SCEDA Annual Conference[/caption] HILTON HEAD, S.C. – May 12, 2017 – The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded Jim Hill, Research Manager for Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), its Distinguished Service Award during the 2017 SCEDA Annual Conference held May 3-5 at the Sonesta Resort in…
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Diversity Leaders Honored at 13th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner

(Greenville, SC) Upstate diversity leaders were honored Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the 13th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner. The event, hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman in partnership with the Anderson Area and Greater Greer Chambers of Commerce, recognized the following organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement in…
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