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Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist

Amanda McNulty interviews Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

SC Cyber Launches “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Screen shot of SC Cyber website

Statewide cybersecurity organization SC Cyber announces the launch of South Carolina’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge.

The challenge began March 1, 2017 and will run through the end of April 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual cyber scenarios, discover the skills and tools used by the NSA cyber professionals, and explore the vast number of careers in cybersecurity. Students will each receive an individualized Cyber Resume and NSA...

Whispering Pines

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Amanda at Whispering Pines

Team Making It Grow traveled to Whispering Pines in Mauldin, SC where Debbie Webster and her team provide not only products from their Sheep and Goat milk, but also extensive horseback riding lessons for children and adults. When we arrived, our host Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty along with some local 4H’ers lent a helping hand as a mother sheep had just given birth to five little ones minutes earlier!

Colonial Williamsburg Resource Library: The Rare Breeds & More

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Sheep from the Rare Breeds Program at Colonial Williamsburg

Sheep Week - Others have Shark Week... we have Sheep Week, to honor the fluffy, friendly, playful new lambs born each spring at Colonial Williamsburg!

Need Credit by June 30? Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teacher outside on laptop

SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification!

We Want to Hear From YOU! Survey Responses Needed

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

telehealth cart

Over the past 11 months, the SCETV "My Telehealth" team and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance have been working together to assess, explore, and share the available telehealth resources in South Carolina. Through a series of videos and radio stories , we have been exploring the experiences of patients and providers in South Carolina who are using this method of care. In order to assess the knowledge gained from the series, we are asking South...

Are We Ready for the Future?

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

Produce

In a lot of ways, the world is moving way too fast for me. It’s the little things that make me take notice of this changing world. For example, on a recent trip to a big box store (you know, the biggie of the big box stores) I actually found myself voluntarily checking myself out and bagging my own items.

It wasn’t because I wanted to. It’s just that convenience overrode my need to...

SC House Legislative Update April 17, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update April 17, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 14

The House of Representatives and the Senate adopted the conference committee report on H.3726, the RETIREMENT SYSTEM FUNDING AND ADMINISTRATION ACT, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. This bill implements recommendations of the joint legislative committee formed to study the unfunded liability facing the state retirement systems and propose changes that could allow the state’s pensions to remain viable by continuing to deliver benefits to...

Melissa Cooper of Rutgers University Discusses 20th Century Sea Island Trend

From: Carolina Stories

Betsy Newman

Melissa Cooper

In the early years of the twentieth century, a number of prominent, wealthy Northerners purchased land on the Waccamaw Neck. Bernard Baruch, who bought Hobcaw Barony in 1905 as a winter vacation home and hunting retreat, was the first, followed by the Huntingtons, Vanderbilts and others. The infusion of money brought by these millionaires was a mixed blessing for the local residents, most of whom were African- American. They had experienced a degree of autonomy...

Sights and Sounds: Tartan Day South

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Park

men in kilts with tartan day south sign

Tartan Day South is an annual celebration of Celtic heritage that recognizes the history and impact of the Scots, Irish, Welsh and Scots-Irish have had on the Columbia region. Hosted at the Historic Columbia Speedway, there are classic highland athletics, music, food and dancing that capture the Celtic Spirit.

The event is produced by John Banks and Donovan Murray of Celtic Force enterprises, with the help of the Historic Columbia Speedway, The River Alliance...

South Carolina Hosts its Largest Telehealth Conference

From: Telehealth

Taylor Crouch

Kathy Schwarting addresses attendees at the Annual Telehealth Summit.

Each year, Palmetto Care Connections hosts an Annual Telehealth Summit of South Carolina.

2017 marks the fifth annual summit. The summit brings together providers, payers, and policy makers. During the summit, major players in healthcare recognize wins and discuss telehealth on both a national and local level.

K is for Kiawah Island

From: Carolina Stories

K is for Kiawah Island

Roger Warren, President of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort talks about this golfers haven.

Knowitall: Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection and More!

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured in April on Knowitall

In April, literacy and poetry resources abound in our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection!

Majority of South Carolinians Say Schools, State Services Haven't Kept Pace

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

South Carolina

Most South Carolinians believe that the number of state services, such as highway troopers, social workers and schools, have not kept pace with the growth of the state, according to a recent Winthrop University poll released Thursday.

Although 62 percent of poll respondents said the pace was lacking, the number was even more telling, since respondents named infrastructure and education as the top two problems facing the state.

Nearly the same amount of...

How to Preserve Strawberries

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Strawberries

Clemson Regional Food Safety and Nutrition Agent Rhonda Matthews disscusses strawberries: being successful at u-picks, storage and preservation at home, and tasty recipe suggestions.

David Drake aka “Dave the Potter”

From: SC Hall of Fame

Dave the Potter

David Drake was an enslaved African American in Edgefield, South Carolina during the first three quarters of the nineteenth century. He’s known today for the magnificent quality of the pots he made, the size of the pots, and he wrote poems on some of his pots—during an era when it was a crime for slaves to know how to read and write.

Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

Amanda McNulty interviews Clemson University Entomologist, Jeremy Green, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Autism Awareness & More from Sesame Street!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image of Big Bird and other characters from Sesame Street

Sesame Street in Communities releases a new topic each month, and this month we are highlighting autism awareness. We have some great content for parents, providers, and kids to build understanding, support families impacted by autism, and celebrate the uniqueness of all children.

Check it out!

The Amazing Song!

Each child is unique, and that makes all kids amazing! Sing along and celebrate how special we all are.

...

FREE Devices & Wireless Service for High School Students: Apply by 4/30/17

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Image from The 1 Milion Project

Through the 1Million Project, Sprint and the Sprint Foundation will provide FREE devices and wireless service to schools to connect 1 million low-income high school students who do not have home internet access.

Stories From Her Kitchen, Charleston Wine and Food Festival

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Stories From Her Kitchen

For the 12th year, the Charleston Wine and Food festival has brought in chefs from all over the world to cook and entertain the thousands of visitors that ascend on the Holy City. We kept it local though, and caught up with some of our favorite Southern chefs, who just happen to be women.

PBS TeacherLine Recertification Courses Begin April 19

From: Education

Kathy Finger

teacher with students

This April, get your taxes done by the 15th and then start a PBS TeacherLine course on the 19th! You’ll be able to earn renewal or graduate credits in time to renew your certificate AND get the support and flexibility you need to make it through this busy year-end time.

Why PBS TeacherLine?

Flexible, 6-week course delivery Active facilitator guidance and feedback Engaging peer collaboration and discussions Dynamic media plus tools for integrating...

SC Senate Legislative Update Senate April 3 - April 7, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate.

The Senate finalized its version of the budget on Thursday after a 44-0 vote, sending it back to the House of Representatives. The bill, H. 3720, is expected to head to a joint conference committee where legislators from the House and Senate will hammer out details.

Here are some highlights of the 2017-2018 appropriations bill approved by the Senate:

- $145 million set aside to help make the state’s retirement system healthier;...

SC House Legislative Update April 4, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update April 4, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 13

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3358, legislation that provides a framework for issuing and renewing state driver’s licenses and identification cards to bring South Carolina into COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL REAL ID ACT of 2005, and enrolled the bill for ratification. South Carolina’s compliance deadline of January 31, 2017, was extended by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security upon the request...

Blended Learning: Making Your Classroom Interactive

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Teachers in computer class

A week-long, hands-on, 60 renewal credit, Summer class offered by ETV. Educators will discover free webtools and apps to create an interactive unit of study for their specific subject and grade level, using the technology that is available in their classroom

Calling All High School Students: Make a Short Film - Win Cash Prizes

From: Education

Bette Jamison

2017 SC Young Filmmakers Project logo

Designed to foster media arts skills and bring attention to the next generation of South Carolina filmmakers, the Young Filmmakers Project is an annual statewide high school filmmaking competition hosted by Trident Technical College and the South Carolina Film Commission. All high school students in grades 9-12 who are residents of South Carolina are eligible to enter the short film competition, including public, private and home school students

CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL...

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