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2:03 pm on Thursday April 11, 2013

Names of Beaufort County students earning Heritage scholarships

Ten Beaufort County School District seniors have been named Heritage Scholars and awarded college scholarships ranging in value from $18,000 to $22,000.  Two students will receive scholarships worth $22,000 in honor of two previous chairmen of the...
5:05 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Charleston colleges, higher ed bring a $4.4 billion impact

A study estimates that public universities in the Charleston area bring a $4.4 billion economic impact during, supporting 41,000 jobs. The study covered fiscal year 2010-2011 and was released by the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in...
4:49 am on Thursday June 14, 2012

USC comes to Charleston - With a retail space?

Image by TheDigitel "Artist's rendering".The University of South Carolina has many local two- and four-year locations around the state, Columbia, Beaufort, Aiken, and Sumter, to name a few — but now the university is coming to Charleston, sort of. ...
6:21 am on Tuesday March 20, 2012

Dexter's Laboratory at Horry-Georgetown Technical College

TheDigitel MYR Students with dreams of becoming the next Dexter Morgan gathered in the Crime Scene Lab at Horry-Georgetown Technical College to learn blood stain pattern analysis. Wearing a white CSI suit and cap, its sheer whiteness accented only...
4:41 am on Saturday January 14, 2012

Study says University of S.C. Beaufort yields $74.6 million for Beaufort

USCB's Bluffton campus. USCB Touting a combined direct and indirect economic impact of more than $4.1 billion across South Carolina, the University of South Carolina has released a report stating it is responsible for more than 1,000 jobs and $74.6...
4:22 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Millions lost in grants as students fail to complete 2-year degrees

Flickr user jeco Two year colleges: Enrollment is way up, but not all is well.  A report kicks off with this: "Community colleges also are essential to having the United States regain its position as the nation with the highest concentration of...
4:11 am on Sunday September 18, 2011

Jobs in South Carolina aren't so hard to get, if you have the skill

Image by NavyWhile the overall South Carolina job market continues to try and break away from 10% unemployment, the the jobs scenario for skilled labor is far more promising. Cited as particular bright spots on South Carolina's job market are...
3:33 am on Thursday September 15, 2011

Jobs in South Carolina aren't so hard to get, if you have the skill

Navy While the overall South Carolina job market continues to try and break away from 10% unemployment, the the jobs scenario for skilled labor is far more promising. Cited as particular bright spots on South Carolina's job market are manufacturing...
8:10 am on Tuesday August 16, 2011

As S.C. lets clock run out on $144M in federal education funding, it pleads for more time on $36M

Flickr user andylangager Update August 16: The clock has officially run down on time to request the $144 million for S.C.'s public schools — but some are hopeful there may still be a chance.   But getting the U.S. Department of Education to give...
7:16 am on Tuesday August 16, 2011

Coastal Carolina University ranks in Forbes America's Best Colleges

Flickr user scot2342 Graduation According to Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, Coastal Carolina University ranks as one of "America's Best Colleges." The report ranks the top 20 percent of 3,250 U.S. undergraduate...

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