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"Making It Grow" Wins Telly Award

From: Making it Grow

Glenn Rawls

"Mason Jar Salad"

The Telly Awards has named ETV and Clemson University’s “Making It Grow” as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their segment titled “Mason Jar Salads”.

“ Mason Jar Salads ” is a segment produced for “ Making It Grow ”, the live weekly horticulture call-in program produced with Clemson University from ETV’s Sumter studios. In the segment, host Amanda McNulty and guest Laurie Aker of Earth Fare show audiences...

South Carolina ETV CINE Golden Eagle Finalist for Museum Film

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

South Carolina ETV CINE Golden Eagle Finalist for Museum Film

The CINE Golden Eagle Awards have named South Carolina ETV as a finalist for “The Carrier Will Lead.”

“The Carrier Will Lead” is a documentary film produced by ETV for the USS Yorktown in Charleston. The film previously won a Silver Telly award for Non-Broadcast Motivational, and a Bronze Telly award for History/Biography. It is used at the Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum as a part of the USS Yorktown’s visitor experience. Don...

Researchers to Examine Southeast’s Booming Growth of Aerospace Workforce

From: Palmetto Scene

Kristina Rackley

Boeing airplane

It’s no secret that in the Southeast, the workforce of the aerospace industry has experienced exponential growth.

A study done by the University of South Carolina shows that ever since South Carolina began recovering from the Great Recession in 2010, annual employment growth in the aerospace cluster has been about eight times higher than the average growth rate of the state overall. The Post and Courier reports that, according to the state Commerce department,...

SC Whitmore School Announced as Education Partner of 100 Yards Football Academy

From: Palmetto Scene

Kristina Rackley

Tajh Boyd

Not all students fit easily into today’s standard school model, which can present challenges to those with specific educational needs or demanding extracurricular schedules. However, students at the 100 Yards Football Academy will now have the opportunity to attend South Carolina Whitmore School, a free virtual charter school that students can attend from 9th to 12th grade.

100 Yards Football Academy is modeled after 22ft Basketball Academy, which is based in Greenville, South...

VIDEO | Music Entrepreneurship Program Inspires Artists to Think Outside the Box

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Pianist playing on a truck

More and more, music schools and institutes are incorporating entrepreneurship classes, organizations, clubs, seminars and workshops into their programs. Why is that?

In order to explore the truth behind this fact, Carolina Money reached out to David Cutler, Director of Music Entrepreneurship at USC , and some of his former students who decided to approach their art in innovative ways.

Cutler is the author of the book The Savvy Musician , designed to...

South Carolina ETV Wins Telly Awards for Museum Film

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

The Carrier Will Lead

The Telly Awards has named South Carolina ETV as a Silver and Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “The Carrier Will Lead.”

“The Carrier Will Lead” is a documentary film produced by ETV for the USS Yorktown in Charleston. The film won a Silver Telly award for Non-Broadcast Motivational, and a Bronze Telly award for History/Biography. It is used at the Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum...

National Small Business Week Kicks Off in Columbia

From: Carolina Money

Krishna Thakker

City of Columbia

National Small Business week launched on Monday afternoon, by the City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities and the Chamber of Commerce, to encourage the formation, growth and success of small businesses in our community, according to Columbia Business Report .

According to ABC Columbia , National Small Business Week is a campaign organized by the United States Small Business Association to support small businesses and recognize their value to the country’s economy....

South Carolina Public Radio Wins Awards for “Song Travels”

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Host Michael Feinstein

South Carolina Public Radio’s production Song Travels has been recognized by the industry. Two episodes—with guests José James and Barbara Carroll—have won an Award of Distinction in the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, which honors creative excellence for communications professionals . Song Travels ’ episode with Justin Kauflin has been honored with a 2016 Catholic Academy Gabriel Award , which recognizes the best in artistic, creative, and inspirational media presentation. Song Travels , in its third...

What Happened to Scootaway?

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Frank Scozzafava on his new scooter

They faded out quietly. No one really knows when they disappeared, but slowly people started to notice that the little orange Scootaway flags were nowhere to be seen. There were no news stories, no releases, not even rumors. Scootaway just sort of…disappeared.

So what happened to the rental moped company that made such a huge entrance into the city of Columbia just last summer?

Carolina Money sought out Frank Scozzafava, the creator...

NEW Early Learning Initiative: NATURE NUGGETS Starts May 4!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Nature Nuggets sign up notice

Attention Early Childhood Caregivers, Educators, and Parents: WNET Education is launching an experimental new education project, designed to engage our youngest learners in science and nature content.

NATURE NUGGETS is a free texting initiative that brings NATURE , WNET’s award-winning natural history series, to a mobile device near you. Nature Nuggets are minute-long, child-friendly, narration-free videos that introduce early learners to the wonders of the animal world. Each short video will be...

New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

From: Education

Desiree Cheeks

PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App , offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android, PBS KIDS Games will ensure that as many families as possible can play free learning games, anytime and anywhere. The app includes games from popular PBS KIDS series such...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2016

From: SCETV

Spoleto Festival

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This month ETV partners with the SC Humanities and USC to bring viewers three specials spotlighting Pulitzer Prize winners from South Carolina. The first program focuses on commentary with Washington Post columnists Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland; the second looks at journalism with writers from the Charleston Post and Courier ; and the third highlights novelist and South Carolinian Julia Peterkin.

We’re also proud to join the PBS NewsHour...

SC’s 2016 Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Carla Jefferson!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Mrs. Carla Jefferson, Digital Innovator award recipient for 2016

This year marks the fourth year that PBS has offered the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Campaign . The prestigious program recognizes educators who are leveraging digital media in their classrooms in innovative ways. In 2016, this group of exceptional educators, who applied to be part of the PBS LearningMedia educator community, is almost 1,000 strong and each will receive year-long professional development. From this group of educators, a selected group of “Lead” Digital Innovators (one...

Knowitall Media Now Featuring Keep It Real

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Photo of wrecked car

In May on Knowitall Media , we continue to feature the Holocaust Remembrance Collection , followed by Keep It Real , our series for teens 14 and up, that will serve as a timely reminder to avoid risky behavior when traffic deaths among teens spike. Next up will be a Collection of videos for Armed Forces Day , followed by our new Collection of virtual tours, Explore South Carolina . On Memorial Day , we’ll...

Family-Friendly Guides to SC Academic Standards Ready!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Education oversight Committee logo

The Family-Friendly Guides to the SC Academic Standards are updated and ready for teachers and parents! The website, www.scfriendlystandards.org , provides information for parents and families about what their children should be learning in school based on the standards.

These resources are excellent for families to use during the summer months, as well as during back-to-school events. Just visit the site and click on the grades you are interested in…you’ll find information at your...

ETV Highlights for May 2016

From: Education

Bette Jamison

screen shot of PBS Kids Video page

PBS Kids highlights:

- Week of May 9: Thomas & Friends new programs premiere all week! Airs weekdays at 12:30 on ETV; Saturdays at 6:00 a.m. on ETV. Also airs Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. on ETVW

- Week of May 9: Super Why! presents four new episodes! Airs weekdays at noon on ETV.

- Week of May 23: Arthur presents a week of all new episodes, concluding with “The Last Day,”...

VIDEO | Revisiting 52inc

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

52inc new office

Shortly after Carolina Money started, we did a Q&A article with the founders of local startup 52inc.

It has been about a year since then, so we decided to check out how the guys over at 52inc are doing. How have things changed? How have they grown? How has the past year treated them?

To get a quick refresher on where 52inc was last year, check out our Q&A with co-founders Christopher Thibault...

Senator Clementa Pinckney's Portrait To Be Unveiled

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Sen. Clementa Pinckney

On the floor of the S.C. Senate today, Senator Gerald Malloy announced that a portrait of the late Senator Clementa Pinckney would be unveiled on May 25. Senator Pinckney was one of the nine murdered at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston last June.

Malloy said, "This portrait will be a lasting tribute to the life of Senator Pinckney, appropriately reflecting his service to our citizens and his church. But more importantly, it will...

Teacher Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer - Register by May 8th!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

woman on laptop in summer clothing

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 2 0 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 13. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30 th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by end of day May 8 th … Or …

Don’t need credit by June 30 th renewal cycle deadline? Then plan...

"Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina" to air on ETV

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland.

South Carolina ETV is celebrating the state’s Pulitzer Prize winners in a new three part series From the Jazz Age to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina , airing Thursday nights beginning May 5 at 8:00 p.m. on ETV.

The first program features South Carolina’s living Pulitzer Prize commentators and columnists, Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland, both of The Washington Post . The second program, airing May 12, features South Carolina’s...

Latest Winthrop Poll Looks at Race Relations in SC

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

SC State House

This past year in S.C. has been a tragic, yet historic time. After the shooting of Walter Scott, the murders at Mother Emanuel, and the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House grounds, the discussion of race has increased throughout the state.

The latest Winthrop Poll asked residents how they felt about race relations in South Carolina, and many of the state’s African-Americans believe race is the most important issue facing our...

Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers - View Online Now!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher sith students on a computer

Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s monthly educational series for all educators and citizens invested in the education of our children, celebrates teachers, aired on April 27 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV, is now available online here !

The hour-long program features the finalists and the winner of the new South Carolina Teacher of the Year , sharing their passion for teaching and talking about the changes and challenges in education. We’ll even get a glimpse...

“A Chef’s Life” Host Vivian Howard Wins James Beard Award

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Vivian Howard, host of "A Chef's Life"

SCETV’s Vivian Howard of “A Chef’s Life” has won Outstanding Personality/Host in the 2016 James Beard Foundation awards. The TV series follows Howard as she searches for Southern family recipes and heirloom foods to use in new ways for the two restaurants she runs with husband Ben in Kinston, N.C. Directed by Cynthia Hill, the Peabody and Emmy-winning program is presented nationally by SCETV and is in production for its fourth season on PBS....

Teacher Appreciation Day is May 3 … Thank a Teacher!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Molly Spearman with image of a teacher in class

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman reminds us that May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. View her thank-you message .

May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week , devoted to acknowledging the importance of teachers. In the United States, Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated during the first full week of May and Teacher Appreciation Day is the Tuesday that falls during Teacher Appreciation Week so this year it is celebrated on May 3!...

ETV Announces South Carolina Teacher as a Member of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

From: SCETV

Glenn Rawls

Carla Jefferson

South Carolina ETV announced Carla Jefferson from Darlington County School District as one of this year’s PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators . The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Jefferson is one of 52 Lead Digital Innovators in the U.S. and its territories.

“ETV is proud to recognize Jefferson who was chosen as...

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