ETV at a Glance
Explore these ETV links and resources:
ETV’s reach in South Carolina goes well beyond Radio and TV. ETV supports education, promotes transparency, partners with public safety, connects citizens, and improves the quality of life and job readiness for the state. Join us for a look at some of ETV’s services and what people are saying about ETV.
ETV Community and State Partners
StoryCorps in Charleston
StoryCorps partnered with ETV Radio to record, preserve, and share the stories of communities in Charleston from October 25 through November 17, 2012.
StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 40,000 interviews from nearly 80,000 participants. Each conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind,…
NETwork of Sustained, Collaborative, Ongoing Preparation for Educators (NETSCOPE)
The NetSCOPE project recognizes teacher quality as the most important factor in raising student achievement. South Carolina excels in academic standards, assessment, and school accountability. However, recent findings indicate that in half of South Carolina schools, more than 70% of students live in poverty. Historically Winthrop University has been on the forefront of intensive reform debate on behalf of P-16 students in our high-need schools, their teachers, and teacher preparation programs.
Through research-based practices in teacher education, development, and leadership, NetSCOPE will accomplish four goals: improve student academic achievement in high need districts, improve professional learning for school-university faculty and…
Charleston Symphony Orchestra
Charleston’s rich orchestral heritage began in the year 1819. The first symphony orchestra was made up of 30 musicians who performed small intimate concerts for friends and family. In 1936, Miss Maude Winthrop Gibbon and Mrs. Martha Laurens Patterson founded the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
The first concert was held December 28, 1936 at Hibernian Hall with Mr. Tony Hadgi as the conductor. During their first season, the CSO provided the music for The Recruiting Officer, the opening night performance at the newly renovated Dock Street Theatre. DuBose Heyward of Porgy and Bess composed a prologue especially for this opening night…