Category Archives: Education

Three Faculty/Staff Members Honored as Tri-County’s Educators of the Year

[gallery link="file" size="full" ids="19472,19473,19474"] PENDLETON --- 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. Glenn Hellenga, director of Career Services, is the College’s outstanding administrator; Timeko McFadden, Spanish instructor, is the outstanding instructor; and,…
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U.S. News ranks Clemson College of Education #1 national online program

CLEMSON — U.S. News & World Report has ranked a Clemson University College of Education program first among online graduate education programs in the nation in 2018. In one year, the college’s Master of Teaching and Learning program jumped 10 spots to the top in this ranking. George J. Petersen, dean of the College of…
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Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Southern Wesleyan University

CENTRAL, S.C. – The following students earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all work attempted (12 hours or more) during the fall 2017 semester, with no grade for any single course below 3.0. The Southern Wesleyan University dean’s list includes: In South Carolina Aiken Madelyn Edwards, Biology; Preston Jones, Special Education Anderson Aaron…
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2018 Region 1 Science Fair to be March 9

CENTRAL, S.C. – Planning continues for the 2018 South Carolina Region 1 Science Fair, which will take place Friday, March 9 at Southern Wesleyan University in Central. The university, in keeping with its core value of “contagious generosity,” continues to partner with the region’s teachers and parents to further Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)…
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Research suggests task is as important as temperature in cold weather work

[caption id="attachment_19395" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Morris and Pilcher took advantage of Powell’s trip as a researcher and kayak tour guide and sent equipment with him to Antarctica to collect data on both physiological responses to cold and the perceptions of cold by the tour guides.Image Credit: Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management[/caption] CLEMSON — Bob…
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Author And Princeton University Professor Alexander Nehamas To Speak Jan. 24

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Author and Princeton University professor Alexander Nehamas will speak as part of Furman University’s Tocqueville Series Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. in Johns Hall 101 on campus. His talk, “Metaphors in Life: ‘I Love You for Yourself’,’” is free and open to the public. The lecture is the first of the 2018 Tocqueville…
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Greenville Technical Charter High Students Serve Their Local Community

On Jan. 12th, all 435 Greenville Tech Charter High (GTCHS) students will fan out across the county to participate in their annual Serve Day event. Each year, GTCHS students fulfill 50 hours of service, and Serve Day opens up the opportunity for the students to help serve local businesses and organizations. Students will participate in…
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Dr. Jermaine Whirl promoted to vice president for learning and workforce development at Greenville Technical College

[caption id="attachment_19346" align="alignleft" width="214"] Jermaine Whirl[/caption] Dr. Jermaine Whirl has been named vice president for learning and workforce development at Greenville Technical College (GTC), bringing the college’s academic and continuing education offerings together under the same leadership. This move will further the college’s goal of providing more efficient and effective pathways for students to move…
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Furman Modern Languages Professor David Bost Receives 2017 Jim Smart Award

[caption id="attachment_19258" align="alignnone" width="1140"] David Bost, Professor of Spanish, Furman Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Chair of the Department of English[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University Modern Languages professor and English department chair David Bost has been named winner of the James H. Smart Award by Furman’s Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection. Presented annually to…
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America’s Promise Alliance Announces New Healthy Schools Fund

Grant focuses on supporting school districts and community organizations working to create healthy school environments. Washington, D.C. –America’s Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, is extending the Healthy Schools Fund to communities working to create healthier school environments for all children. As part of Together for…
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