Category Archives: Education

Webster University’s South Carolina Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation

ST. LOUIS – The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) – the primary organization in the United States that sets the standards for counseling education – accredited Webster University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program for its Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia locations in South Carolina, it was announced this week. Webster’s…
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Scott, Coons Introduce Bill to Strengthen Relationships between the SBA and HBCU’s

WASHINGTON – This morning, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced the Promoting Robust Opportunities for Minority Institutions and Strengthening Entrepreneurship (PROMISE) Act. This legislation would require the Small Business Administration to produce an annual public report detailing its relationship with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), strengthening the relationship between the…
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Newberry College Appoints New Admission Director

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Aug. 7, 2019) — Newberry College has appointed Milena E. Velez as director of admission, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year. [caption id="attachment_23773" align="alignleft" width="267"] Milena Velez, Director of Admission, Newberry College[/caption] “I am thrilled for the opportunity to help prospective students and families through the admission process as they begin their journey…
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Colonial Life program sends educators back to class

[caption id="attachment_23657" align="alignnone" width="2871"] The 2019-20 class of the Education Leaders Experience gathers for a group photo at the opening retreat at Senate's End.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 29, 2019) — Educators from across the Midlands are heading back to class this year as part of a program from Colonial Life and the Center for Educational…
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Lourie Center Announces Midlands Lifelong Learning Fall 2019 Schedule

The Lourie Center, in keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for older adults to stay physically and intellectually fit, offers continuing education for seniors. The Midlands Lifelong Learning Program is a community education program of academically stimulating courses for adults 50 years of age and older. Academics and professionals from the community teach on…
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Moore School announces best sustainability-focused business courses

(Columbia, S.C.) — The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina recently announced the 2018 Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula award winners. In its 11th year, the Page Prize encourages U.S. and international business schools to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated coursework within their curriculum.…
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S.C. Students Participate in SkillsUSA Championships

Columbia, S.C. – Eleven students from South Carolina recently competed in the SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 26-27. During this competition, more than 6,400 outstanding career and technical education students — all state contest winners — competed hands-on in 103 different trade, technical, and leadership fields. The South Carolina students that participated in…
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Office of Career and Technology Education Announce 2019 Statewide Award Winners

Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Education's Office of Career and Technology Education (CTE) is proud to announce the following four statewide award winners: [caption id="attachment_23441" align="alignnone" width="300"] Baylie Black[/caption] 2019 South Carolina Work-Based Learning Student of the Year is Baylie Black of the Union County Career Center in the Union County School…
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