Category Archives: Education

Columbia College Board Appoints New Trustees

(COLUMBIA, S.C.)—Columbia College announced the appointment of four new members of the Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2017. The four trustees were approved at the Annual Conference of The South Carolina United Methodist Church, held in Greenville.  Each trustee serves a three year term and is eligible to serve for 12 years. Boyd Jones…
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Columbia College confers 155 degrees in summer commencement

(Columbia, S.C.) Columbia College awarded 155 undergraduate and graduate degrees at commencement exercises Aug. 5 at College Place United Methodist Church in Columbia. The college honored 101 Women’s College, evening and online graduates in a morning ceremony and 54 students earning post-graduate degrees in the afternoon. Students earning post-graduate degrees included five international students. Addressing…
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Midlands Educators To Receive $20,000 For School Projects

More than 20 Lexington School District Two educators will receive thousands of dollars to support classroom projects and lessons through the Colonial Life Strong Schools Grant program. The recipients will be announced during an Awards Recognition Luncheon on Aug. 11. Colonial Life’s Strong Schools Grant program supports Lexington Two educators who have innovative and creative…
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Southern Wesleyan adds RN-to-BSN program

Southern Wesleyan University received approval to offer a new RN-to-BSN degree program. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently granted approval to the university, which is located in Central. “A unique feature of Southern Wesleyan’s RN-to-BSN program is the attention placed on servant leadership through the provision of truly transformational experiences,”…
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Science and Math Governor’s School Names Jon Shannon Executive Vice President

Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce Jon Shannon, GSSM’s chief information officer, has been named executive vice president. In his new EVP role, Shannon will serve enhanced functions and engage in day-to-day strategic planning alongside GSSM President Dr. Hector Flores. "Jon has my trust and…
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Central Carolina Technical College pins 38 new nurses

[caption id="attachment_10644" align="alignnone" width="2302"] Central Carolina Technical College pins 38 new nurses at a ceremony held on August 2 at the Sumter Opera House in downtown Sumter.[/caption] SUMTER, S.C. – Central Carolina Technical College pinned 38 new nurses during a ceremony held Wednesday, August 2 at the Sumter Opera House in downtown Sumter. The pinning…
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Virginia College In Columbia To Host Back To School Event Aug. 5

Local campus to participate in national event from 10 a.m. to noon COLUMBIA, S.C. – July 20, 2017 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Back to School Event Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch Road. The event is free and open to the public, as the community is invited to kick off the new school…
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Engenuity SC seeks mentors for students in the Carolina Alliance for Technology

EngenuitySC is excited to expand the cadre of professionals serving as mentors to students in the Richland County School District 2 Carolina Alliance for Technology (CAT). CAT mentors meet with students at Ridge View or Westwood High School who are interested in computer science and engineering careers, sharing real-world experience, encouraging goal-setting, and casually coaching…
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