Articles from the Education section archive

Friday, April 15, 2016

AU, Cyber Center sign new partnership

The agreement to work together is the result of 18 months of talks between the center and the university.
By Tom Corwin

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

TB case at Warren Road school leads to testing

A confirmed case of tuberculosis at Warren Road Elementary School will lead to testing.
By Tom Corwin

Georgia Milestones begin in Columbia County

Georgia Milestones Assessment System testing will begin in Columbia County.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Augusta senior chosen for Disney Dreamer

Kaylin Garnett was the only student chosen from Augusta to be a Disney Dreamer.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 8, 2016

Aiken County chooses finalists for new logo

The Aiken County Public School District is in the process of choosing a new logo and has narrowed the field to three choices.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Georgia Southern gets president

STATESBORO, Ga. - A new president has been named to take the helm of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

SC State expects year-end budget surplus

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - South Carolina State University is on track to end this budget year with a surplus after years of negative audit reports.

Parents gain knowledge from free workshops

Dozens of area students have received free tutoring at the Richmond County Public Library on Telfair Street. Now, parents are receiving similar guidance.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Student 'tobacco free' effort a winner

ATLANTA - The success of students to convince the Burke County School District to go tobacco free earned state recognition this week.
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, April 4, 2016

First Lady to visit Burke County Middle School

Michelle Obama brings her American Garden Tour to Waynesboro on Thursday morning where she will join students who are planting a garden at Burke County Middle School.
By Walter Jones

Friday, April 1, 2016

Paine claims progress made in probation efforts

After a visit from its accrediting agency, Paine Col­lege said it was told it had met the standards for one of four areas of concern that landed the school on probation. 
By Tom Corwin

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

AU student recognized for cancer research

Amy Paschall was recently awarded the Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award for her work on immunotherapy.
By Tom Corwin

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Augusta University looks to expand brand statewide

Students originating from Columbia and Richmond counties are well represented in the undergraduate student body at Augusta University, but officials are looking to tap into other population ...
By Travis Highfield

Friday, March 25, 2016

Butler High will offer after-school snack program

Beginning the week after spring break, students at Butler High School will have an opportunity to receive additional snacks if they participate in after-school educational or enrichment activities.
By Doug Stutsman

USC Aiken to help with new SRS cleanup lab

The Department of Energy has chosen a consortium that includes the University of South Carolina Aiken to develop a proposal for a laboratory to help harness new technology for use in the cleanup ...
By James Folker

Thursday, March 24, 2016

New Arsenal Oak planted at Augusta University

Located in the front yard of Benet House, a new Arsenal Oak - and descendant of the original tree - was planted Wednesday, not far from where its ancestor towered for generations.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Old Bel Air Elementary School will be demolished

The Columbia County Board of Education awarded the demolition project bid Tuesday night to Chaplin and Sons of Augusta for $113,560.
By Abbigail Lennon

Friday, March 18, 2016

MCG gets 100 percent on Match Day

Reshma Reddy was part of a perfect Match Day for the Medical College of Georgia. In the annual tradition at medical schools nationwide, students learn which program best matched their list.
By Tom Corwin

Thursday, March 17, 2016

School system to hold transportation job fair

The Richmond County School System is scheduled to host a Transportation Job Fair on March 24 from 9 a.m. till noon at 864 Broad Street in rooms 110 and 111.
By Doug Stutsman

SC schools may start earlier

COLUMBIA- Some school systems in South Carolina want permission to start their school years earlier in August so they can end their first semester before Christmas.
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