S.C. Sea Grant Consortium News
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.
A new scholars fund for undergraduates has been established to honor the life and contributions of Margaret A. Davidson.
Grant Funds South Atlantic Flood Resilience Program, Georgetown County, S.C. One of the Pilot Study Areas
A new grant gives researchers throughout the Southeast, including a team in South Carolina, the opportunity to discover green infrastructure solutions to mitigate the effects of flooding on coastal communities.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has selected eight peer-reviewed research and outreach projects to be funded during the 2020-2022 cycle, spanning all five of our program focus areas.
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has two new staff members – Information Technology Resources Manager Chris Carr and Living Marine Resources Program Specialist Graham Gaines.
Some South Carolina fishing boats remain in operation, and their products are available at several retail seafood outlets remaining open as essential businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak.