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Q&A | A Conversation with Todd Lewis about IT-oLogy's Initiative CoursePower

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

 Todd Lewis about IT-oLogy's Initiative CoursePower

Research shows that South Carolina will experience a shortfall in tech talent in the next decade. This comes at a time when technology jobs are expected to grow significantly. According to CoursePower.org , the Midlands of South Carolina will need 3,000 IT professionals over the next decade and is on track to produce only 1,650. How do we fill this gap? Initiatives like CoursePower aim to do just that. Todd Lewis, executive director of IT-oLogy...

Midlands Technical College Committed to Building a Diverse Workforce

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Diverse group of people

One of South Carolina’s largest two-year colleges, Midlands Technical College, has demonstrated its commitment to minority and non-traditional students throughout the years.

Last year, Midlands Technical College ranked 64 in the top 100 colleges in the United States by looking at the number of African American students earning associate degrees, according to the annual report Diverse: Issues in Higher Education .

According to coladaily.com , "Diversity reached the highest level at the college...

New Legislation Could Make Killing a Police Dog a Major Crime in S.C.

From: Palmetto Scene

Katie Geer

Dog

This coming legislative session will see the introduction of a new bill that would increase the penalties to those convicted of harming or killing a police dog or police horse.

Rep. Jonathon Hill and Rep. Neal Collins are sponsoring a bill named "Fargo's and Hyco's Law." According to the Independent Mail , the new measure means "the maximum prison sentence for killing a police dog or horse would rise from five years to 10...

How to Choose the Right College

From: Carolina Money

Krishna Thakker

George Scott

COLUMBIA, S.C . – George Scott, president of Seeds of Wealth Financial Group , spoke to an audience of students and their parents, at Ridge View High School about paying for college and choosing the best one for you.

Scott told parents there are 3 major factors that go into choosing a college - Head, Hand, and Heart.

The first thing to consider is what you want to major in and what career...

Meet Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, Owner of LLE Construction Group, LLC

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Lasenta Lewis-Ellis, Owner of LLE Construction Group, LLC

Lasenta Lewis-Ellis is the owner of a local construction company, LLE Construction Group, LLC . Her business began operating in February 2011 as one of the few minority, women-owned, experienced, small general contracting and management firms located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Schedule Free ETV Technology Training at Your School or at ETV!

From: Education

Teacher

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide free training. Our ETV professionals can provide training on using mobile devices and webtools, plus assist your teachers with learning about StreamlineSC provider Learn360.

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide free training. Our ETV professionals can provide training on using mobile devices and webtools, plus assist your teachers with learning about StreamlineSC provider Learn360....

Q&A | A Conversation with Laina Faber, Founder of the Startup DebutMagazine.com

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Laina Faber is the founder of DebutMagazine.com

Laina Faber is the founder of DebutMagazine.com , a start-up digital publication that publishes shoppable fashion and beauty content, and lifestyle articles for women. Laina is a Columbia native. She grew up in Forest Acres and attended A.C. Flora High School. She graduated in 2000 with a degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

After living in Charleston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Charlotte, she firmly settled back in Columbia...

War Dog Memorial Dedicated in Columbia

From: Palmetto Scene

Katie Geer

War Dogs

A seven-foot bronze statue now stands in Memorial Park in the city of Columbia honoring the war dogs that have fought throughout the decades. The statue is in the form of a Vietnam dog handler and a German Shepherd, to pay tribute to the 4,000 dogs that served in the war. Johnny Mayo spearheaded the private and donation-funded monument through his efforts to bring awareness to these often forgotten four-legged soldiers.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2015

From: ETV

PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

We here at SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio can hardly believe 2015 is almost over! We have had an abundance of worthwhile accomplishments this year and, in this Thanksgiving month, we are thankful to have had the opportunity to serve the citizens of this state.

ETV partnered with PBS, WETA Washington and WGBH Boston for an unprecedented broadcast from Charleston, S.C., America After Charleston. The hour-long town hall...

10 Tips for Giving the Perfect Investor Pitch

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Workshop taking place in room full of people

COLUMBIA, S.C. – What is the biggest obstacle to starting a business? For most people, the answer is money.

There are several ways a startup can find money to get started. These include applying for micro loans or business loans, crowdfunding, starting a part-time job, borrowing money from friends and family, or, if your business has the potential to grow to a significant size, look for angel investor groups. In this case, you will...

ETV Teacher Recertification: Winter and Spring Sessions Set

From: Education

SC educators can earn credit by the June 30 th renewal cycle deadline through participation in the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. Over 50 courses that earn 20 renewal credits each offered in every session and Rudy Mancke’s Natural History course offered in a special session, too!

ETV Teacher Recertification Upcoming Sessions for 20 Renewal Credit Courses:

WINTER 2016: January 25 – March 21 (Registration opens Jan. 6)

SPRING I 2016:...

PBS LearningMedia Spotlights PD Resources for American Education Week

From: Education

To mark American Education Week (11/16-20), PBS LearningMedia is spotlighting a range of professional development resources that provide insight, inspiration and practical strategies for engaging students.

TED Talk Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success

What’s the best predictor of success in a person’s life, including success in education? When it comes to predicting the latter, psychologist and former educator Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth says we need to better understand students and...

Sesame Street: Here for Each Other: Parent / Caregiver Tips

From: Education

Sesame Street: Here for Each Other: Parent / Caregiver Tips

Disasters and other stressful events can be particularly difficult for young children who may not fully understand what’s going on around them. To help your child feel safe, cope with the situation, and be hopeful about the future, try these Safe & Sound: Parent Caregiver Tips , provided by our friends from Sesame Street .

Here For Each Other Parent / Caregiver Tips

This is part of the Here For Each Other...

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children

From: Education

Sesame Street and Autism

After 3 years of consultation with 14 partner organizations, we are thrilled to announce that Sesame Workshop is launching our newest domestic social impact initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children . This initiative will help increase understanding, reduce stigma, and demonstrate the commonalities that children with autism share with all children. The free resources will be available on iTunes for the iPad (Sesame Street and Autism) and at www.sesamestreet.org/autism ....

Columbia Native, CEO of The Euniek Group, Stands Out in the Music Industry

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Kevin Felder

Kevin Felder is a businessman. He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. After spending ten years in the radio industry, Kevin decided to step into the world of advertising. His company, The Euniek Group , helps small and medium-sized businesses navigate through radio, television, and social media advertising, while consulting them on branding best strategies.

Kevin is also one of the co-organizers of 1 Million Cups Columbia and is very active in the entrepreneurial...

PPS LearningMedia Spotlights PD Resources for American Education Week

From: Education

To mark American Education Week (11/16-20), PBS LearningMedia is spotlighting a range of professional development resources that provide insight, inspiration and practical strategies for engaging students.

TED Talk Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success

What’s the best predictor of success in a person’s life, including success in education? When it comes to predicting the latter, psychologist and former educator Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth says we...

HERO Live! Nov. 19 and Dec. 17 at 1:00 p.m. on SC Channel

From: Education

HERO Live! from Colonial Williamsburg supports American history education for students in grades 4-8. Using 21 st century technology and dramatizations with re-enactors to play the roles of historical figures, the HERO Live! programs are correlated to standards, providing a compelling learning experience.

All SC schools can view two upcoming programs at 1:00 p.m. on the SC Channel (SCC):

November 19 - The Freedom Quest of Oney Judge (Premiere)

How did...

Global Entrepreneurship Week Brings the 2015 Proving Ground to USC

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Proving Ground event happening

What happens when a Shark Tank-styled event and Columbia entrepreneurs come together?

Proving Ground Happens.

The 2015 Proving Ground was the culmination of three months' worth of competition between local entrepreneurs, trying to jump-start their ideas. It was the final round of competition, featuring eight teams of entrepreneurs competing for $80,000 in prize money.

The categories included Maxient Innovation, which featured undergraduate business students at USC; Avenir Discovery, which featured graduate and...

Schedule Free ETV Technology Training at Your School or at ETV!

From: Education

ETV trainers will come to your school or district to provide free training. Our ETV professionals can provide training on using mobile devices and webtools, plus assist your teachers with learning about StreamlineSC provider Learn360.

Your teachers can find out how to create multimedia projects with mobile devices, learn about flipping tools or the power of QR codes, explore iMovie on iPads or assessment tools on the web, or even gain an understanding of...

Lowcountry Chefs Launch Cookbook-Writing School

From: Palmetto Scene

If you asked your favorite chef whether he or she works at a restaurant or at home, or if they would like to write their own cookbook, you would probably be told yes. However, many of these cooks don't because it can be a daunting task to write any book, much less one that requires a lot of instruction and pictures. After ten years of writing their own very successful cookbooks, our next guest and...

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement – Episode Six

From: Education

Alabama Public TV’s electronic field trip interactive webcasts that brought pivotal moments in Civil Rights history to life for thousands of students worldwide are now available online! Episodes 1-5 can be viewed anytime at www.project-c.org . Also, these five episodes are available for download on PBS LearningMedia (see below).

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement i s a three-year series of free, electronic field trips taking place throughout the civil...

Research Shows Diet Beverage Drinkers Tend to Eat Unhealthy Food

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Soda

Do you prefer fries with your diet soda? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. And you may not be “saving” as many calories as you think, drinking those diet beverages.

University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An found that diet beverage drinkers compensate by eating a greater percentage of unhealthy foods. The study examined the dietary habits of more than 22,000 adults and found that diet drink...

Haley Creates One SC Fund to Help Flood Victims

From: Palmetto Scene

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced the creation of the One SC fund this morning. The purpose of One SC is to help South Carolinians rebuild and repair their homes that were damaged or destroyed during the flood. The Governor is leading the effort to raise funds for One SC and has requested several South Carolina celebrities and leaders to join her in these efforts. How will the funds be distributed? Central Carolina Community Foundation...

SCRA Generated $1.4 Billion in Economic Activity Within South Carolina

From: Carolina Money

Economic Growth

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina reported that the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has contributed $1.4 billion to S.C. in the past year in economic activity.

The report also said that there was a 52 percent increase in the high-tech jobs from the S.C. Launch program , which pay an average annual salary of $69,000.

According to the SCRA blog , the corporation made $526.7 million in...

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

From: Palmetto Scene

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by.

Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992.

According to the tribe's website, the people are “striving to retain what remains of our history, arts, and crafts, and to regain the...

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