EDUCATION BRIEFS

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Riverview searching for director

Riverview Charter School is seeking applicants for Director of its K-8 charter school in the South Carolina Lowcountry. This year-round position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

The school is looking for candidates who have demonstrated successful leadership in schools, businesses or non-profits.

Please feel free to share with your friends and contacts who may be interested. Visit https://riverviewcharterschool.org/director/ for more information. Application deadline is Feb. 5.

Polaris Tech searching for executive director

A national search is under way for the next executive director at Polaris Tech Charter School in Ridgeland.

“As a state charter school for college and career-prep, Polaris Tech is already different from most other middle and high schools,” said retired four-star Air Force Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton, chair of the Polaris Tech Board of Directors.

“Because of the way we’ve always used technology for daily learning, including virtual classes, when COVID-19 hit, our learners and teachers made a seamless transition to working remotely. I’m proud of that, and it puts Polaris Tech in some pretty good company when it comes to seeking great candidates to be our next executive director,” Newton said.

Details about the job and how to apply are online at www.polaristech.org. Applications are being accepted through Feb. 5, 2021, and the school is seeking candidates with successful education experience as well as candidates from the non-profit and business world.

The position came open when Dr. Melissa Crosby, the school’s first leader, resigned in November due to family medical concerns not related to the coronavirus.

Local students graduate from College of Charleston

The following local students recently graduated from the College of Charleston:

Amanda Miller of Beaufort (29906) graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts Management.

Carrie Sanzone of Beaufort (29906) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Maria Solorio of Beaufort (29906) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Valerie Jackson of Beaufort (29902) graduated with a Certificate degree in English To Speakers Other Lang I.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university.

Beaufort native named to SRU fall 2020 dean’s list

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

Included on the dean’s list is Deleah Gibson from Beaufort.

Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889, is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility.

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