Fall 2016 opening schedule

The time between UofSC students moving in to residence halls and beginning classes will be shorter this year. Residence halls will open to residents Sunday, Aug. 14 and Monday, Aug. 15 — two days later than last year’s move-in — and fall classes will begin Thursday, Aug. 18. The shift was approved by university leadership based…

Staff notes

Mark S. Brown joined the Office of Pre-Professional Advising (OPPA) this year and is working as the pre-law adviser. Mark has been at UofSC for a number of years, having worked as the internship director for the College of Arts and Sciences and as a criminal justice instructor. Prior to coming to South Carolina he worked as…

IdeaPOP! preview No. 3

IdeaPOP!, the division’s annual in-house conference held at the Russell House, is Wednesday (May 18). In our last sneak peek before the event, we’re highlighting the keynote and lunch speakers, Frances Lucas and Chakisse Newton, respectively. KEYNOTE – Motivation: A Foundation for Success In her opening session, Frances Lucas will share seven things she has learned that have…

Green Office Certification lunch and learn set for May 24

Sustainable Carolina’s Green Office Certification team will host a summer Lunch and Learn on 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 in the Green Quad Learning Center. Designed to help offices across campus learn about how they can become Green Office Certified, the Lunch and Learn is an interactive and informational session where students will explain the process of getting…

National Resource Center invites proposals for students in transition conference

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition invites online proposal submissions for the 23rd National Conference on Students in Transition. Concurrent session, roundtable discussion, poster session and exhibitor presentation proposals are invited on topics addressing a range of student transitions within and across higher education sectors. The proposal deadline is July…

Call for submissions: Carolina Welcome 2016

Please submit event proposals for inclusion in the 2016 Carolina Welcome program. Carolina Welcome is a university-wide initiative to welcome new and returning students to campus each fall. The week represents a set of experiences that provide students with an intentional and meaningful introduction to the University of South Carolina and prepare them for a successful start…

IdeaPOP! preview No. 2

IdeaPOP!, the division’s annual in-house conference held at the Russell House, is coming up Wednesday, May 18. Each Monday between now and then, we’ll give you a sneak peek of what sessions will be offered at the conference in support of this year’s theme, “Motivation: a Foundation for Success.” Be sure to RSVP so you don’t miss out and…