Programs

Trident Technical College is offering free lean manufacturing training for 84 participants through the ManuFirstSC Grant program

The demand for workers in high-tech lean manufacturing is expected to continue to surge in the Lowcountry in the coming years and Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is gearing up to train the employees that can fill those jobs. The college has modified its Lean Manufacturing program, originally developed in…

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College of Charleston Establishes Cougar Advantage Program

By Mike Robertson Academically exceptional high school students from 15 South Carolina counties will now be rewarded for their success with automatic acceptance into the College of Charleston. The Cougar Advantage program, formerly known as the Top 10 Percent program, guarantees admission to the College of Charleston to high-achieving public high school students in Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston,…

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International Fellow Helps High School Girls Prepare for Successful Careers at YWCA Greater Charleston

In August, YWCA Greater Charleston welcomed Cristina Turcu, previously with the United Nations Development Program in Moldova, to a four-month international fellowship at its Charleston office. Visiting as a Community Solutions Program fellow from a former Soviet republic in Eastern Europe courtesy of the U.S. Department of State, Turcu had previously worked to enhance women’s…

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Civil Rights Grant Project Kick-Off Meeting Rescheduled

Charleston County Zoning and Planning Department will host a community meeting to introduce a project recording the oral histories of students that attended W. Gresham Meggett School on November 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the W. Gresham Meggett School (currently the Septima P. Clark Corporate Academy) located at 1929 Grimball Road, Charleston, SC 29412.…

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Grambling State Approved to Offer Cybersecurity Degree

By Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Grambling State University has been approved to offer the state’s first Bachelor of Science degree in cybersecurity. The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors provided their approval and support for the university’s program, according to a news release. The next step in the process is approval from…

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Clemson and SC State Partner to Bring STEM Education to After-school Programs in Rural South Carolina

SC State University, in partnership with Clemson University, has received a five-year, $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in after-school programs in Allendale, Anderson and Jasper counties beginning this fall. At-risk students from these rural South Carolina communities will now have access to…

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