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Early Education Programs Offer Head Start for Youngest SC Students

June 21, 2016 - Posted in Local 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 Local 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...

Collaboration Drives South Carolina Health Providers

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Health by Taylor Crouch
Ed Spencer demonstrates the Telepsychiatry program's high definition technology for video conferencing.

“I get lots of calls from other states.” Ed Spencer at the South Carolina Department of Mental Health says it is not uncommon for programs across the nation to seek advice on expanding their access to care, specifically in regards to telepsychiatry in rural areas. “They...

Telehealth, Al Sharpton, and the Museum, Oh My! - Endowment Intern Sydney

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sydney Hankinson
Sydney and Al Sharpton

Well, I’m officially halfway through my internship! I tried to do a blog post last week, but things got a bit busy. Instead, I’ll just cover weeks four and five in this post. Last week was quite productive. I continued to work on making our Pinterest boards look nicer, but...

Balancing Patience and Determination in Media | Endowment Intern Sarah

June 20, 2016 - Posted in Local by Sarah Stone
Sarah with other interns

Over the past few weeks, I have been writing a great deal. Between blog posts for ETV’s website and county summaries for Knowitall Media , I have been writing more in a day as an intern than I do in a week as a student. As a result, I have come to further enjoy the research...

Remembering Charleston, Mayor John Tecklenburg

June 16, 2016 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Mother Emanuel street sign

Mayor John Tecklenburg addresses how Charleston came together after the Mother Emanuel tragedy, and what the city is doing to continue the healing.

Remembering Charleston, A Special Palmetto Scene

June 16, 2016 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
AME

A special one-hour Palmetto Scene from the historic sanctuary of Mother Emanuel in Charleston. SCETV's Beryl Dakers talks with Mother Emanuel pastor, Rev. Betty Clark; Presiding Elder of the A.M.E. Church, Rev. Joe Darby; former S.C. legislator Bakari Sellers; and brother...

How Columbia Has Changed over the Past Decade | Carolina Money

June 16, 2016 - Posted in Digital by Andrea Esselman
Main Street in Columbia facing the State House

Columbia is one of only five American cities that is home to both the state capital and the state university. Toss in a pinch of Southern charm (and cuisine), plus the nation’s largest U.S. Army training facility in nearby Fort Jackson, and you have a lively stew of ideas,...

Mayor Joe Riley, Remembering Charleston

June 16, 2016 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Mother Emanuel

One year ago, during Bible study at Mother Emanuel church, nine people were murdered, and countless others were affected. We spoke with former Mayor Joe Riley about how the community, city, and state responded after the tragedy.

Governor Haley Reflects on Charleston

June 15, 2016 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Mother Emanuel

Governor Nikki Haley talks with Palmetto Scene about the response of the state after the tragedy at Mother Emanuel in Charleston one year ago.

Understanding Orlando a Year After Emanuel

June 15, 2016 - Posted in News by Kaitlyn Park
Sign reading "Send some love to Orlando"

Almost a year ago to the day, South Carolina and the nation grieved what was possibly the greatest tragedy in the state’s history. In an act of senseless hatred, bigotry and racism, nine innocent lives were lost in a church in Charleston. Today, Florida and the nation...

Hundreds of South Carolinians Gather at Reformation Lutheran for Candlelight Vigil

June 15, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Park
Congregation sits at vigil, altar lit in rainbow colors

Monday evening at 6 p.m., hundreds gathered at the Reformation Lutheran Church in Columbia, S.C. for a candlelight vigil to honor the lives of the Orlando shooting victims. In the early hours of Sunday morning, 49 people at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, were...

Telehealth Involves Much More Than Technology

June 14, 2016 - Posted in Health by Marina Ziehe
Dr. McElligott speaking doing a video conference consultation

While some may be discussing virtual worlds and avatars, or envisioning a stethoscope coming out of the screen of a cellphone, the answer of the pediatrician and medical director of the MUSC’s Center for Telehealth, James McElligott, M.D., regarding the future of telehealth...

Gov. Haley Vetoes ‘Pork’ in Capital Reserve Fund

June 13, 2016 - Posted in News by Kristina Rackley
Governor Nikki Haley

Last week, Governor Nikki Haley released her list of budget vetoes. While recognizing the positive budget items like funding for education, health services and law enforcement agencies, she took the legislature to task for allowing what she referred to as “pork, pet...

Summer Heat Safety

June 13, 2016 - Posted in Health by Sydney Hankinson
Temperature

That hot summer weather is coming a bit early this year! Starting in June, temperatures in South Carolina will hit nearly 100 degrees. It’s a perfect opportunity to go swimming, eat popsicles or hang out somewhere with air conditioning. However, there are also a number of...

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