LGC News: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!Aug 25, 2020
Teaching Foreign Students English in CharlestonMar 14, 2019
Whether you’re a native speaker of these languages (Spanish, Mandarin, Hebrew and Polish), or any of the 6,904 others believed to be in use around the globe, you’ll need to speak English fluently if you want to attend an American university or just get along in the United States today.
Returning to School as an AdultJun 12, 2018
This profound nugget of wisdom came from, of all places, the Dear Abby column in the newspaper. A 36-year-old man whose life dream was to be a doctor had frittered away his college years. He was considering a return to school but fretted that finishing his degree, medical school and an internship would take seven…
Is The Thought Process the Key to Reducing Recidivism?Dec 4, 2017
Rickey grew up surrounded by drug use, poverty and criminal activity, so it surprised no one when he headed off to prison, or when he returned repeatedly. After each stint in the penitentiary, Rickey resolved not to make the same mistakes, but change is hard and he always reverted to his old ways. In…
STEM in Schools Sure Ain’t What It Used To BeNov 16, 2017
By Barry Waldman My high school years were the 70s, long after humans had achieved the technological leap of landing on the moon, but before computers had advanced to rule the world. A computer showed up at my high school, the sixth largest in America, and they quickly gathered students around it for a week…
Bringing a USC Program to Lowcountry Puts Local Engineer on Management TrackNov 3, 2017
Ozell Newman has worked as an electrical engineer in power distribution at Santee Cooper for nearly 24 years. One would think he is well-ensconced in his job. With two children and one abandoned attempt at an MBA two decades ago, returning to school might seem like it should be the furthest thing from his mind….