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Get the Latest on Resources, Tech Training and Online PD from ETV Education!

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
teacher with young students viewing laptop

Educators have an easily accessible way to keep current on resources for teaching and learning, free technology training and programs provided through ETV! The ed-news bulletin is ETV’s online newsletter for educators! Produced 10 times a year and emailed around the first...

Chimera: What, Why? by P.A. Bennett

August 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by P.A. Bennett
Chimera

I’ve always thought I was pretty open-minded, but a story I heard recently on NPR had me yelling in the car, “Oh, no. That can’t happen.” It was a story about scientists wanting to commit something called chimera. What is chimera? The reporter on NPR described it as a gene...

Glass Art Studio Making Waves in Midlands River District

August 3, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaisha Young
Glass Art in the window of Glassie Ladies

Glassie Ladies is a glass art studio located in the River District of the Midlands. Its founders, Pat Stone and Julie Blinder, have been creating glass art for years. “My dad was an artist and my mother was an interior decorator, so I grew up having art all around me all...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2016

August 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
I Miss Downton Abbey

Dear Viewers and Listeners, As we draw closer to the November election, the award-winning series American Experience brings you in-depth portraits of our recent past presidents. From August 8 through August 17, viewers will get an inside look at their leadership decisions...

Lexington County Museum

July 29, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Lexington County Museum

Uniquely located on seven acres of land in the heart of Lexington, the Lexington County Museum offers history buffs and novices alike a chance to travel back in time. The Museum is situated as a complex that has thirty-six historic structures and furnishings that date back...

Made in SC: Mercedes Benz Vans

July 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
ground breaking

This week, in North Charleston, Mercedes Benz Vans broke ground on its first U.S. manufacturing plant. The plant will produce the Sprinter vans and is an expansion to an existing assembly site. The company is expected to invest $500 million and create 1,300 jobs in South...

Odd Squad: The Movie Premieres August 1 on ETV and Repeats All Week!

July 28, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photo from Odd Squad: The Movie

Odd Squad: The Movie premieres Monday, August 1 on ETV and repeats several times on ETV, SCC and ETVW during the first week in August! In this feature-length Odd Squad event, a rival group of adults called Weird Team arrive with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a...

South Carolina's Guide to Eating Seasonally

July 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Sarah Stone
Fruit at the market

One of the most recent trends in nutrition is eating seasonal foods. Eating seasonally, and therefore locally, yields several benefits . First of all, this produce tends to possess more nutrients. This is because fruits and vegetables tend to lose their nutrients over time...

2016 SCETV Endowment Intern Video

July 27, 2016 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Kaisha Young and Sydney Hankinson
2016 Endowment Interns

Since 1980, the ETV Endowment internship program has given college students the opportunity to explore careers in television and radio. Each summer, seven positions are available with ETV, South Carolina Public Radio, or various ETV regional stations. The internships last...

Q&A | Learn to Love Engineering with RumbleLab

July 27, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Moultrie Ball, founder of Rumble Lab

School can be boring. Summer can be boring, too. Honestly, kids find a lot of things “boring.” Moultrie Ball experienced this in his own childhood, and now he combats the boredom in other children by teaching them important science and engineering concepts through his...

Conserving Art for the Future

July 26, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
artist

Not all artwork can withstand the test of time; luckily, a local art conservator has the skill and knowledge to help preserve these historical items for generations to come.

Second Annual Connected Communities Grants Fund Seven Local Charities

July 25, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Sculpture in front of Columbia Museum of Art

What makes people love the place they live in? What draws people to a place and makes them want to stay there? The Central Carolina Community Foundation announced that seven Midlands charities will launch innovative projects hoping to answer these questions and ultimately...

SC African Amercan History Calendar Featuring James H. Salley

July 24, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
SC African Amercan History Calendar featuring James H. Salley

Since 1992, James H. Salley has been improving access to higher education for minority students as Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement for Africa University in Zimbabwe. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Salley works within the General Board of Higher...

Student Short Film Competition Open to ALL SC High School Students

July 22, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Columbia Jewish Film Festival logo: Identity: Its All About Me!

The Columbia Jewish Film Festival at the Nickelodeon Theater provides meaningful, thought-provoking theatrical content with Jewish and inter-related themes while creating an enjoyable and exciting experience for all moviegoers. For the second straight year, we are inviting...

ORIGINAL SC | Engineer Ernest Middleton

July 18, 2016 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Middleton doing an experiment on grounding

Ernest Middleton loves electricity. At 14, Middleton says his life was not going in the right direction and his mother decided to send him to his uncle, an electrician. Together, the pair did wiring work and his uncle encouraged Middleton to pursue the trade further. Once...

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