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SC Higher Ed News Digest - December 12, 2022

The SC Higher Ed News Digest is compiled weekly by the CHE Communications Team to share relevant state, regional and national higher education news. All links are to external media websites and the ideas expressed therein are not the official position of the CHE. We do not include articles requiring paid subscriptions.


Most colleges don’t provide accurate financial aid offers, federal watchdog says

Higher Ed Dive (Date Posted: Dec. 6)

Topic: Affordability in Higher Ed. 


SCSU seeks state funds for library, dorm replacement

The Longview News-Journal (Date Posted: Dec. 10)

Topic: Legislative affairs, Facilities


USC opens two new iCarolina labs in Laurens and Clinton counties

Greenville Journal (Date Posted: Dec. 5)

Topic: Access


USC Aiken program to offer special needs students support with employment, independent living in 2023

Aiken Standard (Date Posted: Dec. 10)

Topic: Access, Special Needs Higher Ed Initiatives


SC State working to boost safety; gun-sniffing dogs being considered

The Longview News Journal (Date Posted: Dec. 8)

Topic: Campus Safety


REI Automation Creates New Engineering Scholarship

The College Today (Date Posted: Dec. 6)

Topic: Cross-sector partnerships, workforce development


Advocates say increasing Black teachers should be a national concern

NBC News (Date Posted: Dec. 5)

Topic: Teacher Education (references Clemson ‘Call Me MISTER’ program)


(Opinion) Higher Ed Is a Public Good. Let’s Fund It Like One.

Chronicle of Higher Education (Date Posted: Dec. 8)

Topic: Higher Ed Funding (references South Carolina’s individual tuition support programs)


Higher ed faces ‘deteriorating’ outlook in 2023, Fitch says

Higher Ed Dive (Date Posted: Dec. 9)

Topic: Finance, Higher Ed Bond Ratings