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SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

From: HBCU Rising

Amy Shumaker

African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities as part of a national HBCU Tour. Screening will be followed by a panel discussion with representatives from the creative team, university leaders, prominent alumni, and other...

Brownsnake vs. Cooperhead?

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

A Northern Brownsnake.

A listener finds a Brownsnake in his yard and wants to know, will it keep Copperheads out of its territory?

"L" is for Lutherans

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lutherans. While Lutherans are the third largest Protestant denomination in the United States, their numbers have never been large in the South. In South Carolina, Lutherans make up less than two percent of the population, with highest concentrations in Newberry and Lexington Counties. Among Protestants, Lutherans typically give greater weight to the historic (“catholic”) tradition going back to the ancient church and conduct a liturgy of worship...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Primary Care and Prevention

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Bunt about primary care, with a focus on prevention. Dr. Bunt is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Technology at Allen University

From: Palmetto Scene

Jackie Johnson

computer

Palmetto Scene visits Allen University, a historic black university in Columbia, has students excited about using their knowledge to secure high paying, interesting jobs in the 21st century workplace.

This story is part of Tell Them We Are Rising #HBCURising campaign supported by the American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen public media initiative.

Tell Them We Are Rising premieres on Independent Lens on PBS February 19, 2018.

Statehouse Week for Jan 19, 2018

From: SC Public Radio

Russ McKinney

State House Week

Wintry weather cut this week's session of the SC General Assembly short, but lawmakers had plenty of questions for the CEO of Dominion Energy. Domion Energy has proposed to buy SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric and Gas.

Live at the Charleston Music Hall: Season One

From: SCETV Presents

 Edwin McCain and Mark Bryan

Live at the Charleston Music Hall is a front row seat for some truly memorable performances. This new show airs locally on Thursday at 10:00 pm on ETV.

Artists performances recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall with host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish). The series visits an impressive roster of music's best talent in this new concert series packed full of soulful songwriting and award-winning music. Live at the Charleston...

Shape Note Singing May Be Endangered Tradition in South Carolina

From: SC Public Radio

Tut Underwood

C major scale in shape notes, the 4-shape system of the Sacred Harp.

A musical tradition begun in Colonial America which flourished in the South in the late 19th-to mid-20th centuries is still carried on in South Carolina. It’s shape note singing – also known as fa-sol-la, Jubilee or sacred harp singing. A method developed to teach music to people who couldn’t read music, the notes on the page use shapes such as round, square, and triangular to represent the various pitches.

Lena Davis of Anderson learned...

Skeletons

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

NatureNotes

Skeletal material can tell you a lot, if you know what to look fore.

PD to Warm Your Mind … ETV Teacher Recertification Courses “Fire-up” Soon!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher on laptop in front of fireplace

ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by SDE Office of Educator Services for SC educators. Over 50 courses offered for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online and self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too, in this Winter session. Cost: $200. Warm your mind with SCETV online PD for SC educators!

Grow Your Career This Year with PBS TeacherLine

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Teacher working with students on laptop

Resolved to grow your career this year? Enroll now for a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course! TeacherLine’s high-quality, online courses offer the rigor you need to make a difference plus the peer- and facilitator- support you want. Winter courses begin January 17 and end February 27. Earn Renewal, R2S, or Graduate Credits.

Thomas Pinckney

From: SC Hall of Fame

Thomas Pinckney. Illustrated by James. H. Palmer, Jr

5-minute biography of statesman Thomas Pinckney. Through the use of interviews and historical illustrations, the documentary tells the story of this signer of the United States Constitution, military leader and political figure, and his contributions to South Carolina and American history.

State House Daybook: Jan 18, 2018

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. State House

The South Carolina House and Senate canceled their daily session and legislative meetings for Thursday due to inclement weather affecting part of the state. Gov. Henry McMaster postponed his State of the State address to next Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m.

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the...

Grafting Citrus Trees

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Oranges

Stan McKenzie of McKenzie Farms in Scranton, SC joins us at "Making It Grow" and shows us how to graft citrus trees. On his farm, Stan grows over 40 varieties of cold hardy citrus. In the studio, Stan demonstrates with Clemson Extension Agent Tony Melton on how he grafts some of his citrus plants.

Town of Chesterfield

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Town of Chesterfield

Founded in 1785, the Town of Chesterfield is one year older than the City of Columbia. It's also the smallest county seat in South Carolina. The Chesterfield County Courthouse is home to the Chamber of Commerce, an art gallery and a museum.

State House Daybook: Jan. 17, 2018

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. Statehouse

UPDATE: The South Carolina House and Senate canceled their daily session and most legislative meetings for Wednesday and Thursday due to inclement weather affecting part of the state. Gov. Henry McMaster postponed his State of the State address to next Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m.

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides...

White Dots on the River

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

NatureNotes

Gulls are on the rivers this time of year.

Civil Rights Journalist Made a Difference in Rock Hill

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Marshall Doswell

Marshall Doswell came to Rock Hill as the Managing Editor of The Evening Herald in 1957. After living in South Carolina for a short time, he was made aware of the racial division and tension that existed here. Knowing the power of the press, Doswell felt called to use his position to advocate for equality and change. At the time, Doswell’s belief in equality was not commonplace. His advocacy for racial justice was perceived as...

Are Financial Planners Scary?

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

South Carolina Business Review logo

Our next guest says that he often senses anxiety coming from the person entering his office. This might not be surprising if our guest were a surgeon, or a dentist.

Mike Switzer interviews Noel Swain, a certified financial planner with Provest Wealth Advisors in Spartanburg, SC.

State House Daybook: Jan. 16, 2018

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other resources in one place.

Watch daily legislative recaps live at 7 p.m., on SCETV’s Facebook , YouTube and reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter .

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Senate

The Senate...

Mindfulness

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

Mindfulness - woman enjoying winter scenery

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about Mindfulness—an approach to improve psychological wellbeing and reduce stress. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Program at MUSC.

SC Public Radio's Bradley Fuller Talks Sonatas and Soundscapes

From: Behind the Scenes

Tabitha Safdi

Fuller Hosting Sonatas and Soundscapes

Sonatas and Soundscapes explores the diverse and colorful range of classical (and not-so-classical) music. Every weekday host Bradley Fuller programs instrumental music from history’s repertoire—everything from baroque to experimentalism.

Originally from Greenwood, South Carolina, Bradley Fuller has maintained a deep interest in classical music since the age of six. With piano lessons throughout grade school and involvement in marching and concert bands on the saxophone, Bradley further developed musical abilities as well as...

Journalist Robert Cox and the Newspaper Published Dangerous Truths

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

Robert Cox (with Maria Hinojosa, WGBH, Boston)

The Buenos Aires Herald ceased publication in July of 2017, almost 141 years after its founding. The paper became famous, however, only in the latter part of the 20th century, for exposing the forced disappearances of Argentinians during the 1976-83 military dictatorship. Other newspapers in the country whitewashed this chapter of Argentina’s history. The English-language paper’s editor during this dangerous, violent period was British journalist Robert Cox. The Charleston resident joins Walter Edgar to...

SC Students Can Win Prizes Through the 2018 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image of jacqueline Woodson from  Young Minds Dreaming at SC State Library

Tell us how by participating in this year's Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest! The Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest encourages young writers to capture the power of their words and experience the freedom of original literary expressions.

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