Category Archives: Education

Chemistry professor Jeff Anker named Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors

[caption id="attachment_36250" align="alignleft" width="1166"] Jeff Anker has a history of forming teams to develop innovative ideas at the boundaries between disciplines that include chemistry, bioengineering, microbiology and medicine. Image Credit: College of Science[/caption] CLEMSON – Clemson University College of Science professor of chemistry Jeff Anker, whose collaborative research exemplifies the creative vision of an entrepreneurial…
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Riley Institute at Furman announces afterschool and expanded learning policy fellows

[caption id="attachment_36201" align="alignleft" width="1140"] From left: Terry Peterson, Richard Riley, Betty Farr and Ron Fairchild at the 2018 WRP Fellowship opening reception and dinner.[/caption] The Riley Institute at Furman University has selected 16 leaders in the field of afterschool and expanded learning to participate in the White-Riley-Peterson (WRP) Policy Fellowship. The new class of WRP…
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National Publications Rank USC Upstate Among Top Colleges

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate is the best baccalaureate college in South Carolina, according to Washington Monthly Magazine. And it is one of the highest-enrolling public baccalaureate colleges nationwide, as cited by The Chronicle of Higher Education. USC Upstate was ranked No. 9 (out of 216) on the Washington Monthly’s 2019…
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Product aimed at exposing young people to agriculture wins Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown

[caption id="attachment_36090" align="alignleft" width="1506"] John Hannon (left), director of Clemson’s Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, presents the winning team with a $2,000 check for its project, Farm Fun Surprise Toys, at this year’s Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown. Image Credit: Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — Modern-day agriculture is anything but child’s play, but giving it that fun…
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Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform

CLEMSON — Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can…
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Alumnus Wile to speak Sept. 5 at opening convocation

[caption id="attachment_36086" align="alignleft" width="960"] Edward B. (Ed) Wile, a 1973 Wofford College graduate and former investment consultant[/caption] Start of Wofford’s new academic year SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Edward B. (Ed) Wile, a 1973 Wofford College graduate and former investment consultant, will be the featured speaker at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, for the college’s opening convocation.…
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Rosenkrans to lead Clemson Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department

CLEMSON – A seasoned educator and Cooperative Extension Service professional has been tapped to lead Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Science’s Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department. Charles F. Rosenkrans Jr. comes to Clemson from the University of Arkansas. He starts August 15. As department chair, Rosenkrans said he plans to work with…
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Wofford prepares for new academic year

First-year student move-in slated for Aug. 28; classes start Sept. 2 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Tradition will continue at Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Wofford College when students, faculty and staff work together to help incoming first-year students unload their vehicles and carry their contents away in a flash to the students’ rooms. This flurry of activity…
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Register Now for Fall Foreign Language Classes at Upstate International

[Greenville, SC] --- Classes are filling up at Upstate International. There are at least 11 reasons to fall into a new language this year: American Sign Language, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Spanish for Kids and Thai. Impress your family, friends and colleagues. Enhance your resume, expand your employment opportunities and…
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Furman University students selected for Millennium Fellowship

[caption id="attachment_35980" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Nine Furman students were selected for the Millennium Fellowship, a program of the United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network.[/caption] Nine Furman University students have been selected for the Millennium Fellowship, a program of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and Millennium Campus Network (MCN). Launched in 2018, the Millennium…
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