Liberty Fellow, John Simpkins, announced as the new VP of the AGLN

Source: Aspen Institute

July 18, 2019

John is a member of the fourth Liberty Fellowship class and a very active member of the AGLN. He is an extremely capable and experienced moderator, having moderated for the Liberty, Pahara, and Health Innovators Fellowships as well as the Aspen Executive Seminar and the "Leading in an Era of

Margaret Young Elected to Wofford Board of Trustees

Source: Wofford College

June 10, 2019

Four Wofford alumni have been elected to the Wofford College Board of Trustees, replacing former trustees Mike James, Class of 1973; Jim Johnson, Class of 1971; Pat Prothro, Class of 1996, and Joe Taylor, Class of 1980. The new trustees were elected on June 6 at the South Carolina Annual Conference

Joe Waring Receives MFM's Rainmaker Award

Source: TV News Check

May 20, 2019

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) and its BCCA subsidiary, the media industry’s credit association, on Thursday announced the recipients of the association’s 2019 membership awards. The awards will be presented during the group’s 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans themed Big Ideas in

American Association of Political Consultants 40 Under 40 Winners

Source: American Association of Political Consultants

March 4, 2019

The AAPC is dedicated to fostering the next generation of political professionals and is proud to recognize leaders and innovators in the political business community (including media, advertising, polling and public affairs) who are making a mark in their organizations and their professions and

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

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

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

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