Category Archives: Education

Converse College’s Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter Wins National Award

Eileen Merberg, Executive Director of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First Year Success, announced that Converse College’s Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter has won the prestigious Order of the Torch Award for their activities during the 2018-19 academic year. This award highlights excellence in programming, internal communications, campus visibility, and overall presentation of their…
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Employers Work on Internship Program Best Practices During Workshop

[caption id="attachment_35607" align="alignnone" width="960"] Cheryl Garrison, director of talent and workforce solutions with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, talks about internships during the Total Internship Management workshop.[/caption] Fourteen businesses from Greenville, Columbia, and Laurens visited Presbyterian College to learn how to effectively implement an internship program. Internbridge’s Total Internship Management workshop took place on Friday,…
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Wofford recognized by Princeton Review

Among nation’s top institutions, study abroad programs, alumni networks SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College has one of the most popular study abroad programs in the country – and the top one in South Carolina – as well as one of the best alumni networks, according to The Princeton Review’s 2020 edition of its “The Best…
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Anderson University Gearing up for Welcome Week 2019

[caption id="attachment_35574" align="alignnone" width="4272"] Anderson University's fall 2019 semester gets underway this weekend with Move-In Day on Saturday, August 17 and the University's traditional Archway Walk on Sunday, August 18.[/caption] Anderson University is welcoming more than 700 new students to its campus community as the 2019-2020 academic year gets underway with classes starting on Wednesday,…
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Furman University chemistry professor M.E. Anderson receives Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

[caption id="attachment_35466" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Furman's Mary Elizabeth Anderson (second from left) works with research students (from left) Ashley Weeks, Fabby Gonzalez and Tyler MacAlister.[/caption] Furman Associate Professor of Chemistry Mary Elizabeth (“Beth”) Anderson has been granted a 2019 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. The annual awards program supports…
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Bleeding Control Kit and Training Saves Anderson Teacher’s Life

[caption id="attachment_35496" align="alignleft" width="1431"] Chad Ayers and Chris Martin Visiting Clayton Porter[/caption] AUGUST 7, 2019; GREENVILLE, SC – In the fall of 2018, Anderson County District One Schools made what turned out to be a lifesaving investment. They gave every employee the opportunity to take part in Active Shooter Response Training from ProActive Response Group.…
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Clark to lead Honors Program at Greenville Technical College

Rebecca Clark has been named director of the Honors Program at Greenville Technical College. A member of the college’s English faculty since 2016, she has also taught composition, rhetoric, and literature at other colleges across the Upstate. [caption id="attachment_35568" align="alignleft" width="230"] Rebecca Clark [/caption] Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Coastal Carolina University with…
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Furman Musicology Professor Laura Kennedy receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

[caption id="attachment_35349" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Kennedy will study the ballet works of Dmitri Shostakovich in St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia, during the 2019-20 academic year. Photo/iStock.com[/caption] Laura Kennedy, Furman University associate professor of musicology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to conduct research in Russia during the 2019-20 academic year. For her research project, “Ballet…
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Scott, Coons Introduce Bill to Strengthen Relationships between the SBA and HBCU’s

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced the Promoting Robust Opportunities for Minority Institutions and Strengthening Entrepreneurship (PROMISE) Act. This legislation would require the Small Business Administration to produce an annual public report detailing its relationship with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), strengthening the relationship between the two organizations.…
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2019 Furman University graduate named National Leader of the Year by honor society

[caption id="attachment_35324" align="alignleft" width="1140"] A politics and international affairs major at Furman, West will attend law school at the University of Cincinnati this fall.[/caption] Katherine West, a 2019 Furman University graduate from Edgewood, Kentucky, has been selected as the 2019 National Leader of the Year by Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society. An…
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