The Transylvania Times -

Education

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 1893



Everyday Education: Teachers Impacts On Students Are Significant

Every time I see a baby, I can’t help but imagine the rainbow of possibilities which this new life has to offer. And every time I learn about an adolescent or young adult succumbing to any of the many ills of society, be it as victim or... Full story

 

Creative Classroom Grant Applications Are Available

Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) has announced that the application process for 2019-2020 creative classroom grants is now open the Foundation has set aside $18,000 again for these grants out of the more than $25,000... Full story

 

Public, Students Invited To Sandburg Site's 50th Anniversary

On Wednesday, Oct.17, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will celebrate its 50th anniversary with poetry, music, house and museum tours, outdoor activities, birthday cake and a formal ceremony commemorating Sandburg’s legacy. The public,... Full story

 

BRCC Scholarship Winners Thank Donors

Blue Ridge Community College held its 25th annual Educational Found-ation Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 26. More than 370 attendees representing scholarship recipients and donors...

 

Everyday Education: This Old School Needs Some Extensive Work

I’m sure at least some of you have tuned in to the Public Television show “This Old House” at some time or another. Basically, it’s a show that follows a group of handymen as they rehab old houses. As is often the case, renovations are a...

 

AAUW To Hold Forum On $68 Million School Bond - Brevard NC

The school bond issue is on the November ballot and many voters may be asking this question: Why do we need a $68 million Transylvania County School capital projects bond? If you want to know, then hearing from the people who are most knowledgeable...

 

Widow Endows Scholarship To Honor Late Husband - Brevard NC

They were hiking buddies, for sure, world travelers and hard-working professionals who made a life in their own backyard of Brevard so they could stay close to their aging parents. But most of all the...

 

Everyday Education: Too Much Screen Time? Not In Our Schools

You'd be hard-pressed these days not to find a newspaper article, online news outlet or social media site that doesn't lament our children's excessive screen time. Phones, television, computers - all...

 

Eldest Mountain Sun Alumni Continue Their Journey

In 2014, Mountain Sun Community School graduated its first eighth-grade class. Four students completed their education with Mountain Sun that year and went on to Brevard High School. Four years later, these students are moving into the next phase of...

 

Furrs Provide BRCC Scholarships, Inspiration

After Daniel Furr died from alcohol poisoning nearly 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2008, his parents, Joe and Sandra Furr, decided to make a concentrated effort to help other youth in the community. They...

 

Brevard College Names Atrium For Grace And Ed Roy

The atrium at Brevard College's McLarty-Goodson Academic Building was packed with alumni and community friends as the college named the space after retired professors and major donors, Grace Jackson...

 

'Celebration Of Education Gala' Highlights Scholarships - Connestee Falls NC

This year's Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program "Celebration of Education Gala" on Friday night, Sept. 21, lived up to its theme, "A Night to Shine." The highlight of the evening came at the...

 

Everyday Education: Balancing Career Goals And Liberal Arts

Part of teaching at a small liberal arts college like Brevard College is advising young people about their academic and career goals and about fulfilling their potential for living a good life. Though personalized and motivational, advising...

 

Warren Wilson College: Free In-state Tuition Draws Largest Freshmen Class

College enrollment numbers have dwindled nationally since 2011, but one small college in North Carolina's mountains has found a way to reverse that trend in a big way. Warren Wilson College's new...

 

BC's Area Scholarship Winners Receive Senior Pins - Brevard NC

Seniors at Brevard College participated in Senior Pinning, an annual celebration that begins the home stretch to commencement weekend. On the 15th anniversary of this tradition, Brevard College had...

 

BRCC Continuing Education Courses - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College will offer the following Continuing Education Courses at the Transylvania campus: Automotive Inspection Certification Vehicle Safety Inspection meets Nov. 26-27, Monday and Tuesday, from 6 to 10 p.m. Registration fee is $...

 

Group Projects Are Not Just For Students

Brevard College faculty and staff have been meeting and planning all summer long for the future of the college. As a part of its 10-year SACSCOC accreditation review in 2020-21, the college must...

 

Former U.S. Attorney General Lynch To Speak At WCU

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will deliver the keynote address as Western Carolina University holds a ceremony to honor the academic success of 1,423 students who were named to the...

 

Everyday Education: A Sense Of Calm In The Classroom

At the time this goes to print, students have spent a few weeks in classrooms across the county completing lessons and continuing routines, but at the same time, following the path of Hurricane Florence and wondering about landfalls and landslides...

 

WCU Ranked Among Best Universities

Western Carolina University is again ranked as a top university by U.S. News & World Report, moving up in two regional categories of its “Best Colleges of 2019” guidebook and included in two national categories. WCU consistently has been a top...

 

Scholarship Winner Fosnight Is High Achiever

Connestee Falls scholarship winner Aleece Fosnight is a high achiever. A 2003 graduate of Brevard High School, she finished her course work a semester early and started Brevard College as a sophomore...

 

County Schools Demonstrate Value Of Safety

In the mid to late ‘70s, many people felt that U.S. schools were falling behind in key subjects like science and math. One of the ideas that took root was the moving of teachers from behind their closed classroom doors. Designers of schools...

 

WCU Engineering Is Accredited

Western Carolina University’s Bachelor of Science degree in engineering has gained accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the accreditor of programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology....

 

BRCC Car Show Promotes Automotive Technology Program

Drive in to the Blue Ridge Community College Transylvania Campus on Saturday, Sept. 22, to see a wide variety of vehicles on display at the car show, taking place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the parking...

 

Connestee Falls Three Paces Benefit From Connestee Falls Scholarships

When Bill Medl, the Chair of the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program, received three thank you notes bearing the same surname and return address on the envelopes, he thought there must have...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 10/21/2018 15:59