Category Archives: Education

College of Charleston to increase tuition for 2016-17

Full-time S.C. resident undergraduates will pay $5,693 per semester, and out-of-state undergrads will pay $14,772. In-state graduate students will pay $6,262 per semester, and out-of-state graduate students will pay $16,249.

Full-time S.C. resident undergraduates will pay $5,693 per semester, and out-of-state undergrads will pay $14,772. In-state graduate students will pay $6,262 per semester, and out-of-state graduate students will pay $16,249.

State forgives $12M loan for S.C. State University

The state has agreed to forgive $12 million worth of loans for S.C. State University and allow the school to repay a separate $6 million loan at a rate of $355,036 annually. (Photo/Provided)

Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill Tuesday forgiving $12 million worth of loans for S.C. State University and creating a repayment plan for an additional $6 million in loans. The aid hinges on the university’s maintaining accreditation and increasing student

Magic Johnson creating $2.5M endowed scholarship at S.C. State

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who won five NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, is establishing a $2.5 million endowed scholarship at S.C. State University for degree-seeking students in the university’s School of Business.

Charleston School of Law files paperwork to become nonprofit, signs lease

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Over the past couple of weeks, the Charleston School of Law has filed an application with the American Bar Association to become a nonprofit and signed a multiyear lease for nearly 54,000 square feet of office and classroom space.

S.C. tech system gets $200,000 to promote apprenticeships

The U.S. Department of Labor has provided the S.C. Technical College System a $200,000 grant to promote its Apprenticeship Carolina and youth apprenticeship programs.

Clemson researcher gets $2M for composites project

Amod Ogale, director of the Clemson University Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers and Films and Dow Chemical Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received $2 million to join a project aiming to lower the cost of lighter-weight composite materials. (Photo/Clemson University)

After 30 years of creating composites that are stronger and lighter than steel, making them less pricey is a new challenge for Clemson researcher Amod Ogale. He has received $2 million to join a project aiming to do just that.

College of Charleston fundraising surpasses $125 million goal

College of Charleston (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

Since October 2009, a fundraising campaign at the College of Charleston has raised more than $127 million, surpassing its goal about four months ahead of schedule. The Boundless campaign, the largest fundraising initiative in the college’s 246-year history, was expected

Protesters talk to MUSC board about grievances

Protesters hold up small American flags during the MUSC board of trustees meeting on Friday. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

For most of the past two years, a group known as Healthcare Workers United has protested for better treatment of workers during Medical University of South Carolina board of trustees meetings. In the past, they’ve held up signs and stood

S.C. State University starts search for new president

S.C. State University’s board of trustees created a search committee and will hire an executive search firm to find the school’s 12th president. (Photo/S.C. State University)

S.C. State University has started a nationwide search for a new president. W. Franklin Evans has served as acting president since former president Thomas J. Elzey was put on leave in February 2015 and fired the following month. The Orangeburg