Recent Announcements

Receive fresh produce through on-campus delivery

Healthy Carolina has partnered with two, locally-owned produce delivery companies, Pinckney's Produce and AFRESH. Both companies bring fresh produce right to UofSC's campus as a convenient way for the Carolina community to purchase locally-grown food and to eat healthier.

Science fair seeks judges

The Region II Science and Engineering Fair hosted by UofSC is seeking science professionals to judge the annual competition. With more than 500 students attending, the fair needs around 50 judges from math, science and engineering departments. Graduate students, instructors, professors, retired professors are welcome.

Study away in Anchorage

Want to hike by glaciers, see the midnight sun, stay overnight in a yurt near Mount McKinley and experience life in beautiful Alaska? Join Sustainable Carolina's domestic study away program, The Last Frontier: A Toolkit for Sustainability Leadership, in Anchorage, Alaska and Denali National Park and Preserve.

UofSC, IBM, Fluor celebrate groundbreaking of new Center for Applied Innovation

Join USC President Harris Pastides, representatives from IBM, Fluor Corp. and Holder Properties, as well as dignitaries from across the state, for a special groundbreaking of the new Center for Applied Innovation at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. The Center, which will include IBM and Fluor as inaugural tenants, will provide application services to both public and private sector organizations across North America with specialties in data analytics and curriculum technology for higher education.

South Caroliniana Library reopens March 2

The South Caroliniana Library reopens March 2 with new hours and procedures. After closing for five weeks to move collections out of the historic building, the reading room will reopen to patrons although the walls and shelves will be bare.

Spring Break day trips

Staying in Columbia over Spring Break? There are plenty of destinations within two hours of Columbia, so hop in your car and visit these sites for the day. Share your pictures with us using #UofSC.

Participate in Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that started in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women and sexual assault. It is a vehicle for women and men affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a T-shirt. There are different colored shirts for different types of violence. SAVIP will be out on Greene Street throughout March and April hosting live painting events. Stop by to show your support for survivors and paint a shirt to be displayed on the clothesline Monday, April 13.

Awards to recognize contributions to freshmen

The Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students Award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the academic and personal lives of first-year students. The award is made possible through donations to the University 101 Scholarship Family Fund account.

Program honors students for participation

The Outstanding Achievement and Student Triumph Breakfast honors students who deserve recognition in any area of student life. Students can be honored for excellence in the classroom, commitment to a student organization, university department or program. This program recognizes all student leaders who may not otherwise be formally recognized for their commitment the Carolina community.

SG program collects professional attire for students

Carolina Closet is an exclusive professional attire rental program available to all UofSC students. Many students cannot afford professional garments for successful job and internship interviews and Carolina Closet gives them the opportunity to rent clothing for these purposes.

Veteran dean appointed to new system leadership role

On July 1, Mary Anne Fitzpatrick will become vice president for system planning, responsible for ensuring and improving the quality, coordination, effectiveness and long-range planning for the University of South Carolina statewide system of eight campuses across 14 locations.

UofSC earns recognition in Student Actions Awards

UofSC earned Silver Level recognition for the fall 2014 semester in the Student Action Awards. The award schools for student demonstrated leadership, momentum and impact of green, caring and healthy actions.

Rent bike from OREC

UofSC Outdoor Recreation is now renting the new Breezer fleet bikes at minimal cost. Students can rent a bike for the day, weekend or week.

UofSC celebrates engineers

National Engineers Week, which celebrates professionals in all fields of engineering and computing, will be held Feb. 21-28.

Apply for Leadership and Service Awards

The Leadership and Service Awards recognize outstanding students, student organizations, faculty, staff and local professionals that exemplify leadership or community service.

Primary Care Physicians course offered

The Office of Pre-Professional Advising is piloting a new seminar course this semester designed to offer pre-medical students an insider's look at the world of primary care physicians. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and our aging population, there is a critical shortage of primary care physicians. This class, unique in its design and scope, will give the student a rare opportunity to see if this career path is the right fit for them.

Nominate outstanding citizen for Hero Award

Do you know a University of South Carolina student, faculty or staff member who has made a difference in someone's life? Nominate your on-campus hero for the sixth annual Stand Up Carolina Hero Awards.

Students encouraged to complete survey

Students who were one of the 9,000 randomly selected students who received an email invitation from President Harris Pastides are urged to participate in the National College Health Assessment.

Become a peer mentor

The Multicultural Assistance Peer Program is now accepting applications for current students to serve as MAPP Mentors and MAPP Leadership Team Members for the 2015-2016 academic year. MAPP Peer Leaders are student leaders who are committed to serving as a resource and mentor to first year multicultural students at UofSC.