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
Lexington School District Four
Since the spring of 2012, ETV has partnered with Lexington 4 through a project funded by the Knight Foundation Fund of the Central Carolina Community Foundation. The goal of the partnership is to support reading on grade level by third grade, reducing the summer slide and providing excellent outreach and educational literacy resources for students, teachers and parents. ETV’s mascot, Smart Cat, has championed the Lexington 4 literacy effort with parent and community groups, and the project provided 40 scholarships for the Lexington 4 Early Childhood Center staff and selected civic and congregational groups to participate in PBS TeacherLine…
York County Economic Development Board
The York County Economic Development Board does a magnificent job of promoting business in the upstate region. ETV is proud to be a partner in that effort.
York County Economic Development is the primary organization responsible for retaining and growing business and industry in York County. Their mission is to serve the people of York County by helping to create and support a business-friendly environment that welcomes new corporations and helps existing companies to grow and succeed.
The York County Economic Development department is an office of York County and is governed by the County Council of York County. The…
ETV American Graduate Youth Media Summits
ETV produced two youth media projects this year as part of the ETV American Graduate initiative which is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) national project to combat the dropout crisis.
In collaboration with Write/Right to Change of Clemson University's Strom Thurmond Institute, ETV held an Civil Rights and Social Justice Youth Media Summit in March at the ETV Telecommunication Center in Columbia. Focusing on digital and social media as a strategy for student engagement, the Summit project was designed to exercise critical thinking and problem-solving skills while helping a group of…