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TCL adds Logistics & Supply Chain Management program 

Technical College of the Lowcountry has added a Logistics & Supply Chain Management certificate program. 

Students can learn to analyze and coordinate the systems that move a product from supplier to consumer. Manage activities like transportation, purchasing, inventory, and warehousing to keep businesses running smoothly. 

TCL’s new Logistics & Supply Chain Management Certificate program provides the skills needed to work in materials and operations management, warehousing, purchasing, transportation and international trade. The 18-hour program is offered fully online and includes six classes that can be completed in about two semesters. 

The average wage for logistics workers is $72,710 in South Carolina. 

Visit www.tcl.edu for more information. 

TCL to host open houses this summer 

The Technical College of the Lowcountry will host two open house events in July. 

Anyone who is interested in learning more about any of TCL’s more than 60 program areas or career pathways, or TCL’s transfer degree program, is encouraged to attend. 

The following program areas will be featured: Arts, Building & Industrial, Business Management & Accounting, Culinary Arts & Hospitality, Health Sciences, Education & Professional Studies, Law & Criminal Justice and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). 

TCL faculty and staff will be on hand and information on financial aid and scholarships also will be available. The open houses are free and open to the public. 

Details are as follows: 

Beaufort 

4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 19 

Building 2, Beaufort Mather Campus 

921 Ribaut Road 

Beaufort, SC 29901 

Bluffton 

4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 26 

Lobby, New River Campus 

100 Community College Drive 

Bluffton, SC 29909 

For more information or to RSVP for either event, go to www.tcl.edu/ openhouse. 

Beaufort’s Russell earns degree from Georgia Tech 

Beaufort’s Arionna Russell has earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. 

Russell was among more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students to be presented Georgia Tech degrees during the Institute’s 262nd Commencement exercises May 6-7, at Bobby Dodd Stadium. 

The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top-10 public research university developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. 

11 from Beaufort make College of Charleston President’s List and Dean’s List for Spring 2022 

The following students from Beaufort were named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President’s List and Dean’s List: 

Addison MacPhee (29907) was named to the President’s List. MacPhee is majoring in Computer Science and Computing in the Arts. 

Sarah Suber (29907) was named to the President’s List. Suber is majoring in Biology. 

Lydia Mahan (29902) was named to the President’s List. Mahan is majoring in Spanish and Psychology. 

Josephine Quade (29907) was named to the President’s List. Quade is majoring in Special Education. 

Emily Potter (29907) was named to the President’s List. Potter is majoring in Marine Biology. 

Susan Roberts (29906) was named to the Dean’s List. Roberts is majoring in Religious Studies and Anthropology. 

Mason Monti (29906) was named to the Dean’s List. Monti is majoring in Theatre. 

Cadence Gillaspie (29906) was named to the Dean’s List. Gillaspie is majoring in Public Health. 

Catherine Webb (29907) was named to the Dean’s List. Webb is majoring in General Studies. 

Frederick Scheper (29907) was named to the Dean’s List. Scheper is majoring in Marine Biology. 

Isabel Vega (29907) was named to the Dean’s List. Vega is undecided on a major. 

To qualify for President’s List (Highly Distinguished), students must earn a GPA of 3.800 or higher and complete a minimum of 14 semester hours. To qualify for Dean’s List (Distinguished), students must earn a GPA of 3.600 or higher and complete a minimum of 14 semester hours. 

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

3 from Beaufort take home University of Maryland degrees 

Three students from Beaufort received degrees when the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) held its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2019 during “Spring Grad Walk 2022,” an innovative experience designed to accommodate thousands of graduates and guests while protecting the health and safety of the university community. 

More than 3,300 graduates from the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 and their families and guests attended “Grad Walk” over the course of six days (May 17-22). The event took place at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Adelphi, Md., with graduates selecting from multiple time slots to cross the stage and receive individual recognition. 

Morgan Elizabeth Shattuck of Beaufort earned an Associate of Arts degree. Victor Anthony Lucio of Parris Island earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. And James William Nolan of Beaufort earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration 

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) was established in 1947 to serve adults in the workforce. Today, UMGC enrolls some 90,000 students annually, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as certificates in more than 125 fully online, hybrid and face-to-face programs and specializations. 

2 from Beaufort named to Wheaton’s Spring 2022 Dean’s List 

At Wheaton (Ill.) College, Dean’s List honors are earned by undergraduate students who carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on the 4.0 scale. Two Beaufort students were named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List: Parker Smith (29902) and Sydney Lawrence (29906). 

Wheaton College is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its rigorous academics, integration of faith and learning, and consistent ranking among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. 

– From staff reports 

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