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Jan 24, 2024

ENTREPRENEUR’S JOURNEY: USC, Virginia Tech business students explore CoffeeCandy

A Greenville entrepreneur finds a way to get more people to eat coffee ...

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 2, 2024

ECPI University Announces Career Education Open House at Three SC Campuses 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 20, 2023

Greenville Technical College Celebrates Graduates at Commencement

Commencement for Greenville Technical College graduates was held at the Greenville Convention Center on Friday, December 15. Included were 289 registered participants (additional students graduated but did not participate), 4 military veterans, 112 graduates with a GPA of 3.4 or higher, and 14 graduates with a perfect 4.0 GPA. T[...]

Dec 20, 2023

NPR’s Eric Deggans to speak at MLK Community Breakfast

Eric Deggans, NPR’s TV critic and media analyst, will be the featured speaker at this year’s MLK Community Breakfast, with a talk titled “Building Bridges Not Walls: Decoding the Media’s Confusing Coverage of Race, Gender & Culture.” The event will be Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in the Melvin and Dollie Younts Conferenc[...]

Dec 20, 2023

René Sawyer named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Greenville Technical College

René Sawyer has been named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Greenville Technical College (GTC). Working in higher education for over 25 years, Sawyer has made a strong contribution to innovation in teaching and learning as well as student success. Sawyer joined the staff at GTC in 1997, working as an administrative [&[...]

Dec 15, 2023

Newsweek once again names Greenville Technical College to List of America’s Top Online Colleges

Greenville Technical College (GTC) has been ranked #21 out of the top 200 online learning colleges in the nation, putting GTC in the top position for the state of South Carolina. The list is compiled by Newsweek and global data firm Statista Inc. With GTC’s 2023 ranking at #97, the college improved by 76 spots […]

Dec 12, 2023

Greenville Technical College Parade Float is Designed and Created by Welding Students

When Greenville Technical College decided on a Liberty Bridge theme for this year’s entry in the city of Greenville’s Poinsettia Christmas Parade, a Welding Blueprint Reading class played a key role in getting the project completed. The Blueprint Reading instructor, Saija Butters, divided the class into groups and had each g[...]

Dec 8, 2023

Converse University Receives Donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Converse University Receives Donation from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation Feeding the Hungry grant addresses food insecurity; supports nutrition education Spartanburg, SC: Converse University has received $1,500 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation to help nourish neighbors experiencing hunger. The Feeding the H[...]

Dec 7, 2023

Site chosen for South Carolina’s first veterinary college

The state’s first college of veterinary medicine will be constructed in Pendleton on land next to one of the most pristine areas of the Clemson University Experimental Forest. The university trustees this week approved the acquisition of the 87-acre tract of land through an agreement with …

Nov 29, 2023

Former college first lady leaves Converse University a record $10.3M

A former “first lady” of Converse University has left an estate gift of $10.3 million to the Spartanburg school — the largest planned gift in Converse history and its second-largest gift of any kind.

Nov 29, 2023

Meyer Center taps Monica Gibson for director of development role

Greenville, SC – The Meyer Center for Special Children is pleased to welcome Monica Gibson as director of development. With extensive experience in fund development, strategic management, relationship building and operational oversight, Gibson’s background is a natural fit for the organization and will help propel the Me[...]