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
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
Faculty and staff who are interested in cleaning out their offices for the summer may request temporary mixed paper recycling roll carts for recyclable items. Contact the Facilities Call Center (777-WORK) or by email to set up a customized system for collecting recyclables.
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
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
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
Each spring, University Housing runs the Give It Up for Good program to collect donations from the residence halls as students move out for the summer. The majority of the 30,000 pounds of items collected is sold at a yard sale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Food and plastic bags are donated directly to Harvest Hope. The … Continue reading Donate items to Give it Up for Good
In honor of 2015 National Student Employment Week, the Leadership and Service Center recognized Augusta Schneider from the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity as Supervisor of the Year. Congratulations, Augusta!
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
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
Registration is now open for a free hearing screening which is part of the Healthy Aging Initiative. Approximately 20% of adults in the United States report some degree of hearing loss and 60% of people with hearing loss are either in the work force or in educational settings, according to the Hearing Loss Association of … Continue reading Register for free hearing screening
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
The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs announced both the 23rd consecutive year of UofSC Goldwater Scholars and the naming of a UofSC student as a 2015 Udall Scholar. Riley Brady, class of 2016 has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar and Elizabeth Moore, class of 2016 a Goldwater Honorable Mention, while Chandler Green, class … Continue reading Goldwater, Udall Scholars announced
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
The Office of Student Engagement is currently seeking a marketing and graphic design student assistant. The internship is 20 hours per week May-August and15 hours per week August-May. OSE will also work with students who are interested in the internship for class credit as well. Interested students should email Kimberly Dressler for more information.
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
Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts in a brief survey on division communications. The survey will be open through 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 13 and should take no more than about 10 minutes to complete. Your feedback is very important and will be used to improve publications aimed at keeping you informed … Continue reading Give feedback in communications survey
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
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 email@example.com. If they have additional questions about the … Continue reading Inform students of graphic design internship in Student Conduct
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 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
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
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