Dr. Jerry R. Youkey, dean of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville, has been appointed associate provost for health sciences-Greenville by USC President Harris Pastides. The new position underscores USC's commitment to strengthening medical education in the Upstate and recognizes the School of Medicine-Greenville's efforts to transform the health care delivery system.
The Carolina community recently lost a steady leader who served in trying times, retired Navy captain and former vice president for student affairs Charles H. Witten.
UofSC's weekly newsletter for students will continue this fall. Faculty, staff and student organizations are invited to share their news and events with the Carolina community each week. Send your announcements to university communications and student affairs to be featured in the publication.
The university's oldest part of campus, the historic Horseshoe, is undergoing a lot of "new" this summer, including installation of new sod, a brick walkway, building renovations and campus wall repairs and even a few new trees.
South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal, the first woman to serve on the state's highest court, will address graduates at the University of South Carolina's summer commencement exercises on Aug. 8.
Jacquline Plyer, a recent graduate of the University of South Carolina, has been announced as the 2015 Omicorn Delta Kappa National Leader of the Year.
The University of South Carolina will welcome some of the nation's and the state's top students for the university's most valuable and prestigious scholarship program. Recipients of the Carolina/Hamilton Scholar Awards for in-state students and the McNair/Horseshoe Scholar Awards for out-of-state students will join the Carolina community in August.
Al M. Panu brings 15 years of higher education leadership at colleges in the University System of Georgia to his new role as chancellor of the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
Over the last year, several University of South Carolina students have reported being contacted by would-be phone scammers.
Health Sciences South Carolina received a $15.3 million grant from the Duke Endowment to improve patient health through a first in the nation dual state collaborative.
The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market will return throughout June and July so get ready for some delicious South Carolina peaches.
The Leadership and Service Center is getting ready to tell the story of service at the University of South Carolina, through the 2014-2015 Community Service Annual Report. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to share their activities for the annual report.
Lauren Brown is the recipient of the 2014 M. Stuart Hunter Award for Outstanding Teaching in University 101. A committee of faculty, staff and students selected Brown from the 266 nominations (for 118 instructors) submitted by University 101 students.
LGBT Programs in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is currently recruiting Safe Zone workshop facilitators for the 2015-2016 academic year. Safe Zone facilitators are faculty, staff and graduate students from across the UofSC campus.
Campus Wellness is recruiting Wellness Ambassadors for the 2015-2016 academic year and want faculty and staff members to become an Ambassador for departments and offices across campus. A Wellness Ambassador is a university staff member with a commitment to health that serves as a champion for employee wellness.
The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition has announced an affiliate agreement with the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
Faculty and staff members can welcome new students to Carolina by becoming part of 2015 UofSC Move-In Crew Aug. 12-15. Assistance will be needed in many forms, from moving boxes to rooms to serving as greeters and guides.
This month marks Internal Audit Awareness Month and UofSC's Audit & Advisory Services wants to make sure all faculty and staff members know about the resources available on campus. We caught up with Pam Doran, head of the office, to find out for you.
If you advise a student organization, registration is open for student organizations to participate in the fair.
Faculty and staff members who are interested in cleaning out their offices for the summer may request temporary mixed paper recycling roll carts for recyclable items. Contact the Facilities Call Center (777-WORK) or by email to set up a customized system for collecting recyclables.
For the eighth year, the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, an award winning summer program for academically talented rising 6th through 12th graders, will sponsor "Carolina Gives Back" to highlight a local charity each week. Faculty and staff can also bring items for the different charities.
Recently UofSC recognized its longtime employees at the State Service Awards ceremony, honoring 194 faculty and staff members who marked 20, 30 and 40 years of service at the university in 2014.
Summer students can still use all the amenities at Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center and Blatt.
Registration for sorority and fraternity recruitment is now open.
Mark your calendars for Parents Weekend 2015, to be held Sept. 25-27!