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Great Gamecock Design Challenge

How might a used, uninspiring bus transform our university and state, while propelling us to national prominence?

The central character of USCreativity is a bus. Though it began as a used, humble, uninspiring vehicle, we will transform it into an innovative mobile space the cultivates creative collaboration. Ultimately, it will be used to:

  • Facilitate dialogue that wouldn’t otherwise occur
  • Convene diverse groups of people who don’t normally interact
  • Inspire collaborative, creative problem-solving around important problems facing South Carolina

Each step of the Great Gamecock Design Challenge invites participation from highly diverse populations, capturing the goals listed above. 


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.