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The 2006 South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures

Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
 Academy of Science and South Carolina Junior Academy of Science Annual Meeting will be held at USC-Columbia.

The South Carolina Academy of Science was organized in 1924 under the direction of Grover Cleveland Mance, Professor of Geology at Winthrop College. The Academy is dedicated to raising the level of science education in South Carolina by promoting research and the transmission of knowledge within the State. The 77th Meeting of the SCAS SCAS Scan String
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 was held at the College of Charleston The College of Charleston (CofC) is a public university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. The College was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it the oldest college or university in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning in , April 15-16, 2004. One hundred ninety-four oral presentations and sixty-four posters were presented. Academy members from twenty-nine different institutions participated in the meeting. Officers, Council members, and members of the Academy are to be congratulated for a successful year in promoting the goals and mission of our academy.

Funding for the activities of the Academy depends upon numerous sources including membership fees, meeting registration fees and support from business, industry and individuals. In the face of limited funding, the Academy would like to thank the Governor of South Carolina The Governor of the State of South Carolina is the head of state for the State of South Carolina. Under the South Carolina Constitution, the Governor is also the head of government, serving as the chief executive of the South Carolina executive branch. , the S.C. Legislature, Roche Carolina, Inc., Mead mead (mēd), wine made of fermented honey and water, sometimes flavored with spices. It is highly intoxicating. Mead was known in classical Greece and Rome and was the favorite drink of the tribes of N and W Europe.  Westvaco, Michelin North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Santee Cooper Santee Cooper, also known as the South Carolina Public Service Authority, is South Carolina's state-owned electric and water utility. Its headquarters are located in Moncks Corner, South Carolina.  Power, and the Milliken Foundation for their support of the Academy and the 2004 Annual Meeting.

In any organization that depends on volunteers, there must be a core of individuals that have a deep appreciation for the organization and a willingness to give of their time and talents over a significant period of time. As President, I would like to personally thank Dr. Karen Fox, SCJAS Executive Director, and all of the Officers, Council Members, Committee Chairs, Directors, Judges, and all Academy volunteers for an excellent year in promoting science, math and engineering in our state.

The Academy also has enjoyed the support of the Office of the Governor of the State of South Carolina. Every year the Office of the Governor, assisted by the Academy, presents two awards, The Governors Awards for Excellence in Science. In 2005, for the first time a third award directed to a gifted young researcher will be presented. The Academy appreciates the assistance of the Governor's Staff, Dr. N.D. Camper, Dr. Don Jordan Don Jordan (1934-1997) was a boxer born in Los Angeles, California and was the undisputed Welterweight Champion of the World from 1958 to 1960. His nickname was ‘Geronimo’.  and Dr. Lucia Pirisi-Creek for making these three awards possible.

Dr. James Privett, President-Elect, has organized an outstanding Annual Meeting this year at Winthrop University. The Academy appreciates the efforts of Dr. Privett, his staff and members of the 2005 Meeting Committee at Winthrop for planning and hosting the 2005 Annual Meeting. At this meeting the Academy will establish the South Carolina Academy of Science Trust Fund to promote the mission and goals of the Academy in the future.
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Title Annotation:South Carolina Academy of Science
Publication:Bulletin of the South Carolina Academy of Science
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2005
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