Category Archives: Education

Columbia College Launches a New Program In Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management

(Columbia, SC) Columbia College launched their Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program this semester with the first class held on August 29, 2018. This concentration is now being offered within the Business Degree program. The Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management program has incorporated the expertise of an Advisory Board including Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management…
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GSSM Foundation Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Dinndorf as their new executive director. Ms. Dinndorf previously served as president of Columbia College and brings an impressive portfolio of experience in education, business, and financial management to the Foundation at…
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Midlands Technical College Foundation Announces New Officers for 2018-2019

(Columbia, SC) The Midlands Technical College Foundation Board elected new officers to lead the foundation through 2019. New board officers are: Chair, Scott Adams, Managing Director and Partner, TriolP, Inc. Vice Chair, Gwen Hampton, Director of Leadership Development, S.C. School Boards Association Treasurer, Chris Stormer, Shareholder, Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, PA Secretary, Tamara Henderson, Senior…
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Colonial Life awards $20,000 to Lexington Two teachers

Grants support innovative and creative lesson ideas in the classroom COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 17, 2018) — Colonial Life is awarding $20,000 in grants to 26 Lexington School District Two educators through its Strong Schools Grant program. The program supports teachers in the school district who have innovative and creative ideas for increasing student engagement. Teachers…
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Mark Your Calendars: CSRA College Night September 13

[caption id="attachment_16696" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Representatives from numerous universities will be available and scholarships totaling $16,000 at this year’s College Night, Sept. 13, 5-8:30 p.m.[/caption] Over 130 colleges and universities expected to attend (James Brown Arena) $16,000 in scholarships to be awarded Aiken, S.C., (August 21, 2018) — High school students will have a special opportunity…
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Hammond School Opens Innovation Center

[caption id="attachment_16655" align="alignnone" width="1338"] Hammond's new Innovation Center[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 21, 2018)—Hammond, an independent school offering students pre-kindergarten through grade 12 a thoughtfully developed academic experience, welcomes students to the 2018-19 academic year with its brand new Innovation Center. Designed for structured learning and student collaboration and intended to inspire students of all ages,…
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SC BlueCross, SC BlueChoice® Focusing on ‘Fearless’ Schoolteachers

Columbia, S.C. – BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina and BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina are once again seeking South Carolina schoolteachers who want to Live Fearless. The companies are asking South Carolina teachers to submit ideas for how they would inspire students to Live Fearless in the classroom, and what tools, school supplies or resources…
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CHE To Host Over 200 College Application Month Events Starting Next Week

Events Held Throughout The State Will Help High School Seniors Complete College Applications COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) announced today that later this month, College Application Month (CAM) events will start across the state. Throughout the months of August, September, October, and November, hundreds of high schools will hold college…
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