Category Archives: Education

Newberry No. 1 in Social Mobility, Leads in Ethnic Diversity

Newberry College is best in the South for social mobility and a regional leader in ethnic diversity, according to a recent review by U.S. News & World Report. Top Performers on Social Mobility In a new category to the collegiate ranking publication, Newberry took the No. 1 spot for Social Mobility among colleges in the…
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Newberry College Among Region’s Best

NEWBERRY, S.C. — Newberry College is among the South’s most affordable institutions, and one of the best colleges in the region, according to a review released today by U.S. News & World Report. Newberry appeared on the following 2020 rankings lists: • Best Value Schools – Regional Colleges South (No. 6) • Best Regional Colleges…
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Midlands Technical College Names Top Employees for 2019

(Columbia, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) kicked off its Fall Semester by honoring its Employees of the Year for 2019. MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, alongside Margaret Holmes, Chair of the MTC Commission, and Nancy McKinney, CEO of the MTC Foundation, presented the awards. “It’s always an honor to recognize our best,” said Rhames.…
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SC Technical College System announces partnership with Bethel University

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - The SC Technical College System announced a partnership agreement today with Bethel University that will make it easier for graduates of the System’s 16 colleges across the state to transfer to Bethel to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Located in Tennessee, Bethel University is a private institution affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian…
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Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation Announces New Board Members

Columbia, SC ─ The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation is pleased to welcome the following new members to its Board of Directors: Hamid Aboutorabi, PhD, Director & President, Giti Tire R&D Center (North America) Brad Alexander, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Immedion, LLC Connie Cain, Manager-Large Customer Accounts &…
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Sylvan Learning Center celebrates 40 years with birthday bash festivities

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sylvan Learning Center is saying cheers to 40 years of helping more than four million students develop a love of learning. On Saturday, September 7th from 1p.m. to 3p.m, Midlands Sylvan Learning centers will be hosting a birthday bash event dedicated to the families who have supported Sylvan over the last four…
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Nine Furman University students selected for Millennium Fellowship

Nine Furman University students, including a student from Columbia, have been selected for the Millennium Fellowship, a program of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and Millennium Campus Network (MCN). Launched in 2018, the Millennium Fellowship convenes, challenges and celebrates student leadership that advances the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on campuses worldwide. For…
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Newberry College Ranks Among Best Southern Institutions

Newberry College is among the best colleges in the southeast, according to an annual report by College Consensus. Newberry was named sixth out of 44 southern colleges and universities, ranking highest among South Carolina colleges and surpassing last year’s No. 10 designation. “We are absolutely honored to be listed among the best institutions in the…
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