Category Archives: Education

Midlands Tech receives $30,000 grant from Haas Foundation for student scholarships

Midlands Technical College received a $30,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to award tuition free-scholarships for MTC’s Corporate and Continuing Education Machinist - Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Certificate Program. The Gene Haas Foundation awards scholarship funds to colleges for students entering CNC Machining training programs. MTC’s Machinist - CNC Certificate Program consists of six…
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City Of Columbia and Richland School District One Hold Eighth Annual “Together We Can Read” Initiative

[caption id="attachment_1346" align="alignleft" width="400"] Councilman Davis with students at Arden Elementary.[/caption] The “Together We Can Read” reading day kicked off this morning at 9 a.m. All third grade classes across Richland School District One participated and almost one hundred community leaders from across the midlands read to 2,000 third-grade students. “Together We Can Read” is…
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Newberry College appoints Christina Wendland as Title IX Coordinator

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2016) – Newberry College has appointed the Rev. Dr. Christina Wendland to serve as Title IX Coordinator effective Feb. 15, 2016. The Title IX Coordinator ensures Newberry College is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which “protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs…
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Midlands colleges among recipients of UPS Scholarships

SC Independent Colleges & Universities, Inc. has distributed $36,750 in UPS Scholarships to 15 low-income students at private colleges and universities in the state. The scholarships were made possible by a grant from the UPS Educational Endowment Fund administered by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC. Nationally, CIC and the UPS Foundation…
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Get free financial aid assistance at College Goal South Carolina

College Goal South Carolina When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm Where: Midlands Technical College Airport Campus - Academic Center (Columbia,SC) Students and parents can the college financial aid assistance they looking for at the College Goal South Carolina event Saturday, at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus. College Goal South Carolina is an…
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Louise R. Slater named to Presbyterian College Board of Trustees

CLINTON, S.C. – Presbyterian College is pleased to announce that Louise Slater of Columbia has been elected to serve on the College’s Board of Trustees. Slater is one of two business partners at The Price Group, a therapeutic and educational consulting firm. She brings her knowledge of psychology, love of young people, and many years…
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State Museum Announces New Lineup of Spring Break and Summer Camps

COLUMBIA, S.C., February 10, 2016 – The South Carolina State Museum is excited to offer a new line up of camps for spring break and summer for the 2016 season. Each camp is themed with a different focus and subject matter for each day or the entire week. Campers engage in a number of activities…
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Four Midlands schools win grants for environmental efforts

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Four Midlands schools won grants to support innovative efforts to educate the next generation of environmental stewards, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced. From building bird sanctuaries to restoring salt marsh habitats, the 2015- 2016 Champions of the Environment grant program winners will use their prizes to make a…
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