Nominate an outstanding advocate for first-year students

The Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students Award recognizes individuals who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the academic or personal lives of first-year students. The award is made possible through donations to the University 101 Scholarship Family Fund account. All UofSC faculty, staff and students are eligible for this award and self-nominations are welcome. The award…

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Nominations and applications now being accepted for 2015 Leadership and Service Awards

Nominations and applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Leadership and Service Awards. The Leadership & Service Awards recognize outstanding students, student organizations, faculty, staff and local professionals that exemplify leadership or community service. Most nominations are due 4 p.m. Friday, March 6 and nominations for the Caroliniana and all applications are due 4 p.m.…

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Rico Reed was a featured speaker at Dave Ramsey’s Collegiate Symposium on Personal Finance in Nashville, Tennessee. He presented case studies and best practices for integrating financial literacy into the first-year experience. Kevin Clarke was elected to the ACPA Commission on Assessment and Evaluation Directorate Board. Maureen Grewe and Erin Kitchell presented (Re) Shaping Your Development as a New Professional at…

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What’s Dennis Reading? – 2/25/15

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware by Anthony K. Tjan, Harvard Business Review Tjan argues you can’t be a good leader without self-awareness. How does one become more self-aware? He suggests meditation, writing down your key plans and priorities, taking psychometric tests, asking trusted friends and getting regular feedback at work. The Future of Higher Education by Janna Anderson, Jan…

Nominate a Creed Champion

The Carolinian Creed Champion Award started in 2012 to recognize individuals who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the Carolina community while embodying the values espoused in the Carolinian Creed. UofSC faculty, staff and students may be nominated for the award. The student winner is announced as a part of the Leadership and Service Awards…