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Improve academic outcomes through access to health care coverage
SEP 25, 2019

Improve academic outcomes through access to health care coverage

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With each school year, parents dust off their annual checklists that help them organize their needs as their kids head back to the classroom. This school season, make sure one priority at the top of your to-do list is ensuring your children have health insurance.

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Tips for packing healthy lunches
AUG 21, 2019

Tips for packing healthy lunches

It’s back-to-school season, which for many means a return to the frenzy of getting everyone ready and out the door to start the day. Packing lunches can start to become a “grab and dump” rather than an opportunity to encourage healthy eating habits and trying new foods.

The health experts at Envolve, an integrated healthcare solutions company, have put together five tips for packing healthy lunches.

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Greer's Mathis is USA National Princess 2019
AUG 18, 2019

Kamryn Mathis, bottom right, from Greer, won the national title of USA National Princess 2019.

Kamryn Mathis, from Greer, was crowned USA National Princess 2019.

Mathis, nine years old, also won scholarship money and a prize package during the pageant held at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

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Staying positive helps with school anxiety
AUG 10, 2019

Before the school year starts, prepare them with frequent conversations regarding expectations. Parents should discuss this in a calm manner, without negativity.
 

 

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2 Furman alumni awarded national diversity award
JUL 29, 2019

Brianna Burnette
 

Two Furman University alumni have received the Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Brianna Burnette (Class of 2018) of Greer and Daniel Christian Hoilett (Class of 2015) of Greenville is the first time Furman alumni have been selected for the honor since it was first established in 2008. Only six educators nationally were selected for the 2019 award.

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Clark named director of the Honors Program at Greenville Tech
JUL 26, 2019

Rebecca Clark has been named director of the Honors Program at Greenville Technical College.
 

Rebecca Clark has been named director of the Honors Program at Greenville Technical College. A member of the college’s English faculty since 2016, she has also taught composition, rhetoric, and literature at other colleges across the Upstate.

Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Coastal Carolina University with a focus on Victorian literature and an Honors Program certificate. She also earned a master’s degree in English from Clemson University with a focus on Victorian literature and digital humanities.

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Greer student attending national prestigious STEM program
JUL 25, 2019

Greer student attending national prestigious STEM program

Julia Zhu, from Greer (a student at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.) and Lauren Chen, from Dutch Fork High School, Irmo, and are among 82 top achieving U.S. high school and international scholars at the 36th annual Research Science Institute (RSI), jointly sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

RSI is an intensive, six-week program that gives students the opportunity to conduct original, cutting-edge science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research in state-of-the-art university laboratories, hospitals and corporate research facilities in Boston and Cambridge, Mass. 

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Presbyterian College Pharmacy students help kids who just want to be normal
JUL 15, 2019

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy student Lucie Sikes and 10-year-old Addy Byrd learned they shared a common health issue and llifestyle treatment with Type 1 diabetes 
 

“It’s going to be okay,” Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy student Lucie Sikes told 10-year-old Addy Byrd when she had to change the pod site on her insulin pump again.

Byrd had changed it only 15 hours before. She could usually go three days before changing it.

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Clemson's McCullough named a Tillman Scholar
JUL 2, 2019

Melissa McCullough, right, works with rising senior Quan Lee on a urinalysis device she is developing as part of her Ph.D. studies.
 

An injury in the line of duty dashed Melissa McCullough’s dream of becoming a naval officer.

But McCullough has found a new calling as a Clemson University Ph.D. student and is being recognized for her service, leadership and potential.

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District Five teachers, employees get 4 percent raise
JUN 18, 2019

District Five teachers, employees get 4 percent raise

Spartanburg District Five teachers and employees will receive a four percent raise next school year, according to the annual budget for the 2019-20 school year.

The $93,129,321 budget, which reflects an 8.5 percent increase over last year, was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees in a meeting Monday evening. It marks the 10th consecutive year Spartanburg District Five Schools has passed a budget with no millage increase for general operations.

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Congratulations to greater Greer North Greenville University grads
JUN 10, 2019

The following local students graduated from North Greenville University at a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4. A baccalaureate degree student whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.5 graduates cum laude, those with at least a 3.75 graduate magna cum laude, and those with at least a 3.9-grade point average graduate summa cum laude.

 

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38 Upstate leaders complete Diversity Leaders Initiative
JUN 8, 2019

38 Upstate leaders complete Diversity Leaders Initiative

Thirty-eight leaders from the Upstate have completed the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI).

Over the past five months, participants have examined sensitive issues related to diversity and inclusion, explored "blind spots," and discussed how to suspend assumptions. Each class is expertly facilitated by Juan Johnson, an independent consultant and former Coca-Cola vice president.

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NGU develops Center for Educational Leadership and Research at Greer campus
JUN 7, 2019

North Greenville University has created The Center for Educational Leadership and Research at North Greenville University’s (NGU) Tim Brashier Campus at Greer.

The Center’s goal is to conduct and support objective research related to public education, provide professional development, advance the study of organizational leadership through collaborative partnerships, and work with tools and resources to move research into practice. Dr. Harold Long, professor of education, serves as the Center’s director.

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Deputies find students at school with real-looking BB gun
MAY 29, 2019

Upstate school locked down; deputies locate students with realistic looking BB gun, officials say

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Greater Greer Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to area students
MAY 23, 2019

David Dolge presents at $1,000 scholarship to Wyatt Armstrong.

A dozen students were awarded $1,000 scholarships each on Wednesday at Greer City Hall by the Greater Greer Education Foundation during its annual event.

Travis Olmert, Foundation Chairman, said, “It gives us the opportunity to award outstanding students additional funding as they seek a career in various fields.”

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NGU's Brashier Campus partners with His Radio's 'Show After The Show'
MAY 21, 2019

Radio

His Radio 89.3 has begun taping “Show After The Show” with Rob Dempsey at the Tim Brashier Campus in Greer.

“Show After The Show” is a video web series, which highlights interviews from local business leaders, authors, and pastors. It can be found on the His Radio website and Facebook page.

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Furman trustees approve promotions,tenures
MAY 20, 2019

Furman trustees approve promotions,tenures

The Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 13 faculty members, and granted emeritus status to 13 professors who are retiring this summer.

The board also recognized the contributions of two trustees – Francie M. Heller of Greenwich, Conn., and Gordon R. Herring of Greenville – whose terms will expire June 30.

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Riverside student selected for prestigious academic study
MAY 19, 2019

A Riverside student is among 18 from South Carolina selected to participate in the 2019-2020 class of Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) at The Riley Institute at Furman University.

Riverside High School's Nayha Hussain has been selected to participate in the class of Emerging Public Leaders. EPL has accepted rising high school seniors from across South Carolina for its 17th class, bringing the total number of students who have participated in the program to 260.

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Richardson shares her devotion to Christ in the people she interacted at NGU
MAY 7, 2019

While reflecting on what drew her to North Greenville University, Mary Richardson (’19) from Rock Hill shared of the devotion to Christ in the people she interacted with on campus.

North Greenville University (NGU) celebrated spring commencement on May 4 in Melvin and Dollie Younts Stadium on the Tigerville Campus.

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Gary named Superintendent of Spartanburg District Five Schools
APR 30, 2019

Dr. Randall Gary has been selected Superintendent of Spartanburg District Five Schools.
 
 

The Spartanburg District Five Board of Trustees has unanimously approved Dr. Randall Gary as the next Superintendent of Spartanburg District Five Schools.

Gary comes from Lexington School District Three in Batesburg-Leesville where he has served as Superintendent since 2015. He replaces longtime Superintendent Dr. Scott Turner, who retires at the end of June, after leading District Five for 15 years.

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