The Job Market of the FutureApr 8, 2021
The implications for the workforce in the Lowcountry could be significant, particularly in light of efforts to diversify the job market here.
Need for Diaper Banks Spikes During CovidMar 30, 2021
Even prior to COVID, one in three families with young children was reported to be struggling to afford diapers. Diapers are not covered by federal subsidies like Food Stamps (SNAP) and WIC, but their cost can cause an economic hardship for low-income families.
Begin with Books Spreading Literacy to All ChildrenMar 10, 2021
Begin With Books promotes early childhood literacy one book at a time from birth through age five. The Charleston-based organization affiliated with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library delivers one free book each month to preschoolers in low-income neighborhoods in the Lowcountry.
We All Need Each Other to Get VaccinatedFeb 18, 2021
In order to reach herd immunity, 70% of the population must become immune. Contracting Covid has proven to convey only short-term immunity, meaning that the vaccine is the only route. With children comprising 27% of the state population, nearly every adult will have to get vaccinated in order to protect everyone. A recent poll found that about a third of Americans do not plan to get vaccinated.
The Library Is Your Resource at Trident TechNov 7, 2020
Unlike its former location, the Lowcountry Graduate Center now resides on a campus with a full-fledged library. The main library on the Thornley Campus – i.e., the main campus off Rivers Ave. in North Charleston – is now open and available for use to all graduate center students and faculty. The library is located in building 510 directly across campus, southeast from Relish, the restaurant in the 920 building that houses the LGC.
Free Educational Resources at your Local LibraryNov 3, 2016
When asked about your local public library I’m sure most of you think of the long stacks of books that you can check out and take home with you. It is true that your local library is a great place to find printed copies of books that you might not be able to locate…