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
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…
Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs (CDAP)
The Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs (CDAP) partnered with ETV in the creation of a nationally distributed program, “America’s Armed Forces: Time for a Checkup.” The program's focus was on active and retired military and the many health issues they face, including obesity, substance abuse and PTSD. Moderated by CNN’s John King, the diverse panel and the in-depth interviews with PTSD patients presented significant insight and information to aid our active military and veterans. CDAP and MUSC continue a long-standing relationship with ETV that has created numerous programs important not only to South Carolina but our nation’s overall…
Clemson Public Service Activities (PSA)
Clemson is part of a national system of land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Statewide research, extension and regulatory programs (Public Service Activities) enhance economic growth in S.C. agriculture and forestry industries through a continuous process of identifying critical issues, finding solutions and transferring knowledge to farmers, foresters and land managers.
South Carolina Cooperative Extension, which is part of PSA, is based at South Carolina’s two land-grant institutions, Clemson University and South Carolina State University, in all 46 counties, and at the five Research & Education Centers.