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CIU to hold opening for new health science lab
Columbia International University will open a new 2,700-square-foot Health Science Lab this week as part of ongoing expansion of the school’s health care program.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the lab will be held 11 a.m. on Friday. The lab is located near the Jones Center at CIU’s Monticello Road entrance.
CIU’s emphasis on health science includes a new major in Biomedical Science and a new residential nursing program offering a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
The lab will provide space for more than a dozen courses including biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, anatomy and physiology. It features state-of the art equipment including Leica microscopes for observing cells and tissues at high magnification, a spectrophotometer used for chemical analysis and measuring chemical or enzyme reactions, and gel electrophoresis for analysis of DNA and proteins.
Columbia startup raises millions to build software for trucking, aims to reshape industry
COLUMBIA (The Post and Courier Columbia) — Motor Supply Inc. is not your typical trucking company, co-founded on something of a dare by a Columbia computer scientist with no prior experience in the industry. The teams’ technical skill sets combined with on-the-job experience gained while directing 17 semis back and forth across the United States […]
OC Tech among two Orangeburg colleges awarded Department of Education grant to support underserved students
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OC Tech) is one of two colleges in the City of Orangeburg and three in the state to be awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support postsecondary students throughout the country. OC Tech is calling the grant “Race to the Finish.” The focus is to reach out […]