Education

First Female President at Benedict College

By Karen Henry

Dr. Roslyn Artis

There are currently 101 Historically Black Colleges & Universities in the US, including public and private institutions. Of that 101, only twelve have appointed female presidents to lead these prestigious schools. Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis is the first female President at Benedict College in Columbia and she shares with us what it is like to be in that role.

Horse Psychology

By Sean Flynn

Reed Edwards

Reed Edwards of FoxPipe Farm in Laurens, SC has a horse school where he works with horses on their behavior and also the rider or owner on what they need to do keep bad behavior from reoccurring.

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

By Bette Jamison

Young woman holding school books and holding out money

Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer their advice to students on how and when to apply.

Slave Cabin

By Patrick McMillan

Slave Cabin

Located on an antebellum plantation near the coast of South Carolina is an abandoned slave cabin in which Naturalist Patrick McMillan discovers wildlife now making a home.

Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

A Message from PBS Kids Concerning Changes in Technology

By Bette Jamison

Graphic from PBS Kids marketing and Communications

A majority of web browsers have stopped supporting Flash in preparation for Adobe’s plan to completely retire Flash by 2020. Currently, over 80% of traffic to PBSKIDS.org comes from Flash-blocked browsers.

PBS KIDS will start retiring all Flash content in October 2018, including all Flash websites and games, to ensure our users are getting the best experience on pbskids.org. We expect all the targeted content listed below will be removed by November 30, 2018. 

Voices of First-Generation College Students

By Shannon Simmons

Winthrop's campus

With the school year in full swing, students all over the state are back in classrooms, including first-generation college students.  First-generation college students are those whose parents did not attend a college or university. We sat down with local first-generation students to gain an understanding of what it’s like to be the first in their families to attend college.  

A Look Back at NatureScene

By Tabitha Safdi

NatureScene 60

Debuting in 1978, "NatureScene," introduced millions of viewers to a natural world of wonder that the average person might easily overlook. Naturalist Rudy Mancke is paired first with series co-creator Beryl Dakers and later with Jim Welch. Today, Mancke hosts NatureNotes on both SCETV and SC Public Radio. #TBT #ETVturns60 #60more

Learn more about South Carolina ETV's history here.

Support After an Emergency from Our Friends at Sesame Street

By Bette Jamison

Still from Sesame Street video about dealing with a hurricane.

Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community.

As a provider, you are important in keeping families connected and helping them discover their own strength after a disaster. Sesame Street appreciates your work with families and has created this Community Guide with simple and easy resources to help you help others recover from an emergency. 

Dorothea Benton Frank Shares Love for Pat Conroy

By Holly Jackson

Dorthea Benton Frank with production crew for By The River

The legacy of Pat Conroy is shared repeatedly on the first season of By The River, with nearly every author noting his impact on readers’ love for Lowcountry stories.

New York Times Best Selling author Dorothea Benton Frank, whose latest book By Invitation Only is now out, can’t help but smile talking about her old friend. Frank described Conroy as a “rascally rascal.”  Conroy, who passed away on March 4th, 2016, “died on the only day of the year that is a sentence,” Benton Frank noted. 

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