What to know for fall: housing and facilities

With the new semester around the corner, a few changes have been made to enhance the Carolina experience. Here's a roundup of some of them: Some first-year students will be housed in off-campus apartment complexes Park Place and Aspyre this year. There will be live-in staff, additional programming and more shuttle stops to accommodate these … Continue reading What to know for fall: housing and facilities

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Spring 2016 professional development events

The Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support professional development team coordinates programs and events to support the growth, development and recognition of all division employees. Details on the events will be announced as they become available. JANUARY Jan. 21 - What's Dennis Reading? Breakfast 8 - 9 a.m., Osborne 206B RSVP required Jan. 22 - … Continue reading Spring 2016 professional development events

Congratulations to division awards recipients

Congratulations to all of the award recipients at the 2015 Division Awards and Recognition Breakfast: Exemplary Service to the Carolina Community Award Stuart Hunter Outstanding Service to Students Award Daniel Colascione and Lauren Martini Olson Continuing Excellence Awards (1-5 years) Catherine Greene and Hayley Efland Continuing Excellence Awards (5+ years) Dana Waters New Professional Staff Member of the Year … Continue reading Congratulations to division awards recipients

2015 Environmental Stewardship Awards presented

The campus-wide 2015 Environmental Stewardship Awards presented by the Environment and Sustainability Program were given to a student, faculty and staff member for their outstanding accomplishments and service as environmental stewards at UofSC. Student: 2015 Environmental Stewardship Award presented to: Megan Krystofik – Management major in DM School of Business with concentration in Management of Human … Continue reading 2015 Environmental Stewardship Awards presented

Staff Notes

Assistant Residence Life Coordinator Becki Bury won the Outstanding Graduate Student in Region III Award at the NASPA Region III Awards.  Dr. Ed Miller won the “Fearless Nine Service to SCASFAA” award at the SCASFAA Conference.  This prestigious award, named after the original nine founding members of SCASFAA, is awarded annually to a distinguished member of the SCASFAA organization who … Continue reading Staff Notes

Record nine NOAA Hollings Scholars at UofSC announced

Nine rising juniors at the University of South Carolina have been chosen as 2015 Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholars. this year’s recipients, Kaitlyn Bretz, Jamie Clark, Justin DuRant, Melaina Dyck, Jory Fleming, Alexandra Golden, Phillip Key, Angela Korabik and Anna Lynn, bring the total number of UofSC Hollings Scholars to 34 over the 11 years … Continue reading Record nine NOAA Hollings Scholars at UofSC announced

Assist with upcoming SAVIP events

Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention is seeking faculty, staff and student volunteers to assist with two upcoming events. Hip Hop Wednesday and National Denim Day, both on Wednesday April 22 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on Greene Street. Duties include: · Duties: Disseminating information concerning SAVIP: the office, some of the services, resources and … Continue reading Assist with upcoming SAVIP events

Take part in Parents Weekend

Parents Weekend 2015, set for Sept. 25-27, provides students and their families with faculty and staff interaction, classroom experiences and opportunities to learn about the University of South Carolina. In an effort to highlight the academic and extracurricular components of life at Carolina, faculty and staff are invited to participate in Parents Weekend by hosting a reception, open … Continue reading Take part in Parents Weekend

UofSC to implement new faculty and staff wellness program

A kick-off for Gamecocks LiveWell, the new comprehensive worksite wellness program for UofSC faculty and staff, will be Wednesday, April 29. The kick-off will feature a celebratory walk in conjunction with BlueCross BlueShield’s annual National Walk@Lunch Day. To accommodate faculty and staff across our expansive university, walk routes have been arranged for different sites led … Continue reading UofSC to implement new faculty and staff wellness program

Wear denim to raise funds, awareness for sexual assault prevention

Observed each year at UofSC, Denim Day began after the Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction because the judges believed that the victim's jeans were too tight to have been removed without her consent. Wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. Employees … Continue reading Wear denim to raise funds, awareness for sexual assault prevention

Lead short-term study abroad programs

The Study Abroad Program Development Workshop is designed for deans, faculty and staff who are interested in leading short-term study abroad programs during a spring break, Maymester or summer term. Participants of this workshop will: · Learn how to make program arrangements using a variety of resources · Gain an understanding of best practices in … Continue reading Lead short-term study abroad programs

Inform students of graphic design internship in Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity is seeking a student graphic design intern. Please share the information below with qualified applicants. The deadline to submit their resume, list of references and a sample of previous work is Friday, April 17. Students should e-mail their information to saosc@mailbox.sc.edu. If they have additional questions about the … Continue reading Inform students of graphic design internship in Student Conduct

Reserve space to host Finals Frenzy study sessions

The Russell House University Union invites faculty to participate in Finals Frenzy, Tuesday, May 2 –Wednesday, May 6.  Each semester during finals week, the meeting rooms in the Russell House are made available to faculty to host study session from 8 a.m.-midnight. Space is reserved on a first-come first-serve basis. Request a room for final review sessions … Continue reading Reserve space to host Finals Frenzy study sessions

Encourage students to enroll in HESA course

Encourage juniors or seniors who are interested in the field of higher education and student affairs to enroll in UNIV 401 (Section 002): Higher Education and Student Affairs. In this seminar, students will be introduced to the mission of student affairs and higher education, reflect on their college experience, receive guidance in the graduate school search and … Continue reading Encourage students to enroll in HESA course

Staff Notes

Coordinator of Cross College Advising Sandra Smith presented Advising in a World Decentralized at the National Academic Advising Association Region 3 Coordinator of Outreach for the Student Success Center James Winfield presented Factors that Contribute to Success for First-Generation Students and Developing Curricular and Co-Curricular Strategies and Initiatives Tailored for First-Generation Students at the NRC Institute: First Year Experience and Students in … Continue reading Staff Notes

Nominate students for International Student Achievement Award

International Student Services is currently requesting faculty, staff and students to nominate an outstanding graduating international student to be recognized during the International Graduation Reception on Thursday, May 7. Members of the Carolina community are encouraged to nominate a graduating international student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has shown a commitment to campus … Continue reading Nominate students for International Student Achievement Award