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Preston Residential College

Y-IMPACT (Community Service)

Y-IMPACT collaborates with partner organizations to make a positive impact on the University of South Carolina campus community and beyond.

Youth Impacting Minds, People and Communities Together (Y-IMPACT) is a service organization within Preston that focuses on areas such as education, community engagement, and health and wellness. The group, which is involved in several service projects plus local and international philanthropy, is guided by the Y-IMPACT Constitution [pdf].

Community Partners

  • St. Jude Up 'til Dawn 
  • Dance Marathon
  • Families Helping Families
  • The Starfish Foundation
  • Harvest Hope Food Bank


Meet Our Student Leaders

Hailie Skehan

Hailie Skehan, President

Hailie is a freshmen Pre-Pharmacy major from Lexington, SC and is excited to step in as Y-IMPACT’s interim president while our president is study abroad! She is excited to get Preston residents and involved in serving our local community of Columbia as well as in Preston. Hailie loves to serve and wants to continue helping Preston Residential College be a place that encourages community engagement!