Category Archives: Education

Newberry College President Named To NECU Executive Committee

[caption id="attachment_20159" align="alignleft" width="300"] President of Newberry College, Dr. Maurice W. Scherrens[/caption] Newberry College President Dr. Maurice W. Scherrens has been elected to the executive committee of the board of directors for the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). The NECU is composed of 26 colleges and universities affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church…
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NAEOP Announces the South Carolina PSP/CEOE Recipients

Columbia, SC, February 1, 2019: The National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP) has released the names of the January 15, 2019 PSP/CEOE recipients for South Carolina. Congratulations to: Lynn Bookert, Columbia – PSP & CEOE, Aliska Brown, Georgetown – PSP & CEOE, Heather Failla, Columbia – PSP & CEOE, Nicole Farr, Anderson – PSP…
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Students Explore Career Options While Shadowing SRS Employees

[caption id="attachment_20110" align="alignleft" width="225"] South Aiken High school student Kayla Meyer recently experienced life as a nurse in an industrial setting while observing Rozzie Ott, RN, at the SRS Medical Facility in N Area. Dozens of local students visit SRS each year to "test drive" a variety of potential careers while job shadowing site employees.[/caption]…
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Governor’s School Makes Bold Curriculum Changes

The Board of Trustees of the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) recently approved the most significant change to the school’s curriculum in recent years. By a unanimous vote at its January 31st meeting in Hartsville, the Board approved the school’s plan to provide students in its residential program stronger ability to…
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Upcoming Gala Honors Distinguished Public School Graduates and Contributors to SC Public Education

Columbia, S.C.—Three distinguished graduates of South Carolina public schools and three state leaders with significant contributions to the field of education will be celebrated at an upcoming gala. The honorees include an Emmy Award-winning journalist, an international non-profit leader, an innovative pharmaceutical CEO, a nationally recognized district superintendent, a three-time SC Superintendent of Education, and…
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Newberry College Retools Communications Program

Four concentrations approved for next academic year add depth to the program NEWBERRY, S.C. (Feb. 11, 2019) – Newberry College recently approved four academic concentrations for its Communications major. Beginning in the Fall 2019 semester, students majoring in Communications can choose Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations and Advertising or Sports Communications as focus areas for their…
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Science and Mathematics Governor’s School Honors Dr. Julian Smith III of Winthrop University with Distinguished Research Leadership Award

Hartsville, SC - The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) honored Dr. Julian Smith III with its 2019 Distinguished Research Leadership Award during the School’s 30th annual Research Colloquium Saturday, February 9, in Hartsville. During the Colloquium gathering, 129 students presented their findings from scientific research conducted during their participation in the…
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SC Whitmore School Names Ashley Cannon 2019 Teacher of the Year

Columbia, SC - SC Whitmore School has named Social Studies Teacher Ashley Cannon as its 2019 Teacher of the Year. Cannon has always had a passion for education and government. At a young age, he was given the opportunity to teach at his local church, and by 15 years old, was teaching adults in his…
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