ABC News 4’s Bill Burr to Emcee Thursday’s Higher Education Town Hall

Charleston Event Will Bring Together Families, State Officials

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) announced today that it will hold a town hall forum for parents, students, educators, elected officials, and members of the general public on Thursday, February 15th at 5:30 PM in North Charleston, S.C. The event will be emceed by ABC News 4 Re­porter, Bill Burr.

For more information on Bill, visit WCIV’s website: http://abcnews4.com/station/people/bill-burr-09-24-2015

WHO: The S.C. Commission on Higher Education (CHE)

WHAT: Town Hall Discussion: “College Access and Affordability in South Carolina”

WHEN: Thursday, February 15th, 5:30 PM

WHERE: Lowcountry Graduate Center, 3800 Paramount Drive, North Charleston, S.C.

DETAILS: The members of the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education and select CHE staff will be on hand to take questions and receive comments on the accessibility and affordability of higher education in the state. Scholarship personnel will be available 20 minutes before and after to answer questions students and families may have about state scholarships.

Members of the Legislative Delegations for Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Jasper, Orangeburg and Williamsburg counties, gubernatorial candidates, chambers of commerce, civic groups, school guidance counselors and other educational leaders from the region have been invited to attend.

All members of the general public are welcome and light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP: Please RSVP to Andrew Roof at aroof@che.sc.gov or (803) 730-5638 if you plan to attend.

NEWS COVERAGE FROM GREENVILLE AND COLUMBIA TOWN HALL DISCUSSIONS:

Greenville: WYFF News 4

Columbia: WACH FOX 57