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Greenville Tech Foundation honors local businessmen at Workforce Development Salute

The Greenville Tech Foundation hosted the Workforce Development Salute to honor local leaders for their support of Greenville Technical College on Oct. 10, 2017. Jim Benson, Stewart Spinks, and Melvin Younts were the 2017 honorees.

SC School for the Deaf and the Blind unveils new playground

SCSDB unveiled the $237,000 facility constructed with funds the school’s foundation raised in partnership with S.C. Lions Clubs, and gifts from the Wells Fargo Foundation, Publix Supermarkets Charities, and other donations.

Milliken & Co. donates trailer to Spartanburg Community College’s new CDL...

The trailer will be used to train students enrolled in SCC’s new commercial driver’s license (CDL) or truck driver training program that will begin in November.

USC Upstate researcher awarded $363K grant to study electric vehicle charging...

Ona Egbue, assistant professor of engineering technology management in USC Upstate’s Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering, has secured a $363,000 National Science Foundation grant.

Thirteen Upstate colleges make U.S. News & World Report’s best list...

The Washington D.C.-based media company publishes the annual list based on methodology that “focuses on academic excellence with schools evaluated on hundreds of data points and up to 15 measures of academic quality.”

USC Upstate names Flynn provost and senior vice chancellor for academic...

Flynn, who has worked for USC Upstate for almost 30 years, has served as interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs since July 2015.

World’s experts on electric/hybrid cars coming to February ICAR conference

The relationship between Clemson University’s automotive engineering department and India's PSG College of Technology began after Ratan Tata, father figure of India’s Tata business empire, visited the International Center for Automotive Research in February 2015.

Riley Institute DLI announces new class

The Riley Institute at Furman University’s Diversity Leaders Initiative will welcome 43 participants in its new class this fall. 

SCC scholarship will honor late Caroline’s Cakes founder

Reutter, the founder of Caroline’s Cakes whose signature caramel cake was featured on the hit 2011 movie “The Help,” lost her battle with ovarian cancer on July 15. She was 66.

Meet the George’s New Dean

Mohamed "Mo" Djerdjouri is the new dean of the University of South Carolina Upstate's George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg.

USC Upstate creates bachelor’s program in advanced manufacturing

The University of South Carolina Upstate said Thursday it will introduce a new two-year baccalaureate program aimed at helping individuals who have earned their Associate of Applied Science degrees in mechatronics build on their skills.

Greenville’s Daniel-Mickel Foundation gives Wofford $300,000 for emergency fund

The OneWofford fund established with a $300,000 gift from Greenville's The Daniel-Mickel Foundation and paired with a $50,000 Wofford grant will help students in need of emergency financial support.

Two Spartanburg schools chosen for Google pilot program

Mabry and Landrum middle schools are part of a group of 50 schools across the country chosen to participate in the program aimed at improving the integration of technology in the classroom.

Clemson to offer new automotive engineering certificate program

The program allows industry professionals to stay on the job while learning the skills they need to advance their careers and earn higher pay.   

Duke Energy Foundation gifts $50,000 to The Children’s Museum of the...

TCMU said the grant will beef up its offering of STEM educational programming through the museum’s mobile-friendly outreach platform, “On the Go.”

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