August 28, 2015 RSS feed / Education

Central Carolina Community Foundation awards $180,900 in scholarships to South Carolina students

Central Carolina Community Foundation has awarded 74 scholarships totaling $180,900 to some of South Carolina’s outstanding students, including: A.C. More...

School Stars

W.J. Keenan High School, home of the 2015 Class 2A boys basketball state champions, is a national STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)- certified school. Alvin Pressley is Keenan’s principal. More...

Forestry Commission to hold four Certified Prescribed Fire Manager courses this fall

Land managers who conduct outdoor burning can reduce their liability by becoming Certified Prescribed Fire Managers. More...

Local teachers eligible for conservation mini-grants

The City of Columbia is now supporting a new mini-grant geared towards clean water student projects such as rain barrels, composting initiatives, litter clean-ups, rain gardens, erosion control, stream bank restoration, and more. More...

Superintendent to hold town hall meeting August 31 at C.A. Johnson High School

As part of his ongoing “Listening and Learning” activities, Richland One Superintendent Dr. Craig Witherspoon will hold a town hall meeting Monday, August 31 at 6 p.m. at C.A. Johnson High School. More...

Author, Dinah Johnson, to find inspiration inside Richland Library walls

Noted children’s author, Dinah Johnson, will soon be an open book to the community. Starting Tuesday, September 1, the South Carolina native will hold weekly hours as a Writer-in-Residence at Richland Library Main. More...

WWII Veterans to be honored at Richland Northeast High School

An event to honor the 70th anniversary of the ending of WWII will be held in the Richland Northeast High School auditorium September 2 at 11:15 a.m. WWII Veterans are invited to attend and will be honored for their service. More...

Local dentist honors late wife on her birthday with $50,000 gift to Midlands Technical College

This week, Midlands Technical College received $50,000 to establish the Patricia Mogel Coogler Dental Sciences Endowed Scholarship. The gift was one of the top-five one-time gifts ever received from an individual in the college’s history. More...