Category Archives: Education

Judy Wilson joins Greenville Tech Foundation as Director of Development

[caption id="attachment_14717" align="alignleft" width="214"] Judy Wilson[/caption] Judy Wilson has joined the staff of the Greenville Tech Foundation, serving as director of development. She brings extensive experience in fundraising for an academic institution, with 18 years at Furman University, first as director of parent programs and most recently as director of parent giving. Prior to that,…
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Clemson teaching volunteers proper response to animal disease outbreaks

[caption id="attachment_14725" align="aligncenter" width="1086"] Participants learned the importance of donning and doffing protective gear and clothing during a biosecurity training exercise by Clemson University.Image Credit: Denise Attaway / Clemson University[/caption] COLUMBIA — Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health (LPH)…
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Clemson hires assessment director for Undergraduate Studies

CLEMSON, South Carolina — Clemson University’s Undergraduate Studies Office has hired psychologist and experienced credit modeler René Schmauder as its assessment director. Schmauder joins Clemson from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. In her new position, Schmauder will design and execute strategies to evaluate university-wide undergraduate learning outcomes. Assessments will ensure programs encourage student learning…
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Spartanburg Community College Welcomes Rebecca Parrish as Grant Director

Spartanburg, S.C. - Spartanburg Community College recently welcomed Rebecca Parrish as the director of grants. In this role, Parrish is responsible for the planning, writing, securing, and managing of all grant funding and serves as SCC's liaison to all grant funding agencies. "We are thrilled to have Rebecca join the SCC Community. Her experience in…
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Greenville Technical College Wins a Second Time and is Still the Only SC Educational Institution to Ever Receive a Governor’s Quality Award

[caption id="attachment_14682" align="aligncenter" width="1116"] Henry McMaster[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC—Two years ago, Greenville Technical College was named a South Carolina Governor’s Quality Award Bronze Achiever, becoming the only educational institution in South Carolina to ever win at any level. This year, the college jumped up two notches to receive a Gold Award, and remains the only educational…
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AFL Awards 2017-2018 Naruse Academic Scholarship

Lowell, MA and Spartanburg, SC – May 25, 2017 – AFL announces it awarded the 2017-2018 Naruse Academic Scholarship Award to Kelsey Mercurio, daughter of Joseph Mercurio, software engineer with AFL’s test and inspection division in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Scholarship recognizes academic achievement, community service and leadership. Having graduated with 4.54 GPA, Kelsey plans to…
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Clemson English professor honored for technical communication research

CLEMSON — Clemson professor of English Tharon Howard has won the 2017 Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research from the Society of Technical Communication. The award was presented earlier this month at the organization’s annual summit meeting in Washington, D.C. In bestowing the award, the society cited Howard for his passion for research that has…
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GSHRM congratulates Dr. Laura S. Bogardus on earning her PhD. from Clemson University!

[caption id="attachment_14426" align="alignleft" width="200"] Laura Bogardus[/caption] The Greenville Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM) congratulates Dr. Laura S. Bogardus, GSHRM Chapter Operations Director, for earning her PhD. in International Family and Community Studies from Clemson University on May 11, 2017. Dr. Bogardus’ research focuses on employment and health issues in communities. Her…
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