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Communications and Public Affairs


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Communications and Public Affairs at a Glance

The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is here to share the University of South Carolina's stories. We help audiences — both inside and outside the Carolina family — better understand not only who we are, but also the significant impact we make every day through education, research and leadership. Here's a snapshot of the impact we make.

  • Infographic: 35% Percent increase in traffic to sc.edu stories from 2016 to 2017
  • Infographic: 160 websites managed on our content management system since redesign began in 2013
  • Infographic: 11 communications and design awards won within the last year
  • Infographic: 2.7 billion views from earned media placements in 2017
  • Infographic: 6.5 million media impressions garnered during the 2017 total solar eclipse campaign
  • Infographic: academic and administrative units supported by our Integrated Communications team
  • Infographic: 400% increase in traffic to sc.edu from email newsletters in 2017
  • Infographic: 598,200 social media followers at the end of 2017
  • Infographic: 16.9 million visits to sc.edu in 2017