Programs

BLACK GIRLS LEAD 2020 Goes Virtual in Partnership with emerge

  BLACK GIRLS ROCK! announces its annual BLACK GIRLS LEAD conference, in partnership with hair care brand emerge, taking place July 31-August 1, 2020.  This year’s conference has been re-imagined as a virtual event and is designed to bring together young girls across the nation for two days of self-discovery, reflection and celebration.  The partnership between…

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K-12 Students Who Normally Receive Free or Reduced-Price School Meals to Receive Federal Food Assistance

  South Carolina has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, providing a one-time benefit to help supplement family food costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and prolonged school closures. As many as 467,000 K-12 students in South Carolina, who qualify for free or reduced-price meals (FRP),…

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New LinkedIn Live Career Readiness Series Brings Advice, Tips to 2020 HBCU Graduates and Students

Starting June 23, a new Advancing Black Pathways Career Readiness Series will deliver career and financial health advice to recent college graduates and young professionals— and grow the firm’s black talent pipeline. The six-part series will be livestreamed on LinkedIn Live and will cover a variety of topics— including how to reinvent your career in…

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College of Charleston to Add New Major in Electrical Engineering

By Mike Robertson The College of Charleston is expanding its offerings for engineering majors. Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), CofC will soon begin offering a program for a new bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.  The new program will focus on educating students with the ability to analyze, design…

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Pickup for Summer Reading Prizes Begins

CCPL’s Summer Reading program is well underway, but with branches closed, you may be wondering how to cash in on all that hard work and receive your rewards. Well, you’re in luck, because starting Monday, June 22, prizes will be available for curbside pick up at your local branch. The process is simple. Once you’ve reached…

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Trident Tech offers free tuition for fall semester

Trident Technical College will again offer students a chance to take classes for free this fall if they enroll in specific in-demand career training programs. The college first offered free tuition in fall 2019. The initiative was so successful the college extended the program to the 2020 spring and summer semesters. “This is a timely…

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An Invitation To A Unique Virtual Summer Camp Experience Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of The Harlem Renaissance Through The Artistry Of The Artists That Shaped The Period

The historic community of Harlem is in the midst of the Centennial Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, and the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) through its [email protected] platform, has tapped into this prolific epoch to create a unique summer experience for young people ages 5 – 18, that captures and brings to life the…

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Coastal Community Foundation honors the first graduating class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars five years after the Emanuel AME Church tragedy

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina have announced that the first class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars from Beaufort, Charleston and Jasper counties has graduated college, underscoring the success of the scholarship program launched in the wake of the Emanuel AME Church tragedy five years ago. To honor the graduates’ achievements, CCF debuted a short film exploring what…

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South Carolina ETV to launch ‘Storytime with SCETV’ social media series June 12

  South Carolina ETV (SCETV) has announced a new social media series – “Storytime with SCETV.” With new episodes premiering on the @SouthCarolinaETV Facebook page each Monday and Friday at 11 a.m. starting on June 12, the series will feature various South Carolinians reading a favorite children’s book or piece of youth literature. “Storytime with…

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DTEC-Tag Launches Summer Live-Streamed Learning Series For Parents, Teachers & Leaders

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) is offering a summer instructional program to help parents, teachers and leaders better understand and utilize digital platforms to actively engage students of all ages. The 22-part program, titled H.E. LIVE Summer Learning Series, brings together master teachers, parents, and education advocates to provide solutions in response to…

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