In South Carolina
Greenville Technical College launches new corporate training partnership program
UpstateBizSC – June 6, 2017
In response to the needs of business and industry, Greenville Technical College’s Economic Development and Corporate Training Division has announced a new corporate training partnership program launched today.
Aiken Tech's Post ChalleNGe program graduates record class
Aiken Standard – June 5, 2017
The Post ChalleNGe program at Aiken Technical College recently graduated a record number of cadets in its third cohort.
Free camp helps kids with respiratory illnesses
The Times and Democrat – June 4, 2017
More than 80 students from the Orangeburg County School Districts recently participated in Camp Catch-A-Breath, a free camp for children with asthma who have completed the Open Airways for Schools program.
Partnership strives to make college more affordable
Aiken Standard – June 2, 2017
Bank of America recognized the Aiken Technical College Foundation, along with eight other local nonprofits, on May 24 in an event celebrating their ongoing partnerships.
Magnificent 7 – Group 1st from Manning High to graduate with associate degree
The Item – June 1, 2017
For a group of seven Manning High School seniors, Saturday will mark a momentous day.
The New Face of Drafting is Technology
GwdToday – June 1, 2017
The drafting table still shapes the public perception of what engineering design professionals do in manufacturing, architecture and other job sectors.
Judy Wilson joins Greenville Tech Foundation as Director of Development
UpstateBizSC – May 31, 2017
Judy Wilson has joined the staff of the Greenville Tech Foundation, serving as director of development.
Pinning ceremony held for OCtech’s ADN Class of 2017
The Times and Democrat – May 31, 2017
The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Associate Degree Nursing program held its annual pinning ceremony Monday, May 15, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg.
WTC Students Complete Workforce Development Program
South Strand News – May 31, 2017
Five students completed the Manufacturing Production Technician program under the Workforce Development division at Williamsburg Technical College: Shatara Rouse of Andrews, Jamal Starling of Greeleyville, and Terri Bolden, Maurice Johnson and Ernestine Smalls, all of Kingstree.
Spartanburg Community College welcomes Rebecca Parrish as grant director
UpstateBizSC – May 30, 2017
Spartanburg Community College recently welcomed Rebecca Parrish as the director of grants. In this role, Parrish is responsible for the planning, writing, securing, and managing of all grant funding and serves as SCC’s liaison to all grant funding agencies.
Around the Nation
Humanities Majors Drop
Inside Higher Ed – June 5, 2017
The number of bachelor's degrees in the humanities conferred in 2015 -- 212,512 -- was down 5 percent from the year before and nearly 10 percent from 2012, the high point for such degrees.
Simplifying the process to transfer earned credits
Community College Daily – June 5, 2017
In Connecticut, an initiative to help college students transfer earned credits between community colleges and public four-year institutions passed the House of Representatives last week.
Boston to test tuition-free college program
Community College Daily – June 2, 2017
Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh have unveiled a tuition-free college program for low-income students in Boston.