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Goodwill of the Upstate/Midlands South Carolina invests money from its retail stores into creating education and job training opportunities at no cost to participants. (Photo/Goodwill)
Jul 5, 2024

Organizations agree to create film academy in Greenville

The new film school is intended to offer the training necessary for participants to pursue a career in the film and television industry.

Darla Moore grew up on a Lake City farm to become one of the most sigfnificant players in banking and one of the state's best known philanthropists.
Jun 14, 2024

Business leader and philanthropist Darla Moore joins team to celebrate America’s 250th

Ambassador Circle will work to amplify efforts of events leading up to America’s observance of nation’s independence …

TruVista has partnered with the Fairfield County School District with the construction of a state-of-the-art Technology Center at The Village in Winnsboro, a Community of Fairfield Educators, dedicated to supporting Fairfield County educators. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jun 10, 2024

Work begins on first-of-its-kind community in state in Fairfield County

The project marks a unique step toward improving teacher recruitment and retention in rural South Carolina.

USC President Michael Amiridis, Alex Molinaroli, Molinaroli’s wife Kristin Ihle Molinaroli, College of Engineering and Computing Dean Hossein Haj-Hariri, and Board of Trustees Chair Thad Westbrook unveil a sample of the signage that will adorn the Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing. (Photo/University of South Carolina)
Jun 6, 2024

$30M alumnus gift means new name for engineering college at the University of South Carolina

The official name, the University of South Carolina Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing, was announced on Thursday during a signage unveiling ceremony

Pyramid Contracting, in collaboration with Orangeburg County, broke ground this week on the new Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s campus in Holly Hill. (Photo/Pyramid Construction)
May 15, 2024

Work begins on new Orangeburg-Calhoun Tech campus in Holly Hill

The campus will expand educational opportunities for residents in rural Orangeburg.

University of South Carolina President Michael Amiridis recently unveiled the statewide expansion of the USC Brain Health Network. (Photo/Elizabeth Renedo)
May 14, 2024

University of South Carolina unveils statewide neurology health network expansion

The clinics will screen people for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

The $52 million Performing Arts Center represents the final phase of a 10-year, $225 million bond referendum approved by voters in 2014. (Photo/Forrest Clonts/Flock and Rally)
May 3, 2024

Lexington school district opens $52M center for performing arts

The state-of-the-art facility is intended to transform arts education for Lexington Two students and beyond …

Graduate students Nawraj Sapkota and Janak Basel work in the lab of Apparao Rao at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute. (Photo/Clemson University)
Apr 24, 2024

How Clemson University research could affect your access to lithium ion batteries

While the availability of lithium iode batteries is expected to wane, researchers are looking to extend that supply by …

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 …