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Parents Updates

Join us for Parents Weekend 2016!

Parents Weekend 2016 will take place Sept. 16-18! Registration is required and will be available June 13 at 9 a.m. through Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged! 

Career Center: Guiding Gamecocks to Success

The mission of the Career Center is to “educate and empower students in their development of lifelong career management skills.” Career Center staff members are dedicated to teaching students how to use the tools and resources available so that they can more easily navigate big career decisions.

 

Stories for Parents

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Pillars put students on the path to leadership

For Ross Lordo, the decision to attend the Pillars for Carolina orientation program before his freshman year set him on the path to success. On Tuesday, the fifth class of Pillars for Carolina will arrive on campus, offering first-year students an opportunity to learn about the Carolina community, create friendships with future classmates, and participate in the university’s traditions while also learning about leadership skills and service.

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It's getting hot out here: A look at heat on campus and how we stay cool

We can get by without a lot of things, but let’s be real — having air conditioning during a S.C. summer is non-negotiable for most of us. So what does it take to keep our campus cool when the morning low in June and July starts out at nearly 80 and afternoon highs can reach triple digits?

From left, Carolyn Morris, Christopher Church, Kristen Seay, Cynthia Flinn

Saving Elyse

The Cold Case Project, an initiative in the Children’s Law Center, focuses on a select group of adolescents who have lingered in the S.C. foster system and are at risk for aging out of foster care without achieving legal permanency — that is, without a family. Partnering with DSS and the family courts, Cold Case staff find ways to reunite these at-risk foster children with responsible family members or to match them with a new family. With children’s lives at stake, giving up is not an option.

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