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Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

209,472 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from two-year colleges

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Ross Medical Education Center and Everest Institute – both in Michigan – reported the largest share of borrowers from two-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Allstate expansion to add 2,250 jobs

An Allstate Insurance Co. expansion will create 2,250 new jobs in the next three years in North Carolina, according to Gov. Roy Cooper's website.

Analyst says plastic bag bans have minimal environmental impact

Cities throughout the U.S. have banned the use of plastic bags, and now some South Carolina counties are following suit, but at what cost?

Bingham awarded South Carolina's highest civilian honor

Former South Carolina House Majority Leader Kenneth "Kenny" Bingham has been awarded the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina's highest civilian honor, in recognition of his work and dedication to his constituents.

SBA unveils "InnovateHER" business competition for women

The Small Business Administration has launched the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to drive attention and resources to innovative products and services that make lives easier and longer.

SBA launches Aspire Challenge prize competition for the incarcerated

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting entries for the Aspire Challenge, a prize competition of up to $1.2 million to expand access to entrepreneurial education and microloans for formerly incarcerated individuals.

CompuCom moves global headquarters to Lancaster County

CompuCom Systems Inc., a technology infrastructure services company, is locating its new global headquarters operations in Lancaster County.

Koko FitClub now open in downtown Charleston's Cigar Factory

Koko FitClub is officially open in downtown Charleston's Cigar Factory on East Bay Street, just in time for post-holiday workouts.

CompuCom Systems to move global HQ to Lancaster County

CompuCom Systems Inc. is moving its global headquarters to Lancaster County, which will lead to 1,500 new jobs in the next five to seven years.

Ortec plans $20 million investment, new jobs for its Pendleton facility

Ortec, a biomaterial and polymer technology company, is expanding its operations in Anderson County with plans to invest $20 million and create 60 new jobs.

Koko FitClub to open two Charleston area locations

National fitness brand Koko FitClub will open two clubs in the Charleston area -- one in the Cigar Factory in downtown Charleston and the other at the Sweetgrass Corner shopping center in Mount Pleasant.

Adams and Reese offer 'Road to Recovery' after natural disasters

Adams and Reese LLP shared tips in helping businesses recover after a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Matthew, recently.

Mount Franklin Foods bringing 225 jobs to Sumter County

Mount Franklin Foods is opening operations in Sumter County, the South Carolina Department of Commerce announced, with a $10 million investment that is expected to create 225 new jobs.

South Carolina's AT&T Networks plan for Hurricane Matthew

South Carolina’s AT&T Network took proactive steps this week to prepare for Hurricane Matthew by setting aside personnel and equipment to be ready at all times.

AT&T honors Emanuel A.M.C. victims in 2017 calendar

AT&T's 2017 South Carolina African American History Calendar was unveiled at a celebration this week at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia.

Colliers International welcomes new brokerage assistant in Charleston

Colliers International recently announced that it has welcomed Carla Alvarado as a new brokerage assistant at its Charleston office, where she will offer marketing and administrative support.

Four new Duckprints Awards at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Aflac, the top supplier of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and also a dedicated corporate ally against childhood cancer, and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recently added four Duckprints Awards to the hospital’s Wall of Fame.

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