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Education

Oct 9, 2020

Greenville Tech awarded $2.1M to assist first-time students

Greenville Technical College has been awarded nearly $2.1 million by the U.S. Department of Education’s Title III program to boost retention numbers and help students stay on track for graduation.

Oct 8, 2020

Ford donates vehicles to SCC automotive technician program

Ford Motor Co. donated two vehicles to Spartanburg Community College for students in the college’s Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training program. The F-150 pickup and Fusion are part of the college’s Ford ASSET fleet.

Oct 8, 2020

USDA invests $3 million in S.C. telemedicine and distance learning

The United State Department of Agriculture is investing $3 million in grant funding to help connect rural residents to telemedicine care and distance learning opportunities across the Palmetto State.

Oct 8, 2020

Piedmont Tech opens doors to next generation of manufacturing

From virtual reality welding headsets to robotic programming, Piedmont Technical College's newly opened training center is gearing up students for the world of Manufacturing 4.0.

Oct 7, 2020

Greenville elementary students to meet in person

Greenville County Schools will open doors for all elementary students in the traditional school program for five-day weeks, according to today’s announcement from Superintendent W. Burke Royster.

Oct 1, 2020

SCC begins state’s first injection molding program

A global injection molding manufacturer will be there today when Spartanburg Community College cuts the ribbon on the state’s first college-level training program for injection molding. Classes will be delivered at the Tyger River camp

Oct 1, 2020

Tri-County Tech and Lander University bridge criminal justice programs

Students graduating from the criminal justice technology program at Tri-County Technical College now can bridge to Lander University’s Bachelor of Science in criminology or paralegal studies programs. Tri-County Technical Colleg

Sep 28, 2020

Project designed to boost access to smart manufacturing education

Educators in South Carolina and Florida are launching a $4 million Clemson University-based project designed to give students greater opportunity to learn the job skills that are growing in demand.

Sep 23, 2020

Greenville students phase into in-person school weeks

Students in Greenville County Schools will trade a virtual classroom for a brick-and-mortar one — at least some students on some days.

Sep 21, 2020

Upstate Giving, Aug. 21

Employees of Greenville’s TD Bank celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a $10,000 donation toward TreesUpstate.

Sep 21, 2020

Clemson creates alliance for Appalachian nurses

In partnership with the Center for Research on Health Disparities, Clemson University’s School of nursing has launched the Appalachian American Alliance of Nurse Practitioners to extend grants and professional development opportunities

Sep 14, 2020

Upstate Giving, Sept. 14

AT&T has donated $15,000 to Tri-County Technical College for the school to distribute meal plan vouchers to students struggling with food security.