Category Archives: Education

S.C. public schools teacher job fair May 20 at State Fairgrounds

Recruiters from South Carolina’s public school districts hope to fill their current and anticipated teacher vacancies at this year’s South Carolina Teacher Expo. The Expo, a one-day teacher job fair sponsored by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA), will be held at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds on Friday, May 20th. The…
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Education initiatives in S.C. boosted by $500,000 in Duke Energy grants

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has been powering South Carolina for more than a century, and continues to power the minds of its students by investing in innovative education programs and initiatives across the state. Through the Duke Energy Foundation, $500,000 in grants will go to initiatives across the state that…
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State gives $700,000 in Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grants

Columbia, SC – State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announces that 14 school districts and organizations will receive $700,000 through the Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grant. “I am very excited about the increased literacy opportunities this grant will create,” said Spearman. “This is one way we’re working to stop summer reading loss and…
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Bojangles’ awards SC Teacher of Year with Caribbean cruise

Columbia, S.C. (April 21, 2016) – Today, Bojangles’ (NASDAQ: BOJA) hosted their annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast for South Carolina’s 83 District Teachers of the Year at the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, S.C. During the event, Bojangles’ surprised the newly-announced 2016 South Carolina Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Wise, from Richland County School District One,…
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Midlands Tech to host Free Enterprise Program for high school students

(Columbia, SC)  Midlands Technical College will host the Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC) at its Harbison Campus on June 27-30.  FELC is a four-day, learning intensive, non-residential summer camp that teaches important free enterprise principles, principled leadership traits, and supports philanthropic efforts.  Over 8,300 high school students have participated in this program over the last…
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Benedict College grad Damon Qualls selected for Harvard University leadership program

Columbia, SC---MISTER Damon Qualls, a distinguished Benedict College graduate, who was among the inaugural Call Me MISTER graduates in 2004, continues to be a trailblazer for South Carolina children and educators. Last week, it was announced that Qualls was selected to participate in the prestigious Harvard University’s Improving Schools: The Art of Leadership Institute program.…
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