Category Archives: Education

Lecture to address history of African-American Confederate pensions

COLUMBIA, S.C. – During the Civil War, with practically every fit white man serving in the Confederate Army, South Carolina had a serious shortage of conventional labor. So, since most of the population consisted of enslaved African-Americans, that’s where the state turned for workers to build such military structures as fortifications and breastworks, as well…
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David Fowler To Head Newberry College Business Administration Department

NEWBERRY, S.C. (July 2, 2019) – Newberry College has announced that Dr. David Fowler, assistant professor of business management, will chair the Department of Business Administration beginning in July. [caption id="attachment_23072" align="alignleft" width="200"] David Fowler, Chair of the Department of Business Administration at Newberry College[/caption] “Dr. Fowler has demonstrated the necessary skills and a drive…
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Sylvan Learning Center of Columbia announces July Summer Camps

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sylvan Learning Center of Columbia will be hosting four camps this July aimed at students looking to boost their math and study skills. The camps are as follows: • Fit for Algebra I: Get kids in tip-top shape for algebra, using an engaging mix of activities to ensure math muscles are strong…
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Columbia College Hunger Project to bring 30,000 meals to Richland One Area

(Columbia, SC) Columbia College’s Center for Leadership & Social Change (CLSC) is partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere to bring 30 thousand meals to Richland One schools and other local areas. “Healthy food is central to a person’s ability to learn, work, and dream big. We know these high protein, Red Lentil Jambalaya meals will start…
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GSSM Foundation Welcomes New Development Coordinator

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is pleased to welcome Madison Vander Well, its new development coordinator. [caption id="attachment_22619" align="alignleft" width="240"] Madison Vander Well[/caption] In her new position, Vander Well will be responsible for writing and managing grants. Grants received by the GSSM Foundation support GSSM students and programs, including…
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Get Personal Assistance Starting College this Fall

Midlands Technical College is now accepting applicants for the Fall Semester and is inviting all prospective students to learn about MTC’s 120+ academic and career programs, see what financial aid options might be available, and apply to the college for free. Whether a student’s goals are to transfer to a four-year university or take courses…
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SC Farm Bureau Teaches Agriculture in the Classroom – to Teachers

Columbia, S.C. – Thirty-five educators from across South Carolina recently learned how to bring agriculture into their classrooms. The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation hosted its annual Ag in the Classroom Summer Teacher Institute June 10-14 in Columbia, S.C., where teachers of grades pre-K through 8th grade in public and private schools learned the importance…
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Columbia College Broadens Offerings to Evening Program Students

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia College will begin offering more flexibility, including some select daytime programs and convenient housing options, to their evening program students starting Fall 2019. Students enrolled in the evening program will now be able to take Business Administration, Accounting, Computer & Information Science, and Criminal Justice courses on campus during the day.…
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