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Palmer’s makes $850,000 donation to support Benedict business school
Skincare company Palmer’s announced a donation of more than $850,000 to the Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Benedict College in support of scholarships and professional development programs for students; $500,000 of it to directly support the Burroughs Scholars program.
To complement the partnership support from Palmer’s, The Burroughs Foundation will contribute an additional $500,000 to the Palmer’s Scholars Program, according to a news release. The funds will support existing scholars and future students over the next five years.
In addition to the scholarship doPalmernation, Palmer’s will launch the Executive Speaker Series Presented by Palmer’s at Benedict College to kick off in spring 2022. An internship program is being planned that will be geared toward providing Benedict scholars with real-world business management training.
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 […]