Programs

Trident Tech earns national cybersecurity designation

Trident Technical College has been designated a national Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) through academic year 2024. The college is the first two-year college in South Carolina to receive the designation.  The  CAE-CD program is sponsored by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. The program’s goal is to reduce…

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Wells Fargo gives additional $300,000 to Clemson University to support Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER

With the support of corporate partners, especially Wells Fargo, Clemson University is inspiring students who have dreamed of a college education and who greatly benefit from additional support and resources to reach their goals in life. Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER have been the leading diversity initiatives at Clemson to provide these students with the knowledge, desire…

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Adventure at Sea: A Unique Study Abroad Opportunity

By Dan Dickison Not too many students get to spend a full semester studying abroad. And fewer yet get to spend that time visiting eight different nations or territories while taking a full load of courses with a curriculum expressly based on those destinations. But that’s what 16 students at the College of Charleston will…

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CARTA Free Student Fare Program Extended Through December

The Charleston Area Transportation Authority (CARTA) Board of Directors this month voted to extend the system’s pilot Free Student Fares program through December 2019. “We have seen great use and received incredible feedback on the program,” said CARTA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Seekings. “It makes a lot of sense to keep it in place going into…

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New Dates Announced for Clemson University’s 2020 Men of Color National Summit

  The 2020 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit will take place in Greenville, S.C. on March 3-4. The annual two-day conference presented by Clemson’s Division of Inclusion and Equity, was originally planned for April, but upon the release of 2019-2020 calendars of school districts in Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Anderson counties, the event was moved to…

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Spelman College Receives Funding from the Sloan Foundation to Help Fuel the Field of Black Women Economists

Through the support of a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a not-for-profit grant-making institution dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge, the Department of Economics at Spelman College will develop curriculum and programming to address the scarcity of Black women Ph.D.s in economics. Nationwide, there are very few African Americans in economics professions,…

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Bethune-Cookman University Leads as Only Historically Black College and University in the Nation to Offer a Nationally Accredited Master of Athletic Training Program

Most recently, B-CU’s Master of Athletic Training Program in the Petrock College of Health Sciences officially received their inaugural accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Given that only 3-4% of Licensed Athletic Trainers are African-American, it is significant that B-CU is the only HBCU producing graduates with this degree. The Master…

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