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NC Community College president details importance of connection between businesses, educational institutions

SALISBURY — Talking to a room full of Rowan County professionals, Thomas Stith III on Thursday emphasized the importance of strengthening the bonds between businesses ... Read more

8 hours ago by Ben Stansell.

Charlotte among six schools joining American Athletic Conference

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Major college football is settling into a strange period with lame duck memberships and frayed allegiances that ... Read more

8 hours ago by Post Sports.

Catawba College receives record $200 million contribution to endowment

SALISBURY – Catawba College on Thursday announced the receipt of a $200 million gift to its endowment, far surpassing any previous donation. The anonymous gift ... Read more

19 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.


West Rowan Elementary School first quarter Honor Roll All A’s Fifth grade: Nevaeh Burgess, Cole Diliello, Shelby Goodman, Kaitlyn Moore, Hampton Nixon, Jakob Richmond, Cade ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Christmas Bureau opens applications for families to get holiday assistance

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Christmas Bureau is now accepting applications for local assistance programs. The program is coordinated by Rowan County United Way. Families ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Spencer Library hosts life pathways event

SPENCER — A pair of student groups from Essie Academy and North Rowan Middle School spent some time at Spencer Public Library on Tuesday learning ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

A fall theme on learning math at Mt. Ulla Elementary

MT. ULLA — More than 125 students poured into Mt. Ulla Elementary on Oct. 12 excited for something unexpected: math. There was fun and candy ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Knox assistant principal resigns after video showing student confrontation

SALISBURY – A Knox Middle School administrator resigned last week after Rowan-Salisbury Schools was made aware of a video showing a confrontation with a student, ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

$2.24 million grant will major boost to Livingstone College STEM programs

SALISBURY — Livingstone College has received $2.24 million from the National Science Foundation, the largest grant in the school’s history. The grant will fund a ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

State budget process could mean big gains or loss of funding for schools

SALISBURY — Uncertainty looms over every school district in North Carolina as state budget negotiations drag on, and the outcome could slow down a major ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba College will require COVID-19 vaccinations in 2022

SALISBURY — Catawba College students, faculty and staff on the campus have 10 weeks to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the school announced Friday. Catawba ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Report.

Education briefs: Partners in Learning kicks off public phase for new center fundraising

SALISBURY — Partners in Learning kicked off the public phase of its capital campaign for a new center on Oct. 2. The event, held at ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Isenberg celebrates longtime teaching assistant ‘Mrs. Zinka’

SALISBURY — Zinka Sukurica teared up as she walked into the Isenberg Elementary media center on Wednesday. Sukurica was surprised to find faculty gathered there ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts: Four get Treasure Feamster Scholarships

Four graduates have been awarded Treasure Feamster Scholarships by the Interdenominational Minsters Fellowship of Rowan County. The awards honor the late Treasure Feamster, a 13-year-old ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Livingstone to host Fridays at the Stone breakfast series

SALISBURY — Everyone looks forward to Fridays, and now Livingstone College wants you to reimagine Friday mornings. Livingstone College will host its first of a ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Livingstone College reports only two student cases of COVID-19 this semester

SALISBURY — Livingstone College has reported only two positive cases of COVID-19 among its completely vaccinated student population. The college is one of a handful ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS gets back to work on partnership to reduce students in court for minor infractions

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is resuming work on a partnership that aims to reduce instances of students ending up in courts for minor infractions. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Literacy Council expects heightened demand for services in schools, recruiting volunteers

SALISBURY — Rowan County Literacy Council is preparing to restart its regular in-school programs after a year hiatus and expects demand to increase significantly. In ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS will revisit School Justice Partnership agreement

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is revisiting a partnership intended to keep students out of courts and in school that was minted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury Academy will use grant to make stormwater, drainage improvements near campus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury Academy will use a stormwater grant authorized by the City Council last week to make improvements and mitigate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Report shows North Carolina third-graders struggling to meet reading goals

RALEIGH (AP) — Far fewer North Carolina third-graders in public schools have demonstrated reading proficiency, compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, a troubling finding that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Monthlong celebration takes RSS students through manufacturing plants

SALISBURY — High school students this week are getting a first-hand look at modern manufacturing happening in their backyards. Rowan-Salisbury Schools celebrated Manufacturing Day for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shout outs

Catawba student receives UPS scholarship Greensboro native, Nardos Debru, a senior at Catawba College majoring in nursing, was awarded a $3,200 UPS Scholarship for the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Catawba hosts 2021 virtual NC Honors Association meeting

SALISBURY — The Catawba College Honors Program hosted the 2021 North Carolina Honors Association Annual Meeting on Sept.25. The NCHA is comprised of honors programs ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Catawba receives grant for minority male mentoring program

SALISBURY — Catawba College has received North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities grant funding to establish a mentorship program for 20 African American and Black ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Knollwood celebrates student courage with International Dot Day

SALISBURY – Knollwood Elementary had a unique look on Sept. 22: Everyone was covered in dots. The school celebrated its first International Dot Day with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone College preparing to start on $2.8 million stadium renovation

SALISBURY — Livingstone College is expecting to break ground on its major football stadium renovations this month. Livingstone Athletic Director Lamonte Massie-Sampson said the college ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Racial inequity committee at heart of UNC Asheville sorority suspension

ASHEVILLE (AP) — A national sorority has suspended activities at a North Carolina university after most of its members left the school chapter when it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

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