A Florence pastor replaced on a college board Wednesday by the daughter of an influential state senator said S.C. lawmakers should consider a ban on electing their relatives to prized seats overseeing universities.
This week, one of the most momentous occasions in the lives of 4,237 young men and women will occur when they graduate with degrees from the University of South Carolina. These graduates have seen a lot of things happen in their lifetimes so far: smartphones, texting, flatscreen TVs, Netflix, Facebook and Twitter; the Gamecocks winning two national baseball championships, the football team beating Clemson five times in a row and the women’s basketball team bursting into national prominence. Here, a look at some of the things that happened in Columbia in 1994, the year many of these grads were born.
Jazmin Goodwin, a sophomore at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and graduate of Ridge View High School in Columbia, SC, received the one-time award of $7,000 to continue her studies toward a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism. The award was given at Saturday’s White House Correspondents Association dinner.
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) committee at Lower Richland High School partnered with EngenuitySC to host the third annual “Dress for Success” business etiquette showcase Tuesday. Students received complimentary new business attire, makeovers and etiquette training and revealed their new looks to fellow students inside the school's auditorium.
An Upstate prosecutor and law enforcement representative Thursday defended a controversial law that criminalizes students’ bad behavior, saying the law is necessary and, sometimes, allows students to avoid more serious charges.
A North Carolina House bill puts new restrictions on transgender people, requiring them to use public restrooms matching the sex on their birth certificates. But an opposite trend flourishes on many college campuses: They’re broadening support for LGBT students.
Six months after a white sheriff’s deputy forcibly removed an African-American Spring Valley High School student from her desk, S.C. bills calling for changes to a law, which critics say unfairly criminalizes students, have gone no where.
The 4k and 5k classes of Tori Rolack and Tera Stanford at St. Peter's Catholic school learn about Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem through the waving of palm fronds and a little Jesus portrayed by Paul Ascherman. Ms. Rolack also read the story of this event that lead up to Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.
Palm Sunday Lesson for St. Peter's Catholic school 4k and 5k students
Project SEARCH helping students transition into workforce at Palmetto Health Parkridge
VIDEO: Scott Kelly's year in space in three minutes
Richland Library and Columbia Museum of Art up for National Medal Award