Coastal Carolina University and the Bunnelle Foundation recently signed a three-year agreement to continue a program in which students work with public and private entities in paid internships in Georgetown County. The United Nations Georgetown RISE Youth Corps initiative is a high impact, transformative internship program centered on giving students real life skills and experiences in […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us this year in working toward a resilient, sustainable Georgetown County. We have a lot to be grateful for and to celebrate. We have created our first-ever quarterly newsletter to share some of our accomplishments from 2018. Have a wonderful holiday season and best wishes for the New Year!
Planning to manage flooding should include all community perspectives. This interactive workshop is an opportunity to discuss the issue of flooding in Plantersville, Georgetown County. Participants will simulate community planning and decision making in small groups. Feedback from this workshop will be shared in a report to the general public and county leaders. This is […]
Event Announcement: City of Georgetown: Interactive Dialogue on Community Planning for Flooding December 5th from 3:00 – 5:00pm at the Coastal Carolina University Georgetown Campus, 903 Front Street, Georgetown. This is a FREE event, but registration is required. Refreshments are provided. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/32278F2 As part of a NOAA Scientific Transfer grant, this interactive workshop is an […]
Georgetown RISE will host an interactive Role Play Simulation on Flooding at the MI2020 Annual Fall Chowder Talk will be held on Thursday, November 1st from 5:30PM-7:30PM at the Murrells Inlet Community Center (4462 Murrells Inlet Rd, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576). This Chowder Talk will include an interactive role play simulation on flooding and sea […]
Join us for a seminar at the Waccamaw Neck Library on Monday, October 22nd. In the immediate wake of Hurricane Florence, now is the time for Horry and Georgetown County residents to understand the significance of wetlands in mitigating flooding. On Monday, October 22 at 5:30 p.m. in DeBordieu Auditorium, Dr. Dan Hitchcock, an expert […]
Internship Opportunity The Georgetown RISE Youth Corps Spring 2019 Internships Do you know a Coastal Carolina University student with an interest in gaining first-hand career experience? An interest in sustainable development? An opportunity to be paid while practicing real-life skills? Please help us spread the word about this exciting opportunity! The United Nations Georgetown RISE […]
UPDATE: This event has been postponed to adapt to unfolding weather hazards. It will be rescheduled for a later date. Please stay safe as our community responds and recovers. Event Announcement City of Georgetown: Role Play Simulation on Sea Level Rise and Flooding Georgetown RISE will host a Role Play Simulation workshop for the City […]
Over 75 community members gathered on October 12th to discuss Land Use Planning on the Waccamaw Neck. A number of common themes have emerged from conversation(s) which are summarized in the report generated by our consultants, Dover and Kohl and Associates. In the coming weeks, a visual representation will be generated to suggest the impact(s) of these ideas. This meeting […]
Georgetown was designated as a United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) for Education on Sustainable Development.