Category Archives: Education

Unsung Heroes Recognized at Greenville Technical College

[caption id="attachment_11239" align="alignleft" width="3000"] Group photo: Left to right, front row: Wendy Walden, associate vice president for executive affairs, Desiree Dumas, Finchetta Stewart, Kurt Goodwin, and Dr. Keith Miller, president of Greenville Technical College. Left to right, second row: Jackson Payne, Lawrence Stack, and Julian Nixon. Not pictured: Dustin Keenan.[/caption] Greenville Technical College (GTC) recognized…
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Undergraduate Evening Studies Establishes Advisory Council

[caption id="attachment_11256" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Herring Center for Continuing Education at Furman University[/caption] Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES) has established an Advisory Council. Council members met Jan. 19 in the inaugural meeting of the group. Members of the council include Upstate business and community leaders, as well as Furman alumni and instructors. According to UES…
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Wofford students explore the artistic, spiritual and cultural traditions of gardens

[caption id="attachment_11249" align="alignnone" width="580"] Wofford faculty and students spent a cold morning volunteering at Hatcher Gardens in Spartanburg as part of their January Interim.[/caption] SPARTANBURG, S.C. (January 27, 2017) – M.E. Eberhardt, a first-year Wofford College student from Athens, Ga., did not even know Hatcher Gardens existed before her Glorious Gardens Interim class arrived there…
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Greenville Tech Charter High School Student Complete Community Service Work

[caption id="attachment_11220" align="alignnone" width="650"] Alaya Davis & Justice Kelly Prepare to clean classrooms on the Tech Campus[/caption] [gallery size="medium" ids="11221,11223,11222"]   On Friday, January 20, 2017 Greenville Technical Charter High School participated in a school wide community service day providing service activities to 15 community organizations. One group of students filled over 200 boxes for…
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Hernandez joins Clemson as associate director for Hispanic outreach

CLEMSON — Julio Hernandez has joined Clemson University’s Office of Inclusion and Equity staff as associate director for Hispanic outreach. [caption id="attachment_11232" align="alignleft" width="350"] Julio Hernandez[/caption] He is a first-generation high school graduate and college graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in international business from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, an d a master’s…
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Riley Institute Names New Class of Diversity Leaders

[caption id="attachment_11152" align="alignleft" width="600"] DLI Facilitator, Juan Johnson[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Forty-five participants from the Upstate and surrounding areas will begin the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) this spring. Selected for their leadership and community engagement, the participants join more than 1,700 Riley Fellows statewide. Each new class further extends and enriches the body…
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NGU To Host Second Annual Business Symposium

Tigerville, SC- (January 23, 2017) North Greenville University is pleased to host its second annual Faith at Work Business Symposium, to be held on the NGU campus from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Open to all students, faculty, and community, the symposium is comprised of a series of lectures by…
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Sound Quality Series Presents Evening of Jazz Feb. 10

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The Furman Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present a concert Friday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall on the Furman campus. A Sound Quality Concert Series event, the performance is open to the public. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students. Dr. Matt Olson, Associate…
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Clemson, Duke Energy host Women Excel Leadership Exchange

GREENVILLE — A leadership exchange that will help women in business identify their strengths and weaknesses and explore new strategies for success will kick off Feb. 8 in Greenville through a partnership between Duke Energy and the Clemson University MBA program. “Women Excel Leadership Exchange” participants will receive a continuing education certificate from Clemson’s Center…
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