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Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age?

June 3, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson returned to the Oval Office, so to speak, in 2017, when President Donald Trump hung the 7th President’s portrait there. And, Jackson will return, so to speak, to Upstate South Carolina in June at Greenville Chautauqua’s History Alive festival. Jackson remains...

Physics, Astronomy and Space Travel

June 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Craig Ness
Teacher and student

Teachers and students at the Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville, South Carolina discuss physics, astronomy, space travel, and how to locate the landing site of Apollo 11 on the moon.

New Faces and Vibrant Places

June 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dynestee Fields
SCETV Studio in Columbia, SC

Interning in the Education Division of SCETV (Columbia) has vastly expanded my world, and in the process, has given me a new perspective on the interconnections between education and media. My first day of interning in the Education Division was one of exploration. Ken...

Aerospace Curriculums Fly Into High School Classrooms!

June 2, 2019 - Posted in Education by Dara Khaalid
A large model airplane sits on a table at the Sumter Career and Technology Center

Aerospace education has made its way to high school classrooms! Through aerospace engineering classes, high school students now have access to learn more about the multidisciplinary industry that is changing the world as we know it. The classes are structured to appeal to...

Hurricane Season Begins with No South Carolina Threat

June 1, 2019 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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Saturday marks the official start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and the second named storm of the year could already be developing. However, it poses no current threat to the United States. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are watching a disturbance...

Moths and Yucca

June 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I'm Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Some hummingbird moths, so named because of their size, visit yucca flowers at night to enjoy their nectar. But the important pollinators are yucca moths. Relatively small...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2019

June 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Carolina Stories special, Beyond Barbados: The South Carolina Connecti

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring, South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio launched a new storytelling-focused weather service. Located online at scetv.org/weather , the new platform serves as a unique information hub, detailing the local impact of weather events...

Now Accepting Submissions for Reel South Season 5

June 1, 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...

Saint Cloud Hill (Watch Online)

June 1, 2019 - Posted in Reel South by Sean Clark & Jace Freeman
Saint Cloud Hill

Episode #408 - Captain Chris Scott rallies a colony of tent residents to defend their provisional homes against the forces of gentrification. As development encroaches on the community, the tragedies and personal experiences of a displaced community resurface among those...

"Chasing the Moon" Screener Event at S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics

May 31, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Professor of Astronomy Dr. Jeannette Myers

On Monday, May 20, 2019 , SCETV hosted a "Chasing the Moon" screener event at the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville, S.C. The public event began with a brief reception in the North Lobby of the Gerald Malloy Student Activity Center and the...

Paul Wiancko Brings World Premiere, Widely-Influenced Style to Chamber Music Series

May 31, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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Paul Wiancko started playing cello at age five. By age eight, he had composed his first piece of music. “If you can call it a piece,” Wiancko says. “I think it was maybe a thirty-two measure little tune, mostly in C major, mostly consisting of a couple of triads. And I...

This 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Has More Game Than You

May 31, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
One of Hunter Lawrence's favorite arcade games in the Monster Drop -- and not just because it's likely to sell for a bundle.

It’s loud in here. That’s unusual, given that ‘here’ is a self-storage facility. Those are usually quiet; somber, even. This afternoon, though, a riot of pulsing music, random mwa-ha-haaaas , and various sci-fi bleeps and bloops make this place sound like a really fun...

Charleston Museum Receives Upgrade

May 31, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Any municipal official or small business owner will tell you that having an attraction, such as a good museum, can make a significant impact upon their local economy. Which is probably why our next guest’s institution has been successful in raising money for renovations,...

South Carolina ETV to host screener events for new "Beyond Barbados" documentary

May 30, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced two screener events taking place in conjunction with the premiere of “ Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection ” – a new, one-hour documentary film airing June 20 at 8 p.m. on SCETV. Part of the...

Spoleto Festival Hopes to Inspire Children through Music

May 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Chamber Music musicians plays for kids at Sanders Clyde Elementary School in downtown Charleston

Chamber music and children may seem like an unusual combination. But don't tell that to Geoff Nuttall. The director of Spoleto’s Chamber Music Series works a room of fourth and fifth graders like the strings of his violin, with charisma and class. “Music has been such a...

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