Category Archives: Education

Newberry College President Dr. Maurice Scherrens elected to S.C. delegation of Southern college commission

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Jan. 29, 2016) – Newberry College President Dr. Maurice Scherrens has been elected to the South Carolina delegation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC oversees the accreditation of colleges within the southern region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,…
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Carolina Day at the Statehouse set for Wednesday

A stronger University of South Carolina system means a stronger South Carolina. That’s the message alumni, students and supporters from the university’s eight campuses will take to the Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 3 when they meet with elected officials from their respective districts. There they will voice how the campuses improve the health and prosperity of…
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$100,000 in Scholarships for Veterans at MTC Resource Fair

Columbia, SC. About $100,000 in scholarship funds are available for veterans and active duty service members. Midlands Technical College is holding the resource fair and information session for veterans and active duty service members. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about MTC’s academic programs, VA approved training courses and scholarship opportunities available. As one…
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Midlands Tech receives high recognition in financial reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded Midlands Technical College the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) for fiscal year 2013-2014. The Certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a public college or university.…
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AT&T calling on ed-tech ventures to apply for AT&T Aspire Accelerator

Columbia, SC, Jan. 20, 2016 – AT&T is calling on ed-tech ventures to apply for the AT&T Aspire Accelerator. The program is part of our $350 million commitment to empower students to reach their full potential. For- and non-profit organizations chosen to participate in the program will receive financial investment, access to expert services and…
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MLK legacy lives on in 2016 U of SC social justice award winners

Four members of the University of South of Carolina community were honored with 2016 Social Justice Awards at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Breakfast Tuesday (Jan. 12). The awards recognize faculty and staff members and students who exemplify King’s legacy as a civil rights leader through acts of community service, social justice or…
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Midlands Tech Wins 4 Awards in Statewide Communications and Marketing Competition

Midlands Technical College (MTC) received four Palmetto Awards from the South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC-SC) for its recent marketing rebrand involving advertising, social media and digital communications. MTC won awards in the following categories: Award of Excellence: The Real Deal Advertising Campaign Award of Excellence: Refining Midlands Technical College…
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American Sign Language Class at Lourie Center

The Lourie Center will be offering an eight-week class on American Sign Language, Wednesdays February 3 through April 6,  2-3 pm. Learn to communicate with basic signing and insight into deaf culture.   American Sign Language (ASL) is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and most of Canada.  There is more to learning American Sign Language than just…
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