Joe and Gretchen Erwin gift $2.5M to Clemson University
$1 million of the gift will go toward the new College of Business building, and $1.5 million will be allocated for a student scholarship and programming support for communication students and adjunct faculty.
March For Our Lives Greenville to plan March 14 student walkouts; school district cites ‘safety concerns’
Twenty local students — 18 high schoolers and two college students — have come together to organize under March For Our Lives Greenville, “a sister movement of the national March For Our Lives created by survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting,” according to a news release.
For special-needs children and at-risk youth, equine therapy program Happy Hooves’ School at the Barn can be life changing
When Deklan Corrigan first visited Eden Farms, a horse-boarding barn in Marietta, a year ago, his mother, Traci Corrigan, was unsure how he would respond. Her son, who at the time was 5 years old, was often nonverbal and reserved, and Traci wondered whether the new, unfamiliar stimuli would make Deklan nervous or agitated.
PEP is Building STEAM through new grants to Greenville County teachers
From designing habitats and toys for animals at the Greenville Zoo to learning about simple machines by studying Rube Goldberg contraption cartoons, students at five Greenville County schools will learn STEAM-related skills through innovative classroom projects funded by a new Public Education Partners of Greenville County teacher grants program.
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.