Category Archives: Education

Kristen Jones Named SCWS Teacher of the Year

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award, Kristen Jones of Conway, SC. [caption id="attachment_8639" align="alignleft" width="200"] Kristen Jones[/caption] Kristen Jones teaches English II-IV, along with several other elective courses at SCWS. She earned a Bachelor…
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Glenforest School Board Hires Heather Ann Miller as Head of School

[caption id="attachment_8627" align="alignleft" width="240"] Heather Ann Miller[/caption] Glenforest School Board has hired Heather Ann Miller as Head of School effective June 1, 2017. An experienced educator of students with learning differences, Ms. Miller has taught in both public and private schools and most recently served Glenforest School as Director of Instructional Support. Ms. Miller earned…
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UofSC Richland/Lexington County alumni club to host networking breakfast April 11

The University of South Carolina’s Richland/Lexington County alumni club will host a networking breakfast for university alumni from 7:30-9 a.m. April 11 at the university’s Alumni Center, located at 900 Senate St. The event, which includes hot breakfast and coffee, will feature leaders from local organizations who will share ways to connect with the community.…
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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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