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Academic Priorities

Undergraduate Studies Forums

Forums are held to discuss new developments pertaining to the Carolina Core, USC Connect and undergraduate advising.  They also offer an opportunity for questions and comments from the university community.

Banner Update Forum

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

A University Forum on Banner updates was held on Wednesday, January 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Russell House Theater on the USC-Columbia campus.  All faculty, staff, students, and advisors from USC-Columbia, Lancaster, Union, Salkehatchie, and Sumter were encouraged to attend.

Dr. Juan Caicedo, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Undergraduate Director, College of Engineering and Computing and Dr. Aaron Marterer, University Registrar addressed:

  • Banner changes to improve user interface
  • Advising concerns
  • New functionality

Recorded Broadcast

View the Spring 2015 webcast recording.
View the presentation slides [pdf].



Past Forum Recordings

Fall 2014 Webcast Recording

Spring 2014 Webcast Recording

Carolina Leadership Initiative updates
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Undergraduate advising updates
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Presentation slides [pdf] are available.

USC Connect updates
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
Graduation with leadership distinction information and perspectives from faculty, staff and students were provided.

Carolina Core updates
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013
The forum provided an update on what is happening and an opportunity for faculty and students to share comments and suggestions.
Additional presentation handouts:
Will we be next? [pdf]
Training curriculum [pdf]