Category Archives: Education

Duke Energy Foundation continues support of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc.with $79,200 grant for scholarships

Columbia, S.C.:  A $79,200 gift from the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. (SCICU) will provide higher education scholarships and undergraduate research opportunities to deserving South Carolina students. “Education has always been a focal point of our commitment to corporate giving,” said Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Duke Energy’s state president in South…
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MTC President Ron Rhames Awarded for Distinguished Service by Southern Association of College and University Business Officers

[caption id="attachment_9785" align="alignleft" width="1008"] Photo: (left to right) John Crawford, Chair of the SACUBO Distinguished Service Committee; MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames; Al Little, SACUBO President; and Tim O’Donnell, representing SACUBO sponsor Teachers Insurance and Annuity (TIAA).[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames received the Distinguished Service Award from…
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Reece and Nancy Williams honored for years of service to USC Libraries

[caption id="attachment_9783" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left, Thomas F. McNally, Dean of Libraries at USC, Nancy Williams and Reece Williams[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – For their years of service to the University of South Carolina’s libraries, Reece and Nancy Williams were presented with honorary life memberships in the Thomas Cooper Society at the society’s Annual Dinner recently.…
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SC Whitmore School Awards 64 Diplomas in Graduation Ceremony Saturday

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, held their commencement exercises Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Students and their families from all over the state gathered to celebrate their achievements and accept their diplomas. The commencement speaker was Molly Spearman, State Superintendent of Education. Thirty five students received in-state…
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SCWS Class of 2017 Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian

[caption id="attachment_9721" align="alignleft" width="200"] Hanna Hall is the Valedictorian of the SC Whitmore School class of 2017[/caption] Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2017. Hanna Hall is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2017. Hall, who…
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SRNS Receives Top Grades for this Year’s Education Outreach Report Card

[caption id="attachment_9663" align="aligncenter" width="1014"] Caption: SRNS Education Outreach staff members work with dozens of teachers each year in preparation for the annual Future City Regional Competition where teams of students from South Carolina and the greater Augusta area build complex and highly creative tabletop models that best represent the most innovative and practical city of…
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Cayce-West Columbia Rotary recognizes 3 local students with $1500.00 Scholarships

[caption id="attachment_9622" align="alignleft" width="200"] Mr. Robert Frederick, Swansea High School; Mr. Neil Stalker, Rotary Scholarship Chair; Mr. Keith Finley, Rotary Club President; Miss Kellie Wooten, Airport High School and Mr. Zion Carroway, Brookland Cayce High School[/caption] (Cayce) The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary Club recognized 3 outstanding local high school students with $1500.00 scholarships each at…
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Class of 2017 Completes
Accelerate, GSSM’s Virtual
Engineering Program

Columbia, SC – The students in the second graduating class of Accelerate, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics’ (GSSM) virtual engineering program, received their certificates of completion on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Capitol City Club in Columbia. The students represent six South Carolina high schools: Academy for Arts, Science and…
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Virginia College In Columbia To Host Bring A Friend Event June 8

Local campus to participate in national event from 1 to 3 p.m. COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 19, 2017 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Bring a Friend Event Thursday, June 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch 29Road. The event is free and open to the public, as the community is…
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