Category Archives: Education

Greenville Technical College Opens Doors for Community Fest

Community Fest @ Greenville Tech will be held November 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Barton Campus. This is a fun day of learning for the whole family with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free coffee, donuts, and Chick-fil-A biscuits will be provided while supplies last, and food truck concessions will be…
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Newberry College Launches Online Respiratory Therapy Program

Dr. Jerry Alewine joins Newberry as department chair NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct 23, 2017) — Newberry College has launched an online degree-completion program for students seeking to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy. In addition, Dr. Jerry Alewine, a highly qualified and well-respected educator and industry professional, has joined the College to lead…
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Renowned scientist named director of Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics

[caption id="attachment_18143" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trudy Mackay is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the Royal Society.Image Credit: N.C. State University[/caption] GREENWOOD, South Carolina — Clemson University has further enhanced its standing as a pioneer in the field of human genomics by hiring a renowned scientist to lead the way. Groundbreaking geneticist…
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Newberry College Honored For Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion

Award presented at the Minority Access 18th Annual National Role Models Conference NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct 23, 2017) — Newberry College was recognized for its commitment to diversity and creating a campus culture of inclusivity at the 18th annual National Role Models Conference hosted by Minority Access Incorporated, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017, in Washington,…
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Riley Institute Announces Winner Of Dick And Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award

[caption id="attachment_18075" align="alignnone" width="1452"] Make Summer Count is the winner of the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Make Summer Count, a program of Public Education Partners in Greenville that combats summer learning loss, has won the 2017 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. The Riley Institute at Furman…
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Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board

[caption id="attachment_18038" align="alignnone" width="1600"] College of Education Founding Dean George Petersen, along with the college’s senior advisory board, enjoyed hearing from Rita Allison at its most October meeting.Image Credit: College of Education[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and…
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Clemson receives $1 million for biking/walking trail in Fants Grove

CLEMSON — The South Carolina Department of Transportation has awarded Clemson University a $1 million grant to build a biking and walking trail in the Fants Grove area south of the campus. The trail is part of a biking and walking trailways project that aims to develop connections around campus that support sustainability, recreation and…
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Legacy Charter School Announces New Director of Talent

Greenville, SC—Randall Fowler, MAT, joins Legacy Early College as Director of Talent, serving Legacy’s professional team supporting scholars in grades K5 through college graduation. Fowler comes to Legacy from Dallas, TX, where he led KIPP Dallas’ talent and organizational management team to organizational growth, increased hiring rates, and decreased expenditures. Fowler also managed talent recruitment…
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Furman Professor Receives Mentor Award From Council On Undergraduate Research

[caption id="attachment_17827" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Andersen has helped mentor more than 300 undergraduate students in research experiences over his 23 years at Furman.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Brannon Andersen, professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University, has received the 2017 Geosciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). The award is given annually…
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F.M. Rogers Leadership Award at Greenville Technical College Presented to Jackson Payne

[caption id="attachment_17814" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Presenting the F.M. Rogers Leadership Award to Jackson Payne are (left to right) Dr. Lenna Young, vice president for academic affairs at Greenville Technical College, along with the family of the late F.M. Rogers, her husband Oliver Rogers and daughter Shannon Cole.[/caption] Jackson Payne has received the F.M. Rogers Leadership Award…
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