The Columbia business community is rife with accomplished men and women who are driving a vision for economic strength, quality of life, and regional vitality. Their approaches to such a corporate task are manifold, and we seek to showcase that diversity in recognition and as a model.
Weekly, Columbia Business Monthly shares news of recent hires and promotions. Monthly, we feature leaders in their field who are making a difference through innovation, inspiration, or sheer will. And annually, we celebrate a slate of residents who are proving through their careers and their lives that a community can be made better by effort, character, and determination.
Take a look at the talented people we’ve identified who are giving Columbia its power as a commanding Southern city. And share with us anyone deserving of a profile and a measure of great press!
Let's face it, data is daunting. Dealing with it, even more so. And to borrow an old line from vaudeville, "You ain't seen nothing yet."
Inspiration, practical ideas, and effective teaching strategies – these are the tools that the S²TEM Centers SC (Solutions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education) offers to many teachers across our state.
Of the 600,000 bridges in the United States, 26 percent of them are labeled structurally deficient or functionally obsolete by the American Society of Civil Engineers in its 2009 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.
Dr. Bill Brewer spends his days shuttling between teaching chemistry at the University of South Carolina and overseeing the direction of the technology company, DPX Labs, he founded seven years ago.