iMPACT Board

March 8, 2016

STEAM Learning in the Upstate, Beyond the Classroom

STEAM, the acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics, represents a paradigm shift from traditional education methods that are steeped in standardized test scores. As a new ideal, STEAM focuses on the basic process of learning as much as it does on the test results. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU) extends STEAM learning beyond our Upstate school classrooms, challenging children to try multiple ideas, foster vital learning and build life […]
March 3, 2016

Skydiving at ScanSource

Learning how things work has always been a passion of mine. Ever since I can remember I have had a desire to take things apart to see what I can learn. I remember when I got my first computer in the late 90s. Although I had paid a great deal for it, when I brought it home I had to first disassemble it to the very last screw! It was with very sweaty hands that I put all […]
February 18, 2016
imagine upstate festival greenville sc

ScanSource named Title Partner of iMAGINE Upstate for Second Straight Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2016 Melissa Huff, Event Director South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics & Science 330-354-7096 Jason Weidman, Local PR ScanSource, Inc. 864.286.4339 (office) 615.351.3317 (cell) GREENVILLE, S.C., (February 18, 2016) — For the second straight year, Greenville-based ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, is the title partner of the iMAGINE Upstate program and festival. Held March 26 – April 9, 2016, the series of crowdsourced and signature events […]
February 4, 2016
SC Careers

iMAGINE Upstate Sparks the Next Generation of STEAM Professionals

It’s evident STEAM education is top-of-mind for many in the Upstate, especially considering the wonderfully warm reception iMAGINE Upstate received in its inaugural year in 2015. This April, iMAGINE Upstate is returning bigger and better, and it’s amazing to see the many individuals and companies – from the Upstate’s biggest corporations to the newest start-ups – coming together to make an event like this possible. It’s exciting for us here at ScanSource to be involved for the second […]