ESPN U Video on Frank & Frankie McGuire

For those of you who missed it, on December 27, 2010 ESPN U aired a piece on Frank and Frankie McGuire, the USC L.I.F.E. program, and the new Frank and Frankie McGuire Scholarship Fund.  Frank McGuire was a former basketball coach for USC and his son Frankie was born with …

Winter 2010 CTC Newsletter

In this edition of our newsletter, we interviewed students at each school about their experiences.  Click the link below to read the full newsletter.

winter newsletter 2010

Summer 2010 Newsletter

Attached is a copy of our Summer 2010 Newsletter.  In this edition each school has written a small excerpt of what they have been up to and how their programs are growing.  Click the link below to view the Newsletter.

Summer Newsletter 2010

Winter 2009 CTC Newsletter

Attached is a copy of our Winter 2009 Newsletter.  This Newsletter contains information about current post-secondary programs as well as future progams in place throughout the state.


Post & Courier Article

On February 1, 2010 an article appeared in the Post & Courier about the programs created here in South Carolina to help students with intellectual disibilities attend college.  The article featured a particular student, Donald Alston Bailey.  Donald is the son College Transition Connection’s Chairman, Donald Bailey.  To read this …

Welcome College of Charleston

This October College of Charleston has become the most recent recipient of our Transition and Postsecondary Education Program Grant. They are planning to accept their first students into their four-year inclusive program in the fall of 2010. Please view the Chanel 5 News Report on College of Charleston’s program at …

Clemson Launch

Quick photo tour of the Clemson Launch reception held on September 8th of last year. Clemson University has started their Life Program this January with great sucess. You can learn more about thier program at To begin the slide show click “continue reading this entry” and then click on …

Coastal Carolina Launch

Quick photo tour of the reception held on January 5th of this year at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. Coastal will be starting their LIFE program in the fall of this year. To view the pictures, click the “continue reading this entry” link and then click on the …

Transition to College

We thought you would like to know about a valuable new website with “information and resources on college options for students with intellectual disabilities.” It’s called “Transition to College.” Nothing fancy, but lots of great information.

Here’s the link: