S.C. Sea Grant Consortium News
Jane Hiller, education director with Sonoco Recycling, was announced as the winner of the 2020 S.C. Environmental Awareness Award during a ceremony held at the State House in Columbia in June 2021.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has welcomed several new staff members, and Matt Gorstein, previously the agency’s Coastal Economics program specialist, was selected as assistant director for Development and Extension.
Assessing South Carolina’s Ocean Economy, a report published by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, was selected as one of 12 publications and websites honored by the South Carolina State Documents Depository System as Notable State Documents of 2020.
A team was selected through a competitive review process organized by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium to conduct research to estimate the number of red snapper in U.S. South Atlantic waters from North Carolina to south Florida.
The state of South Carolina is seeking nominations for an award to recognize individuals who are doing extraordinary work for the natural environment. Nominations for the 2020 S.C. Environmental Awareness Award will be accepted through March 31, 2021.
South Carolina State University (SCSU) President James E. Clark has been re-elected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is pleased to announce that our biennial request for 2022-2024 proposals is now open for submissions. The competition is open to faculty and staff from Consortium member institutions.
Susan Lovelace, Ph.D., has been selected as the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium executive director, effective January 1, 2021. Previously she was the Consortium’s assistant director for development and extension for over six years.
Thirteen formal and non-formal South Carolina educators recently received Palmetto Environmental Education Certification (PEEC), which is the first environmental education certification program in the state.
Wayne Magwood was a staunch advocate for South Carolina’s shrimping industry. In Mount Pleasant, he was known as a mentor to younger commercial shrimpers, a lender of spare parts, and, to those who knew him best, a fabled storyteller.
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Board of Directors will hold a virtual annual meeting from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on September 30, 2020. Members of the media and the general public are invited to attend.
The Beach Sweep/River Sweep litter cleanup, originally scheduled for September 19, 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.