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USC Beaufort hires Bushey to lead cyber security program

USC Beaufort has hired Dean Bushey, Ph.D., to oversee development of the university’s new cyber security program.

Bushey has more than 30 years of business, academic, and military leadership experience in transportation and mobility, as a computer scientist, educator, commercial pilot, and autonomous and connected systems expert. At USCB he teaches programming and is the project coordinator for the upcoming cyber defense concentration in the Computer Science major, which will kick off in Fall semester 2021.

Courses in cyber security also will be offered through Technical College of the Lowcountry. The course work, which will be taught at a coming cyber security lab in Beaufort, aims to prepare local students, residents and military personnel for opportunities in the expanding and lucrative field of cyber security.

Holy Trinity now enrolling

Holy Trinity Classical Christian School is now enrolling for Preschool through 12th grade.

Among the benefits the school claims are a Christian worldview, athletics, the theater and fine arts, robust tuition assistance, Pre-K through 12th grade, an average class size of 14 and SCISA accreditation.

To set up a tour of the campus at 302 Burroughs Ave. or get more information about HTCCS, call 843-522-0660 or visit

USC Aiken names Beaufort resident to President’s List

Margaret Langford of Beaufort was named to the President’s List for the Fall 2020 semester at The University of South Carolina Aiken.

Langford is a member of the class of 2027. To be elgible for this distinction, students had to be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to approximately 3,700 students in 50 programs of study.

Hastings named to Dean’s List at Saint Francis

Shaun Hastings, an Exercise Physiology major from Beaufort (29902) was named to the Dean’s List at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa. Hastings was among more than 750 students who earned a spot on one of the honors lists for the fall 2020 semester.

Students who receive an honors distinction must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of 4.000 (President’s) or 3.500 (Dean’s) on 12 or more credits during a single semester, with no continuing or incomplete grades.

Saint Francis University is the oldest Catholic-Franciscan college in the United States. Its mission is to help students grow into compassionate, successful professionals through a culture of Catholic faith, generosity, respect, discovery and joy.