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Arnold School of Public Health


  • Mr. and Mrs Arnold

    Norman J. and Gerry Sue Arnold

    Norman J. and Gerry Sue Arnold, for whom the School is named, donated $10 million in 2000 to establish an endowment and $7 million in 2015 to create the institute on Aging.

Giving

I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do. 

Jana Stanfield, Educator

 

Join us to improve public health, statewide and worldwide.

Public health is said to be one of the noblest professions in the world. Our educational, research and outreach efforts are all geared toward improving the health of diverse populations. Today, we face a broad expanse of public health challenges, but they are mirrored by opportunities to help reduce and eliminate these barriers and disparities. 

Whether your passion is for the health of Latino families, scholarships for students who study exercise science, cochlear implants for non-hearing children, food safety concerns, cancer prevention, or another aspect of public health, you can join us in our efforts to improve health among the various populations who need our help.

There are a wide range of funds that support the work of the Arnold School. We invite professional partners, alumni, friends and health advocates to browse the list of Arnold School Gift Funds below to decide how you would like to dedicate your gift.

Funds for School-wide Support

  • 1A3200-Arnold School of Public Health Carolina Fund

    Supports the activities of the Arnold School of Public Health, including faculty retention and recruitment and other essential functions of the School. 

  • A31141-Anne E. Rainey Outdoor Plaza and Garden

    Support for the beautification of the Anne Edens Rainey Outdoor Plaza & Garden and the general programs of the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • 1B1472-James A. Keith Teaching Award

    Provides an annual award to a faculty member in the Arnold School of Public Health for excellence in teaching.

  • 4L3247-School of Public Health Building Fund

    Supports the construction of a new Arnold School of Public Health building.

  • B11838- Butterfoss Community Research Endowment Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to support the advanced efforts of top departmental graduate students conducting community-based research through closer guidance and support from departmental faculty and through financial assistance from this fund

Arnold School-wide Scholarships & Fellowships

  • 1C1661-Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health

    Income from the endowment will be used by the Arnold School for programs that will enhance the Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health. This may include professorships, chairs, scholarships, research grants, lectureships or other expenditures.

  • A32062-Arnold School of Public Health Undergraduate Student Affairs

    Provides scholarships and stipends for undergraduate students attending the Arnold School of Public Health. The fund may also be used to support professional development activities for undergraduate students.

  • A32063-Arnold School of Public Health Graduate Student Support

    Provides fellowships for graduate students attending the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • B11498-James E. and Emily E. Clyburn Public Health Endowed Scholarship

    Supports scholarships for students enrolled in the 5-year dual degree BS/MPH degree from Claflin University and the Arnold School of Public Health. Students receive an undergraduate degree in biology at Claflin & a Masters of Public Health at the Arnold School.

  • A31557-Colonial Life Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships to graduate students from underrepresented student populations pursuing a Master's or Doctorate of Public Health. 

  • A31107-Delta Omega Fellowship Fund

    Supports a fellowship for students currently enrolled in the Arnold School of Public Health who demonstrate merit based on academic or research ability or show dedication to public health through service activities.

  • B11524-Patricia Dolan Hermann Endowed Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships for graduate students at the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • 1B1577-Michael D. Jarrett Scholarship Fund

    Supports a fellowship for graduate students at the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • A31390- John Luehrs Annual Fellowship Award

    Supports annual fellowships for graduate students of the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • B11116-Winona B. Vernberg Bicentennial Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships for graduate students at the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • B12034- J. Timothy Browne Endowed Scholarship Fund

    To provide support for scholarship(s) for students attending the Arnold School of Public Health.

Department of Exercise Science

  • 1A3493-Exercise Science Department

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Department of Exercise Science.

  • A31351-Steven Blair Physical Activity Fund

    Provides support for the Physical Activity Research program including funding for Ph.D. students, postdoctoral scholars, computer equipment for research projects, and funds for pilot studies. The pilot studies sometimes develop into new projects and are useful in seeking funding from other sources.

  • A31777-The Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative Fund

    Provides support for  a school-based program to promote physical activity and good nutrition to prevent childhood obesity.

  • A31662-Chronobiology Research Foundation Fund

    Supports the various research costs and related expenses of the Chronobiology Laboratory. The laboratory focuses on sleep, circadian rhythms, and psychological benefits of exercise and bright light exposure.

  • A31737-Energy Flux Research Fund

    Provides discretionary funding for the Neurobiology and Behavior Laboratory for activities, special projects and general program enhancement of the Energy Flux Research Projects.

  • The GoodBodies Fund (A gift fund number has not been assigned to this fund at this time.)

    Provides funding for the GoodBodies Program, which supports healthy lifestyles for children and adults through education and behavior modification.

  • 1A3782-Hershey Exercise Science Fund

    Supports graduate assistantships, supplies and travel expenses for the Department of Exercise Science.

  • 1A3556-Perceptual-Motor Development Laboratory

    Supports activities, special projects, services, staffing and general enhancement of the program, which serves the development needs of children and balance issues in older adults.

  • C11029-Technology Center to Advance Healthful Lifestyles CoEE Fund

    Supports the Technology Center to Advance Healthful Lifestyles. The Center will develop technology, such as interactive, web-based coaching programs, to help people make healthier lifestyle choices and delay or prevent chronic diseases. The Center will develop tools that can reach all segments of society and reduce health disparities.

  • A31818-The Doctoral Physical Therapy Program Fund

    Provides discretionary funding for the Arnold School Doctoral Physical Therapy Program.

  • A31867- Physical Activity Epidemiology Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary funding, as approved by the Chair of the Department of Exercise Science, for collaborations regarding current and future global physical activity epidemiology study partnerships with the Arnold School of Public Health and other entities.

Exercise Science Scholarships & Fellowship Funds

  • A31450-Exercise Science Student Support Fund

    Supports scholarships and fellowships to recruit outstanding students for the Department of Exercise Science and to assist worthy students already enrolled in the department.

  • B11711-The Torchbearers Society Endowment Fund

    Provides support for student scholarships and fellowships, faculty professorships and stipends, programs and general support for the Department of Exercise Science at the Arnold School of Public Health.

Department of Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior (HPEB)

  • 1A3291-Department of Health Education

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Arnold School’s Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior.

  • 1A1378-Health Promotion & Education Student Research Fund

    Supports the advanced research efforts of top departmental students through financial assistance, closer guidance and support from departmental faculty.

  • 1C1431-Maternal and Child Health Chair

    Income from the fund may be used to attract and retain outstanding professors for the Chair. Until the Chair is fully funded, the income may be used for lectures, faculty awards, visiting professors or other programs affecting maternal and child health.

  • B11838 Butterfoss Community Research Endowment Fund

    Supports the advanced community-based research efforts of top Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior departmental graduate students.

HPEB Fellowship Funds

  • A31462-HPEB Alumni Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior.

  • 1B1132-Mary Elizabeth Newton Fellowship in HPEB

    Provides support for fellowships in the Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior. Preference is given to native South Carolinians.

Department of Health Services Policy and Management (HSPM)

 

  • 1A3199-Health Services Policy and Management

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

  • B11769-Michael E. and Sandra P. Samuels Distinguished Alumni Award

    Supports the Distinguished Alumni Award, given annually in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the field of health management and policy by an alumnus of the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

  • B11828-Health Policy Research Support Endowment Fund

    Supports faculty and student research activities in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

HSPM Scholarship & Fellowship Funds

 

  • 1A3846-Palmetto Health Alliance Scholarship

    Provides scholarships based on academic excellence and financial need to students in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

  • 1B1336-Susie James Yates Scholarship Fund

    Provides Fellowships for students in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

  • A31394-Carleen H. Stoskoph Fellowship Fund in Department of Health Services Policy and Management

    Supports a fellowship for a doctoral student in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

  • B11706-Cindy Babb Moore Excellence in Rural Health Management

    Provides support for students pursuing graduate degrees in the field of Rural Health Management.

  • B11844- Dr. Suzan D. Boyd Doctoral Fellowship Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide support for a doctoral fellowship(s) in the Department of Health Services Policy and Management.

Department of Environmental Health Sciences (ENHS)

  • 1A3300-Environmental Health Sciences

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

  • C11031-Arnold Nanoenvironmental Research & Risk Assessment Chair

    Supports the Nanoenvironmental Research & Risk Assessment Chair, which will focus on the impact of nanotechnology on the environment, specifically, the scientific, technological, health, economic, legal, and societal effects.

  • 1C1412-Henry Savage Jr. Chair in Environmental Quality and Global Health

    Income from the fund is utilized to attract and/or retain an outstanding professor for the Chair.

Environmental Health Sciences Fellowship Funds

  • B11675-Henry N. McKellar, Jr. Endowed Fellowship Fund

    Provides support for students pursuing graduate degrees in the field of Applied Aquatic Science at USC including, but not limited to the Arnold School of Public Health.

  • A31463-Environmental Health Sciences Alumni Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPID/BIOS)

  • 1A3083-Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

  • A31333-Office for the Study of Aging Fund

    Provides funding for activities, special projects & general program enhancement for the Office for the Study of Aging.  The Office is committed to advancing research and education in aging issues including Alzheimers and related dementias.

EPID/BIOS Fellowship Fund

  • A31457-Epidemiology and Biostatistics Alumni Fellowship Fund

    Supports fellowships in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD)

  • 1A3338-Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Supports the instruction, services and resource activities of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • A31152-Angel Fund

    Provides financial assistance for patients of the USC Speech and Hearing clinic.

  • A31293-Averyt Brain Fitness Studies Program

    Supports research studies that use functional MRI testing to investigate brain changes associated with the aging process and research dealing with what activities or new skills might halt the cognitive decline or even enhance memory in older adults.

  • L31019-Communication Sciences and Disorders Building Fund

    Supports Communication Sciences and Disorders department facilities to include but not limited to furnishings, equipment and improvements.

  • 1A3349-Speech and Hearing Clinic/Hearing Aid Account

    Assists clients of the Speech and Hearing Clinic who require financial aid with the purchase of assistive hearing or speech devices.

COMD Fellowships

  • 1B1793-Ph.D. Fellowship Fund in Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Supports a fellowship in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • B11169-Sharon G. Webber Endowed Fellowship Fund

    Provides support for fellowships for students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • B12078-Elaine M. Frank Endowed Fellowship Fund

    Supports Communication Sciences and Disorders doctoral students with annual fellowship awards. 

  • A31135-21st Century Fellowship Fund

    Supports a fellowship for worthy students pursuing a graduate degree in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • A31937-SC Research on Language and Literacy Lab Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide support for the programs, activities and community outreach efforts pursued by the S.C. Research on Language and Literacy Lab ("Lab") within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Arnold School Centers, Programs, and other Funds

  •  A31559-Blanchard Machinery Company Rehabilitation Laboratory Fund

    Provides support for activities, supplies, expenses and enhancements to support the research of the Blanchard Machinery Company Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Lab.

  • A31325-Cancer Prevention and Control Program

    Supports production of materials to educate community partners, the development and testing of dietary, physical activity and other lifestyle interventions to prevent and control cancer and the development of programmatic activities important to improve the public’s health.

  • 1A3908-Center for Nutrition

    Supports the activities of the Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities. The Center is comprised of outstanding interdisciplinary scholars and stakeholders engaged in meaningful research and transformational activities in the field of nutrition and health disparities.

  • A31889-Columbia’s Cooking! Demonstration Kitchen Fund

    Supports the research, outreach, training, education, classes and other activities of Columbia’s Cooking! Demonstration Kitchen. The Kitchen promotes public health through the dissemination of healthy diet information and cooking methods.

  • A31422-Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies Fund ASPH

    Provides discretionary funding for activities, special projects and general program enhancement of the Consortium. The Consortium promotes and coordinates multi-disciplinary research related to Latinos in S.C. and the Southeast.

  • A31547-Healthcare Executive Student Association Fund

    Provides support for activities, conference attendance, travel and other expenses, special projects and program enhancements for the Healthcare Executive Student Association (HESA). The mission of HESA is to encourage professional development and growth among students interested in health services policy and management through various programs and activities.

  • A31421-Institute for HIV Prevention Leadership Fund ASPH

    Supports the activities, special projects and general program enhancement for the Institute of Strategic HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention Group. The institute is dedicated to developing strategies and innovative approaches to community-based HIV/AIDS research and prevention.

  • A31780-The Institute for Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities

    Provides program support for the Institute for Partnership to Eliminate Health Disparities. The Institute works to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.

  • A31773-KershawHealth Partnership Fund

    Provides program support for the Arnold School of Public Health as part of the collaborative partnership between the Arnold School and KershawHealth.

  • A31602-The PASOs Program Fund

    Funds support the PASOs Program, a community-based organization hosted by the Arnold School, that helps the Latino community in SC and service providers work together for strong and healthy families. Funds would directly support culturally appropriate health education and leadership development initiatives within Latino communities of S.C.

  • A31934-South Carolina Lowcountry PASOs Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary funding, approved by the Director of Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs), for activities, special projects and general enhancements of the PASOs Program in the S.C. Lowcountry Region.

  • A31935-South Carolina Midlands PASOs Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary funding, approved by the Director of Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs), for activities, special projects and general enhancements of the PASOs Program in the S.C. Midlands Region.

  • A31933-South Carolina Upstate PASOs Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide discretionary funding, approved by the Director of Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs), for activities, special projects and general enhancements of the PASOs Program in the S.C. Upstate Region.

  • 1A3639-Prevention Center Fund

    Supports the activities of the Prevention Research Center.  The Center promotes physical activity through community intervention, training, dissemination, and applied research.

  • C11024- Healthcare Quality Center of Economic Excellence Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide support for the Healthcare Quality Center of Economic Excellence.

  • A31919- Physical Activity and Public Health Courses ('PAPH') Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to provide support for the development, planning and conduct of the courses offered under the PAPH program. The funds will be managed and used by the program director, who is a faculty member with the Department of Exercise Science.

  • B11881-Thomas C. Coxe III Aphasia Lab Treatment Assistance Endowment

    The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support for patients who wish to participate in stroke research and therapy.

Online Giving

  1. Visit the University's Give Now portal.
  2. Enter the amount of your gift.
  3. Click the option “I would like to specify an area to support.” Checking this box will open a text box where you will be able to place the name and fund number of the gift fund you have chosen to support from the list above. For general support of the Arnold School, enter “Arnold School of Public Health Carolina Fund” in this box.
  4. Complete the rest of the online form to make your gift.

Giving by Mail

If you prefer to mail your gift, please make all checks payable to the USC Educational Foundation, note the fund name and number in the memo section of your check and mail it to:

Arnold School of Public Health 
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
921 Assembly Street, 108
Columbia, S.C. 29208