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Spread Your Wings | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 1, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie

Flying far away from here is about the last thing I want to do right now, but alas my last day at ETV is quickly approaching. I cannot believe that last week was already my sixth week with SCETV, but it was probably the best yet. On Monday, we traveled to Greenville to film...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2019

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
NASA astronauts

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In July, PBS celebrates the Summer of Space, observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A variety of specials air throughout the month, anchored by the American Experience six-hour miniseries, Chasing the Moon , which tells the...

South Carolinian Recalls His Time as NASA Astronaut, Administrator

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Bolden as astronaut.

Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Credit NASA Columbia native Charles Bolden has had a remarkable career: Marine fighter pilot, commanding general in Operation Desert Thunder in Kuwait, deputy commandant of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Those distinctions are impressive enough...

Chasing the Moon

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The Apollo 11 crewmen, still under a 21-day quarantine, are greeted by their wives.

Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke joins documentary producer/director Robert Stone to talk with Walter Edgar about the Space Race of the 1960s, and about making the documentary Chasing the Moon. Chasing the Moon , the upcoming American Experience documentary (premieres July...

SC Business Update from Andy Owens

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Andy Owens

Andy Owens Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Andy Owens, managing editor of SCBizNews , the company that publishes the Columbia...

Remontant Hydrangeas

June 29, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Summers in South Carolina can seem endless as autumn seems to come later and later each year. The phrase Endless Summer has a happier connotation, however, when it comes to a series of...

Flexible Choices for Summer Learning

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Education by K. Finger
woman doing yoga on stand up paddle board SUP

Are you geared up to advance your career this summer? Or maybe just put a shine on your skills before starting again in the fall?

A Brighter Future for Children in Foster Care

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Foster Care

Did you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care,...

F-16 Maker Coming to Greenville

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Gavin Jackson

With BMW, Michelin and many other major companies now located in the Upstate, this area has become known as a manufacturing hub. One more company has recently made Greenville its home. Lockheed Martin held a celebration in honor of its new F-16 aircraft production line that...

Halfway Home | Endowment Intern Sean

June 28, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
A woman watches former Congressman Beto O"Rourke speak at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on June 22, 2019

Another busy week here at SCETV as June gets ready to turn to July. My first couple of weeks may have been somewhat boring and basic, as I got situated in this internship, but the last two weeks have been nonstop excitement and fun. In last week's blog, I previewed the...

A Stormy Start... But What About the Rest of Summer?

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Cyndee O'Quinn
July through September Temperatures

It was a stormy start to summer with a severe weather outbreak threatening the Palmetto state on the first night of summer. An "enhanced risk" of severe thunderstorms was issued for two-thirds of the state on June 22 with multiple severe thunderstorm warnings across the...

Keep Yourself Alive | Endowment Intern Sarah

June 28, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
An artifact that was found at the outbuilding site at Fort Hill. It is the body of a small porcelain doll.

Hey, all you people, keep yourself alive (or something like that). I have been insanely busy the last couple of weeks with work and keeping myself alive, which is really just a metaphor for me trying not to drown in work. “Drown” might be dramatic (it is also another...

Now Accepting Submissions for Reel South Season 5

June 28, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Nick Price
Now Accepting Submissions for Reel South Season 5

Reel South is now accepting submissions for Season 5 of its broadcast series, airing nationally on PBS stations. Submit your half-hour or feature-length films via Submittable. Quick Facts: Non-fiction films only. Fiction/Narrative films will not be considered. Film run...

Debate on School Improvement Bill to Continue in 2020

June 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
Thousands of South Carolina public school teachers descended on the Statehouse on May 1, 2019

With this year’s session of the state legislature now officially over, lawmakers are already turning their attention to next year’s session, and like this year the top priority will be passage of a massive School Improvement Bill.

The Challenges of the Opioid Crisis Continue

June 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Kenneth Perry

The opioid crisis may not be in the news as much as last year, but our next guest says significant challenges remain in our state for not only affected individuals, but physicians and our workforce, as well. Mike Switzer interviews Dr. Kenneth Perry, an emergency room...