eConnections

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Apr

Free Poverty Training Offered by Kay Barlow, Community and Parent Education Director

According to Webster’s Dictionary, poverty is the “lack of means to provide material needs, and /or comfort.” Poverty is defined by Ruby Payne, Ph.D., an International expert on poverty as, “the varying degrees to which a person lacks of one of the nine resources: Financial, Language, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual, Physical, Support System, Relationships, Knowledge of Middle …

6
Apr

Students Tackle “Blueprint For Your Future” Field Study

On March 13, 2015, students participated in a field study called “Blueprint for Your Future”, geared towards students interested in Architecture and/ or Construction. Students were able to learn about different career paths in these fields, potential salary ranges, required skills and education, and extended learning opportunities available, like job shadowing and internships. MEBA constructed …

20
Mar

Contextual Teaching & Learning Workshop | May 5, 2015

MEBA and the Midlands Regional Education Center will hold a one-day Contextual Teaching and Learning Workshop in May 5, 2015, from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus. One-day Contextual Teaching and Learning Workshops are being sponsored by the South Carolina Regional Career Specialists in partnership with the Office of Career …

20
Mar

Southeastern Summer Nuclear Institute (SSNI) – Teachers Must Register by May 15th

A 3-day summer institute will be presented July 15th to 17th, 2015 to promote nuclear education and workforce development in the southeast. Middle and high school teachers with interest in nuclear technology applications and promoting student interest in STEM related careers are invited to attend. The Institute includes a tour of the Vogtle nuclear power …

18
Mar

University of South Carolina, School of HRSM Needs Volunteers | March 31st, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is in need of volunteer examiners to assist with the Professional Development Practical Exam scheduled for Tuesday, March 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Seawell’s Catering (1125 Rosewood Drive). The entire exam experience will take no more than about 15 minutes per student, from start to finish. There will …

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