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5:17 am on Thursday May 9, 2013

Tweeted link to image will block School of the Arts senior from graduation ceremony

Senior Ashley Patrick tweeted a remark about a black classmate that linked to a meme image of a girl crossing her fingers and the caption "I wish a nigg* would", and now the Charleston County School Board has ruled that Patrick's probation over the...
2:03 pm on Wednesday April 24, 2013

USC Beaufort to graduate its largest class yet

John H. M. Hart, Jr., J.D., author of four New York Times bestsellers, will deliver the keynote address May 3 when the University of South Carolina Beaufort conducts its 2013 commencement ceremony on the Hilton Head Gateway campus in Bluffton. Hart...
1:00 am on Friday January 4, 2013

Thanks to new rules, group of graduating Marines become U.S. citizens (Updated)

Still image by Flickr user Rachel Ford James Update January 4:  The recruits and one sergeant were sworn in as U.S. Citizens on Thursday, just one day before graduation. WTOC 11 offers a follow up report and video (see it up top, or over here). The...
1:42 pm on Wednesday May 23, 2012

Charleston Collegiate School graduates urged to 'Listen to Your Inner Voice'

Charleston Collegiate School held its Commencement on Saturday, May 19, and 28 seniors, several of whom had attended the school since kindergarten or first grade, were awarded diplomas. Members of the Class of 2012 will be attending University of...
6:33 am on Sunday February 5, 2012

Parris Island reaches out to new Marines' families

Flickr user United States Marine Corps Official Page Each year, almost 20,000 Marines graduate from boot camp and their families come to help them celebrate their achievement. And now, those new Marines' families will have more opportunity to...
3:03 pm on Friday November 4, 2011

Charleston County principals work to improve grad rates

By 2016 leaders want area graduation rates to be at 81% — no small task.
11:15 am on Monday May 16, 2011

USCB Commencement ceremony their largest ever (update: following up with the graduates' search for jobs)

Image provided by USCB Update, May 16: Kate Cerve has an interesting feature in The Island Packet that follows up with some of the recent graduates to document how their job search is going. According to the report, 41% of the 73% of graduates who...
4:11 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

A quick video feature on the latest graduating Marine Corps class at Parris Island

TheDigitel With two Marine Corps bases in Beaufort and so many graduating classes of new recruits each year, it's easy to just chalk it all up to the ho-hum of regularity, so it was nice to see WTOC 11 do a feature on the recent graduating class at...
2:29 am on Sunday May 8, 2011

College graduation season is upon Charleston (update: reports from the ceremonies)

Image by Flickr user juan.barredo Update May 8: The College of Charleston, Charleston Southern University, the  American College of the Building Arts, and The Citadel all head their ceremonies on Saturday. And The Post and Courier has produced a...
6:30 am on Friday April 8, 2011

Honorary degree recipients, speaker announced for USCB commencement ceremony

Flickr user Bard College at Simon's Rock The University of South Carolina Beaufort announced thursday, April 7 the names of the men and women to be honored at their graduation ceremony. Paula and William Bethea will receive honorary degrees from the...