Get Involved with Homecoming 2017

Homecoming is a time to welcome alumni and friends of the university back home to Carolina, and My Carolina Alumni Association needs your help! What makes UofSC feel like home varies for each of our alumni – to some, it is a campus organization, to some, it is an excellent academic experience in an academic…

Summer Special Topics Courses in Higher Education

Colleagues in Student Affairs – Christian Anderson will be teaching two special topics courses this summer. Christian have taught versions of the course on popular culture three times and it’s been a lot of fun (in addition to being very educational, of course!). He has previously co-taught a version of the course on athletics with…

UofSC Move-In Crew Volunteers

Faculty/Staff on the Columbia Campus: Please help us welcome new students to Carolina by becoming part of 2017 UofSC Move-In Crew! Assistance will be needed in many forms, from moving boxes to rooms to serving as greeters and guides.  We need your help on one or both of the following days: Wednesday, August 16 between…

Walk/Bike City & Campus Celebration

USC-Columbia campus, city of Columbia and Richland County students, staff and residents gathered to celebrate the completion of Foundation Square near the Colonial Life Arena and to promote physically active and sustainable transportation. The university and city’s pedestrian- and bike-friendly routes encourage increased physical activity and strengthen these communities. The event featured comments from University…

USC Mental Health Services vs. National Average

The University of South Carolina’s counseling services are providing better mental health support than the national average of other institutions with 30,000-35,000 students, according to a 2016 Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) survey. For the 2015-2016 academic year, 3,048 USC students, or 9.5 percent of the campus population, saw a Student…

Register for ideaPOP! 2017

All Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support staff members are invited to attend ideaPOP!, the division’s annual in-house conference, on Wednesday, May 17 at the Russell House University Union. This year’s conference will focus on the theme “Embracing Change” and will feature a keynote address from DeAngela Burns-Wallace. Burns-Wallace is vice provost for undergraduate…