Category Archives: Education

Central Carolina Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2020-2021 School Year

More than 190 scholarship opportunities totaling $500,000+ are available to students January 22, 2020 (Columbia, S.C.) — Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2020, for the 2020-2021 school year. More than 190 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $500,000. Interested students should visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships to view eligibility criteria and…
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EdVenture and WP Rawl Join Together for New Exhibit

EdVenture and WP Rawl Join Together South Carolina’s State Vegetable Focus of New Exhibit Columbia, SC January 22, 2020 – EdVenture Children’s Museum is pleased to welcome Walter P. Rawl & Sons Inc. as a sponsor of the Busy Bee Farm exhibit. The grand opening of the newest exhibit at EdVenture will take place on…
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Presbyterian College to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King

[caption id="attachment_25924" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett, president and executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, will speak at PC's MLK Day program.[/caption] Presbyterian College will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a day of service and a program to commemorate the legacy of the civil rights leader. The MLK…
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State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announces new statewide Financial Literacy initiative

[caption id="attachment_25816" align="alignleft" width="300"] State Treasurer Curtis Loftis[/caption] Goal is to energize and increase number of South Carolina teachers offering personal finance education in their classrooms South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis today announced the launch of the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program, a new statewide financial literacy initiative, that aims to energize more…
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Columbia College Ranked #6 Among Best Forensic Science Colleges

COLUMBIA, SC – January 2, 2020 – Columbia College is proud to be recognized by successfulstudent.org as one of the Best Forensic Science colleges in the United States. The College is ranked #6 among the top 10 colleges awarded this recognition. Successful Student serves as a leading online authority on college rankings and degree rankings,…
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Sylvan Learning Center announces December’s Teacher of the Month

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Known for greeting every student with a smile, Sylvan Learning Center has named Debbie Mullen as the Teacher of the Month. Mullen, who teaches third grade at Blaney Elementary School, started with Sylvan of Columbia in June of 2015. With a Master’s in Elementary Education from Clemson University, Mullen works primarily with…
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New Dean Named at Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

[caption id="attachment_25712" align="alignleft" width="285"] Dr. Kurt Wargo, interim dean at the Wingate University School of Pharmacy, has been named the dean at PC's pharmacy school.[/caption] Dr. Kurt Wargo has been named the new dean of the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, President Bob Staton ’68 announced. Wargo will assume the role on Feb. 1, 2020.…
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Newberry College Honors Graduates at December Commencement

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Dec. 16, 2019) — Newberry College welcomed 76 graduates to the ranks of alumni Saturday in the largest winter commencement in school history. The commencement exercises were conducted in Wiles Chapel, on the College campus. “This is an exciting day for all of you, graduates and families,” said President Maurice Scherrens. “I hope…
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