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Packing a healthy summer picnic

by Whitney Smith Outdoor picnics are a quintessential part of summer, whether it be while camping, grilling out with friends or enjoying a midday break on USC’s historic Horseshoe. Campus Wellness Director Marguerite O’Brien and Registered Dietitian Sarah Walsh offer some advice on what to eat and how to pack it.  How to build a healthy picnic  Before packing your…

Nickelodeon Theater to host free documentary viewing

Where: Nickelodeon Theater When: 5:30 p.m. on July 7 Cost: FREE admission Winner of the award for Best Human Rights Documentary at the Festival of Human Rights Films of South America (2013), “When Home Is the Street” documents the lives of street children in Mexico and Brazil and the healing power of love and forgiveness.…

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Student awarded Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs is pleased to announce that Sheimaliz Glover has been awarded the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Department of State seeks a Foreign…

Community Service Annual Report submissions due June 20

The Leadership and Service Center is collecting submissions for the 2013-2014 Community Service Annual Report. This report is a collection of self-reported community service participation for the 2013-2014 academic year, is crucial to our University’s applications for various awards (The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, The Carnegie Classification in Community Engagement, etc.), and…

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Support the USC Men’s Rugby Team in CRC

The University of South Carolina Men’s Rugby Team wrapped up their season by finishing nationally in the Elite Eight in USA Rugby DI-AA. South Carolina went undefeated in regular season play, earning the SCRC Eastern Division Title and advancing to the SCRC championship weekend, defeating both Auburn and Louisiana State for the Conference Championship title,…

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Gibbes Green construction projects set for summer

A series of construction projects beginning Thursday on Gibbes Green will require temporary detours for pedestrians this summer. The projects include renovations and a technology upgrade in LeConte, restoration of Davis College’s facade, renovations to Hamilton and work on the steam lines that provide steam heat to Hamilton, LeConte and Davis College. As a result…

Self-Service Carolina temporarily unavailable

Self-Service Carolina and the Banner INB system will be unavailable from 5 p.m. on Friday, May 23 until 8 a.m. on Monday, May 26 due to system maintenance. Please note that links to Parking, CarolinaCard, Housing, and Orientation will remain available; however, services such as checking student records, grades, transcripts, checking financial aid status, and…

Give It Up for Good scheduled for April 23- May 13

As the end of the semester approaches, you may be wondering what you are going to do with all the stuff you accumulated in your residence hall room. Have a mini-fridge you can’t fit into your car? Some ill-advised clothing purchases that you never want to see again? University Housing has the solution! Each spring,…

Study Abroad priority deadline set for May 1

The Study Abroad Office priority deadline for Spring 2015 Global Exchange Programs is Thursday, May 1, 2014. Global Exchange Programs are competitive, so applying before the priority deadline will allow you to compete for placement in a potentially smaller pool of applicants. You will also be notified of your placement decision over the summer giving…

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…