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University and college officials, including Clemson President Jim Clements, joined key state lawmakers Thursday to celebrate a statewide transfer agreement between the South Carolina Technical College System and the state’s public research universities, including Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. (Photo/Clemson University)
Jan 12, 2024

Agreement formalizes credits transfer among South Carolina technical colleges, universities

University and college officials joined key state lawmakers Thursday to celebrate a statewide transfer agreement.

Jan 10, 2024

International African American Museum Opens Doors for Educational Field Trips

Charleston, S.C. – The International African American Museum (IAAM) is calling out to students and educators to come explore the rich cultural and historical narratives by booking a field trip to one of Charleston’s newest and most significant cultural landmarks. The museum gives students the opportunity to engage with Afric[...]

Jan 2, 2024

ECPI University to Hold Career Education Open House at Three SC Campuses on January 13

Charleston/Columbia/Greenville, SC – For those looking to take the first step towards their college and career goals in 2024, ECPI University is holding an Open House on Saturday, January 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all ECPI University campuses and online. In South Carolina, Open House will be held at three campuses: • [&[...]

Dec 21, 2023

Kids On Point receives $50,000 grant from Power:Ed to help serve more North Charleston students

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC — Kids On Point (KOP), a nonprofit that works year-round with students in under-resourced Charleston neighborhoods to foster life-and career-readiness skills, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Power:Ed, a philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation. This is the second time Power:Ed funds will be used t[...]

The College of Charleston is eyeing the future as it has begun developing its 2023 Campus Framework Plan. (Courtesy photo)
Dec 13, 2023

Inside College of Charleston’s ‘framework for the future’

The college engaged Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners of New York City to develop the plan to guide future development of the campus.

Dec 11, 2023

Generous donation from former professor creates Lipovsky Family Clinical Counseling Scholarship at The Citadel

A former Citadel professor is giving back to the school by establishing a scholarship for psychology students in The Citadel Graduate College. Julie Lipovsky, Ph.D., ABPP, a retired faculty member in the psychology department at The Citadel, has made a philanthropic gift to establish the Lipovsky Family Clinical Counseling Schol[...]

Dec 6, 2023

Mason Prep School Teachers Present at SCISA Master Teacher Conference

Several Mason Prep faculty members attended and presented at the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Master Teacher Conference this fall. The Master Teacher program recognizes teachers who exhibit best practices in the classroom and a willingness to share and collaborate with other educators. Master Teachers mu[...]

Dec 5, 2023

Original Six Foundation receives $38,000 grant from Power:Ed to support rural youth in afterschool enrichment and career discovery

ALLENDALE, SC — The Original Six Foundation (O6), has been awarded a $38,000 grant from Power:Ed, the philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation, to support O6 Afterschool enrichment, STEAM development, and career discovery programs for students in Allendale County at Allendale-Fairfax Middle School. “Workforce development [...]

Dec 4, 2023

NSA, Homeland Security Designate ECPI University a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Charleston, SC – ECPI University proudly announces its designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This esteemed recognition extends through 2028. Earning this designation requires that scho[...]

Nov 30, 2023

Trident Technical College to hold presidential search public forums

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has been selected to assist Trident Technical College with its presidential search process. The college began the search process after its long-time president, Dr. Mary Thornley, announced her retirement effective June 1, 2024. ACCT’s assistance will include providing suppor[...]

Nov 30, 2023

Dorchester schools receive $500,000 federal grant for bus safety

Dorchester School District Two received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to bolster safety on all school buses across district.

Nov 22, 2023

Dominion Energy, University of South Carolina Announce Scholarship Grant to Lowcountry Family in Memory of Army ROTC Graduate

A grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will support a scholarship at the University of South Carolina in memory of U.S. Army Maj. Edward J. Murphy, a distinguished graduate, and the only Army ROTC graduate from the university to be killed in the line of duty. He died in a helicopter crash in April […]