Cherokee County School District, one of five entire TransformSC districts, is the recipient of a $300,000 gift from BMW Manufacturing Co. to fund Project Lead the Way at its four middle schools to provide science, engineering, technology and math education to students. BMW joins Boeing as a corporate partner to […]
Workforce development and external and internal promotion have been identified as two major areas where South Carolina can help advance its innovation economy in the South Carolina Innovation Plan, recently released by the South Carolina Department of Commerce. The plan concludes that aggressively marketing the state’s technological and innovation successes […]
SC Biz Magazine featured the Council’s research on the aerospace industry cluster in the Fall issue, highlighting the initiative’s recently released research on the cluster’s development, involvement in July’s Farnborough Air Show and a letter from the editor, Licia Jackson, discussing the importance of aerospace to the state.
This month’s Columbia Business Monthly featured a story on SC’s logistics industry and how the Council is working map the industry through its SC Logistics initiative. Click the photo to read the article.
TransformSC is offering South Carolina educators the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops led by national experts through its series of institutes. In its second year, this event series focuses on TransformSC’s four innovative practices: blended learning, project-based learning, continuous assessment and competency-based progression. TransformSC hosted its first 2016-2017 institute […]
South Carolina was awarded a 2016 Gold Shovel Award by Area Development for its continued employment and investment growth in 2015. The state’s 3.3 percent growth in employment and increased output from key industry sectors, particularly the aviation and automotive sectors, were two key factors in earning this award for […]
The SC Angel Network, with Palmetto Angel Fund, invested a record $3.3 million in 15 companies, in 2015. Ten of the companies that received investments are located in South Carolina. In addition to its increased investments, the SC Angel Network expanded from three groups to eight last year, with more […]