Category Archives: Education

DADS 2 GRADS: Reigniting the Power of Education

[caption id="attachment_9937" align="alignleft" width="225"] Fathers participating in DADS 2 GRADS had the opportunity to apply for admission to Midlands Technical College.[/caption] More than three dozen fatherhood program participants joined other attendees at our second annual DADS 2 GRADS on Saturday, May 20 at Midlands Technical College's Airport Campus. DADS 2 GRADS is an education summit…
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GSSM Foundation Receives Grant from Monsanto Fund to Support GoSciTech Residential Camps

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation (GSSM-F) recently received a $10,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2017 Site Grant Initiative in support of GSSM’s GoSciTech residential summer camp for rising 8-10th graders. Monsanto’s investment makes scholarships and financial aid possible for students from across the state attending GoSciTech,…
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MTC President Ron Rhames Awarded for Distinguished Service by Southern Association of College and University Business Officers

[caption id="attachment_9870" align="alignnone" width="585"] (left to right) John Crawford, Chair of the SACUBO Distinguished Service Committee; MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames; Al Little, SACUBO President; and Tim O’Donnell, representing SACUBO sponsor Teachers Insurance and Annuity (TIAA).[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames received the Distinguished Service Award from the…
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Hopkins Middle School and EngenuitySC Host LifeCycle Jr. Sustainability Showcase, release video highlighting program

For immediate release Hopkins Middle School and EngenuitySC Host LifeCycle Jr. Sustainability Showcase, release video highlighting program JUNE 15, 2017 (COLUMBIA, S.C.): The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program at Hopkins Middle School (Hopkins) has concluded its second year in partnership with EngenuitySC. The school, part of the Lower Richland cluster in Richland…
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Duke Energy Foundation continues support of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc.with $79,200 grant for scholarships

Columbia, S.C.:  A $79,200 gift from the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. (SCICU) will provide higher education scholarships and undergraduate research opportunities to deserving South Carolina students. “Education has always been a focal point of our commitment to corporate giving,” said Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Duke Energy’s state president in South…
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MTC President Ron Rhames Awarded for Distinguished Service by Southern Association of College and University Business Officers

[caption id="attachment_9785" align="alignleft" width="1008"] Photo: (left to right) John Crawford, Chair of the SACUBO Distinguished Service Committee; MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames; Al Little, SACUBO President; and Tim O’Donnell, representing SACUBO sponsor Teachers Insurance and Annuity (TIAA).[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames received the Distinguished Service Award from…
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Reece and Nancy Williams honored for years of service to USC Libraries

[caption id="attachment_9783" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left, Thomas F. McNally, Dean of Libraries at USC, Nancy Williams and Reece Williams[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – For their years of service to the University of South Carolina’s libraries, Reece and Nancy Williams were presented with honorary life memberships in the Thomas Cooper Society at the society’s Annual Dinner recently.…
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