Category Archives: Education

Newberry College Appoints New Campus Recreation Coordinator

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Dec. 10, 2018) – Michael Stamp has joined Newberry College as coordinator of Campus Recreation in the Office of Student Affairs effective Nov. 26, 2018. In his new role, Stamp will focus on expanding the College’s intramural sports program, overseeing the campus fitness center and developing Newberry’s outdoor recreation/adventure programming. Stamp comes to…
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Museum provides streamable learning opportunities

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum has begun presenting live, interactive streaming programs about the Civil War, offered at no charge to South Carolina public and private schools and homeschool families. “South Carolina schools generally cover the Civil War in grades 3 and 8 during December and January. We…
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Columbia College’s Dr. John Zubizarreta, Director of the Honors Program and Professor of English, Received the 2018 Sam Schuman Award for Excellence at a Four-Year Institution by the National Collegiate Honors Council

[caption id="attachment_18675" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured from right to left: Ashley French, Barbara Wanderley, Nomindari Bayaraa, Dr. John Zubizarreta, Taryn Auerbach, and Emily Moore.[/caption] (Columbia, SC) Columbia College Professor of English and Director of the Honors Program, Dr. John Zubizarreta, was awarded the 2018 Sam Schuman Award for Excellence at a Four-Year Institution by the National…
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Learn to Code for Free with SC Codes and IT-oLogy

Columbia, SC - IT-oLogy and SC Codes have teamed up to offer free coding classes and mentoring in Columbia for those interested in a career in programming. What: SC Codes information session When: Thursday, December 6 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Where: IT-oLogy, 1301 Gervais Street, Columbia Who: All ages are welcome SC Codes allows…
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Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis Participates in the International Educational Exchange and Center for Minority Serving Institutions Presidential Leadership Workshop in Barcelona, Spain

Columbia, SC– November 13, 2018 - The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) hosted the fourth annual Presidential Leadership Workshop in Barcelona, Spain. The executive level workshop was designed for university presidents from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) looking to expand study abroad opportunities for their students. Project…
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Lakisha Cook named SC Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year

[caption id="attachment_18491" align="alignleft" width="225"] Beth Phibbs and Lakisha Cook[/caption] Columbia, SC — Lakisha Cook, assistant principal of Muller Road Middle School in Richland School District Two, has been named the 2019 South Carolina Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). This award was presented on Monday,…
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South Carolina Future Minds Announces New Board Members

November 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE South Carolina Future Minds Announces New Board Members Leaders from Business & Education Join Statewide Effort to Advance Public Education Charleston, SC—South Carolina Future Minds, a statewide nonprofit advancing public education programs and policies, announces the appointment of three new board members, two new ex-officio board members, as well…
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GSSM Students Take First Place in Academic Competition

Hartsville, SC - The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Academic Team traveled to High Point, NC, on October 20 to compete in the High Point Central Open. The tournament featured 14 teams from 10 schools. GSSM was the only South Carolina school in the competition. GSSM competed in seven matches during…
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Newberry Hosts Dedication Ceremony For New Residence Hall

Building name honors alumnus and long-time Newberry supporter Wayne Pearson and family NEWBERRY, S.C. (Nov. 3, 2018) – Newberry College hosted the dedication ceremony for Pearson Hall, the College’s newly constructed residence hall, on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10:30 a.m. The building is named in honor of the late Wayne Pearson, a 1971 Newberry College…
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