Supplemental Instruction program earns national honors

UofSC’s Supplemental Instruction program has been named the 2016 Oustanding SI Program by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction. The award is given biannually to recognize excellence in supplemental instruction. “I congratulate the Student Success Center team for the outstanding service delivery that both brings recognition to our university and helps our students achieve their college…

Series of events to explore “The Hunting Ground”

A series of events March 29 and 30 will examine “The Hunting Ground,” the 2015 documentary about sexual assault on U.S. college campuses. UofSC will screen “The Hunting Ground” at 6 p.m. on March 29 in the USC Law School Auditorium. The film investigates institutional cover-up and the devastating effect it has on students and…

Open house at new testing center

University of South Carolina staff are invited to preview the university’s new testing center at an open house Wednesday, March 16. The open house will be 1-3 p.m. in 1600 Hampton St., Suite 406. The center will administer standardized tests including the GRE, LSAT and MCAT. For more information, contact Joe Jones (jonesjed@mailbox.sc.edu), testing center director.

Staff notes

Rebecca Caldwell is the new director of strategic health initiatives in Student Health Services. She began working in mid-January and comes from UNC-Wilmington, where she spent the past 13 years and was most recently the director of Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention. Maureen Grewe is now the director of student conduct. She previously served as the…

UofSC membership to AASHE open to all 

UofSC faculty, staff and students have access to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s website, tools and resources through an institutional subscription. AASHE’s website includes resources, events, discussion forums, and viewing rights to AASHE’s reporting methodology, STARS. These features are helpful to understand how sustainability relates to your specific, helpful role…

UofSC reception at national conferences

Are you headed to the First-Year Experience or NASPA conferences?  Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the University of South Carolina Alumni and Friends Reception at each of these national conferences. Please help spread the word and invite your colleagues across the country with connections to Carolina! 35th Annual Conference on The First-Year…

Nominate colleagues for division awards

The Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support professional development team is accepting nominations for the 2016 division awards. The awards recognize employees at various levels of responsibility within the division who consistently contribute to the mission of the division while providing high quality service to students, parents and Carolina community members.   Awards will be…