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Five schools and one district join TransformSC’s network

Oct 17, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

TransformSC schools receive a variety of supports and opportunities through participation in the network, including access to national experts, mentorship opportunities with other innovative schools, and assistance with the implementation of plans.

GSSM and Coker College Sign Dual Enrollment Agreement for Virtual Engineering Program

Oct 17, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The new agreement with Coker not only offers dual enrollment English, math, engineering and science courses, but also introduces new computer science and integrated STEM writing dual enrollment courses to the Accelerate curriculum.

Richland School District 2: The Gift Of Language

Oct 04, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Through this program, Spanish-speaking 11th and 12th graders with strong grades are recruited and trained as volunteer interpreters for parents, students, teachers and district staff.

UofSC to lead expansion of advanced manufacturing industry in S.C.

Sep 20, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

The Palmetto State is rapidly becoming the destination of choice for some of the world’s largest manufacturers, and the University of South Carolina is working to make it home to cutting-edge advanced manufacturing research and workforce development.

MADE in SC to grow advanced materials education, research, economy statewide

Sep 19, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

With the EPSCoR grant, MADE in SC is committed to hiring 17 new researchers over five years at five institutions.

Newberry College breaks student enrollment records

Sep 19, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

The new record represents a 20 percent increase over Newberry’s previous enrollment of 381 new students in fall 2016.

MTC dental hygiene students volunteer for mission work in Columbia

Sep 13, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

More than 800 patients received an estimated $600,000 in free dental care from about 100 volunteers from across South Carolina and other states.

Newberry College ranks among nation's best in higher ed

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kathleen Maris

For many years, Newberry College has ranked in the Top 50 for Best Colleges in the South, but the private liberal arts college ascended into the Top 20 last year, where it has retained its place in the 2018 rankings among the region’s upper echelon.

Rhames Thrives On Optimism of New Graduates

Sep 06, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Rhames says he has loved his journey so far and enjoys the role he currently plays in helping students young and old become more competitive in our global society.

Higher Education System Grapples with Complex, Three-Legged Monster

Aug 31, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Schilz says the Commission’s overarching duty is to identify threats to the long-term stability of the state’s higher education system. The abatement situation threatens the integrity of the system’s collective funding model.

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  • Pershing Lunch and Learn Program

    10/27/2017
    12:00PM — 01:00PM

    On Friday, Oct. 27, Gen. John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing will speak about his experiences in t...


  • Homeschool Parent Conference

    10/27/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Do you struggle with grading your homeschool student in high school? Are you unsure of what credi...


  • Parent's Night Out

    10/27/2017
    06:30PM — 10:00PM

    You deserve a night out! Come see why PAC (22,000 sq ft) has averaged over 100 kids in attendanc...