Category Archives: Education

Trident Technical College wins national equity award

[caption id="attachment_27663" align="alignright" width="1200"] Trident Technical College officials accept the 2017 Charles Kennedy Equity Award during the Association of Community College Trustees’ annual awards gala in Las Vegas Sept. 27. Pictured (from left) are ACCT Chair Bakari Lee, Trident Tech President Mary Thornley, Trident Tech Area Commissioners Yvonne Barnes and Rudd Smith, and ACCT President…
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International BBC Program Coming to College of Charleston

The College of Charleston’s Cistern Yard has been selected as the venue for an upcoming episode of the international BBC current affairs program Global Questions, which will feature a panel discussion about the presidency of Donald Trump. The public is invited to attend the recording on Oct. 13, 2017, on a space-available basis. Tickets to…
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Two from law school picked for prestigious statewide program

Sept. 21, 2017  |  Two professionals at the Charleston School of Law are part of the new class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative, an exclusive, award-winning program to help state leaders better understand talent and creativity in South Carolina. Among those picked for the Fall 2017 program in the Lowcountry are Len Young,…
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Wando Art Teacher Receives State Award

[caption id="attachment_27492" align="alignleft" width="400"] Mary Peeples with Senior Erin Betfort[/caption] Mount Pleasant, SC – Mary Catherine Peeples has spent over a decade at Wando High School teaching visual arts, with a passion to see her students learn the subject while they grow as artists. That passion, and her performance in the classroom, led to a…
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