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SC Nonprofit Invites South Carolinians to Experience Opera

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

The Palmetto Opera

In 2001, a group of opera enthusiasts got together and formed The Palmetto Opera with the mission of presenting professional opera to the Midlands and South Carolina. The official debut of Palmetto Opera came in 2003, with the performance of “Love, Murder & Revenge.” Since then, the number of performances has grown.

"Opera is a wonderful, important art form. It brings together drama and singing, and chorus, and an orchestra, and the set, so...

People's Rally in SC State Capital: #WhyWeMarch

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

people rally at the South Carolina state house

Women, men and children of all ages gathered on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, for a People's Rally and Strategy Summit at the South Carolina State House. The rally was planned as a sister event for the Women's March on Washington, D.C. Attendees marched to Columbia's Music Farm where activists and community leaders gathered together to speak about the current political climate and what it means for the progressive movement in South Carolina.

Palmetto...

A is for Ace Basin

From: Carolina Stories

A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), talks about the Ace Basin.

A is for Ace Basin

From: Carolina Stories

A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, Wildlife Biologist, with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) talks about the Ace Basin.

Sister Rally in Columbia on Saturday to Support Women's March on Washington

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

SC State house

On Saturday, Jan. 21, just after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women will attend the Women's March on Washington, in Washington, D.C. In a news release from South Carolina March Organizers, Charleston resident Hayne Beattie-Gray, the coordinator for South Carolina, said “Over two thousand marchers from our state have already signed up and made travel arrangements to the nation’s capital” says Beattie-Gray. “Another three thousand have expressed interest and that...

Final Countdown: PBS Digital Innovators 2017 Applications Due 2/13

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Graphic from PBS Digital Innovators website

Apply today for the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator Program! Applications are accepted now through February 12, 2017.

Living History at Historic Brattonsville

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Visitor Center sign at Historic Brattonsville in York County, SC

Historic Brattonsville is a 775-acre Revolutionary War site located in York County, South Carolina. It is the site of the Bratton Plantation, which was owned by the Bratton family. The Bratton family came to North America in the early 18th century and ended up settling in present-day York County in 1766. The Historic Brattonsville site now consists of original buildings as well as reconstructed buildings, which were made and decorated to reflect the historical influences...

SC Couple Enjoying Inaugural Festivities

From: This Week in South Carolina

Kaitlyn Park

preparation for the Inauguration on Capitol Hill

William and Brenda Bauer from Columbia are attending the Inaugural events in Washington, D.C. They’re sharing some of their favorite moments with us, from the S.C. Inaugural Ball to the Swearing In Ceremony. #SCinDC

Behind the Scenes: The Production of 'My Telehealth'

From: Telehealth

Tabitha Safdi

Behind the Scenes at GHS

Walking out of the doors of South Carolina ETV , Marina Ziehe and Taylor Crouch carry a combined 40 pounds' worth of equipment. Loading up and settling in for the drive, they arrive at Greenville Health Systems Children’s Hospital, about a two-hour ride from Columbia. There they set up that equipment to interview Dr. Jonathan Markowitz. He specializes in pediatric gastroenterology. It’s all in an effort to elevate public understanding of telehealth in South Carolina....

USC Students Involved in New Public Affairs Program

From: This Week in South Carolina

Aimee Crouch

Students learning camera

By Megan Sexton, USC

As a senior broadcast journalism major, Danielle Barilla says each of her internships has offered her new experiences and different challenges. This week, she starts a new job, helping to put together a weekly public affairs program produced by South Carolina ETV.

This Week in South Carolina premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday, featuring interviews with the state’s news and policymakers. Charles Bierbauer, dean of the College of Information...

Summer 2017 PD Opportunities from ETV

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers on laptops and tablets

This summer why not have ETV provide engaging Professional Development for your teachers?

Book one or more days with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist at no cost to your school or district!

PBS NewsHour Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

From: Education

Mimi Brown

PBS NewsHour Inauguration graphic

PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017.

South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Live NewsHour coverage of Inauguration 2017.

James F. Byrnes

From: SC Hall of Fame

James F. Byrnes

James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He was known as Franklin Roosevelt’s “Assistant President.” Byrnes was active in South Carolina’s state government as well.

South Carolina Uses Telehealth To Fill Healthcare Gaps

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Provider demonstrates how she uses a telehealth cart.

In 2013, the South Carolina Legislature provided funds to expand healthcare services through Telehealth. The funding ultimately formed the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance. Several agencies form the Alliance, and among the agencies is the Department of Health and Human Services. They provide funds and oversight each year, in order to increase access to care for all residents.

Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library: Learn More About the Office of the President

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library graphic

From Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Gazette:

Today, Donald J. Trump becomes the nation's 45th president. But did you know presidents weren't always inaugurated in January? January 20 was designated as inauguration day by the 20th amendment in 1933 (although the date moves slightly based on when the weekend falls). Prior to 1933, presidents were generally inaugurated on March 4, although our first president, George Washington, was inaugurated on April 30. At a time when traveling...

Colleton County Ecotourism

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Collation County

Colleton County is known as the front porch of the Lowcountry. The area offers tons of opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast. They have everything from hunting and fishing to boating and bird watching.

Attention SC Educators: ETV Education Seeks Your Input!

From: Education

ETV Education logo

A great big THANK YOU to our SC Pre-K-12 educators who have already completed the online ETV Education Services Survey! We continue to seek feedback from other SC educators so … we want to hear from YOU!

It is extremely important for ETV to continue learning how we can best serve you. The short survey takes only minutes to complete.

"This Week in SC" Premieres with Governor Nikki Haley as Guest

From: This Week in South Carolina

Aimee Crouch

Governor Haley and Charles Bierbauer

Gov. Nikki Haley is the inaugural guest on the launch of a new weekly public affairs program in South Carolina.

This Week in South Carolina highlights one topic each week with political leaders, newsmakers and policy makers in studio. The half-hour program premieres on Friday, January 20 at 7:30 p.m. on South Carolina ETV.

The program is produced by SCETV in association with the University of South Carolina College of Information and...

Collaboration Drives Healthcare Innovation in South Carolina

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

South Carolina Telehealth Alliance Advisory Council meeting in a conference room

As the healthcare system continues to evolve, collaboration becomes a significant aspect for efficient change. The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance was formed in 2014 to coordinate and facilitate Telehealth efforts across the state. Its mission is to “improve the health of South Carolina's citizens through telehealth.”

To learn about the Alliance visit www.sctelehealth.org

ETV StreamlineSC Service Update

From: Education

Dean Byrd

Students using tablets

Since 2004, ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through our StreamlineSC service, including state-specific content developed by ETV as well as national content provided by partners.

Due to funding decreases and new ETV services on the horizon, StreamlineSC will offer only our ‘local’ state-developed content AFTER the end of the 2016-17 school year.

The excellent national content provided by current partner Learn360 will continue to be...

Boost Student Learning AND Your Career with a PBS TeacherLine Course!

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Start the New Year with PD!

Give your students and your career a boost in the new year by taking a high-quality PBS TeacherLine course! Choose from convenient, facilitated courses offering renewal and graduate credits or ‘bite-sized’ self-paced courses just right for anytime learning.

Explore the Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,”

Knowitall's Martin Luther King Day Collection has resources for everyone! Try it out today!

Martin Luther King Day Collection on Knowitall.org

CMA Brings Its Own Flare to CUT! Costume and the Cinema

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

The opening of the gallery for the CUT costume design exhibit

Katherine Wallworth, the Columbia Museum of Art's new curator, discusses how the museum's collection of decorative arts brought something unique to CUT! Costume and the Cinema , the traveling costume exhibit from London's renowned costume firm, Cosprop, and Minnesota's Exhibit Design Group.

The exhibit looks at art through the lens of film and popular culture, and features 43 costumes worn by 30 actors from 26 feature films. It will run at the Columbia Museum...

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise – Programs Repeat, Educational Lessons Available!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

The four-hour PBS series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise with Henry Louis Gates Jr. repeats in January. In this series, Gates embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history.

Education Oversight Committee Budget Recommendations

From: Education

Bette Jamison

SC Education oversight Committee logo

On December 12, 2016, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) adopted budget recommendations for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The programmatic and funding recommendations made are designed to continue last year’s support of educators and students while accelerating innovation in education. Based on statutory authority, the committee members annually make recommendations for the spending of Education Improvement Act (EIA) funds, which are generated by the penny sales tax. In November, the Board of Economic Advisors projected that...

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