Category Archives: Education

U.N. secretary-general to address UofSC graduates

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will receive an honorary degree and deliver special remarks to graduates as part of the University of South Carolina’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6 at the Colonial Life Arena. Guterres will receive his degree and deliver remarks at the 3 p.m. ceremony, which includes the College of Education; College…
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AT&T Hosts Swansea High School for Junior Achievement Job Shadow

(Columbia, SC)  - Midland’s high school students team up with AT&T employees and Junior Achievement (JA), joining thousands of their peers across the country. Two classes of Swansea High School students spent time shadowing AT&T employees this month to see firsthand the educational background and skills they will need to succeed on the job. [caption…
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EngenuitySC & Lower Richland High School STEAM Committee to Host Fourth Annual “Dress for Success” Business Etiquette Showcase April 25

April 19, 2017 (COLUMBIA, S.C.): EngenuitySC has partnered with the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) committee at Lower Richland High School (LRHS) to present the fourth annual “Dress for Success” business etiquette showcase on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 2 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. Each year, the school auditorium is packed with a…
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Newberry College Prof Accepts Excellence In Teaching Award

[caption id="attachment_8846" align="alignleft" width="2783"] Caption: (L-R) SCICU trustee, Lucy Grey McLver; Excellence in Teaching recipient, Dr. John Lesaine; President of Newberry College, Dr. Maurice Scherrens.[/caption] Newberry resident Dr. John Lesaine receives $3,000 prize for professional development NEWBERRY, S.C. (April 17, 2017) – Newberry College Assistant Professor of Sport Professions and Newberry resident Dr. John Lesaine…
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S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts to honor Barry Brannum with President’s Alumni Award

[caption id="attachment_8826" align="alignnone" width="600"] Barry Brannum[/caption] Dancer and choreographer Barry Brannum, from Columbia, S.C., will receive the 2017 President's Alumni Award at the 3rd Annual Artists in Bloom event on April 20, presented by the Governor's School for the Arts Foundation and TD Bank. The President's Alumni Award is bestowed on an accomplished graduate from the…
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Furman Grad Brings Standing Rock High School Students To Campus For Dakota Access Pipeline Program

[caption id="attachment_8811" align="alignleft" width="1142"] Photo by Sara Lafleur-Vetter[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—2012 Furman History and Asian Studies graduate Phillip "Tex" Stewart and four students from Standing Rock High School (Ft. Yates, N.D.) will present a program about the Dakota Access Pipeline Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Daniel Memorial Chapel on campus. The program, “Culture and…
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UofSC Moore School announces 2017 distinguished award recipients

The University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business will honor the 2017 Distinguished Award Winners at its 33rd annual Business Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony on April 20. The honorees include four distinguished alumni and one professor emeritus. The 2017 award winners include: Distinguished Alumnus Award William O. Buyck (B.S. '58) Chairman of…
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Future Scholar Direct 529 Plan Surpasses $1 Billion

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis Celebrates Major Milestone for South Carolina’s College Savings Plan Columbia, South Carolina – April 7, 2017 – The Future Scholar Direct-Sold 529 College Savings Plan has surpassed $1 billion in assets as of March 31. The Future Scholar Direct and Advisor Plans are administered by South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis Loftis.…
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Spearman Announces $700,000 in Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grants

Columbia, S.C. - State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announced that 20 school districts and community organizations will receive $700,000 through the Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grant. “A student’s reading ability is one of the most important indicators of future success,” said Superintendent Spearman. “Summer reading camps provide students with extended time and…
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