June 2018 Features
June 21, 2018
The South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors adopted a 2019 fiscal year financial plan that includes five percent pier container growth, $280.8 million in operating revenues, $42.9 million in operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $277.6 million.
June 20, 2018
The Best Places to Work in South Carolina have been announced. Large, medium and small business are included. Congratulations to all the winners!
June 19, 2018
A recent study conducted by Nationwide, in partnership with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute, reveals that 90 percent of employees in pet friendly workplaces feel highly connected to their company's mission; fully engaged with their work; and willing to recommend their employer to others. In contrast, less than 65 percent of employees in non-pet friendly workplaces made the same claims.
June 18, 2018
“South Carolina continues to enjoy record employment levels that help our economy thrive, but it is imperative that we also continue to look for opportunities to educate, train and prepare our workforce to meet the demand,” said Cheryl Stanton, executive director of the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
June 15, 2018
America’s Senior Military Colleges worked jointly to address the escalating need for highly trained cyber operations and cybersecurity leaders. The colleges, included The Citadel, the University of North Georgia, Norwich University, Texas A&M, Virginia Military Institute and Virginia Tech.
June 14, 2018
The economic development trade journal gives out annual awards in gold and silver, based on a state’s ability to score significant capital investment or job creation. States are analyzed based on their 10 biggest projects of the year and then categorized by population.
June 11, 2018
A federal judge has blocked the proposed shutdown of the MOX Project at the Savannah River Site in Aiken County. Judge Michelle Childs sided with Attorney General Alan Wilson’s argument that allowing the project to be shut down would irreparably harm the state.
June 08, 2018
People and their well-being are at the center of Leslie Hossfeld’s research, and she will bring her expertise and experience to Clemson University. Hossfeld will join the university as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences July 1.
June 07, 2018
The InnoVision Awards Program is a South Carolina awards program focused on celebrating and enabling innovation through technology. InnoVision provides an opportunity for high visibility and exposure for organizations within the South Carolina business community.
June 05, 2018
The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce PAC, which supports pro-jobs candidates for the General Assembly, endorsed 15 members of the S.C. House of Representatives who are running for re-election.
June 04, 2018
South Carolina has another opportunity to promote its economic development prowess thanks to a magazine’s business climate rankings. The Palmetto State tied for third with North Carolina in Chief Executive’s 2018 “Best and Worst States for Business.” Texas was No. 1, followed by Florida. Indiana was fifth.
June 01, 2018
SC Cyber announced the recipients of the 2018 SC Cyber Awards for Excellence. Award recipients in three categories – Industry, Government, and Academia -- were honored at the SC Cyber 2018 Summit.