Survey Says… Lowcountry Employers Need the Right SkillsDec 9, 2019
While many jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT, healthcare and other high-demand positions offer premium pay and benefits, many other jobs in high demand, like construction trades and hospitality, offer low pay.
Recruiting Tech Talent to the Charleston AreaNov 12, 2019
Did you know that Charleston’s burgeoning tech sector now comprises 600 companies, with jobs paying more than twice the regional average? In a community known for tourism and manufacturing, the area is increasingly becoming a tech hub.
For Manufacturers: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt at the LGCOct 15, 2019
It’s going to be quite a week for the manufacturing sector in South Carolina at the end of October. The SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo comes to the coast for the first time in years, this time at the North Charleston Coliseum.
How To: Prepare for a Hurricane While in College or Grad SchoolOct 2, 2019
We can’t prepare for unpredictable events like fires and earthquakes, but we are commonly told every June to get ready for hurricanes…..and to remain prepared until the season ends November 1st.
The Tech Boom in Charleston Requires Educational ResponseJul 30, 2019
At the turn of the 21st century, 17 tech firms dotted the Charleston business community. Now, there are two tech centers and hundreds of startups within the Charleston Digital Corridor.
LGC is Site of New Lowcountry Cohort for Educational Specialist Degree Through The CitadelJul 18, 2019
In Fall 2019, The Citadel will establish a Tri-County cohort of the Specialist in Educational Leadership program. The course can be completed in two years, and it will be offered the Lowcountry Graduate Center in North Charleston.
The Rise of Community Baby ShowersJul 17, 2019
The U.S. is the most expensive country in which to deliver and raise a baby. A 2013 study estimated that it cost a minimum of $30,000 to give birth in a hospital and $10,000 for a family with modest means to raise a child in their first year. Moreover, an infant mortality rate in South…
New Executive MPA Program Comes to LGC in Fall of ‘19Feb 25, 2019
A new program is coming to the Lowcountry Graduate Center in the fall and it would be fair to say it has never been needed more.
The Value of an Advanced Degree in HealthcareDec 17, 2018
Although policy makers lament the growing slice of the economic pie being consumed by healthcare, there is one group thrilled about it – people who work in healthcare. More healthcare means more opportunities for jobs, businesses and careers. Dr. Nancy Muller is the Associate Dean of the School of Professional Studies at the College…