StudySC News

American Migration


Forbes Magazine has a unique interactive map that shows migration from one United States county to another. Now you can explore the patterns of how people move from or to South Carolina. In 2010, 41 people moved from Queens County, NY to Richland County, SC and 38 people moved from Richland County, SC to Queens County. Why do you think people move from one county to another? It could be for family, work, or education.

2012-2013 SC Book Awards


They're here! The SC Association of School Librarians announced the 2012-213 South Carolina Book Award nominees at their conference in March. Now StudySC features these award-winning books in the updated SC Book Award section.

Each book features a picture of the cover, description, and links to online resources such as:

  • Book Reviews
  • Author Website
  • Author Biography
  • Reader Guides
  • and more!

South Carolina in Washington


I was at a conference last week in Washington, DC and much to my surprise there was not one but two South Carolina connections at the hotel and conference center. Here are pictures from the hotel of two famous South Carolinians. Be on the lookout as you travel and document your own SC findings!



The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina has created SC DASH, a clearinghouse for economic data about South Carolina. Here you can easily search for statistics about a variety of topics such as agriculture, demographics, economy, forestry, economy, labor, public safety, and transportation.

Segregation in Columbia, SC 1880-1960


USC Public History Program graduate students in 2004 did a survey of properties related to segregation in Columbia, SC, resulting in a submission to the National Register of Historical Places. The submission form is an eloquent history of the people, neighborhoods, buildings, and events that shaped the lives of African American citizens in the capital city.

New Listings in the National Register of Historic Places


The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the country's historic places worthy of preservation. The South Carolina Department of Archives & History provides a list of each property in South Carolina by county with photographs and description of the importance of each National Register property.

South Carolina Glossaries


South Carolina state agencies and online educational resources often publish glossaries on their websites to document the definitions of words specific to their topic. Listed below are a few glossaries that might be of particular interest to the K-12 community. These words or terms often are of South Carolina or regional interest, and the definitions often are more descriptive and/or are more aligned to classroom explanations than a typical dictionary entry.