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BIO global CEO, Gov. McMaster featured speakers at SCBIO 2017

Sep 28, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

Themed “Building the Business of Life SCiences in SC”, the 2+ day conference draws attendees from across America for networking, innovation updates, opportunity discovery, partnership making, and strategic discussion.

Framework: Ensor Building Renovations Begin

Mar 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Work has begun on renovations of the historic Ensor Building in the BullStreet neighborhood, located at 2180 Boyce St. between Spirit Communications Park and the First Base Building. The building was originally a research laboratory for the Ensor Research Foundation, founded in 1945, to make improvements in mental health patients. It was later a morgue until the late 1990s.

Clickable Stacks: Entrepreneur Helps Readers Shop Libraries

Mar 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Koios, named after the Greek titan of intelligence, instantaneously connects Internet book searches with databases at your local library. The company was co-founded in 2015 by Trey Gordner and his colleague Ralph Kuepper, 25. Its main mission: Make it as easy to borrow books as it is to buy them.

Orangeburg’s Husqvarna Facility Has History To Match Its Parent

Mar 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Over many decades and through many names, an Orangeburg facility has been churning out lawn mowers to keep yards and fields tidy across South Carolina and around the world.

Columbia Caterer Grows Across Southeast

Mar 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

What if the food is tasty, but the service is lacking? Does that impact the success of a celebratory event? Jimmy Stevenson, owner of Southern Way Catering, bets it does.

Basket Manufacturer Hopes for Mild Winter

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Terry Roof and many members of his family have spent their entire careers making baskets. “When I was born, my parents put me in a basket,” Roof jokes. “When I outgrew it, they put me in a bigger one. This is all I’ve ever done."

Virtual One-on-One Instruction for Autistic Students

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Karl Smith Jr. learned to both tie his shoes and read using software products called DT Trainer and Activity Trainer designed by his father.

Swinton Pushed Benedict Forward

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

The longest-serving president in Benedict’s 141-year history, Swinton will leave behind a legacy of accomplishment. Enrollment has more than doubled since he arrived in 1994.

Medical Research, Knowledge, Pointing the Way to Better Health and Lives State Facilities Involved in Numerous Clinical Trials

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

“Never before has our medical knowledge expanded at such an explosive rate. Personalized medicine, genomics, and other fields of medical research are changing health and health care worldwide literally daily.”

Communities In Schools: Keeping Students on the Right Path

Jan 02, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Many students in the Columbia area depend on a program called Communities In Schools (CIS) of the Midlands to help them stay the course in their studies.


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