Recent Announcements

Sign-up for Relay for Life

Faculty, staff and students can still honor a cancer survivor or the memory of a loved one by getting involved with this year's Relay for Life. Participate by registering teams or purchasing luminarias for cancer survivors and loved ones who have passed away.

Support UofSC students at Graduate Student Day

Come out and support fellow grad students at UofSC's most comprehensive showcase of graduate scholarly and creative work.The day is divided into two parts: morning competitions and an afternoon awards ceremony. Competition categories are Research Oral Presentation, Research Poster Presentation, Creative Performance and Display and 3-Minute Thesis and Dissertation Speeches. The awards ceremony features Graduate Student Day competition winners, as well the announcement of numerous other graduate student awards.

Six cool classes to take next semester

Class registration is right around the corner. As you make your class selections, do you have room in your schedule for something a little out of the ordinary? Check out these cool classes offered at UofSC.

Apply for LEAD retreat

The 2015 LEAD Retreat will be held in Charleston, SC, May 6-7. The LEAD Retreat is open to rising junior or senior students who serve as leaders of student organizations and student-led initiatives. Applications are due Friday, April 17.

My Carolina hosts senior celebration

This event, on Monday, April 27, is for graduating seniors. There will be live music, complimentary barbecue and two drink tickets for each person. Register online and remember to bring I.D. to the event.

Don't be afraid to ask for help

The end of the semester is a stressful time. UofSC has all the resources you need to get through those finals or anything else you may be dealing with.

Student service leadership opportunites

The Leadership and Service Center offers a variety of student leader opportunities in its service initiatives. We are recruiting students who are passionate about service and social issues to serve as service leaders or on our planning committees. Gain valuable skills and leadership experiences while serving your fellow students and community!

Go on Adventure Trip with ORec

Want to get away for a weekend? UofSC Outdoor Recreation offers Adventure Trips based on novice and beginner skill levels.

Work for university communications

The university's Office of Communications is seeking current students for internship positions in public relations, photography and writing/editing. Applications are due by April 16.

Register for the Southeastern Student Conduct Institute

The 2nd Southeastern Student Conduct Institute will be on Tuesday, June 16 at the University of South Carolina. This affordable professional development experience is an opportunity for housing and conduct administrators, student of concern teams and academic integrity professionals to get together to discuss best practices.

Take part in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the campaign theme for 2015 is "It's Time to Act. Safer Campuses. Brighter Futures. Prevent Sexual Violence." Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention wants to emphasize the importance of consent, acknowledge accountable bystanders and raise awareness about sexual assault and violence.

Register for MOSAIC Symposium

The 5th annual MOSAIC Symposium is a one-day conference with the goal of promoting global engagement, leadership, and diversity in international learning

Submit work to undergraduate research journal

Students are encouraged to submit work to CARAVEL, the online journal of undergraduate research and scholarly excellence. Caravel is a system-wide journal, showcasing students' achievements in all disciplines. This online undergraduate research journal aims to provide a publication forum for students to showcase their research, creative and scholarly works.

Carolina Recycling hosting E-Waste Drive

As part of RecycleMania, Carolina Recycling is hosting an E-Waste Drive to collect unwanted personal electronics for recycling from university students, faculty and staff, as well as the Columbia community.

Fashion Week to hit the runway

Fashion Board at USC works to put on various events as well as educate the community about fashion. Each year the organization hosts USC Fashion Week in the spring.

Raise money, awareness of suicide prevention on campus

Raise money and awareness of suicide prevention on campus through the Third Annual USC Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, March 29. Proceeds go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to help fund prevention and awareness programs. Some of the funds raised from this walk support the online mental health screening on our campus.

Participate in AmeriCorps Week 2015

AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 men and women in intensive service each year through thousands of nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. UofSC is hosting a week of networking, service and informational recruitment events for the week of March 23-28 to highlight the engaging and exciting work of AmeriCorps on campus and the community.

Get involved in Creed and Diversity week

Carolinian Creed and Diversity Week kicks off Monday, March 23 on Greene St. from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Students are invited to participate in the many opportunities available this week to learn more about the Carolinian Creed and how to implement it in daily life

Outstanding Woman of the Year finalists announced

Five undergraduate student leaders at the University of South Carolina have been named finalists for the 2015 UofSC Outstanding Woman of the Year Award, given annually by the Department of Student Life.The five finalists will be recognized at the annual Outstanding Women at UofSC Celebration on Wednesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. in the Gressette Room of Harper College on the historic Horseshoe. During the ceremony, the 2015 UofSC Outstanding Woman of the Year will be announced.

HRSM Week at UofSC

The Third Annual HRSM Week will run March 23-27 with a variety of hosted events tied to each of the college's four main academic programs: hotel, restaurant and tourism management; integrated information technology; retailing and fashion merchandising and sport and entertainment management.