Category Archives: Education

Furman Professors Offering Public Discussions On Current Issues In U.s.

GREENVILLE, S.C.—How is democracy faring in 21st century America? What about the long accepted standards of civil behavior and ethical conduct? Do Americans still believe in the power of scientific discovery? A group of Furman University professors will address those issues and more when they participate in a series of panel discussions that will take…
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Clemson media specialist named communications director for College of Science

CLEMSON – Jim Melvin, an award-winning journalist for the Tampa Bay Times, Greenville News and Charlotte Observer, has been named director of public communications and marketing for Clemson University’s College of Science. [caption id="attachment_12442" align="alignleft" width="249"] Jim Melvin[/caption] Melvin joined the university in January 2015 as a media specialist for Public Service and Agriculture (PSA) and…
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CVS Health Foundation supports Clemson nursing students with scholarship

CLEMSON — The CVS Health Foundation has gifted the Clemson University School of Nursing a $5,000 scholarship to assist students as they complete their studies to become family nurse practitioners. The grant is part of the CVS Health Foundation Advance Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant Scholarship program which launched this year. The program is aimed…
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Furman University Honors Distinguished Alumni at Bell Tower Ball

Greenville, SC | February 27, 2017 – Furman University recently presented awards at its annual Bell Tower Ball, which took place at the TD Convention Center on February 25. The event celebrated the accomplishments of the members of the Furman community, honoring several alumni, a corporate partner, and friends of the university for their professional…
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Public Education Partners strengthens leadership team

Greenville, SC – Public Education Partners (PEP) has positioned itself to deepen its role and impact in Greenville’s education sector with dynamic additions to the Leadership Team. Dr. Ansel Sanders has stepped into the role of President and CEO after serving as PEP’s Associate Director since June 2015. “I am deeply honored and humbled by the…
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Professor, author John Lane finalist for Burroughs Medal

[caption id="attachment_12359" align="alignleft" width="1800"] Professor, author John Lane finalist for Burroughs Medal[/caption] Recognition honors best in nature writing SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College professor and author John Lane has been named a finalist for the prestigious John Burroughs Medal, created in 1926 to recognize the best in nature writing. Lane, a professor of English and…
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Sam Tisdale Named Director Of Furman Center For Corporate And Professional Development

[caption id="attachment_12064" align="alignleft" width="400"] Sam Tisdale[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Sam Tisdale has been named director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Furman University. In his new role, which began in January, Tisdale oversees a wide array of business education offerings, which include the Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Sustainability; the Women’s Leadership Institute; Managing Across…
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Furman Entrance opens at Bon Secours Wellness Arena

[caption id="attachment_12033" align="alignleft" width="1013"] The concourse area features university images and messaging supporting The Furman Advantage.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—As part of its ongoing effort to partner in meaningful ways with the Greenville community, Furman University announced today that it has entered a multi-year agreement with Bon Secours Wellness Arena to sponsor one of the main entrances…
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Furman named Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright students

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has been named a Top Producer of Fulbright students for 2016-17 by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Four students from Furman won Fulbright…
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Students and Schools Across the Country Awarded for Kindness

10x digital Gives 4th Place Award to Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School Student to aid Peruvian Orphanage GREENVILLE, SC, FEBRUARY 20, 2017: Couponbox announced three winners today for its First Annual Kid Kindness Month Contest. The international coupon portal created the contest for elementary and secondary school students to win $1,000 to implement their…
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