Category Archives: Education

3 schools accepted to TransformSC’s statewide network

Columbia, S.C. (March 24, 2016) - Royal Live Oaks Academy in Hardeeville, along with Lexington Middle School and Sandhills Primary School in the Midlands have been accepted to TransformSC’s network of innovative schools.  There are now 40 TransformSC schools in 19 districts across the state. “When schools volunteer to participate in TransformSC, it is a testament…
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GSSM Accepting Applications for its GoSciTech Residential Summer Camp

Columbia, SC -The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for GoSciTech, its week-long, residential, STEM camp for rising 8th – 10th graders on GSSM’s Hartsville campus. Online applications are available at http://www.scgssm.org/goscitech. GoSciTech provides unmatched opportunities to explore the endless possibilities of science and technology in an interactive,…
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Palmetto Health Brings Project READY to St. Andrews Middle School

EVENT: In support of the Palmetto Health Trauma Center, the Palmetto Health-USC SimCoach will bring the operating room and trauma bay to St. Andrews Middle School’s students during their career fair. Raymond Bynoe, M.D., Palmetto Health trauma surgeon and Richland School District One Hall of Fame inductee, will be present. The SimCoach will display two…
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Families of Holocaust Survivors and Liberator Come Together during Panel Discussion

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 17, 2016)—Historic Columbia, the Columbia Holocaust Education Commission (CHEC), the South Carolina State Museum (SCSM), and the City of Columbia will sponsor a special panel discussion, “Confronting the Holocaust…and the Aftermath,” on Sunday, April 3, at the South Carolina State Museum in the Gervais Street Room at 2:00 p.m. The event is…
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EdVenture launches EdVenture Fellows Program for future educators

COLUMBIA, SC – March 9, 2016 - EdVenture announced today the launch of the EdVenture Fellows Program, a new year-long internship for exceptional college students considering careers in education. Up to ten EdVenture Fellows will be admitted in the inaugural year. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a $10,000 college scholarship for the…
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Midlands Tech alumnus gets job offer on graduation day

 Tuesday, March 08, 2016 -- Alphonzo Royal got a job offer the day he graduated from Midlands Technical College. Following is his testimonial: “I got a call from a company that needed networking engineers and I was like, I love networking. You are going to pay me to do that? It is true that with…
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Sheley to appear at Newberry College Alumni Speaker Series on March 14

NEWBERRY, S.C., (March 8, 2016) – Newberry College alumna Dr. James Ann Lynch Sheley ‘76 will describe her career journey from her undergraduate experience at Newberry College to her professional career as an educator. Sheley will share her experiences as a presenter for the Newberry College Alumni Speaker Series on Monday, March 14, at 7…
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Newberry College adds Criminal Justice major to curriculum

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Feb. 23, 2016) – Newberry College has added the Criminal Justice major to its programs of study. Criminal Justice has been a minor at Newberry College since 1997 and has maintained annual enrollment of approximately 25 students for the past five years. With steadily increasing interest in the major, the faculty and Board…
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