Category Archives: Education

GMK’s Project at Allen University Wins Historic Preservation Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – July 07, 2017 – GMK Associates, Inc., announced today that the firm’s design-build restoration of Chappelle Auditorium on the campus of Allen University has received two historic preservation awards. The project was recently honored with a 2017 South Carolina Historic Preservation Award sponsored by the Office of the Governor, the South Carolina Archives…
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Thirty Students Receive Scholarships From Building Industry Charitable Foundation

[caption id="attachment_10311" align="alignnone" width="1500"] SONY DSC[/caption] Over the past sixteen years, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has awarded $496,500 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 $47,000 to students.  The scholarship program is funded…
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Irmo Elementary Teacher Named 2017 South Carolina History Teacher of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Nicole Bishop, a teacher at Irmo Elementary School in District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties , has been named the 2017 South Carolina History Teacher of the Year. This award is presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, a national organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. "Our…
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Edventure Partners With The Franklin Institute To Provide Gsk Science In The Summer™ Camps Across The Midlands To Underrepresented Populations

EdVenture is one of twenty-five institutions awarded a $12,000 grant from GSK and The Franklin Institute to provide GSK Science in the Summer™ camps across the Midlands to underrepresented populations. EdVenture is the only children's museum to be chosen to participate. GSK Science in the Summer™, a free science education program for elementary-age children designed…
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Midlands Technical College Celebrates Partnerships

[caption id="attachment_9995" align="alignleft" width="300"] MTC President Ron Rhames and MTC Foundation Board Vice Chair Scott Adams[/caption] Business and Community Leaders Recognized for Financial Support of MTC Midlands Technical College (MTC) and the MTC Foundation recognized many of the college’s top loyal supporters and partners during its annual Celebration of Partnerships. Individuals and companies were honored…
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DADS 2 GRADS: Reigniting the Power of Education

[caption id="attachment_9937" align="alignleft" width="225"] Fathers participating in DADS 2 GRADS had the opportunity to apply for admission to Midlands Technical College.[/caption] More than three dozen fatherhood program participants joined other attendees at our second annual DADS 2 GRADS on Saturday, May 20 at Midlands Technical College's Airport Campus. DADS 2 GRADS is an education summit…
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GSSM Foundation Receives Grant from Monsanto Fund to Support GoSciTech Residential Camps

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation (GSSM-F) recently received a $10,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund’s 2017 Site Grant Initiative in support of GSSM’s GoSciTech residential summer camp for rising 8-10th graders. Monsanto’s investment makes scholarships and financial aid possible for students from across the state attending GoSciTech,…
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MTC President Ron Rhames Awarded for Distinguished Service by Southern Association of College and University Business Officers

[caption id="attachment_9870" align="alignnone" width="585"] (left to right) John Crawford, Chair of the SACUBO Distinguished Service Committee; MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames; Al Little, SACUBO President; and Tim O’Donnell, representing SACUBO sponsor Teachers Insurance and Annuity (TIAA).[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames received the Distinguished Service Award from the…
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