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Student becomes mental health advocate

May 20, 2014, Marcie Nelson

When Margaret Kramer was a sophomore in high school, she developed an eating disorder that took over her life. Her own experience has led her to study marketing and health promotion at the University of South Carolina, where she will be a senior in the fall, and to become an advocate for mental health awareness and alleviating the struggle of millions of Americans who suffer from eating disorders.

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Leading in style

April 01, 2014, Marcie Nelson

Through her involvement with the UofSC Fashion Board, president Brittany Terry is devoted to celebrating and promoting the fashion industry. Fashion Week 2014 successfully began Monday, March 31, with a doggie fashion show and will end Thursday, April 3, with a finale fashion show.

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Journalism students challenged to compete

February 27, 2014, Marcie Nelson

Five public relations seniors take on the unique opportunity of researching, creating and implementing a corporate public relations campaign for a national client as part of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Bateman Team.

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Sweet sweat: student teaches group exercise

February 20, 2014, Marcie Nelson

Looking for something new this year? Try group exercise classes at the Strom Thurmond Fitness and Wellness Center. Ali Herlong, a junior advertising major with a minor in hotel, restaurant and tourism management, teaches Zumba at 8:30 a.m., Monday and Wednesday, and Bodypump at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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USC celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November 19, 2013, Marcie Nelson

November is Native American Heritage Month and the Carolina community is excited to celebrate the rich and diverse culture of our native people. Stephen Criswell, director of Native American Studies at USC Lancaster, heads the program that uncovers and preserves the traditions of South Carolina’s Indian tribes.

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Passion for service

October 31, 2013, Marcie Nelson

Beth Brink, with the Leadership and Service Center, is passionate about the opportunities for service and involvement at Carolina through the “Carolina Cares” initiative.

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Alumnus gives back as board chair

October 15, 2013, Marcie Nelson

Many people on campus may recognize Tommy Preston. As a student he was student body president. As a law student, he helped start Cocky’s Reading Express. And he’s still involved as an alumnus. Now, Preston is the chair of the Board of Visitors.