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Greg Little will replace Ron Rhames this summer, becoming the seventh president of the 50-year-old technical college. (Photo/Midlands Technical College)
Apr 18, 2024

Veteran educator chosen as next president of Columbia college

The search committee heard from candidates from 30 states and one foreign country …

Students who pass the first part of the course will be eligible for part two — a hands-on day of operator training. (Photo/Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina)
Apr 16, 2024

Goodwill program offers path to drone pilot career

Goodwill is offering the job-training program for aspiring …

The Benedict College Best Lives Center (BLC) has partnered with SC Works as a Connection Point within the city of Columbia, becoming the first college in South Carolina to be named a SC Works Connection Point. (Photo/Benedict College)
Apr 2, 2024

Columbia college the first institution to partner with SC Works on workforce initiative

Community members can search for jobs, seek new opportunities that will lead to career advancement, and file for unemployment insurance through the Department of Employment and Workforce.

Roslyn Clark Artis has been president and CEO of Benedict College since 2017. (Photo/A.J. Shorter Photography)
Mar 29, 2024

Columbia college names administration building for its 1st female president

When she was hired for the job, the college president showed up a month early and got to the task of …

Palmetto Goodwill and its affiliated Palmetto Excel Center will open two new adult charter high schools in South Carolina by the fall of 2025. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Mar 27, 2024

Palmetto Goodwill to open high school in Sumter

The school will allow community members to earn their high school diplomas and workforce certifications at a fast pace.

Turning90’s job training includes functioning services in printing and logistics. The logistics program offers kitting and assembly services to businesses and organizations. The printing program includes a print shop that provides custom screen printing and embroidery. (Photo/Turn90)
Mar 14, 2024

South Carolina-wide Riley Institute award will go to reentry program for former inmates

The program will be recognized with the OneSouthCarolina Partners in Progress Award during …

Mar 13, 2024

Chief Justice Jean Toal in the McNair Conversations on the American South

Join the USC College of Arts and Sciences as we host the honorable Chief Justice Jean H. Toal on Tuesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. for an insightful conversation as part of the McNair Conversations on the American South. Chief Justice Jean H. Toal has been a trailblazer in her career, being the first female […]

Students at the Charleston School of Law grab a moment outdoors to talk about their studies at what the school hopes soon will be a nonprofit institution. (Photo/Charleston School of Law)
Mar 7, 2024

Association makes decision on Charleston School of Law non-profit status — what’s next

The step is a milestone in the school’s journey from financially troubled enterprise to nonprofit school …

Don Bent’s tenure at Oshkosh Defense included helping lead the production in a division called Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, which produced vehicles such as this A2 Armored truck. (Photo/Oshkosh Defense)
Mar 6, 2024

Oshkosh Defense executive joins Spartanburg university faculty

He will help build a new engineering program and support the expansion of …

Former National Football League wide receiver and Carolina Panthers assistant wide receivers coach Jerricho Cotchery has been named as the new head of Limestone University’s football team. (Photo/Limestone University)
Mar 5, 2024

Former Carolina Panthers standout named head football coach at Limestone University

In his second season playing with the Panthers, the N.C. State legend helped lead Carolina to the Super Bowl.

Feb 29, 2024

Dyslexia Resource Center receives $25,000 grant from Power:Ed to support more Midlands youth

COLUMBIA, SC — Dyslexia Resource Center (DRC) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Power:Ed, the philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation, to support area middle school students who are below grade level in reading. The funds will be used to purchase evidence-based literacy training instruction (EBLI) for eight new tutors.[...]

Feb 21, 2024

History teacher Mike Burgess to speak about the challenges he faces

COLUMBIA, S.C. – George Orwell wrote, “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” Mike Burgess knows Orwell was right. Mike is a history teacher, caught between today’s left and right in their efforts to seize control of the future. He wrote, in a recent edition of The State [[...]