Skip to main content
News

Food truck promises summer meals

Food truck
Harder-to-reach kids in Berea and Travelers Rest have a new reason to jump for joy. These two celebrated the arrival of a new food truck that will serve nutritious meals all summer long.

Greenville County school children in Berea and Travelers Rest have new reasons to celebrate this summer. A food truck was gifted to the school district by a group of Riley Fellows from Furman University’s Riley Institute. Traci Hogan, the school district’s assistant superintendent for special education services, was among the Riley Fellows who brainstormed ways to help the community in a meaningful, sustainable way. Hogan was present for the unveiling of the truck and its first service of meals at Travelers Rest United Methodist Church. “Greenville County Schools is the largest school district in the state, but not everybody in our group knew that over half of our students require free and reduced lunch,” she said. Anna Mitchell of The Greenville News covered the celebration.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
A chalkboard reading Furman Creative Collaborative on a table.

Innovation Hour invites students to pitch their business ideas

Organized by the Furman Creative Collaborative student group, Innovation Hour awards a grant to winners to help their startups get off the ground.

Get ready for a new school year

The class of 2023 arrives on campus Aug. 23, and classes begin Aug. 27. Opening convocation takes place Monday, Aug. 26.

New equipment grant will give faculty, students a look inside molecules

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy has applications from drug development to renewable energy.

Take a hike (or bike ride or swim): New field guide shows the way

Nataley Williams ’21 created a Furman-area field guide for bikers, hikers, swimmers and paddlers.