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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

Brandon Yarusinsky

Brandon Yarusinsky (he/him), President

Brandon Yarusinsky is a sophomore from Bluffton, SC, majoring in accounting with a minor in data analytics. He is a Capstone Scholar and previously served as 3 East Wing Representative in Preston Hall Gov. In his free time, he enjoys running track, watching sports, and doing anything social. He looks forward to meeting new people and continuing to be apart of the Preston community. 


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