2014 Announcements

Celebrate UofSC Homecoming Oct. 11-18

Homecoming Week will include old favorites and new events, all with the theme "Under the Carolina Big Top."

Bikepack the Palmetto Trail this Fall Break

Join us over Fall Break as we Bikepack sections of the Palmetto Trail. Bikepacking is a similar to bike touring but instead of using a road bike, you use a mountain bike and instead of riding on the road, you ride on single track.

Homecoming set for Oct. 11-18

UofSC's Homecoming week has been scheduled for Oct. 11-18 and included a pep rally, competitions and the football game against Furman.

President Pastides' letter to students about GameDay

President Harris Pastides asks students to show their true Gamecock spirit and sportsmanship during the busy weekend with parents visiting and GameDay returning to the Horseshoe.

Getting around during GameDay

A few short-term traffic and parking changes are necessary to accommodate the ESPN College GameDay broadcast.

Getting ready for GameDay at UofSC

As you begin prepping to #GetUp4GameDay, follow these tips that will help you make the most of your GameDay experience.

ESPN's College GameDay comes to Columbia

ESPN's popular preview show College GameDay will be coming to Columbia for the 7th time before USC faces off with the Missouri Tigers Saturday, Sept. 27.

UofSC announces professional development fellows

The University of South Carolina recently announced the first class of faculty leaders in a new professional development program.

GameDay Scavenger Hunt

Want to celebrate GameDay a little differently? Then grab some friends and your smart phones for a Gamecocks scavenger hunt on the Horseshoe!

Grow a garden on campus

Applications are currently being accepted for the fall 2014 planting season. There are currently six plots available for the upcoming season, and plots are awarded through an application process. You must apply as a group with a minimum of four people in each group.

USC's Got Talent now accepting applications

USC's Got Talent Applications are due by Sept. 25

Celebrate Parents Weekend Sept. 26-28

Celebrate Parents Weekend at UofSC with dozens of events

Skill Builders Leadership Workshops available

Skill Builders are leadership workshops sponsored by the Leadership and Service Center to assist student leaders in enhancing their leadership skills and developing the essential skills necessary to work and lead effectively with others. Workshop topics focus on assisting students to refine their leadership skills and address organizational challenges. Each workshop is presented by skilled facilitators that include faculty, staff, community and corporate leaders, and students.

Gamecock finalist for top daily newspaper in U.S.

The Daily Gamecock is one of three newspapers named a finalist by the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards for the top daily newspaper award in the country.

Take the Tailgate Good Choice Challenge

Students are eligible to earn a loyalty point and win prizes by taking pictures and videos of themselves completing selected activities.

Impact weekly service projects available

The Leadership and Service Center's Impact Leaders provide transportation for and lead at least one service opportunity a week.

Nominate students for Catalyst leadership program

Catalyst, a one-day leadership development experience, will be Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Russell House.

Faculty, staff can compete in Proving Ground

Held each fall, The Proving Ground is among the top collegiate business plan competitions in the U.S. for prizes and startup support, up from $50,000 last year. As a result of the growing interest and additional sponsor support, The Proving Ground 2014 competition will feature new categories, including ones in which faculty and staff can compete.

Campus renovation plans move forward

USC's Buildings and Grounds Committee approved at its Sept. 12 meeting plans for several building renovation projects.

Registration open for Register for Professional Development Certification Program

Register for the Professional Development Certification Program for fall 2014 to help make your part-time job become more than just a paycheck.

Applications available to become a Changing Carolina Peer Leader

The Changing Carolina peer leaders are currently recruiting students with an interest in health education and wellness and a desire to make a difference on campus.

Students eligible to compete in The Proving Ground

Held each fall, The Proving Ground is among the top collegiate business plan competitions in the U.S. for prizes and startup support. This year's competition will feature new categories, including ones in which students can compete.

University offers free test prep workshops

UofSC's Continuing Education offers free test preparation workshops to prepare individuals to take the GMAT, LSAT or GRE each semester.

Pi Beta Phi now accepting interest forms

Pi Beta Phi has arrived on campus to start its Colonizing Recruitment process. The sorority is looking for undergraduate women who are interested in helping Pi Beta Phi build its legacy at UofSC.

Group Exercise passes on sale now

The fall semester passes cost $20 and are available at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center and Solomon Blatt P.E. Center.

Sign up for Carolina Alert

All students should sign up for Carolina Alert to receive emergency communication by text message and email.

Volunteer for UofSC Habitat for Humanity project

This fall University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff can volunteer for a special Habitat for Humanity project.

Dobson Volunteer Program applications available

Apply for funding to complete meaningful, faith-based community service and make a difference in communities in the U.S. and around the world.

Beta Theta Pi offers scholarship for non-Greek USC male

Beta Theta Pi fraternity invites applications for its Men of Principle Scholarship, a $500 award recognizing an outstanding UofSC male.

Career Center makes big move

After 30 years, the UofSC Career Center has a new home right in the center of campus.