Recent Announcements

Let's get moving

UofSC feedback needed on city's pedestrian and bicycle master plan by Feb. 6 The University of South Carolina has made tremendous strides in creating a campus that supports and encourages walking and bicycling.

Carolina Alert: Winter Weather

Winter is here and while we do not expect any deviation from our normal campus operations in the immediate future, the return to campus this semester is a good time to remind the Carolina Family of the following regarding weather related delays and closings:

Our heart health has no limits

Find new ways to have heart healthier habits at Our Heart Has No Limits with interactive exercise demonstrations, health screenings, free giveaways and deliciously healthy food samples, plus register to be a part of Team UofSC at the AHA Heart Walk.

Campus Wellness offers services to keep students healthy

Your physical and mental health can have a powerful impact on your academic success. That's why Campus Wellness offers a variety of services for the UofSC community. Offerings include preventive health screenings, physical fitness assessments and exercise consultations, sexual health consultations (and protection methods), nutrition information and consultations, tobacco cessation and stress management.

Register for USCDM Virtual FT5K

A virtual run is a race that can be ran at any location at any time of day and can be walked, ran outside or even completed on a treadmill. Each registration fee will go directly to Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Center connects students for success

The Student Success Center invites faculty and teaching assistants teaching core first and second-year courses to participate in Success Connect, an early intervention initiative.

UofSC names MLK Social Justice Award recipients

A student, faculty, staff and community member who demonstrate the philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, social justice or racial reconciliation received UofSC's Martin Luther King Social Justice Awards on Jan. 14.

Mortar Board honors faculty

The Alpha Chapter of Mortar Board at the university presented the 2014-15 Excellence in Teaching Awards to faculty members across the university.

Program offers insight into veterans issues

Students can sign up for a Green Zone training session this spring to learn how the UofSC community can become more veteran-friendly. The first class this semester will be Jan. 20.

Provost group to hold tech trainings

This semester the Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues and the Center for Teaching Excellence will host technology workshops. Each session is open to all UofSC faculty, staff and students.

Group hosts winter party for faculty, staff

The Administrative Employees Club will host a winter party Jan. 24 at the Columbia Museum of Art for all university employees. It's a great time for UofSC employees to see colleagues in a social setting, make new contacts across campus and "put a name with a face."

Magellan Scholar program seeking proposals

The Magellan Scholar undergraduate research award is open to undergraduates of all disciplines. Magellan Scholars receive up to $3,000 to help fund a research project, competing for this award with the submission of a research, scholarship or creative project proposal developed in collaboration with a faculty mentor.

Speak with counselor for free at UofSC

Let's Talk is a program that provides easy access to informal and confidential consultations with counselors from the Counseling and Human Development Center to help students with specific problems. The program also introduces students to the experience of speaking with a counselor. Counselors hold walk-in hours at sites around campus on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Nominate students for Student Employee of the Year

The Student Employee of the Year Award honors a student who has demonstrated exceptional skills in their field of work. The award will be judged on the criteria of reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism and uniqueness of contribution.

UofSC offers test prep

University Test Prep through the Continuing Education office offers free information and strategy workshops on LSAT, GRE and GMAT each semester. These workshops are designed to give the test taker general tips on how to approach the exam. The first GRE workshop begins Jan. 24.

Preparing for the job fair

Join the Career Center Jan. 20-26 in preparation for the UofSC Job Fair through networking with industry experts and gaining practical knowledge about things like salary negotiation.

Students can train for leadership positions

Students interested in taking on a role or position within their student organization can receive training that will help identify personal values and goals, as well as offer advice and guidance on transitioning in to a position or a role within a student organization.

Caroliniana to close for renovation work

The South Caroliniana Library will be closed Jan. 23-March 1 as the historic building is prepared to undergo renovations to better protect the millions of items in its collections. All artifacts and materials currently housed in Caroliniana will be moved to off-site locations. The items will not be available during this time.