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We partner with scores of organizations to develop and deliver innovative learning opportunities for students and advance entrepreneurship. Contact us to explore how we can work together with your team.


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Benedict College Academic Benedict College will provide transformative learning experiences characterized by high quality academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular programming, intentionally designed to develop superior cultural and professional competencies for a diverse student body.  tag 1, tag2
Clemson University Academic One of the most productive public research universities in the nation, Clemson attracts and unites students and faculty whose greatest desire is to make a difference in the lives of others.  
Coker University Academic "Some schools are focused on research. Others are committed to an organization they are affiliated with or funded by. Coker University is focused on students."  
College of Charleston Academic Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is a public university grounded in the principles of the liberal arts and committed to developing ethically centered, intellectually versatile and globally fluent citizens who create innovative solutions to social, economic and environmental challenges.  
Columbia College Academic Headquartered at Columbia College, the Women's Business Center of South Carolina establishes programs aimed at assisting women business leaders throughout the state.  
Francis Marion University Academic The purpose of Francis Marion University  is threefold: to provide students with an excellent education, stimulate inquiry and research, and serve the Pee Dee region and the state of South Carolina.  
Furman University Office for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Academic Helping students launch social and entrepreneurial ventures.  
Greenville Technical College Academic Greenville Technical College transforms students’ lives and helps our community thrive by providing a world-class, affordable education to students and building an educated, engaged workforce committed to life-long learning.  
Medical University of South Carolina Academic MUSC is South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health science center. Our purpose is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond.  
Midlands Technical College Academic You can get anywhere from here.  
SC State University Academic SC State University, an 1890 land grant, senior comprehensive institution of approximately 2,900 students, is committed to providing affordable and accessible quality baccalaureate, master’s educational specialist and doctoral degree programs.  
University of South Carolina Upstate Academic The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at USC Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) provides aspiring student entrepreneurs across all academic disciplines with opportunities, tools and resources needed to conceptualize and launch their small businesses.   
Winthrop University Academic Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina.   
Wofford College Academic Wofford’s mission is to provide superior liberal arts education that prepares its students for extraordinary and positive contributions to a global society.  
The Citadel Academic As a higher education institution, The Citadel’s mission is to educate and develop our students to become principled leaders in all walks of life by instilling the core values of The Citadel in a disciplined and intellectually challenging environment.  
Trident Technical College Academic Trident Technical College serves as a catalyst for personal, community, and economic development by empowering individuals through education and training.  
North Carolina State University Academic As a research-extensive land-grant university, North Carolina State University is dedicated to excellent teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and engagement with public and private partners.  
University of Aruba Academic The mission of the University of Aruba is to bring together inspired people who conduct and deliver quality research and higher education in order to enhance the students’ and alumni capabilities to participate in the dynamic and ever-changing world, resulting in responsible, satisfied global citizens, who are lifelong learners and who are prepared to positively contribute to the community’s quality of life.  
Southeastern Institute for Manufacturing and Technology at Florence-Darlington Technical College Academic The mission of the SiMT is to support our students' and college's future through development of exceptional business solutions for our clients in a timely, efficient manner by providing leading subject matter experts, effective communication, personal attention and unparalleled service to our customers.   
Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University Academic A diverse, collaborative community, both online and on-campus, Whitman provides students with an education that prepares them to become leaders in today’s global business environment.  
Temple University Academic Education rooted in research, social impact and progress.  
Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship Academic The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship (Rice Alliance) is Rice University’s nationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education, and the launch of technology companies.  
Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative Academic Georgetown Entrepreneurship seeks to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in students, to foster an entrepreneurial culture across the university, to support the successful growth of alumni ventures, and to leverage the power of entrepreneurship to make an impact in the world beyond Georgetown.  
George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center Academic The GW Regulatory Studies Center's mission is to improve regulatory policy through research, education, and outreach.  
Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Charleston Academic The Center for Entrepreneurship seeks to support College of Charleston students across all disciplines in the development of an entrepreneurial mindset through experiential activities.  
Center for Public Choice & Market Process at the College of Charleston Academic The Center for Public Choice and Market Process advances the understanding of the economic, political, and moral foundations of a free market economy. The Center supports the growth and development of teaching and research at the College of Charleston School of Business while engaging students and the greater Charleston business community.  
The Center for Free Enterprise at the University of Louisville College of Business Academic To engage in research and teaching that explores the role of enterprise and entrepreneurship in advancing the well-being of society.  
Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise at Florida Atlantic University Academic The Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise recognizes Smith’s outstanding contributions to business and society through the following five principles that guided his career: integrity, respect, principled risk-taking, mutually beneficial exchange, and accountability.  
College of Business at Florida Atlantic University Academic    
Devoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University Academic As an interdisciplinary, applied public policy research institute, we examine the role of the private sector in addressing pressing concerns relevant to Florida.  
Center for the Study of Free Enterprise at Western Carolina University Academic Dedicated to providing economics research and education to the students, faculty, and community of Western Carolina University.  
Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Academic The Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation partners with students, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the business community to foster entrepreneurship and support business activity, especially in the greater Las Vegas area.  
Mays Innovation Research Center at Texas A&M University Academic

The Mays Innovation Research Center is dedicated to understanding the true nature of innovation and how it benefits society. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the Mays Innovation Research Center: Examines how innovation advances human potential, productivity, and opportunity; Discovers the best preconditions for innovation; Identifies how innovation spreads through society; Understands the social, economic, and legal barriers to innovation; Distributes this knowledge broadly to students, scholars, policymakers and the public.

Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University Academic The mission of the institute is to engage undergraduate and graduate students with faculty in research that will further the understanding of business and economic principles, as well as their impact on regional, national, and international financial conditions and the well-being of society.  
University of West Georgia Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy Academic Our mission is to help teachers, students, and the community master personal finance and an economic way of thinking, and we accomplish this in a variety of ways.  
Liberty and Law Center at George Mason University Academic Liberty and Law Center is a forum to learn about the relationship between liberty and law, challenge government encroachment upon liberty, and lead the discussion of the law’s role in protecting and promoting liberty.  
Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise at Oklahoma State University Academic The mission of the Institute is to promote economic freedom, competitive markets, private ownership and individual choice.  
Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth at North Dakota State University Academic Our mission is to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade, and institutions to identify policies and solutions that enhance economic growth and opportunity.  
Mercatus Center at George Mason University Academic and Nonprofit The Mercatus Center is a university-based research center dedicated to bridging the gap between academic research and public policy problems.  
Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University Academic and Nonprofit The Institute for Humane Studies supports and partners with professors to promote the teaching and research of classical liberal ideas and to advance higher education’s core purpose of intellectual discovery and human progress.  
Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Academic and Nonprofit The GCEC is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based entrepreneurship programs.  
StartupWind Corporate StartupWind’s mission is to empower startup and SMB entrepreneurs by democratizing the entrepreneurial know-how that is typically available only to the elite start-ups, and make it available to main street entrepreneurs and help them avoid costly mistakes that result into business closures.  
ERG Payroll Corporate All-in-one HR services for your growing business.  
Google Corporate Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.  
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation Corporate Our mission is better health care outcomes.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation provides patients reliable access to affordable, high-quality medications through our innovative approach to sterile manufacturing.
PalmettoChain Inc. Corporate The mission of PalmettoChain is to advance the acceptance and use of blockchain technology, advocate for a favorable regulatory environment, educate citizens and leadership on the benefits of blockchain technology, and encourage the cooperation of blockchain related groups and businesses in promoting the technology's adoption.  
VentureSouth Corporate VentureSouth operates angel investment groups and funds comprised of more than 300 accredited investors across the Southeast.  
Benefitfocus Corporate Benefitfocus is a leader in creating data-driven, cloud-based software solutions for health care and benefits administration.  
Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, PA Corporate Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, PA is aCPA firm specializing in tax assistance, audits and small business accounting located in Columbia, South Carolina.  
PAX Momentum Corporate PAX Momentum offers a disciplined, revenue-scaling approach to launching innovative technology companies.  
SC Biz News Corporate SC Biz News is the market leader in business publishing in South Carolina.  
All Things Open Corporate To provide world-class open-source educational content via conferences, meetups, and workshops in a way that maximizes and allows access for anyone with an interest. To provide networking and job opportunities for both experienced technologists as well as those new to open source, with a specific focus on traditionally underrepresented organizations (women/minorities in technology).  
SOCO Corporate SOCO offers coworking space and private offices for creators, independent workers and entrepreneurs, along with events and programming that inspire community.  
Willis HR Corporate Willis HR is the premier provider of outsourced HR support to small businesses and non-profits in the southeast.  
Nexsen Pruet Corporate We have more than 180 lawyers committed to serving clients throughout the region, nation and world.   
Bloomberg Corporate The first word in business news.  
IBM Corporate IBMers believe in progress—that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition.  
Sonoco Corporate Sonoco is a global packaging solutions leader, committed to improving the lives of our customers, our teammates and our communities.  
Alerion Ventures Corporate Alerion Ventures is an evergreen venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in scalable startups. Based in Charleston, SC, Alerion partners with entrepreneurs primarily in the Southeast.  
Carolina Financial Group Corporate We are an investment bank – not a “crowdfunding platform.” We strive to create compelling investment opportunities which perform as projected for Investors, while meeting the financing needs of security Issuers… all in a professional, ethical, fair, innovative, and efficient manner.  
Fintrust Capital Advisors Corporate Our mission is to deliver financial peace of mind with unequaled confidence and conviction.  
LLE Construction Group, LLC Corporate LLE Construction Group, LLC specializes as the Owners' 
Representative in General Construction and Contracting,
Facilities Sustainability and Support Services, Construction
and Project Management, and we provide Business Consulting.
DIG SOUTH Corporate DIG SOUTH is the South’s Tech Hub. We focus on innovation in technology, business, marketing and culture, publishing the best of what’s happening across the region.  
Good Growth Capital Corporate Good Growth Capital (GGC) is an early stage venture capital firm known for its exceptional expertise in finding, cultivating and assessing complex science and technology start-ups.   
Ocrolus Corporate Ocrolus builds human-in-the-loop infrastructure to automate back-office tasks with precision.  
Trane Corporate Trane® is a world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions.  
Spurs Tech Inc. Corporate SpursTech provides "Middleware" Solutions to small business and companies to minimize duplication of efforts and enhance collaboration between applications.  
gener8or Corporate gener8tor’s turnkey platform for the creative economy connects startup founders, musicians, artists, investors, universities and corporations.  
South Carolina Department of Commerce Governmental Working together to create opportunities for South Carolinians by promoting job creation, economic growth, and improved living standards for South Carolinians.  
South Carolina Department of Commerce, Business Services Division Governmental As the Business Services division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, our job is to connect you with the resources you need to grow.   
South Carolina Department of Commerce, Office of Innovation Governmental The South Carolina Department of Commerce, Office of Innovation mobilizes the dynamic flow of resources and information among people, industries, and institutions to ensure global competitiveness and future economic growth. The innovation division at commerce embraces a risk-taking culture as we identify, prioritize, develop, and launch new assets to support South Carolina’s business community in their relentless pursuits of transformational ideas.  
South Carolina Small Business Development Centers Governmental The SC SBDC advances South Carolina's economic development by providing entrepreneurs throughout the state no-fee consulting, affordable training programs and access to an array of resources that help them expand or create a thriving small/medium-size business.  
Bendict College Women's Business Center Academic The mission of the Benedict College Women’s Business Center (BC WBC) is to support economic prosperity for women and strengthen communities through entrepreneurial and financial education services that create and grow sustainable jobs and businesses across South Carolina.  
Columbia Chamber of Commerce Governmental The Columbia Chamber provides the unified voice to our regional business community to create and promote an environment where businesses can flourish.  
City of Columbia, Office of Business Opportunities Governmental The Office of Business Opportunities (OBO) is committed to supporting initiatives that benefit small, minority, veteran, and women owned businesses located in, or that want to do business with, the City of Columbia.  
City of Columbia, Office of Economic Development Governmental Columbia Economic Development (CED) serves as a catalyst for businesses, developers, investors and partner agencies who are focused on growing the local economy and high-value industries.  
United States Small Business Administration - South Carolina District Office Governmental The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.  
Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity Governmental The Mission of the Office of Small Business Opportunity of Richland County, South Carolina, is to provide a race and gender-neutral tool for the County to use as its efforts to ensure that all segments of its small and local business community have a reasonable and significant opportunity to compete and participate in contracts.  
Richland Library Governmental Richland Library provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.  
Georgetown Innovation Center Academic, Nonprofit The Georgetown Innovation Center is a business incubation center that focuses on the development of businesses at any stage.  
The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation Nonprofit Janice and Bob McNair have long believed the greatest impact one can leave on the world is a dedicated focus on one’s mission, vision and values. Through their passionate support of high-achieving students, young entrepreneurs, medical research, and the community, the challenges of today can become solutions for tomorrow.  
South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) Governmental, Nonprofit Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, nonprofit corporation SCRA is a state-chartered organization that fuels job creation and grows South Carolina’s innovation economy. Through SCRA’s programs, SC Academic Innovations, SC Facilities, SC Launch and SC Ventures, researchers, developers and early-stage companies are receiving mentoring and funding, and may be eligible for an investment from SCRA’s investment affiliate, SC Launch, Inc.  
1 Million Cups - Columbia, S.C.  Nonprofit 1 Million Cups Columbia is a safe space, a hub for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs.  
1 Million Cups - Spartanburg, S.C. Nonprofit A monthly event that brings together entrepreneurs and the Spartanburg community over coffee and conversation.  
EngenuitySC Nonprofit EngenuitySC is a nonprofit that works to make the Columbia, S.C., region a standout choice for top talent and competitive companies.  
Young Americas Foundation Nonprofit Young America’s Foundation is committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.  
Foundation for Economic Education Nonprofit The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is a 501(c)3 educational foundation and has been trusted by parents and teachers since 1946 to captivate and inspire tomorrow’s leaders with sound economic principles and the entrepreneurial spirit with free online courses, top-rated in-person seminars, free books for classrooms, as well as relevant and worldly daily online content.  
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Nonprofit USASBE is an inclusive community advancing entrepreneurship education through bold teaching, scholarship, and practice.  
GrowCo Nonprofit A collaborative partnership focused on sparking an explosion of entrepreneurship activity in Columbia, S.C.  
SC Business Incubators Association Nonprofit    
YESCarolina (Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina) Nonprofit Creating workforce ready youth able to create business, grow wealth and impact economic development since 2004.  
The South Carolina Council on Economic Education (SC Economics) Nonprofit To provide teachers with the training, resources, and support necessary to help them implement economics and personal finance in their classroom.   
Beaufort Digital Corridor Nonprofit The Beaufort Digital Corridor nurtures and promotes technology entrepreneurs. BDC offers networking opportunities, continuing education, and member driven programs to help grow the tech economy in the Lowcountry.  
Increasing H.O.P.E. Financial Training Center Nonprofit Increasing H.O.P.E. (Helping Other Prosper Economically) operates as a one-stop educational resource, providing integrated services to help families and individuals and entrepreneurs achieve financial stability and build assets in the tri-county areas of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester.  
The Harbor Nonprofit To create collision among the entrepreneur community. By nature, entrepreneurs are problem solvers. We believe by connecting the thinkers, the doers and visionaries we will support the economic vitality of the region. An entrepreneur's journey is a unique one. Founded and operated by entrepreneurs who live the journey, The Harbor leverages this experience to support entrepreneurs at any stage.   
NEXT Nonprofit Access a peer community, mentorship, capital, facilities, & talent in Upstate S.C.  
Columbia World Affairs Council Nonprofit The mission of the Columbia World Affairs Council is to foster and expand understanding of international affairs, serve as a catalyst for building and maintaining international relationships, and increase ​the visibility of South Carolina as a ​world-class state.   
Charleston Digital Corridor Nonprofit The Charleston Digital Corridor (CDC) is a community-sourced initiative to attract, nurture and promote the region's tech economy through an array of impactful programs, products and events while leveraging Charleston's renowned livability.  
IT-oLogy Nonprofit IT-oLogy is a nonprofit working to grow the number of IT professionals in South Carolina. Because technology shapes our world, we need current and future IT talent to help build a better tomorrow. IT-oLogy is your IT career guide, giving you the tools and resources to discover and start your impactful IT career.  
South Carolina Blockchain Nonprofit South Carolina Blockchain aims to bring South Carolina into the forefront of the blockchain revolution by fostering a productive ecosystem for innovation throughout the state.   
Millennial Women Network Nonprofit A community of Outstanding Millennial Women around the world to motivate each other on the jurney towards to FUN, FREE and MEANINGFUL life.  
Venture for America Nonprofit Venture For America is creating economic opportunity in American cities by mobilizing the next generation of entrepreneurs and equipping them with the skills and resources they need to create jobs.  
Center for American Entrepreneurship Nonprofit CAE is a nonpartisan research, policy, and advocacy organization that works with policymakers in Washington and across the country to achieve a policy environment that promotes new business formation, survival, and growth.  
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Charleston Nonprofit EO Charleston plays an integral role in supporting entrepreneurs who in turn support their businesses, industries, local economy, employees, clients and their families and friends.   
American Society for Media Photographers - South Carolina Chapter Nonprofit As the South Carolina chapter of ASMP, we focus on helping area photographers develop their very best work and grow their business.   
The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University Academic and Nonprofit The mission of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University is to educate capable people in the foundations of entrepreneurial leadership and free enterprise – including teaching and modeling the principles of individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship.  
McNair Center for the Advancement of Free-Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Academic and Nonprofit A premier think-tank generating information focused on the study, advocacy and expansion of the market-process and the creation and cultivation of entrepreneurs. Our mission is to generate knowledge and understanding of the importance and value of entrepreneurship in a free and competitive economy and the impact entrepreneurs have beyond transactions on the progress and prosperity of society as a whole.  
The Baker Institute McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth at Rice University Academic and Nonprofit The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth at the Baker Institute acts as a leading authority for translating academic research into actionable policy analysis and recommendations, with the goal of expanding the local and national economy through private enterprise.   
McNair Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at University of St. Thomas Houston Academic and Nonprofit The McNair Center's purpose is to focus on the role of principled entrepreneurship in promoting economic growth.  
College of Arts and Sciences UofSC The College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of academic disciplines spanning the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, math, statistics and interdisciplinary studies.  
Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center UofSC The mission of KPIC is to be a catalyst that partners with faculty and students to revolutionize pharmacy education at UofSC College of Pharmacy in order to dramatically impact the personal and professional fulfillment of our graduates.  
College of Pharmacy UofSC Our mission is to prepare the next generation of innovative and collaborative pharmacists and health scientists while pioneering clinical, entrepreneurial, and research endeavors to improve health outcomes for residents of South Carolina and beyond.  
College of Nursing UofSC The University of South Carolina College of Nursing provides nationally recognized educational programs and advances science, practice, and policy to optimize health for all.  
College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management UofSC The college's mission is to prepare the next generation of leaders in our fields by integrating experiential learning, teaching excellence, impactful research and industry collaboration.   
School of Journalism and Mass Communications UofSC The mission of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications is to improve and strengthen the societal roles of the professions of journalism and mass communications through teaching, research and service.   
Darla Moore School of Business UofSC The Moore School is committed to educating leaders in global business and to playing a central role in the economic growth of the state by bringing the world to South Carolina and South Carolina to the world.  
Office of Career Management at the Darla Moore School of Business UofSC Our students and alumni have been internationally recognized for their skill sets and innovative solutions to today's global business challenges. We look forward to providing your organization with access to our uniquely talented students and alumni.  
College of Engineering and Computing UofSC The College of Engineering and Computing fosters innovation by preparing engineers and computing professionals to develop new technologies that will improve our lives and the world.  
South Carolina Honors College UofSC At the South Carolina Honors College, you can choose from hundreds of engaging courses designed specifically for you, live with high-achieving classmates, and experience learning that takes you far beyond the classroom.   
College of Education UofSC The College of Education is a state and national leader in providing comprehensive, world-class preparation for teachers, counselors, education administrators, researchers and policymakers.  
Arnold School of Public Health UofSC The Arnold School of Public Health will improve population health and well-being by fostering innovative education and research that promotes health and healthy environments and will use that knowledge to prevent and effectively respond to disease, disability, and environmental degradation in diverse communities.  
School of Medicine -  Columbia UofSC    
School of Medicine  - Greenville UofSC We prepare physicians committed to improving the health and wellness of your family and your community through creative teaching, innovative research and quality clinical care.  
School of Law UofSC The University of South Carolina School of Law prepares lawyer-leaders to serve their communities through rigorous legal studies, exceptional experiential training, and comprehensive professional identity formation within an inclusive and diverse environment. We serve justice and advance the law through engaged learning, teaching, scholarship, and service.  
School of Library and Information Science UofSC The school's mission is to provide and promote education and leadership in library and information science, services and studies through the highest levels of teaching, research and service.   
College of Social Work UofSC The mission of the College of Social Work is to promote social well-being and social justice with vulnerable populations through dynamic teaching, research and service conducted in collaboration with diverse people of South Carolina, the nation and the international community.  
School of Visual Art and Design UofSC The School of Visual Art and Design advances creative and professional practice, critical study, and teaching of the visual arts. We value experimentation, engaged learning, and the enrichment of life through art.  
Rhodos Fellows Living and Learning Community UofSC  In the Rhodos Fellows program, students from many different majors come together in a unique, high-achieving living and learning community to design creative solutions to interesting problems.  
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Living and Learing Community UofSC Students in this community have access to opportunities that will encourage and stimulate not only their creative instincts but also the drive to bring together the resources to get the job done.  
Faber Entrepreneurship Center at the Darla Moore School of Business UofSC To remain a global leader in business education and a catalyst for economic development, the Faber Center at South Carolina is helping to develop South Carolina's entrepreneurship program as we encourage and prepare our students to take their entrepreneurial skills into the new global economy.  
Office of Economic Engagement UofSC The single convergence point for industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and government officials looking to engage with UofSC. We cultivate innovative technologies, champion entrepreneurship and build partnerships that drive economic and workforce development in South Carolina.  
Center for Teaching Excellence UofSC The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) provides support for faculty professional development, pedagogical consultations, instructional design support, and graduate teaching assistant professional development.    
Career Center UofSC The mission of the University of South Carolina Career Center is to educate and empower students and alumni in their development of lifelong career management skills, build mutually-beneficial networking relationships between job seekers and employers and serve as a planning resource for university faculty.  
School of Music UofSC The School of Music transforms lives through excellence in music teaching, performance, creative activities, research and service.   
Folks Center for International Business UofSC The Folks Center for International Business is the hub for global business education, research and leadership at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.   
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion UofSC The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion works closely with university students, faculty and staff to create and sustain an inclusive learning, living and working environment where all members of the university’s community feel that they are welcomed, valued and supported.  
USC/Columbia Technology Incubator UofSC We help innovative businesses grow through education, mentoring, and an established sense of community in an incubation facility that serves the Midlands of South Carolina.  
Housing UofSC University Housing creates a sustainable living and learning community that promotes the academic success and personal development of students.   
Full-time MBA Programs UofSC    
Executive Education at the Darla Moore School of Business UofSC ExecEd provides advanced business training for busy executives to acquire new skills and step back and see the bigger picture.  
University of South Carolina Alumni Association UofSC The Alumni Association connects students and alumni to advance their careers, their passions and their University of South Carolina.  
Veterans and Military Affairs UofSC The Veterans and Military Services team can help you navigate the unique experience of balancing student and service life. We help address questions, assist with benefit requirements and connect you to campus resources exclusively for veterans and military.  
Leadership and Service Center UofSC The Leadership and Service Center's mission is to equip students to positively impact their communities through involvement in student organizations, leadership development, service, and civic engagement.  
Russell House UofSC The time you spend at college is about so much more than test scores. The Russell House provides a place for members of our campus community to meet, create, get involved and have fun while making memories to last a lifetime.  
Office of the Provost UofSC The Provost is charged with the oversight of the University of South Carolina's graduate and undergraduate academic programs as well as curriculum development, program assessment and university accreditation. He is also responsible for leading the formulation and implementation of system-wide academic affairs policies relating to faculty hiring, retention, tenure, promotion and development.The Provost manages strategic planning processes and provides budgetary oversight for all USC Columbia academic units and academic support areas.  
University Foundations UofSC We’re a group of five individual, unique foundations all working together to support the mission of the University of South Carolina by managing and investing donations and other assets, supporting university staff, and providing transparent and sound financial guidance.   
Communications and Public Affairs UofSC The Office of Communications and Public Affairs is responsible for the University of South Carolina brand, for providing communications support to academic and administrative units across campus, and for helping shape public policy that relates to the university.  
Center for Integrative and Experiential Learning UofSC The Center for Integrative and Experiential Learning helps you get the most out of your Carolina education, from finding experiences, to reflecting on what those experiences mean to you and your future.  
Division of Development UofSC The University of South Carolina is built on a tradition of academic excellence. We strive to deliver an outstanding student experience that is accessible for all.  
Big Data Health
Science Center
UofSC A University of South Carolina Excellence Initiative, the UofSC Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC) serves as a campus-wide interdisciplinary enterprise that conducts cutting-edge research and discovery, offers professional development and academic training, and provides service to the community and industry.  
Ronald E. McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research UofSC The mission the McNAIR Center is to advance South Carolina's knowledge-based economy through innovative aerospace research, interdisciplinary education, economic development, outreach and collaboration with the aerospace and allied industries and related government agencies.   
GreenHouse Business Incubator (USC Upstate) UofSC The GreenHouse provides resources including work/office space, programming, support and mentoring to area entrepreneurs to help them scale their ventures and attract investor funding.  
Start:ME Spartanburg (USC Upstate) UofSC Start:ME Spartanburg is a free intensive 14-week business training program for entrepreneurs who work, live, worship, or plan to open a business in the Northside community of Spartanburg or whose business will provide products and services to residents of the Northside. The Start:ME program provides entrepreneurs the tools and connections necessary to build and grow successful businesses.  
Entrepreneurship Club UofSC Student Organization The Entrepreneurship Club is a student-run organization that aims to inspire, educate, and grow entrepreneurs at the University of South Carolina. We attract students of all backgrounds and majors who share a passion for creativity and innovation.    
Sigma Omega Upsilon UofSC Student Organization Sigma Omega Upsilon is an international business fraternity co-ed and open to all majors that focuses on global leadership by balancing the exceptional education offered by the University of South Carolina with further development in professionalism, social conduct, and cultural skills.   
Collegiate DECA UofSC Student Organization Our members will take part in professionalism workshops and practice case studies, as well as interact with the community through service and mentorship. DECA will build your thinking, speaking, and leadership skills. We also focus more on getting you career-ready, working with you to perfect your resume and interview skills, as well as connect you to job opportunities.  
Alpha Kappa Psi UofSC Student Organization Alpha Kappa Psi is open to students from all majors, and it is the premier developer of principled leaders. The fraternity creates opportunities to learn new skills including leadership, organizational skills, time management, networking, social skills, and professionalism.  
Women in Business Council UofSC Student Organization Establish a networking community for women to grow, learn, and develop professional skills. We focus on connecting and empowering University of South Carolina women to navigate the business world and make a difference in their community.  
Graduate Women in Business UofSC Student Organization    
Gamecock Consulting Club UofSC Student Organization We are the primary consulting resource for undergraduates at the University of South Carolina. We aim to empower top-performing students to enter the management consulting industry.  


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