Category Archives: Education

Savannah River National Laboratory gives STEM students a look at careers in nuclear safeguards

[caption id="attachment_14420" align="alignnone" width="1800"] During the SRNL Nuclear Safeguards Workshop, students learned how to create an effective seal for bag-out operations, a crucial step in preventing airborne particulates.[/caption] Engineering students from the University of South Carolina learn about national security and nuclear nonproliferation through hands-on activities and tours AIKEN, S.C. (April 4, 2018) – Savannah…
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Independent Colleges Name Sen. John Matthews 2018 Legislative Champion

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina State Senator John W. Matthews, Jr. of Bowman has been selected as the 2018 SCICU Legislative Champion by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. A member of the South Carolina General Assembly for 43 years, Senator Matthews is distinguished for his work to improve education at all levels as…
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18 Area Students Awarded Scholarships by SAFE Federal Credit Union

SUMTER, South Carolina, April 2, 2018 – SAFE Federal Credit Union named 18 Midlands high school students as recipients of its yearly college scholarships at its annual meeting March 19. The scholarships, worth $1,000 each toward tuition, were awarded to public and private school students in the areas SAFE serves, based on financial need. The…
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SCWS Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Swain

Columbia, SC - SC Whitmore School is proud to announce the first Alumni Spotlight of 2018, Clemson junior Matthew Swain. Matthew Swain is currently a junior at Clemson University dual majoring in Business Management and Business Marketing and is a 2015 graduate of SC Whitmore School. A native of Bluffton, South Carolina, Matthew attended SCWS…
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Morgan and Byrd receive statewide recognition from SC/NSPRA for their leadership in school communications

Columbia, S.C. — The South Carolina Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (SC/NSPRA), the largest statewide organization devoted to effective school communications, announced Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and Kershaw County School District Communications Director Mary Anne Byrd as statewide leaders in school communications. Surprise announcements were made during the…
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Scholarship Opportunity: What’s “Your Big Idea?”

What’s “Your Big Idea” about the First Amendment? One high-schooler will win a $2,000 scholarship by sharing their ideas about free speech in an Instagram video. The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring its third annual "Your Big Idea" Scholarship Competition this spring. To enter, students must complete an application and answer one…
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Midlands Technical College Foundation Announces Four New Board Members

(Columbia, S.C.) Four local community leaders have joined the Midlands Technical College Foundation Board. The newly elected members bring extensive talent and experience to the board and join the current members in advancing the Foundation’s mission to connect people, ideas, and resources with Midlands Technical College (MTC).  New board members are: Krystal Conner of Enviro AgScience…
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2018 Regional Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Leading Area Students to Careers in Science, Technology and Engineering

[caption id="attachment_14147" align="alignnone" width="1650"] This year’s Savannah River Regional Science and Engineering Fair competition winners (High School Best of Show) Thomas Collingsworth (left), Cross Creek High School, third place; Madi Hancock, South Aiken High School, second place; and Krishnan Raju, Lakeside High School, first place.[/caption] Students from a six-county region, within the greater Aiken-Augusta area,…
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