Category Archives: Education

Columbia College and Colonial Life Partnering to Expand Program Offerings in the Alternative Pathways for Educator Certification Center

The Alternative Pathways for Educator Certification (APEC) Center at Columbia College, under the direction of Dr. Marla Sanders and Dr. Tracy West, has received a $24,000 grant from Colonial Life to expand program offerings. The focus will be on Title One Schools in Richland School District Two and partnerships with City Year, a nonprofit education…
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Students and SRS Employees Explore “Teach-Ins” throughout CSRA Middle Schools

[caption id="attachment_20654" align="alignleft" width="1500"] Bruce Easterson, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Senior Vice President, Chief Engineer and Nuclear Safety Officer, provides advice to a team of Kennedy Middle School students building an air-powered racecar during SRS Teach-Ins at area middle schools.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C., (March 7, 2019) – Savannah River Site (SRS) engineers and scientists recently provided…
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S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Foundation announces Rochelle Williams as new executive director

S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Foundation announces Rochelle Williams as new executive director GREENVILLE, S.C.— The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Rochelle Williams as its new executive director. Williams previously served as a principal consultant and strategist with the South…
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Allen University to honor Columbia ‘Sons’ and ‘Daughters’

USC President Harris Pastides, Arts Activist Karen Alexander and Alumni Robert and Percalee Morris to Receive Recognition (Columbia, S.C.) – Allen University will host its annual signature fundraiser at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1 at the SC State Museum, 301 Gervais Street. The 2019 UNCF “A Mind Is…” Scholarship Gala will feature the Richard…
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Celebrated Mystery Author Lawrence Block Joins Newberry Next Fall

Mystery Writers of America Grand Master to serve as Gerding Writer-in-Residence NEWBERRY, S.C. (Feb. 26, 2019) – Lawrence Block, America’s foremost mystery writer, will join the Newberry College faculty as the Gerding Writer-in-Residence for the fall 2019 semester. Block has published more than 100 books over the course of his 60-year career. Along the way,…
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Hammond School Invited to Join Mastery Transcript Consortium

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 26, 2019)—Hammond, an independent school offering students pre-kindergarten through grade 12 a thoughtfully developed academic experience, announces that it has joined the Mastery Transcript Consortium (MTC). The consortium, comprised of member schools and other stakeholders, is working to codesign a new digital transcript that reflects the unique skills, strengths and interests of…
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DOE “Science Bowl” Challenges Elite Students from throughout South Carolina and the Augusta Area in Regional Competition

AIKEN, S.C. – (February 27, 2019) – America's next generation of scientists and engineers will put their knowledge to the test Saturday during the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Regional Science Bowl® Competition, which has attracted 24 teams from across South Carolina and the greater Augusta area. During the event, teams face-off in a…
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Newberry College Nursing Professor Receives Industry Award

[caption id="attachment_20297" align="alignleft" width="200"] Dwaine Thomas, Rosalie Mirenda Education Fellow Award Recipient[/caption] Newberry College assistant professor of Nursing Dwaine Thomas, a Columbia, S.C., resident, has received the Rosalie Mirenda Education Fellow Award for her development of a learning module for the Neuman Systems Model (NSM). The NSM is a widely used framework utilized throughout the…
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