Category Archives: Education

Colonial Life sponsors new teacher success program

$25,000 commitment to University of South Carolina Educational Foundation supports new teacher induction program COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 18, 2017) — The path to success for new teachers could be a little smoother, thanks to a new University of South Carolina teacher induction program sponsored by Colonial Life. The company’s $25,000 commitment to the university’s Educational Foundation will help…
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GSSM Alumna Published in National High School Journal of Science

Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that research conducted by Abbie Bowman, class of 2017, has been accepted for publication in that National High School Journal of Science (NHSJS), a peer-reviewed journal for original research done by high school students. Though GSSM’s Scientific Investigations (SI)…
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Central Carolina Community Foundation Awards 123 Scholarships Totaling $277,544

September 12, 2017 (Columbia, SC) – Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands expert in philanthropy, has awarded 123 scholarships totaling $277,544 to some of South Carolina and the country’s outstanding students. The Community Foundation manages 41 scholarship funds that provide education opportunities for students across South Carolina. Each scholarship has its own specific purpose and…
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Ingersoll Rand CEO Mike Lamach named inaugural recipient of Sustaining Leadership Award

Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Michael W. Lamach has been named the first recipient of the Sustaining Leadership Award. This award recognizes CEOs who deliver superior financial, social and reputational performance, and demonstrate a profound commitment to developing future organizational leadership. The award was created by the Center for Executive Succession in the Darla Moore…
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140+ Juveniles Earn GED, High School Diploma

More than 140 DJJ juveniles recently experienced something many of them never thought possible - walking across the stage at graduation. In July, the DJJ School District celebrated this year's GED and high school diploma earners with a traditional graduation ceremony. Each student wore cap and gown and was recognized for their academic achievements while…
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The Caterpillar Foundation awards Central Carolina Technical College a $20,000 grant

[caption id="attachment_11108" align="alignnone" width="4243"] FreshmanFocusCenter: (left to right) Freshman Advisors Sara Neil, Kayla Bird and Lakesha McMillian spend their days working with first-time freshman at Central Carolina Technical College’s Freshman Focus Center. CCTC recently received a $20,000 grant from the Caterpillar Foundation to help fund the Center.[/caption] Funds from the grant will support the College’s…
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GSSM Students Wrap Up Summer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hartsville, SC – Four seniors from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) recently spent a month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) enrolled in the 2017 MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI). The opportunity to participate in BWSI was made possible by GSSM’s Summer Research Program for Research Interns (SPRI), which…
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