Category Archives: Education

Benedict Prepares To Compete At Honda Campus All-star Challenge National Championship

[caption id="attachment_8614" align="alignleft" width="930"] L‐R (Juan Valencia, Nickmoon Mware, Yunus Ahmed Ibrahim, Ceaser Nieto, Zamzam Mumin, Jacquan Pollard, Sierra Tubbs, Sarah Dornik, Dane Acena)[/caption] The Best and Brightest Students Rise to the Academic Challenger Columbia, SC- March 24,2017-- After diligent preparation, Benedict College, a 2017 Quarter-Finalist will go head to head with fellow Historically Black…
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South Carolina First Steps Awarded $16.2 Million to Expand Early Head Start Services to Low-Income Infants and Toddlers

Early childhood education in South Carolina has received a $16.2 million boost in a recently announced expansion of an Early Head Start Child Care Partnership grant with the federal government. The funding opens early learning opportunities for an additional 160 of South Carolina’s low-income infants and toddlers in structured learning environments across the state that…
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GSSM Foundation to Host Inaugural Alumni Entrepreneur Symposium

Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation will host its inaugural Alumni Entrepreneur Symposium, Project Verge, April 6-8 in Hartsville. Part of the Foundation’s initiative to create an innovation ecosystem built around alumni, Project Verge will be a two-day thinktank aimed at connecting GSSM alumni with each other…
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Students Gain International Experience Developing Export Plans for South Carolina Companies

[caption id="attachment_8470" align="alignleft" width="1118"] Darla Moore School of Business, Global Competitiveness Course, Student Project Team.(From left to right: Wesley Martin, Katie Barnicle, Jeff Griffin, Wendy Quan)[/caption] University of South Carolina—The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC) and Professor Wolfgang Messner of the Darla Moore School of Business recently collaborated to assist South Carolina…
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Midlands Technical College Receives $20,000 from Flex Foundation

[caption id="attachment_8452" align="alignleft" width="1332"] Representatives from the Flex Foundation and Midlands Technical College gather outside the named classroom at MTC’s Advanced Manufacturing and Skilled Crafts Center.[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC - The Midlands Technical College (MTC) Foundation was recently awarded $20,000 by the Flex Foundation to provide tuition assistance for students who wish to enroll in MTC…
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25-Foot Cascade of Butterflies Presented by S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities at EdVenture

25-Foot Cascade of Butterflies Presented by S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities at EdVenture COLUMBIA, S.C.- The S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities presents a visually stunning, 25-foot cascade of Monarch butterflies created by S.C. elementary school children, surrounding the iconic “Eddie” sculpture at EdVenture Children's Museum in Columbia, S.C. The…
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GSSM Accepting Applications for its GoSciTech Residential Summer Camps

Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for GoSciTech, its week-long, residential, STEM camps for rising 8th – 10th graders on GSSM’s Hartsville campus. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/goscitech. GoSciTech provides unmatched opportunities to explore the endless possibilities of science and technology in an interactive,…
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DJJ Juveniles Work to Earn Forklift Operator Certification

[caption id="attachment_8324" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo Provided by DJJ[/caption] DJJ's Birchwood School District offers juveniles many vocational training and certification opportunities, including welding, carpentry and framing. Wednesday (March 8), juveniles in the process of earning their forklift operator certification practiced maneuvering the forklift through various obstacles. The skills taught and certifications earned help juveniles return to…
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Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR) and Midlands Education Business Alliance (MEBA) Partner to Support the Local Talent Pipeline

Connecting with local students to provide insight into the importance of civic engagement. Columbia Opportunity Resource, a Midlands nonprofit connecting talented professionals in the Greater Columbia area, formed a partnership with the Midlands Education Business Alliance, another nonprofit whose mission has been connecting business and education for more than 25 years, to provide students in…
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