Clemson, Furman featured in Princeton Review’s ‘Best 382 Colleges’

Clemson students love their school and Furman students have a knack for politics.

Clemson tops College Choice’s Best Colleges in South Carolina list

Clemson University, Presbyterian College and the University of South Carolina top newly released College Choice’s 2017 Best Colleges in South Carolina list.

Clemson, Auburn partner to save wild tiger population

This week, Clemson University and Auburn University — alongside Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri — announced the formation of the U.S. Tiger University Consortium, a coalition for universities that claim the tiger as their mascot.

Clemson University raises record $151 million

Clemson University supporters just keep giving. A year after its $1.06 billion The Will to Lead capital campaign ended, Clemson received $151.3 million in private gifts, a new annual fundraising record for the school.

Sale of old Berea Elementary to Legacy Early College stalls

The sale of the old Berea Elementary School to Legacy Early College has hit a snag.

Clemson raises tuition; hike is lowest in 20 years

The bad news: Clemson University is the latest public college in South Carolina to raise tuition for the 2017-18 school year. The good news: it’s the smallest percentage increase in two decades.

Furman receives $800K to create more faculty positions

The university has received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create eight new faculty positions.

Not Up for Debate – Southside student is national speech and debate champion

Southside High senior Chase Garrett won the dramatic interpretation competition at the National Speech and Debate Tournament held in Birmingham, Ala., last month.

School district policy defines appropriate interactions between teachers and students

The policy says that relationships and interactions between district employees and students may exist outside of school as long as they occur with knowledge of parents.

New name, expansion plans for Legacy Charter

Legacy Charter School is changing its name — not expectations — and making plans to expand.

School district approves tax hike for building projects

Greenville County Schools will be building some new schools and county taxpayers will see their bills go up to pay for them.

Clemson, BJU named best colleges in South Carolina

High school graduates may want to consider these universities, according to

University of South Carolina tuition going up; school officials call for more state support of higher ed

Students at the University of South Carolina in Columbia will pay 3.46 percent more in tuition next school year, and school officials blamed the increase on the state not contributing enough money for higher education.

Rally for Trains event to be held at Greenville Amtrak

The National Association of Rail Passengers has scheduled a Rally for Trains event from 10 a.m. to noon at the Greenville Amtrak Station at 1120 Washington St. to protest the White House’s proposed budget that cuts funding for long-distance passenger rail travel.

Clemson University student scores prestigious astronaut scholarship

The six surviving members of NASA’s Mercury 7 mission founded the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation in 1984 to encourage students to pursue STEM careers.