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USCB chancellor Panu earns Fulbright scholarship

USC Beaufort Chancellor Al M. Panu, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. International Education Administrators Seminar in France in the fall.
The seminar is intended to familiarize higher education administrators in the U.S. with the higher education and research system of France. The seminar accomplishes this through briefings, campus visits, meetings with selected government officials, networking, cultural activities, and meetings with French international education professionals over a two-week period. It also includes tours of historical and cultural sites.
A prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright international seminar was created to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations as a means of promoting international understanding and cooperation.
Panu is the sixth member of the USCB administration or faculty to earn a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research or teach in other countries.

Battery Creek needs tissues, hand sanitizer

The Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) at Battery Creek High School is collecting boxes of tissues and containers of hand sanitizer for classrooms. Donations may be left in the front office at BCHS. All donations should be dropped off by Aug. 16.

Georgia Southern honors 4 students from Beaufort

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,850 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2019 President’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

Kaeley Heath and Alexia Neal of Beaufort earned President’s List honors

Approximately 3,300 students made the Spring 2019 Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

Beaufort’s Haley Williams and Morgan Wood were honored on the Dean’s List.

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