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PODCAST | Using LinkedIn to Connect in the Midlands

August 19, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Rob Mendenall, founder of Midlands Connecting

Technology allows us to connect faster, easier, and better than ever before. However, in a quickly changing world, the rules are somewhat vague and tend to change. How can we utilize social networks properly to network in our communities? Rob Mendenall is the founder of a...

City Roots: Columbia's In-Town Farm

August 19, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Plants in the greenhouse at City Roots

City Roots is an in-town sustainable 2.75 acre farm in the city of Columbia. This urban farm not only grows fresh, organic food for the community but it's also grown roots in the hearts of the people they serve.

Welcome Back! ETV is YOUR Partner for Teaching and Learning

August 18, 2016 - Posted in Education by Dean Byrd
People on computers

ETV is proud to be your network. We love working in the unique communities of South Carolina we call home, from the farming crossroads to our urban communities. Communicating events and telling your success with blogs , newsletters , and feature programs . And we have good...

Tele-psychiatry Helps Provide Emergency Mental Health Consultation

August 17, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by Marina Ziehe
Dr. Ratliff interacts with patient during a tele-psych consultation (simulation)

“Hello, I’m Dr. Ratliff, can you tell me your name please?” The psychiatrist Brenda Ratliff asks on a computer screen. Sitting in her office, in Aiken, S.C., Dr. Ratliff asks questions and listens carefully to the patient's feelings and needs via a video link. At the other...

High Levels of Mercury Found in Several Fish

August 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
bass fish

South Carolina has many bodies of water used for recreation activities and one of the most popular is fishing. But, for those who like to eat what they catch, be warned, a large quantity of some fish aren’t good for you. S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control...

Telehealth Increases Access to Care in South Carolina

August 16, 2016 - Posted in Telehealth by M. Ziehe and T. Crouch
Doctor working with patient

Due to combined efforts, South Carolina is now on the edge of a new frontier in health care. Telehealth offers new ways of delivering care through the use of video and audio technologies. The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance, a collaboration of academic medical centers,...

Q&A | Can I Actually Pay for College?

August 16, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Hands holding up money

It is back-to-school time across the country. Richland and Lexington counties are bustling with new energy as students of all ages emerge from the lethargy that comes with summertime in South Carolina. With the beginning of the fall semester come concerns about finances,...

Back to School with PBS TeacherLine

August 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Build Your Career with PBS TeacherLine

PBS TeacherLine is 'back to school' too, offering several facilitated courses to begin September 14, 2016. SC Renewal and graduate credits are available; you can even earn 3 graduate credits for as low as $585! Choose from 20+ courses , including: INST320 Connecting Family...

Student Mentor Urges Youth to 'Be All That They Can Be'

August 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Gordon sitting in front of a church window.

Robert Gordon understands the importance of having a solid support system while getting an education. While he was still a student himself, Gordon led his fellow North Middle/High School classmates to ensure they had just that. Since the eighth grade, Gordon acted as a...

Colonial Williamsburg Emmy-Winning Educational Productions, Course Content Available Free Online Beginning August 16

August 15, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library

For the first time beginning August 16, the Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library of Emmy award-winning educational productions and supporting course content will be made available free online for teachers, home educators, their students and lifelong learners...

Chimera, Part II by P.A. Bennett

August 12, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
3 scientists in a lab, one looking through a microscope

Last week I wrote about chimeras, part animal, part human organisms created by scientists. A news story on National Public Radio (NPR) brought it to my attention. Seems the National Institutes of Health (the NIH) is ready to lift a ban on funding chimeric research. With the...

Aiken's Equine Industry

August 12, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Aiken's Equine Industry

Aiken's Equine Industry is stemmed in history and the fabric of what Aiken has become over the years...the Mecca for people who love horses!

Now Available on Knowitall.org - Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina

August 11, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland from Pulitzer Prize Winners in SC

From the Jazz to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina are three thirty-minute programs that feature Pulitzer Prize honorees from our state. Each program is supported by a Pulitzer Prize Board partnership with the Federation of State and Territorial...

VIDEO | Performing Artists Get a Jump-Start at Midlands Tech's Performance Incubator

August 11, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Performer at the Harbison Theater at Midlands Tech

It is tough for performing artists to make a living pursuing their passion. Despite our community valuing the arts, those who pursue a career in the arts are constantly struggling to get their work off the ground. This is where Midlands Technical College steps in. The...

ETV Kids: Ready Jet Go! Week of NEW Episodes August 15-19

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image from Ready Jet Go!

Blast off to adventure with a week of all-new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, exploring the many moons of the solar system. The week kicks off with Jet and the kids trying to recreate Celery and Jet’s first date on one of Bortron 7’s moons. Then our fearless adventurers explore...

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