Staff Notes

Vicki Hamby, associate director of the USC Career Center, Erica Lake, assistant director of employer relations and Helen Fields Powers, assistant director for the College of Engineering and Computing Career Center, presented a session entitled: “Developing a Strategic Employer Relations Plan.” The presentation highlighted effective strategies used to establish key employer relationships that resulted in increased internship, co-op and employment opportunities for USC students.

Stuart Hunter, associate vice president and executive director University 101 Programs and the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, presented at the European First Year Experience 2014 Conference that took place from Monday, June 9, to Wednesday, June 11, at Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, England. Her keynote at the conference was entitled,  “In their Own Words: Student Reflections on Transition Issues and Institutional Practice.”

USC President Harris Pastides, along with staff members from Healthy Carolina and Student Health Services, recently accepted the Gold Star Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association’s Working Well initiative and Prevention Partners in recognition of achieving Gold Star status for providing the highest standard of excellence for tobacco cessation programs offered to their employees.




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