Speaker Bobby Harrell spoke with students at Baptist Hill in Hollywood, South Carolina at a pep-rally celebrating all the hard work the students have put into preparing for their upcoming End-of-Course Exams. Harrell encouraged the middle and high school students to dream big and continue working hard!
USC officials and legislators announced that enrollment for Palmetto College is officially underway Thursday at a gathering of government officials, representatives from USC’s senior and regional campuses, and some first-enrolled students.
President Harris Pastides said making a college degree more accessible and affordable for citizens in South Carolina is at the core of Palmetto College. [Read more...]
Bill requires all expenditures to be put online
(Columbia, SC) – With a 110 to 0 vote today, the Higher Education Transparency Act of 2011 (H. 3185) passed the South Carolina House of Representatives. Pre-filed in December, the transparency measure was an early agenda item of the House Republican Caucus.
The COEE program is based on the idea that great research universities, equipped with the best talent and technology, working hand-in-hand with the private sector, is a great way to create more high-paying jobs that help raise the standard of living for all people in South Carolina. [Read more...]
Today, members of the South Carolina Centers of Economic Excellence (CoEE) Review Board delivered a holiday present to the General Assembly and the people of South Carolina: According to the latest program totals, the CoEE Program has resulted in $363 million in non-state investment into the South Carolina economy and created 4,717 new jobs.