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Integrating Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

USC Connect is a comprehensive learning initiative to support all students in enhancing their Carolina education by connecting academics and beyond the classroom experiences.

Leadership Distinction
Awards Ceremony

President Pastidies SelfiePresident Pastides takes a selfie with the inaugural class of graduates with Leadership Distinction at their Cord Ceremony, Monday, April 28th.  See the complete list of graduates with Leadership Distinction and photos from the ceremony.

USC Connect:
Our learning has No Limits!!!

Hear about Graduation with Leadership Distinction (GLD) in Global Learning, one of the four GLD options.


News & Events

Faculty Conference

Monday, May 12th

The USC Connect Faculty Conference, Monday, May 12th, will bring together over 100 faculty from throughout the university to discuss integrative learning and graduation with leadership distinction.

Swanger Award to USC Connect student leader

Caroline Hendricks, a founding member of the USC Connect Student Representative Board, was presented with the University‘s Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award at the University Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2014.

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USC Connect
Thomas Cooper Library, Suite L132
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

Irma Van Scoy, Executive Director
Damara Hightower-Davis, Assistant Director
Natalie Smith-Kenner, Administrative Coordinator
Nicholas (Nick) Vaught, Student Services Coordinator

Student Representative Board

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