Programs

Benedict College Junior Shawn Brown Selected as Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s 2018-19 President’s Fellow

Shawn Brown, a rising junior at Benedict College, has been selected to be the 2018-2019 Sisters of Charity Foundation’s Presidents Fellow. Brown was chosen from a pool of outstanding student leaders that went through the interview process. “We are very impressed with Shawn’s credentials and also his engaging personality,” said Tom Keith, Foundation President. “Shawn’s…

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Students Excel at Burke with New Tech Network

In Spring 2018, students at Burke High School (BHS) came together with two BHS teachers, Amelia Little (Navarrete) and Chopper (Edgar) Johnson, to create a unique project about untold stories of disenfranchised, marginalized societies called Finding a Voice. This past weekend, Burke was honored at the national New Tech Conference in St. Louis, Missouri for…

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CCU emotional health awareness efforts raise more than $17,000 during fiscal year 2017-2018

In just four years, the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at Coastal Carolina University has raised more than $35,000, and this past year raised $17,270, the most of any other participating university in South Carolina, including the University of South Carolina ($12,034) and Clemson University ($7,095). According…

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Trident Technical College Summer Camps Open For Ages 7-17

Trident Technical College’s summer camp programs are designed to help campers develop and expand their interests, stimulate creativity, make new friends and most important, have fun learning. They offer hands-on, engaging summer camps and year-round courses in a variety of subjects like computer technology, life skills, creative arts, math and science and culinary arts. What…

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South Carolina African American Heritage Commission Hosts Summer Teacher Institute

A group of 23 public school teachers from across South Carolina reversed roles and became students recently when they participated in the 2018 School Desegregation in South Carolina Summer Institute. The institute was sponsored by the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC). The mission of SCAAHC is to identify and promote the preservation of…

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Charleston Men Participate in Steve Harvey’s 2018 Mentoring Camp

By Frank Hill Entertainment mogul Steve Harvey held another successful mentoring camp program at the Rock Ranch in Rock, Georgia during Father’s Day weekend. Several Charleston area men were among the group of volunteer counselors. Johnny Orr, Frederick Pasley, and Christopher Thurman of Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. volunteered their time to participate…

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Claflin Scholars Prepare For Career Opportunities Through Summer Research

For some college students, the summer months are a brief respite from arduous study and rigorous classroom assignments. However, more than 60 Claflin University scholars in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are conducting prodigious, results-driven research that will increase their chances of securing career opportunities and admission to prestigious universities, professional schools and…

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SC State University awarded $6.2 million for new, advanced cancer research center

ORANGEBURG, S.C. –  SC State University was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $6.2 million by the National Cancer Institute, to establish the South Carolina Disparities Research Center. A portion of the total $12.5 million award will fund the Medical University of South Carolina’s cancer disparities research. The two universities will collaborate on this…

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