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Claflin University Professor to Discuss Autism Spectrum Disorder at Startsville’s April 26 Knowledge Café

Startsville: the GSSM Foundation’s Innovation Center is pleased to announce that Omar Bagasra, MD, PhD, will present in the Knowledge Café Speaker Series on April 26, 6 p.m., at Startsville, 145 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC. His talk, entitled, “Autism: Harmful Effects of Synthetic Fragrances,” will examine the relationship between fragrant perfumes and chemicals and… Read more »

Finalists in Startup Hartsville Competition Announced

Hartsville, SC – Startsville, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation’s Innovation Center, is pleased to announce the finalists in the Startup Hartsville Competition, an initiative that offers funds and other incentives to help local entrepreneurs establish businesses in downtown Hartsville. The grand prize winner(s) will be announced at the Competition’s Closing… Read more »

GSSM Foundation to Host Inaugural Alumni Entrepreneur Symposium

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation will host its inaugural Alumni Entrepreneur Symposium, Project Verge, April 6-8 in Hartsville. Part of the Foundation’s initiative to create an innovation ecosystem built around alumni, Project Verge will be a two-day thinktank aimed at connecting GSSM alumni with each other and with SC-based… Read more »

NASA Scientist to Speak at March Knowledge Café

Hartsville, SC – Startsville: GSSM Foundation’s Innovation Center is pleased to announce that Merit Meyer, PhD, will present in the Knowledge Café Speaker Series on March 8, 6 p.m., at Startsville, 145 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC. Meyer works at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, where she splits her time between fire safety… Read more »

February Knowledge Café Speaker Announced

Hartsville, SC – Startsville: GSSM Foundation’s Innovation Center is pleased to announce that Xiaofeng Wang, PhD, will deliver the February talk in the Knowledge Café Speaker Series, 6 p.m., February 15 at Startsville, 145 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC. Wang is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of South… Read more »

Semifinalists in Startup Hartsville Competition Announced

Hartsville, SC – Startsville, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation’s Innovation Center, is pleased to announce the semifinalists in the Startup Hartsville Competition, an initiative that offers funds and other incentives to help local entrepreneurs establish businesses in downtown Hartsville. The 2017 Semifinalists are: Wild Child, a children’s boutique Girls University,… Read more »

Verizon Supports GSSM’s ENGAGE After School and Saturday Technology Programs in Darlington County

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics Foundation has received a $15,000 investment from Verizon in support of the school’s tech-based after school and Saturday ENGAGE programs for middle school students in Darlington County. ENGAGE is GSSM’s outreach initiative designed to impact 6-8th graders through early interest and awareness of STEM studies and… Read more »

Startup Hartsville Competition Grand Prize Winners Announced

On February 29th, the Startsville Center for Innovation (formally Duke Energy Center for Innovation) along with Main Street Hartsville hosted the final presentations for the 2nd annual Startup Hartsville Competition. The Grand Prize Winners of this year’s competition were Trevor and Marilyn Mcdonald of Devane’s and Brad and Kim Carr of Griggs Circle Bakery. Devane’s… Read more »

$5,000 Grant for 100 Girls of Code

The Duke Energy Foundation presented a $5,000 check to the Duke Energy Center for Innovation (DECI) for the creation of a local chapter of 100 Girls of Code, a national program dedicated to encouraging young women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, on Jan. 13. The national program, developed by… Read more »