Register teams for Midlands Heart Walk

  Join Vice President Pruitt, President Pastides and the University of South Carolina in supporting the American Heart Association’s Midlands Heart Walk. To encourage your participation, the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support will award prizes for departments and individuals. If you’re interested in starting a team, send the name and email address of your…

IdeaPOP! 2017 call for proposals

Held each May, IdeaPOP! is an in-house conference that examines higher education trends and issues through content that aligns with the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners. This year’s conference will be held Wednesday, May 17 and will reflect the theme “Embracing Change.” As you think about what you may want to present on…

International Student Achievement Award

The award is given to one graduating international student each semester, who has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement, has shown a commitment to campus, and to community engagement. International Student Services is requesting faculty, staff, and students to nominate an outstanding graduating international student to be recognized during the Spring International Graduation Reception. Members of the…

The Outstanding Achievement and Student Triumph (TOAST) award

The Outstanding Achievement and Student Triumph (TOAST) award is a great opportunity to recognize students who may not have otherwise been formally recognized. In addition, please let your students know they are able to nominate one another as well.  Students can be nominated for any area of excellence (academic achievement, participation in a student organization, work ethic,…

Carolina Community Coalition: Gamecock Recovery

When: Thursday, March 2 at 4 p.m. Where: Russell House Room 304 The Carolina Community Coalition aims to create a campus-community environment that promotes healthy and safe behaviors among faculty, staff, students and community organizations and contribute to the overall reduction of high risk substance use and its consequences at the University of South Carolina-Columbia. This…

Staff notes

Two division staff recently earned leadership positions with College Board:  Mary Wagner, Undergraduate Admissions, was elected as a representative to the Guidance and Admissions Assembly.  Joey Derrick, Financial Aid, was appointed to the National Forum Planning Committee. Dr. Deborah Beck, RRT, MPA, Ed.D., was appointed as of Feb. 1 as an associate professor in the…

Discovery Day

The Office of Undergraduate Research is pleased to announce that our traditional spring showcase event, Discovery Day, will become part of Discover USC in 2017.   Discover USC is a brand new system-wide showcase that brings together undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and medical scholars to present research, creative and scholarly projects to the university community and beyond.…