Jill Branyon

NGU professor collaborates on new teaching methods in ‘The Next Step’

Jill Branyon, distinguished professor of education and coordinator of the mathematics secondary education program, collaborated on a book about new ways of teaching mathematics.
Geriatric Education

Foundation for Geriatric Education funds tools for education at Greenville Technical College

The Foundation for Geriatric Education has donated $4,150 to GTC to allow for the purchase of tools for the Nursing Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs. 

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Data shows most alumni from SC schools stay in state after graduation

More than half of South Carolina’s college graduates stay in the state after graduation, according to data published by Emsi in October.

To address growing problem of life-threatening allergies and anaphylactic shock, Furman installs epinephrine kits on campus

One in four people who have analaphylactic shock don’t know they had a life-threatening allergy. Others who do know sometimes don’t carry their prescribed epinephrine auto injectors. To help combat that, Furman installs epinephrine auto injector kits across campus.
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SC college costs receiving failing grade

South Carolina is one of the least affordable states for lower-income students to get a college education.

New Money mag tool helps students navigate the school ranking daze

Money Magazine has come out with a new search tool to help high school students and their parents find colleges that fit the student’s interest and the family’s pocketbook.

USC Upstate’s enrollment growth plans bet on Greenville

Greenville will play a key role in the University of South Carolina Upstate’s plan to increase its enrollment to 10,000 students by 2030.

S.C. college tuitions going up

Housing rates and fees are also higher

Rigor in high school means higher wages later

Rigor in high school pays off for students who do not plan to go to college, according to a new report by the Center for Public Education Study.

Lockheed Martin adds to endowed scholarship fund at GTC

Lockheed Martin Greenville Operations added $25,000 to an endowed fund established in 1995 to provide scholarships for Aircraft Maintenance Technology (AMT) students at Greenville Technical College.

Legacy works toward “new normal”

“We’re getting all the kids to college. The next step is to keep them in college,” Brown said.

Where to go on Game Day

Sure, watching a football game sounds easy, but for a nervous sports…

Unrest won’t stop college study abroad programs

When Upstate college students return to classes after winter break, hundreds of them will be studying in foreign countries all across the world as part of study abroad programs.

Hazing spreads beyond the frat house

Incidents at Clemson, USC, Furman and other S.C. colleges have drawn national attention, but experts warn that the problem is also prevalent in high schools and sports teams