Programs

Charleston County Public Library releases schedule for 20th annual Read Across America celebration

Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is joining the nation in celebrating the 20th annual Read Across America event, the signature program presented by the National Education Association (NEA). Read Across America celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the joys of reading. More than 45 million readers of all ages are expected to pick up a book…

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Celebrate The Power Of Mentoring During National Mentoring Month With Be A Mentor

Be A Mentor (BAM), a one-on-one, school-based mentoring initiative, will celebrate the power of mentoring throughout the month of January to recognize National Mentoring Month. Be A Mentor will hold National Mentoring Month events throughout the month of January. Events include hosting an aid station at the Charleston Marathon on January 13th, mentor networking events,…

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Diversity Scholar Program Strengthens Under-Represented Voices in Law

Despite better representation among summer associate classes, the legal profession remains one of the least diverse in the country. PracticePro’s Diversity Scholar Program — a training, coaching, and recruiting program for first-year law students (1Ls) — aims to change that. Applications for the Diversity Scholar Program are being accepted from students enrolled at ABA-accredited schools…

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UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program

The UNCF/Carnival Corporate Scholars Program, sponsored in partnership with Carnival Corporation, is seeking college sophomores and juniors of color, with an interest in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry and whose experience in their first two years of college demonstrates leadership and strategic and analytical ability. Candidates will be selected to participate in a two-year…

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16 Year Old Lowcountry High School Student Gets Accepted to MUSC’s Doctorate of Pharmacy Program

Academic Magnet High School senior Kira Adkins will start her journey to become a pharmacist in Fall 2018 at Medical University of South Carolina. Adkins will likely be one of the youngest students to start the program. She is no stranger to hard work. Adkins started taking college courses through Trident Technical College’s Early Admit…

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