Recent Announcements

Apply for the Outstanding Senior award

The University of South Carolina's Honors and Awards Commission is accepting applications for the Outstanding Senior award. he deadline for students to submit their application online is 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23.

Serve community through Service Saturday

UofSC Columbia students, faculty and staff can easily serve the community through Service Saturdays. Participants register, pick a site during sign-ups on the morning of the event and serve. Transportation to the site and lunch are provided.

Apply for leadership development programs

Applications are now open for three spring leadership development programs offered by the Leadership and Service Center. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9.

Register for Stroll Out Stigma

Part of Carolina BeYOUtiful week, Stroll Out Stigma involves members of a group lining up and dancing uniformly in a forward movement. The forward progression of strolling exemplifies solidarity and pride, which makes it a great way to promote respect and kindness for self and others and stroll out the negative impact of body shame and stigma. The deadline to register is Monday, Feb. 9.

Apply for Diversity Retreat

This weekend-long retreat will focus on diversity and leadership and will allow participants to examine the meaning of social change and develop an action plan to bring back to their community. This multi-institutional, free retreat is open to all students and will take place Feb. 27-March 1. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 6.

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.