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AT&T helps Greer Middle College Charter High School prepare students for success
FEB 28, 2018

AT&T presents check to Greer Middle Charter High School.

A global corporation is helping Greer Middle College Charter High School prepare students to compete and succeed in a global economy.

 Terrence Ford, AT&T’s regional director of External Affairs, recently visited campus to present a $3,000 donation from the international communications and entertainment company. Receiving the gift on behalf of GMC were principal Jimmy Armstrong and Sen. Tom Corbin (SC District 5), a previous member of the  GMC fundraising committee. 

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Greer Middle College Student Ambassadors focusing on foster care system
FEB 28, 2018

Student Ambassadors at Greer Middle College Charter High School will host an event for students and parents from the community to broaden their knowledge of the foster care system. The leadership committee focuses on a social issue each year, and this year they chose foster care.

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Shoestring Players shed light with 'Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play'
FEB 28, 2018

Shoestring Players perform a scene from

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will present “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” from March 1-4 in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center at 170 Gramling Drive on campus.

 The play by Anne Washburn centers on a post-apocalyptic future in which a group of survivors, missing the comfort of electronic entertainment, try to recreate an episode of the long-running TV — from memory. The three acts stretch over 75 years, tracing the evolution of the performance into a pageant.

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Student's social media post posed threat to school
FEB 27, 2018

Student's social media post posed threat to school

A student at Byrnes Freshman Academy made administrators and guidance counselors aware of a social media post Tuesday that posed a potential threat to school safety.

District Five administrators immediately got law enforcement involved, and began an investigation. The information included a Snapchat post by a Freshman Academy student that showed a gun, and included threatening language toward the school, and fellow students.

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Sports doctor helps athletes, weekend warriors get back in the game
FEB 25, 2018

Dr. Stephen Kana

Dr. Stephen Kana practiced medicine for 30 years and worked in the Upstate for more than 20 years. He recently joined Spartanburg Regional’s Sports Medicine Institute team as an orthopaedic surgeon, concentrating on knee, shoulder and elbow injuries.

“It’s a big change,” he said. “I think what I wanted to accomplish with the move was to establish the Sports Medicine Institute to uniformly deliver top quality care to our high school athletes, our college athletes and professional athletes.”

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What are 'STEAM' subjects and why do they matter?
FEB 22, 2018

What are 'STEAM' subjects and why do they matter?

StatePoint

If you’ve heard your child’s educators talking about “STEAM” subjects, they are referring to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. And these subjects are growing in importance, as more industries require a strong mastery of the concepts and skills involved.

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Riverside students studying animal comparisons in labs
FEB 18, 2018

Riverside students studying animal comparisons in labs

The 6th grade science classes at Riverside Middle School have had some interesting lessons lately.

Students have been working on animal comparison labs, comparing Endotherms and Ectotherms, Vertebrates and Invertebrates, and warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals. 

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Finn will become North Greenville University's chief academic officer
FEB 13, 2018

Dr. Nathan A. Finn will become the North Greenville University's chief academic officer on June 1.
 

Dr. Nathan A. Finn will become North Greenville University’s chief academic officer on June 1, with the title of provost and dean of the university faculty. Finn serves as dean of the School of Theology and Missions and professor of theological studies at Union University in Jackson, Tenn.

Dr. Randall J. Pannell, NGU’s vice president for academic affairs, will be returning to a faculty role as professor of Christian ministries and special assistant to the provost.

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Riverside graduate having early success at The Citadel
FEB 8, 2018

 
Haven “Will” Garrett  pictured with The Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa at a reception held at his home Jan. 27, 2018 which recognized all Gold Star recipients.
 

 

Will Garrett, a Riverside high school graduate, Class of 2017, is now a freshman at The Citadel and having early classroom success there also.

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Butterfly mural creator hopes it's an inspiration to those in need
FEB 8, 2018

Butterfly mural creator hopes it's an inspiration to those in need

Greer Middle College Charter High School aspires to "build the future" by educating its students to be innovating thinkers and serve their community. In addition to the school requiring students to achieve over 250 community service hours by the time they graduate, seniors complete an intense, year-long project or internship to show they have become self-guided learners, effective communicators, complex thinkers and flexible workers. The senior project or internship is the primary focus for the graduating class, as it takes the place of all of their final exam grades.

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NGU partners with USC Upstate to offer nursing shortage solution
FEB 6, 2018

From left: Rachel Dobbins (NGU Biology Student), Susan Allen (Program Coordinator for advanced programs), Dr. Tom Allen (Dean of NGU College of Science and Mathematics), Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. (NGU President), Dr. Brendan B. Kelly (USC Upstate Chancellor), Dr. Sonya Blevins (Associate Dean of Mary Black School of Nursing at the USC Upstate Greenville Campus), Adriana Vasquez (NGU Biology Student).

North Greenville University’s (NGU) College of Science and Mathematics (COSAM) has trained high-quality biology students for decades. Medical school acceptance rates of the college’s biology graduates have been approximately 90 percent consistently over the past 10 years.

To build on that success, NGU announced Tuesday, a new affiliation with the Mary Black School of Nursing at University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg. The partnership will help address supply and demand projections of the nursing workforce.

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BMW Manufacturing doubles size of BMW Scholars Program
FEB 3, 2018

 
BMW Scholars Supervisor Eugene Grant, center, gives instruction to Scholars Joel Pridmore, left, and Kendra Rollins.
 

For more than seven years, BMW Manufacturing has offered the BMW Scholars program, an apprenticeship program that educates and trains students to work in the highly-technical environment of advanced manufacturing. Today, BMW Manufacturing announced that it will expand the number of apprentices in its BMW Scholars program to 200, doubling the size of the program. With this increase, BMW will add a fourth education partner in Piedmont Technical College. 

“Technology is constantly changing in the automotive industry,” said Knudt Flor, president and CEO of BMW Manufacturing. “Now more than ever, we must invest in highly-skilled workers who can solve problems. Investing in BMW Scholars allows us to develop a pool of talented men and women who will help sustain the future of BMW.” 

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BMW Manufacturing, SC Works to host recruitment event
FEB 3, 2018

BMW Manufacturing and SC Works will host a recruitment event for equipment maintenance technicians on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., at the SC Works office at 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville.

 To attend the recruitment event, applicants must first be registered at SCWORKS.org. SC Works will screen applicants to determine eligibility. If eligible, applicants will receive an invitation to attend the Feb. 6 event, during which they will complete a computer-based technical knowledge assessment. Results of the assessment will be provided onsite. If successful, the candidate will be scheduled to take a hands-on electrical troubleshooting proficiency test at a later date. 

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Greater Greer Education Foundation Presents $9,651.65 in grants to 10 schools
FEB 2, 2018

Skip Davenport, right, chairman of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, talks with Grants Committee Chairman David Dolge, before presenting grants to 10 schools Thursday at a reception at Greer City Hall.

  Feb. 1, 2018

The Greater Greer Education Foundation presented $9,469.65 in grant money to 9 school in Greenville and Spartanburg counties at a news conference Feb. 1 at Greer City Hall.

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