Kaisha Young

Student Mentor Urges Youth to 'Be All That They Can Be'

August 15, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Gordon sitting in front of a church window.

Robert Gordon understands the importance of having a solid support system while getting an education. While he was still a student himself, Gordon led his fellow North Middle/High School classmates to ensure they had just that. Since the eighth grade, Gordon acted as a...

South Carolina's The Nickelodeon More Than a Theater

August 10, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
The Sign at Nickelodeon Theater

Andy Smith understands the importance of having a safe space to get creative. He's the executive director of the Nickelodeon , South Carolina’s only non-profit art house cinema. The theater is located on Main Street in Columbia and has become an anchor of activity for the...

The Pros and Cons of Social Media

August 9, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Social Media

Across the state, families are preparing to send their kids off to college. For many students, school is only a few miles away, but for University of South Carolina sophomore Savannah Willis, it’s much farther. Despite this, Willis manages to find a way to minimize the...

Glass Art Studio Making Waves in Midlands River District

August 3, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Glass Art in the window of Glassie Ladies

Glassie Ladies is a glass art studio located in the River District of the Midlands. Its founders, Pat Stone and Julie Blinder, have been creating glass art for years. “My dad was an artist and my mother was an interior decorator, so I grew up having art all around me all...

2016 SCETV Endowment Intern Video

July 27, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
2016 Endowment Interns

Since 1980, the ETV Endowment internship program has given college students the opportunity to explore careers in television and radio. Each summer, seven positions are available with ETV, South Carolina Public Radio, or various ETV regional stations. The internships last...

New Exhibit at SC State Museum Explores Race

June 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Photo of Race Exhibit Poster

Last June, the Charleston A.M.E. shootings sent a shockwave through South Carolina. The tragedy shed light on the fact that race is unfortunately still an issue in this state. In response, the South Carolina State Museum has recently opened a new exhibit that hopes to...

Early Education Programs Offer Head Start for Youngest SC Students

June 21, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Youngest Student

Research shows that children greatly benefit from receiving education before kindergarten. During early childhood, the human brain develops the majority of its neurons and is most receptive to learning. For example, children often have an easier time picking up a second...

Settling In | Endowment Intern Kaisha

June 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
Keisha with other interns

This is the start of my third week at ETV, which is so hard to believe. It feels like I just got here! I’ve finally gotten into my groove, so my days run a lot smoother now. Last week, I went on a shoot that I organized and planned at the South Carolina State Museum. The...

Learning the Creative Process | Kaisha Young

June 10, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Summer Interns by Kaisha Young
Young Internship

I’ve only been at ETV for a week and I can already tell I’m going to love it here! My experience is going to be a little different from the other interns’ and that’s because I’ll actually be splitting my time between the Columbia station and the Rock Hill station. The...