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Blog // Connect South Carolina

Clarendon County Releases Comprehensive Technology Action Plan

By Jennifer Cobb

Clarendon County now has an action plan to make way for greater technology use across the community and pave the way for a brighter economic future. The Technology Action Plan was unveiled Thursday at Central Carolina Technical College, F.E. Dubose Campus in Manning, as part of Clarendon County’s participation in the Connected Community Engagement Program through the Connect South Carolina initiative. Thirty-two South Carolina communities are currently involved in some stage of the Connected program, but Clarendon is the state’s seventh to unveil its official Technology Action Plan. Participating in the Connected program means Clarendon...

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Lexington County Joins Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

By Jennifer Cobb

Community leaders with Lexington Connects have enrolled their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents though increased access, adoption, and use of broadband. On Wednesday, February 19, Connect South Carolina community technology advisors Leslie Callison and Heather Jones led the community leaders through the steps of the Connected Community Engagement Program that offers a comprehensive and localized way for communities to bridge the digital divide impacting many regions. The kick-off planning meeting was held at the Lexington County Administration building, with more than...

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Tech Gifts for Valentine's Day 2014

By Jennifer Cobb

Valentine’s Day is just one day away, and if you’re one of those last minute gift-givers, the time is ticking! Yahoo! created a list of the top ten tech gifts to give on this year’s “Lover’s Holiday” and although the article is geared toward gifts for men, there is sure to be more than a few women who wouldn’t mind at least one of the gifts listed below: ·      Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom ·      Blade 350 QX Quadcopter ·      Orb Audio Speaker Systems ·      The Ish Happy Hour Timepiece ·      Polaroid iD820 ·  ...

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Digital Learning Day 2014

By Jennifer Cobb

Today is Digital Learning Day, “a nationwide celebration of innovative teachers and common-sense, effective applications of digital learning in America’s schools that support teachers, improve learning, and provide options for students to achieve at their highest potential.” Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career. Connect South Carolina and our teams across the nation continue to work with students and educators to connect classrooms and close the digital divide. Digital learning allows teachers and students the...

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