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10 Tips for Giving the Perfect Investor Pitch

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Workshop taking place in room full of people

COLUMBIA, S.C. – What is the biggest obstacle to starting a business? For most people, the answer is money. There are several ways a startup can find money to get started. These include applying for micro loans or business loans, crowdfunding, starting a part-time job,...

PBS LearningMedia Spotlights PD Resources for American Education Week

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Education

To mark American Education Week (11/16-20), PBS LearningMedia is spotlighting a range of professional development resources that provide insight, inspiration and practical strategies for engaging students. TED Talk Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success What’s the best...

Sesame Street: Here for Each Other: Parent / Caregiver Tips

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Education
Sesame Street: Here for Each Other: Parent / Caregiver Tips

Disasters and other stressful events can be particularly difficult for young children who may not fully understand what’s going on around them. To help your child feel safe, cope with the situation, and be hopeful about the future, try these Safe & Sound: Parent...

Columbia Native, CEO of The Euniek Group, Stands Out in the Music Industry

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Kevin Felder

Kevin Felder is a businessman. He grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. After spending ten years in the radio industry, Kevin decided to step into the world of advertising. His company, The Euniek Group , helps small and medium-sized businesses navigate through radio,...

Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children

November 19, 2015 - Posted in Education
Sesame Street and Autism

After 3 years of consultation with 14 partner organizations, we are thrilled to announce that Sesame Workshop is launching our newest domestic social impact initiative, Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children . This initiative will help increase understanding...

PPS LearningMedia Spotlights PD Resources for American Education Week

November 18, 2015 - Posted in Education

To mark American Education Week (11/16-20), PBS LearningMedia is spotlighting a range of professional development resources that provide insight, inspiration and practical strategies for engaging students. TED Talk Education: Personal Grit as Key to Success What’s the best...

Global Entrepreneurship Week Brings the 2015 Proving Ground to USC

November 18, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Proving Ground event happening

What happens when a Shark Tank-styled event and Columbia entrepreneurs come together? Proving Ground Happens. The 2015 Proving Ground was the culmination of three months' worth of competition between local entrepreneurs, trying to jump-start their ideas. It was the final...

Lowcountry Chefs Launch Cookbook-Writing School

November 18, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

If you asked your favorite chef whether he or she works at a restaurant or at home, or if they would like to write their own cookbook, you would probably be told yes. However, many of these cooks don't because it can be a daunting task to write any book, much less one that...

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement – Episode Six

November 17, 2015 - Posted in Education

Alabama Public TV’s electronic field trip interactive webcasts that brought pivotal moments in Civil Rights history to life for thousands of students worldwide are now available online! Episodes 1-5 can be viewed anytime at www.project-c.org . Also, these five episodes are...

Research Shows Diet Beverage Drinkers Tend to Eat Unhealthy Food

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Soda

Do you prefer fries with your diet soda? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. And you may not be “saving” as many calories as you think, drinking those diet beverages. University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An found that diet beverage...

Haley Creates One SC Fund to Help Flood Victims

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced the creation of the One SC fund this morning. The purpose of One SC is to help South Carolinians rebuild and repair their homes that were damaged or destroyed during the flood. The Governor is leading the effort to raise funds...

SCRA Generated $1.4 Billion in Economic Activity Within South Carolina

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money
Economic Growth

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina reported that the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has contributed $1.4 billion to S.C. in the past year in economic activity. The report also said that there was a 52 percent increase in the high-tech...

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by. Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992...

Veteran's Volunteer Group Helps Organize Flood Relief Effort

November 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
Volunteers

The Timberlane community was hit hard by the recent flooding in Columbia. The residents have come together to support their neighbors, and through the help of outside groups like Team Rubicon, are now better organized with their grassroots effort. To see a previous story on...

Corporal Freddie Stowers Monument Unveiled

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Stowers

On Veterans Day, a special monument dedication was held at Anderson University to celebrate Corporal Freddie Stowers, the first African American from South Carolina to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I. Anderson University President Evans Whitaker...

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