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Statewide education foundation closes its doors after 25+ years of positively impacting public education in South Carolina Florence, SC — South Carolina Future Minds (SCFM), a statewide nonpartisan organization convening business and education stakeholders to advance smart programs and policies that improve public education, announces the dissolution of the 20+ year organization and subsequent transition […]
Remote Working: What to Learn From the Tech Industry That Pioneered WFH; Part I: How Did We Get Here?
Kim Christ, Director of SC Tech and SC Cyber SC Council on Competitiveness The technology sector was well-known for its remote workforce long before phrases like “the new normal,” “unprecedented time,” and “let’s Zoom” were part of our COVID-19 vernacular. Now, as other industries are putting new work from home policies in place and making […]
5 Questions with our New SC Tech/SC Cyber Director, Kim Christ How long have you been involved in the technology and cybersecurity industries in SC? I starting working in tech right as we approached Y2K with managing Microsoft Exchange servers for the SC Department of Safety. That morphed into a project manager role and then […]
SC Council on Competitiveness Announces Stephen Astemborski as Director of its SC Aerospace Initiative
Seasoned Aerospace and Supply Chain Executive to Lead Initiative While Industry Adapts to New Market Realities (Columbia, SC) The South Carolina Council on Competitiveness named Stephen Astemborski the new director of SC Aerospace, effective immediately. He succeeds Adrianne Beasley, who was named the Director of Strategy & Communications for the Council in July. “Stephen is […]
In the Media
SC Logistics, an industry cluster initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, will host the Spring 2020 Tech Talk event on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at the Thornley Campus of Trident Technical College located at 7000 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 1:00 p.m. […]
Inaugural SC Blockchain Week in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina, March 8-14, 2020 Charleston SC- Governor McMaster is known for not only reporting on the state of South Carolina in his annual address but also providing legislators more of a “to do” list. His January 22, 2020 task list included an invocation to Senator Tom […]
South Carolina Council on Competitiveness’ TransformSC Network Welcomes Calhoun County School District Elementary Schools
(Columbia, SC) Calhoun County School District’s two elementary schools – Sandy Run K-8 and St. Matthews K-8 – are the newest additions to the TransformSC network. TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness (the Council), is a statewide network of innovative public schools that work in collaboration with business leaders, educators, students, […]