Recent Announcements

Youkey named associate provost for health sciences

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.

Fair winds and following seas

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.

Share your news, events with students

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.

New on the 'Shoe

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.

SC chief justice to speak at summer commencement

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.

Alumna receives national leader award

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.

Top scholars join UofSC freshman class

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.

Tell the story of service at Carolina

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 awarded U101 honor

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.

Become an LGBT facilitator

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.

Become a Wellness Ambassador

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.

Sign-up for Move-In Crew

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.

Get to know UofSC's audit office

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.

Recycling carts available

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.

Program gives to local charities

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.

UofSC recognizes longtime employees

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.