Announcing The Aspen Institute's 2019 Braddock Scholars


January 28, 2019

The Aspen Institute is excited to announce the selection of the 2019 Braddock Scholars . Please join us in congratulating Fellows from across the Aspen Global Leadership Network who will be joining the Braddock Scholars Program for the upcoming year. These Fellows have a big vision to make a transfo

Students celebrate diversity through pen pal project

Source: The Irmo News

January 7, 2019

Kindred Kids, a pen pal program that promotes friendship and acceptance among kids from diverse backgrounds, held its first fall gathering in Columbia December 12 at Harbison West Elementary. Kindred Kids paired fourth graders from two classes at Harbison West – a core curriculum class and a class i

Liberty Fellowship Announces New President and CEO Dr. Christine Crawford

Source: Liberty Fellowship

January 4, 2019

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (January 4, 2019) - Liberty Fellowship announces the appointment of Dr. Christine Crawford as president and CEO beginning January 22. She brings to the position more than 15 years of business leadership, a passion for developing people, and a longstanding commitment to mak

Liberty Fellowship Announces 15th Class of Fellows

Source: Liberty Fellowship

December 4, 2018

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (December 4, 2018) – Bringing experience that stretches from Cameroon to the Arctic Circle, the 21 new Liberty Fellows are accomplished leaders who have committed to work collectively to push South Carolina toward its full potential. Each new Fellow has logged significant

2018 Stephen G. Morrison Visionary Award

Source: MidlandsBiz

December 3, 2018

One Columbia for Arts and History is proud to announce Melanie Huggins, the executive director of Richland Library, as the recipient of the 2018 Stephen G. Morrison Visionary Award. The award will be presented December 12, 2018 at 6pm at the Nickelodeon Theatre. The Stephen G. Morrison Visionary Awa

Russell Booker Appointed to National StriveTogether Board

Source: GoUpstate

October 25, 2018

Spartanburg School District 7 Superintendent Russell Booker was installed this month as the newest member of StriveTogether’s board of directors. That came during the organization’s Cradle to Career Networking conference in Seattle on Oct. 10. StriveTogether is a national organization leading a data

Fellow Amy Love named inaugural CMO for Pareteum Corporation

Source:; PRNewswire

October 15, 2018

Pareteum Corporation (NYSE American: TEUM) , a cloud software platform company, announced that Denis McCarthy has been promoted as the company’s first president, and Amy Love has joined as chief marketing officer. Formerly senior vice president of corporate development at Pareteum, McCarthy will lea

Meet the 31 People Who Are Changing the South

Source: TIME

July 26, 2018

As founder of the DIG SOUTH Tech Conference, Stanfield Gray is making sure his part of the country doesn’t get left behind in the digital revolution. Gray says his two kids helped inspire him to leave the world of strategic communications and pursue the idea back in 2012, because he didn’t want them

Three Projects Receive Inaugural State and Local Innovation Prize

Source: Milbank Memorial Fund

July 19, 2018

In Chicago, they are preventing lead poisoning in young children. In Chatham County, Georgia, they are building a continuity of care system for jail inmates, and in Washington State, they are using multiple data sets to coordinate care for dual eligibles. Meet the winners of the inaugural Milbank Me

Mentors Chosen for Liberty Fellowship's 14th Class

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (July 17, 2018) – Twenty-one innovative leaders who have made lasting impact on the state are mentoring the Fellows in Liberty Fellowship’s class of 2019. Accomplished and successful, these mentors are diverse in thought and experience and each has pushed for progress in S