USC Upstate, in partnership with BMW Manufacturing Co., Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, and American Credit Acceptance, hosted its ninth annual Academic Outreach Camp June 17 through 28.
The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $5,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation to support Greenville Technical College’s Quick Jobs with a Future program. The gift will provide tuition assistance to students from the Greater Greer area.
Greenville County Schools needs members of the community to serve on the Sexuality Education Advisory Committee.
Board members of the Angel Heart of Hope (AHOH) Ministry celebrated the final approval for the charity’s nonprofit status last week.
The ministry, begun by late Riverside High student Bella Muntean during her battle with osteosarcoma, can now begin fundraising efforts to help children with life-threatening illnesses.
Tigerville Elementary students are reaping the fruits of their labor after planting a school garden in the spring.
Through a grant from Lowe’s Tools for Education and with the help of the Greer Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, students built raised beds in a vacant space behind the science lab.
The CBL Charitable Foundation recently awarded $20,000 in higher education scholarships to two local students ($10,000 each).
Clemson offering summer Camp Voyager
Clemson University Youth Learning Institute is offering a one-week summer camp for techies, gamers, creative explorers and young engineers ages 8-15.
Camp Voyager will be held at the institute headquarters in Pickens.
Beginning June 10, Greer Soup Kitchen with the help of the teachers and PTA at Chandler Creek Elementary and the teachers at Woodland Elementary will provide lunches to children in the Greer area who otherwise would not have access to food.
Rebecca Zander, seventh grade science teacher at Greer Middle School, is among the first seven graduates of the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program honored by Public Education Partners (PEP).