Staff Notes

Jen Skidmore, Student Success Center, co-presented “Forward Momentum for Financial Literacy: Building a National Coalition for Financial Success” at the 2014 NASPA Annual Conference. Ed Miller, Financial Aid and Scholarships, presented “Financial Aid: Once a Position, Now a Profession” at the South Carolina Association of Student  Financial Aid Administrators’ Leadership Symposium. Kelsey Jarrett, HESA, and Courtney Tipton, HESA, presented “Reinventing…

Student Affairs and Academic Support employees honored at State Service Awards

Congratulations to the employees honored at this year’s State Service Award Program, which recognized faculty and staff who have reached 20, 30 and 40-year milestones. Thank you for all that you do–your commitment and service are greatly appreciated. The following are the employees in the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support who were acknowledged for their…

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USC GSA hosted events in honor of National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

 Last week, the USC Graduate Student Association celebrated National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week by hosting a variety of events on campus. The week included social activities, educational seminars, family-friendly events, and culminated with Graduate Student Day on Friday, April 11, where nearly 150 students presented their research and creative presentations, hosted by The…

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Employers learn tips to recruit University of South Carolina students

Employers visited the University of South Carolina on Monday, March 24th to learn how to best recruit and hire Gamecocks. In the inaugural Employer Drive-In Conference, the Career Center’s director, Tom Halasz, welcomed the group. Then Scott Verzyl, USC’s associate vice president for enrollment management, explained the composition of USC’s student enrollment and the high…