We share details about things happening around the State of South Carolina here. This includes information related to education, innovation and professional development.
Legislators are offering high school graduates of 34 school districts the chance to get a technical degree for free, potentially catapulting thousands of young people to a good-paying job — without mountains of college debt — while providing employers with trained workers.
Harold Hughes, a Greenville, SC and Austin, TX-based entrepreneur, was recently featured at Watch The Yard. Harold, the founder of the technology company Bandwagon, is using the same blockchain technology that keeps cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin safe and applying it to event tickets so you don’t get scammed the next time you buy football or Beyonce tickets.
The Pre-Summit Institute will engage South Carolina’s elementary and middle school teachers and principals. Clemson University’s Call Me Mister® program will host the institute to help prepare ALL of South Carolina’s teachers and principals to address the needs and challenges faced by African-American and Hispanic youth.
Led by Governor Henry McMaster and in partnership with the Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott and the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), the state of South Carolina will present the Governor’s Opportunity Zones Summit on January 25, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Columbia.
The mission of the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit is to close the achievement gap for African-American and Hispanic males, from cradle to career. Bringing together approximately 2,000 high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country, the summit will emphasize the importance of education, best practices and choices to increase high school and college graduation rates.
STEM – ALL IN is a collaborative program between Clemson University's College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences and the College of Science to raise awareness of graduate education in the STEM fields. The program is designed to bring the best and brightest underrepresented students on campus and encourage them to pursue a graduate degree at Clemson.
New in 2019 is the inaugural Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit, set for Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. An extension of the Clemson Men of Color National Summit, this day-long event is stocked with tools and resources for eighth- through 12th-grade students to plan for success after high school.
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