Programs

NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal Partners with HBCU’s Miles College for Campus Venture

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A new partnership between NBA great Shaquille O’Neal and Miles College will help bring a Papa John’s Pizzeria to every Historically Black College and University Campus in the nation. “Historically Black Colleges and Universities have paved the way for African Americans and people of other races to…

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STEM Program for College of Charleston Minority Students Celebrates 25th Anniversary

By Amanda Kerr Diversity isn’t just about increasing inclusivity among minority and underrepresented students. It’s also about elevating differences of thought and perspective. Having a variety of ideas from a variety of people can only lead to more ambitious goals and better solutions. That’s why the Louis Stokes South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation (SCAMP) program launched…

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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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