eConnections

19
Jun

Educators Visit Local Broadcast Television Stations for Professional Development

On June 17, 2015 MEBA, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education,  provided 15 educators from around the state some hands-on business experience in the media industry. Participants spent the morning learning about careers, operations and technology at local broadcast stations, WIS, WLTX and WACH.  This event was part of a series of professional development courses offed by the State …

19
Jun

Educators Take Part in Field Study to Learn About STEM Career Opportunities

June 16, 2015, educators participated in the “STEMulating Immersion”  field study . The purpose of the field study was to expose educators to the career opportunities in the STEM cluster of study. Educators learned in-depth about workforce trends in STEM, career progression and opportunities, necessary skills sets and education requirements, employer expectations, salary and benefit information and …

11
Jun

Saying Farewell to Executive Director, Dr. Kaye Shaw

For 22 years, Dr. Kaye Shaw has led the charge for Midlands Education and Business Alliance as our Executive Director. Her passion for, and dedication to, the mission and vision of MEBA has been nothing short of inspiring. We look forward to our paths crossing again during her future endeavors. A few words from Dr. …

5
Jun

STEM Field Study Visits Downtown Market and Local Businesses

MEBA coordinated a teacher field study on Saturday May 30, 2015 for STEM teachers from Lower Richland High School. These educators spent the day learning about small businesses at Soda City Market, career opportunities at Mast General, educator and student programs at the Columbia Museum of Art before adjoining for lunch at Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse. Their assignment while at …

5
Jun

Fulmer Middle School Takes “College Tour & Career Visit” at Midlands Tech

On May 28th, 185 eighth graders from Fulmer Middle School took part in a “College Tour & Career Visit” at Midlands Technical College. Students were able to learn about college life, financial aid and job skills before taking a tour of various departments including Welding, Nursing, Commercial Graphic and HVAC. Then students were treated to lunch, sponsored by Midlands Regional Education Center, where they were …

11
May

Fostering Excellence in Female Leadership | Midlands Middle College Career Mentoring Lunch

In early May, juniors from Midlands Middle College continued their female leadership development by participating in career mentoring and lunch at the Capital City Club. The purpose of the leadership development luncheon was to encourage the students to become role models for other females at MMC; to demonstrate soft skills, professional traits and dress; to …

8
May

Scholarship Opportunity From International Paper for Program at Midlands Tech

International Paper has a legacy of over 115 years as a successful forest products company.  Core businesses are paper and packaging with 70,000 team members internationally.  International Paper’s Eastover, SC mill is a world class manufacturing facility offering scholarships for a new Precision Mechanical Maintenance program at Midlands Technical College.  IP is looking for dependable women …

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