College

Central Carolina Community Foundation awards more than $8.3 million in grants and scholarships

COLUMBA, S.C. (WOLO) – Scholarships are available for college students in the Midlands and across the state. The Central Carolina Community Foundation says more than 8.3 million dollars was awarded in grants and scholarships for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The foundation is encouraging students to apply now for the 2022- 2023 school year. The organization says this year this year…

Current College and University Closures

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- Several South Carolina Colleges have made the decision to cancel classes ahead of Hurricane Dorian. According to the University’s website, classes at South Carolina State University will be closed Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday September 4th. Claflin University will also be closed Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday September 4th. Morris College in Sumter is also cancelling classes through…

Mark Riddell, the 36-year-old who allegedly took exams for ‘cheating’ students, was ‘just a really smart guy’

(ABC News)- The spotlight is on the actresses and wealthy parents, who are facing charges over an alleged college entrance exam cheating scandal, but there’s a key player whose background has not been widely discussed. Mark Riddell — the man accused of actually taking the students’ test for them. Riddell is facing two criminal charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, honest services…