Category Archives: Education

MPA Strategies’ Leah Johnson Awarded National Education Certification

[caption id="attachment_25059" align="alignleft" width="261"] Leah Johnson[/caption] The American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) has appointed Leah Johnson as a Certified Education Administrator (CEA). The ASHA CEA is charged with overseeing the ASHA Approved CE Provider’s continuing education program and is the identifiable and continuous authority designated to ensure that the organization is in compliance with…
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PC School of Pharmacy Grads’ Licensure Exam Scores Higher Than the National Average

[caption id="attachment_25184" align="alignnone" width="930"] 2019 graduates at the PC School of Pharmacy passed the pharmacy licensure exam at a higher rate than the national average.[/caption] Sixty-six of 68 PC School of Pharmacy students passed the pharmacists’ licensure exam on their first attempt when they took it this past spring. This first-time pass rate of 97.06%…
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North Greenville University, Impact 360 Institute Unveil Masters Program Partnership

Pine Mountain, GA; Tigerville, SC—(November 1, 2019) Impact 360 Institute and North Greenville University announce a partnership leading to the development of a new graduate-level program, Impact 360 Masters. Contingent upon final approval from its accreditor, North Greenville University will become the primary academic partner for graduate degrees offered at Impact 360 Institute, beginning Fall…
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Sylvan Learning Center awards teacher of the month

October 22, 2019 Contact: John Boyanoski jboyanoski@completepr.net (864) 289-9772 COLUMBIA, S.C. – Gordon Williams has been named Sylvan Learning Center’s teacher of the month. Williams began his involvement with Sylvan’s Columbia location in May of 2010. Equipped with a master’s degree in from the University of South Carolina, Williams has long been one of Sylvan’s…
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NBC Nightly News Highlights Nephron Pharmaceuticals Educator Program

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt featured a segment on Wednesday night that highlighted Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s educator program. The program employs more than 650 local teachers. Participants in the educator program assist Nephron’s more than 1,000 full-time employees, giving these teachers the opportunity to earn secondary income. Watch the NBC…
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Summers to Become Newberry College VP for Advancement

Newberry College has announced that Lori Ann Vinson Summers will assume the role of vice president for institutional advancement, effective Nov. 11. The Union native brings over 20 years’ higher education experience to the post. [caption id="attachment_25084" align="alignleft" width="274"] Union native assumes role with over 20 years’ experience in higher education[/caption] “I am honored and…
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Sylvan Learning Center brings on new Director of Education

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After years of transforming young lives as a teacher, Sharon D. Smith will continue her impact as Director of Education at Sylvan Learning of Northeast Columbia. [caption id="attachment_25054" align="alignleft" width="169"] Sharon D. Smith[/caption] Before receiving her teaching certification from the University of South Carolina, Smith earned her bachelor of science degree in…
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SCICU Honored With $50,000 Power:ed Grant For Student Retention Scholarships

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $50,000 grant from S.C. Student Loan Corporation’s new Power:Ed program. SCICU is honored to be the inaugural award recipient in this program designed to support higher education in South Carolina. The 20 SCICU member institutions will use…
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GSSM Students Working with Habitat for Humanity

Homes for Hartsville: The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics Students Work with Habitat for Humanity to Improve Housing in Darlington County Hartsville, SC - The mission of The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is to prepare students to "engage as ethical leaders with the world's most significant issues."…
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