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Jan 24, 2024

ENTREPRENEUR’S JOURNEY: USC, Virginia Tech business students explore CoffeeCandy

A Greenville entrepreneur finds a way to get more people to eat coffee ...

Jan 19, 2024

Dr. Bill Jones Named New President of Columbia International University

The Columbia International University Board of Trustees has named Dr. Bill Jones as the new president of CIU. Jones currently serves as CIU chancellor and previously served as CIU president from 2007-2017. Jones brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the position. In his previous role as CIU president, Jones laid the fo[...]

The Columbia International University Board of Trustees has named Bill Jones as the new president of CIU.
Jan 18, 2024

Columbia International University names new president

The new leader was awarded the Order of the Palmetto in 2019.

University and college officials, including Clemson President Jim Clements, joined key state lawmakers Thursday to celebrate a statewide transfer agreement between the South Carolina Technical College System and the state’s public research universities, including Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. (Photo/Clemson University)
Jan 12, 2024

Agreement formalizes credits transfer among South Carolina technical colleges, universities

University and college officials joined key state lawmakers Thursday to celebrate a statewide transfer agreement.

Jan 2, 2024

ECPI University to Hold Career Education Open House at Three SC Campuses on January 13

Charleston/Columbia/Greenville, SC – For those looking to take the first step towards their college and career goals in 2024, ECPI University is holding an Open House on Saturday, January 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at all ECPI University campuses and online. In South Carolina, Open House will be held at three campuses: • [&[...]

The University of South Carolina is making necessary investments to its physical campus to ensure a world-class academic experience with one of those key pieces being a new School of Medicine Columbia and research building planned for the BullStreet district. (Rendering/Provided)
Dec 21, 2023

Design approved for new USC School of Medicine in Columbia, part of $300M project

The 300,000-square-foot building will be the heart of the new $300 million campus and will feature innovative active-learning classrooms, extensive medical simulation spaces, a health science library, numerous labs for interdisciplinary research and a café.

Dec 18, 2023

South University appoints new Director of Career Services

Dr. Monica Whitson is originally from the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC. She relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 2004, and moved to Columbia, SC this year. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services Management from the University of Phoenix, Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Pho[...]

Midlands Technical College will partner with Lexington School District One to offer classes in Lexington to both high school and adult learners starting in January 2024.
Dec 4, 2023

Midlands Technical College adds new Lexington County location

The new center will offer full programs in information technology, health care, human services and skilled trades, as well as general education courses.

Dec 4, 2023

Original Six Foundation receives $38,000 grant from Power:Ed to support rural youth in afterschool enrichment and career discovery

The Original Six Foundation (O6), has been awarded a $38,000 grant from Columbia-based Power:Ed, the philanthropy of SC Student Loan Corporation, to support O6 Afterschool enrichment, STEAM development, and career discovery programs for students in Allendale County at Allendale-Fairfax Middle School. “Workforce development in [...]

Nov 30, 2023

NSA, Homeland Security Designate ECPI University a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Columbia, SC – ECPI University proudly announces its designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This esteemed recognition extends through 2028. Earning this designation requires that school[...]

Nov 28, 2023

Midlands Technical College Golf Classic Sets Record

The Midlands Technical College Foundation hosted its annual Golf Classic on November 6 and shattered another record for the amount raised. This year’s $100,000 in donations exceed the $75,000 and $50,000 raised in the previous two years. The Golf Classic raises scholarship money for veterans, current service members, and their[...]

Nov 13, 2023

ECPI University Nabs Top Spot in “2023 Best for Vets: Colleges”

Virginia Beach, VA – ECPI University is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Military Times 2023 Best for Vets lists released on November 6, 2023. In Best for Vets: Colleges, ECPI University ranked first in the Career and Technical Education category, placing 21st overall out of 325 colleges and universities. Additionally,[...]