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Deep Run

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Deep Run

Deep Run by Hillevi Loven Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verité portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole’s candid humor and steadfast...

Overburden

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Overbruden

Overburden by Chad A. Stevens Meet two unforgettable women—a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother—whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair’s courageous story underscores the...

Eat White Dirt

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Eat White Dirt

Eat White Dirt by Adam Forrester Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences,...

Soul City

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Soul City

Soul City by Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia—Soul City—in the heart of North Carolina’s Klan country during the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with...

StoryCorps in Columbia, South Carolina

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
The StoryCorp Mobile Booth

StoryCorps is in Columbia, South Carolina to collect interviews with residents. StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. They acheive this by recording and...

SCETV and SC Public Radio Welcome StoryCorps to Columbia, SC

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
StoryCorps Airstream trailer

On Thursday, Nov. 18, StoryCorps , EdVenture and South Carolina Public Radio held a press conference to announce the beginning of StoryCorps' tenure in the Palmetto State. StoryCorps gives people the opportunity to record conversations with someone else—a loved one, a...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV...

Distance Education Helps Providers Treat Patients for Hepatitis C

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Dr. Ahuja and Caroline Derrick teaching the tele-infectious disease course

Telehealth is not all about seeing a patient on a computer screen to treat his or her condition; the clinical side is just one component of telehealth. An integral component of telehealth is distance education, which refers to situations in which the instructor and learner...

Drought Conditions Lead to Wildfire Spreading In SC Upstate, Air Quality Concerns

November 16, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Wildfires on Pinnacle Mountain in the Piedmont

Wildfires have been spreading throughout the Southeast, creating concerns for the upstate of South Carolina, where a dry summer and fall have led to a prolonged drought. The fire, which began in North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, has led to evacuations in those states...

Photo Story: Gwen Ifill in South Carolina

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Journalist Gwen Ifill with SC Public Radio's Tut Underwood

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio honor and remember Gwen Ifill. Ifill visited SCETV in 2012 with PBS' Washington Week for the Presidential primaries. She returned to the state in 2015 for the PBS NewsHour's Special Presentation...

SCETV Remembers Gwen Ifill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Image of PBS anchor Gwen Ifill

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was deeply saddened on Monday, November 14 to learn of the passing of Gwen Ifill, an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and acclaimed television anchor. “Gwen Ifill was a gifted journalist and a trailblazer. We...

Riverwalk Development Brings Economic Growth to Rock Hill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Photo of competitors at the UCI BMX World Cup Event held in Rock Hill, SC.

Based on the sight of the Celanese Acetate Filament Plant, Riverwalk is a community in Rock Hill, South Carolina. It features housing, dining, shopping and athletic opportunities. The plant is a major part of Rock Hill’s history and economy, employing as many as 2,300...

Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Black and white photo of Joe Riley swearing in ceremony.

Joseph P. Riley, Jr. was born in 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Riley served six years in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was elected Mayor of Charleston in 1975. He served ten...

Student Reporting Labs: A Trip to Congaree National Park

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Photo taken on November 1st at Congaree National Park.

On the first day of November in Hopkins, South Carolina, eleven students walked the trails of Congaree National Park . Mosquitos crawled all over their hair and bodies; they swatted at them with every step they took. Despite these conditions, and the daunting certainty that...

High School Graduation Rates Reach High

November 14, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Graphic showing graduate pictured with 83.2 percent rate indicated

President Obama announced in October that America's high school graduation rate has reached 83.2%, a record high rate for the country. The national high school graduation rate has been steadily increasing since 2008 (when it was 74.7%) when the U.S. Department of Education...

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