North Greenville University received a $10,000 grant from Duke Energy for its STEM program which will be used in training and educating students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Linda S. Hannon, Duke Energy district manager for government and community relations for South Carolina and Emily DeRoberts, Duke Energy district manager for South Carolina government and community relations team presented a check to NGU Interim President Dr. Randall Pannell, and NGU Director of Development and Foundation Giving Dr. Phil Gardner.
Parents have an after school option that picks up children from school and takes them to the childcare facility.
The Eastside Family YMCA has opened registration for its 2015-2016 after school program that provides an active and learning environment for children.
The CBL Charitable Foundation awarded a $7,500 donation to the Greenville Tech Foundation’s “Quick Jobs For the Future” training program. This is the fourth year in a row that the CBL Charitable Foundation has given funding that will be utilized to provide partial scholarships to assist Greer area students who are in the program.
The Quick Jobs program is the first of its kind in the nation and provides short-term, intense, job-specific training that prepares a person for entry into career fields with openings in the upstate. Students are typically able to enter their new careers after three weeks to six months of training.
By PAUL ALONGI
By Paul Alongi
Communities In Schools of Greenville received a $2,500 donation from the Greer State Bank Foundation.
The donation will help students at Chandler Creek Elementary and Greer Middle School to engage in the Greer community, develop real-world academic skills, and to serve others through volunteer projects.
Michael McDowell was among 14 middle school boys standing in the corridor of the Greer Municipal Complex courtroom.
“Look at him,” Brenda Lyle, his proud grandmother said. “He is standing straight, shoulders back and he has learned to sit proper.”
A cartwheel, flip and a split earned a North Greenville University cheerleader a once-in-a-lifetime appearance on a national television show Monday.
Kayla Glenn, visiting New York City with her family, had a much loftier goal than attending the free taping of “Live! with Kelly and Michael”.
Cedric Adderley has been named the fourth president of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville.
A Columbia, SC native, Adderley comes to the Governor’s School from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he served as Dean of the College.