Category Archives: Education

Benedict College CECOR Students Attended the Department of Engineering 2018 Cyber Conference

Benedict College CECOR  students, Cortne Dial and Khadijah Boykin, along with Carlton McAdams, S.T.E.M. faculty and Dr. Leon Geter, Director of the Benedict College Center for Cybersecurity participated in the Annual U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cyber Conference in Austin, Texas, June 4 – 7, 2018. The conference theme was: Energizing Information and Cyber Innovation through Collaboration. Over 700…
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MTC Nursing and Health Sciences Graduates Receive Professional Pins

Columbia, S.C.  – More than 150 Midlands Technical College (MTC) nursing and health science students received their professional pins for completing their academic programs and passing their national board exams. Participation in pinning ceremonies allows graduates the opportunity to present themselves as the professional they have worked so hard to become. “The professional pins demonstrate…
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Midlands Technical College to Host Free Enterprise Program for High School Students this Summer

(Columbia, SC)  Midlands Technical College (MTC) will host the Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC) at its Beltline Campus on June 18-22.  FELC is a five-day, learning intensive, non-residential summer camp that teaches important free enterprise principles, principled leadership traits, and supports philanthropic efforts.  More than 9,000 high school students have participated in this program over the last…
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Savannah River Remediation’s 2018 Summer College Interns Arrive

[caption id="attachment_15355" align="alignnone" width="5864"] Savannah River Remediation 2018 summer interns arrive at the Savannah River Site (front row; left to right) Megan Manning, Emily Krackow, Matthew Romaine, Joshua Burgin, Sarah Nicholson, Holly Fulmer, Paige Gadapee, Brianna Kirkland, Kodi Smart, Cameron Clamp, Tiffany Golmillion, Jinny Brown. (back row; left to right) Carter Leffler, Michael Harris, Jonathan…
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Class of 2018 Graduates from SC Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics

Hartsville, SC ─ One hundred twenty students graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the DeLoach Center in Hartsville. Ms. Pamela Lawrence, a leading Wall Street investment manager and entrepreneur, delivered the commencement address. Lawrence advised the graduates not to be afraid of taking…
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Virginia College in Columbia to Host Community Health Fair June 21

Local campus to participate in national event from 5 to 7 p.m. COLUMBIA, S.C. – June 4, 2018 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Community Health Fair Thursday, June 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch Road. The event is free and open to the public and will feature refreshments, a variety of health-related checks and…
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SC Whitmore School Awards 90 Diplomas in Graduation Ceremony Saturday

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, held their commencement exercises at 11:00am on Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Students and their families from all over the state gathered to celebrate their achievements and receive their diplomas. Shennice Cleckley, a Midlands entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker, delivered the commencement address. Nine students received…
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Forty-three Students Receive Scholarships From Building Industry Charitable Foundation

Over the past seventeen years, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has awarded $543,500 in scholarships to children of Association members and other students who meet criteria set for the program.  This month, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation will award an additional $55,750 to students.  The scholarship program is funded by annual events, including the BIA…
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SC Whitmore School Announces 2017-2018 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Columbia, SC – SC Whitmore School announced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the 2017-2018 school year on Friday. The 2018 Valedictorian is Heather Kidd of Clemson, SC. Heather is the recipient of the Blue Diamond Scholarship and the Palmetto Fellow Scholarship, as well as many other institutional scholarships. She plans to attend Clemson University in the…
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