Category Archives: Education

Science and math school students to present college-level research at Colloquium

Saturday, February 4, Hartsville, SC – During the 28th Annual Colloquium, 129 students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) will present their findings from scientific research conducted during their participation in the 2016 Summer Program (SPRI), and its international component, the Research Experience Scholars Program (RESP). New to this year’s…
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Llewellyn J. Cornelius to deliver annual Newman Lecture at USC

Columbia, SC – The University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work and the I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice will hold the annual Newman Lecture with guest speaker Dr. Llewellyn J. Cornelius, LCSW. Dr. Cornelius will present “Why is the south the epicenter of the new HIV/AIDS Epidemic? The role of…
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Newberry College promotes Sidney Parrish Jr. to vice president for strategic planning

NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry College has promoted Dr. Sidney Parrish, Jr., to serve as vice president for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Initiatives effective immediately. In his new role, Parrish will be responsible for leading the development, implementation and assessment of Newberry’s strategic plan, working cross-departmentally to identify opportunities for expansion and growth that are aligned…
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Midlands Technical College names 2016-17 top adjunct faculty

(Columbia, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) kicked off its spring semester by honoring its Adjunct Faculty of the Year for 2016-2017. Adjunct faculty are hired by colleges on a contractual, part-time basis as opposed to the traditional model of full-time employment. MTC’s adjunct instructors, some with more than 30 years of teaching excellence at the…
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Benedict College appoints presidential search committee

Columbia, SC— The Benedict College Board of Trustees appointed 13 stakeholders to serve on the Presidential Search Committee to assist the Board in identifying the next president.  The committee is a diverse group of Board members, faculty, administrators, community members, and students who share the commitment of finding the best qualified person to serve in…
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Nexsen Pruet awards law school scholarships to 3 minority students

Columbia – Nexsen Pruet has awarded law school scholarships to three minority students who are planning careers in North and South Carolina. The 2016 Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholars are Aleia Hornsby, Keturah Reed and Lindsay Richardson. All scholars are first time recipients of the award. Hornsby and Richardson will attend the University of South Carolina;…
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Newberry College names Rouse dean of students, Patterson director of athletics

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Dec. 16, 2016) – Newberry College has appointed two new members to its leadership team. Dr. Sandra Rouse has been named Dean of Students and Ralph Patterson has been named Director of Athletics effective immediately. Both served in their roles in an interim capacity prior to the permanent appointments. Rouse began her career…
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Children’s advocate Joyce Cheeks elected to Glenforest school board

Children’s advocate Joyce Farr Cheeks has been elected to a three year term on the Glenforest School Board. A practicing attorney in Columbia, SC. Ms. Cheeks has served as the General Counsel to the South Carolina Foster Care Review Board and has been a lawyer in private practice since 1991. She is a member of…
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ECPI University career discovery day Jan. 14

Columbia, SC – ECPI University is hosting Career Discovery Day, an open house at its campus, located at 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 300, Columbia on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to: • See exciting interactive demonstrations • Tour campus • Meet faculty and staff •…
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