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Nonprofits selected to receive free marketing communications help through CreateAthon

Nonprofits selected to receive free marketing communications help through CreateAthon

Talented Gamecocks prep for a good night's work benefitting eight nonprofits and thousands of South Carolinians.

Doctoral students win three top paper awards

Doctoral students win three top paper awards

Building community, dodging debate and dealing facts, and truth and justice were themes of three top paper awards for mass communication doctoral students.

Diving into integrated communications

Diving into integrated communications

Kirstie Russell jumped right into her studies in integrated communications. Munich. Berlin. The pool. And soon, she'll be climbing out into an exciting career.

Men's basketball participates in Cocky's Reading Express

Men's basketball participates in Cocky's Reading Express

Cocky brought some extra special readers to the library. Not only did they hand out 160 books, they also handed out vouchers to games.

This is Sports Center?  Ranta spends summer vacation at ESPN

This is Sports Center? Ranta spends summer vacation at ESPN

Jeff Ranta shares his two-week fellowship experience as a member of ESPN's communication department.

A road less traveled: Journalism students use Magellan funds to conduct research

A road less traveled: Journalism students use Magellan funds to conduct research

Few students use the words "research" and "adventure of a lifetime" in the same sentence. However, for three outstanding students, it's a perfectly natural combination.

Words for the world

Words for the world

Laura Griner's never been to Afghanistan. She doesn't speak Dari or Pashto, but the University of South Carolina graduate hopes to bring a little peace to the country, one children's book at a time.

Students recognized at honors and awards ceremony

Students recognized at honors and awards ceremony

Students at the School of Journalism and Mass Communications are challenged to go beyond what is required in the classroom. Those who accept this challenge are recognized every year at the Honors and Awards ceremony.

Students and community servants honored at annual event

Students and community servants honored at annual event

Leadership is what the School of Library and Information Science is all about, and the school has been recognizing leaders for 29 years. From awards to a powerful lecture by Pamela Wright, everybody left the Deans' and Director's Lecture as winners, empowered to take charge in their careers.

International exposure refocuses information studies student

International exposure refocuses information studies student

Doctoral student Sara Chizari loves information science, but living in Iran hindered her from furthering her research. So she is now attending the School of Library and Information Science with a SPARC fellowship grant, giving her the intellectual freedom she needs.

PR alum opens the door for others

PR alum opens the door for others

USC alumnus Stephen Brown is the managing director of the Atlanta office of Cohn & Wolf, a leading global communications agency. His client list includes consumer brands and retail, technology and health care companies. It's a full plate, but the 1995 graduate learned plenty about juggling at Carolina.

Reading Rooster encourages literacy

Reading Rooster encourages literacy

Helen Fellers, also known as the "Reading Rooster," was honored with a Literacy Leaders Award from the School of Library and Information Science for a storied career that started as a library Bookmobile driver in the 1950s.