Category Archives: Education

Tom Lawrence Named Dean of Arts and Sciences Division

PENDLETON --- Tom Lawrence spent the last five years as instructor and an administrator in the Business and Public Services Division (BPS) at Tri-County Technical College.  He began his career in public administration, working 15 years in multiple roles with local California governments and the Department of Defense, but says his tenure at Tri-County has…
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Strategic Communications and Engagement Department

[caption id="attachment_10906" align="alignleft" width="350"] Beth Brotherton[/caption] GCS Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster announced the appointment of Teri Brinkman to the Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement position.  Mrs. Brinkman will be responsible for supervising the Communications team in the areas of media and community relations, organizational communications, publications, graphic design, video production, PTA support, Service…
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‘Who Lynched Willie Earle’ topic of conference at Wofford

Feb. 17 event focuses on ‘preaching to confront racism,’ Willimon book [caption id="attachment_10930" align="alignleft" width="400"] Dr. Will Willimon[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford College will host a conference on South Carolina’s last lynching, the subsequent trial, a courageous sermon and the continuing challenge of preaching to confront racist. The Feb. 17 event will feature the launch…
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Clemson’s Leadership Laboratory gets down to business Feb. 8-10

GREENVILLE — Clemson University’s continuing education for executives is kicking off the 2017 event calendar with a new leadership development program better formatted to fit the schedules and meet the needs of today’s business leaders. The Center for Corporate Learning, based in Clemson’s downtown Greenville location, is launching the Leadership Laboratory, Feb. 8-10, which offers…
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Teri Brinkman Appointed Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement

Teri S. Brinkman has been appointed the Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement for Greenville County Schools. In this capacity, she is responsible for supervising the Communications team in the areas of media and community relations, organizational communications, publications, graphic design, video production, PTA support, Service Center, and staff recognition activities. [caption id="attachment_10903" align="alignleft"…
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Wofford Interim offers students the opportunity to explore profession

[caption id="attachment_10871" align="alignnone" width="580"] Dr. Trecy Watson, front, with Wofford students in his Palmetto Family Orthodontics office in Greenville, S.C.[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 10, 2016) — Dr. Trecy Watson, Wofford Class of 1998, encouraged the Wofford students in the Introduction to Dental Medicine Interim to be dental ninjas during the month of January. "Be present. Watch.…
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Storybook Breakfast Announced for February 11

Junior League Celebrates Children’s Literacy SPARTANBURG, SC – January 9, 2017  – The Junior League of Spartanburg is excited to present Storybook Breakfast, one of its annual fundraising events that helps to promote literacy in Spartanburg County, and benefit local community projects, on Saturday, February 11. There are two seating times, the first at 8:30…
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Clemson researchers optimizing end-to-end movement of ‘Big Data’

CLEMSON, South Carolina — Today’s scientists are riding an unprecedented wave of discovery, but the immensity of the data needed to facilitate many of these breakthroughs is creating internet roadblocks that are becoming increasingly detrimental to research. Finding ways to deal with “Big Data,” which is defined as data sets too large and complex for…
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Couponbox Announces Kid Kindness Month and Contest

(GREENVILLE SC, JANUARY 2017) To honor and promote acts of kid kindness, Couponbox has proclaimed this January to be the first annual national Kid Kindness Month. The international online discount company has created this contest for elementary school-age children with some rewards for them and their schools to implement these acts. The contest will show…
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Three Faculty/Staff Members Honored as Tri-County’s Educators of the Year

[gallery size="medium" ids="10816,10817,10818"]   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. Sarah Shumpert is the College’s outstanding administrator; Marianne Yohannan is the outstanding instructor; and, Margaret Burdette is the outstanding staff…
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