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Student Spotlights

Learn how our students are taking what they've learned inside the classroom and have customized their college experience beyond the classroom.

Cultivating Smarter Data

Cultivating Smarter Data

Research enables students to see their work directly affect real-world challenges. Through her research, mathematics and computer science double major Noemi Glaeser is busy developing mathematical models that use environmental data to help farmers safeguard their crops from specific toxins.

Beautifying Data

The Ward One project gives humanities and computer science students the opportunity to become digital storytellers. For Herman Phillips, it was an opportunity to learn how to work across disciplines--an important experience for his future career.

A Hero's Journey

A Hero's Journey

A modified business plan

A modified business plan

Through the close-knit and personal support of the Honors College, international business and statistics double major Ruhi Pitre found the guidance to maximize her academic interests.

Adding purpose to policy

Adding purpose to policy

Research took sociology major Martin Aveldanes from reading about human behavior to developing interventions to strengthen the health and well-being in children.

Creating distinct connections

Creating distinct connections

The Washington Semester Internship Program is one of the many unique beyond the classroom opportunities Honors College students can take part in.

Surrounded by support

Surrounded by support

For geography major Jawaun McClam, being an RM meant being able to create a home away from home for new students.

Making her mark

Making her mark

In addition to the benefits of being a Top Scholar, Sarah Roof found that her Honors College experience created even more opportunities to reach her full potential.

Surrounded by opportunity

Surrounded by opportunity

Broadcast journalism major Nic Jones found that he wouldn't have to go far to prepare for his future.

Creating a global classroom

Creating a global classroom

Through USC Global Classroom, Shannon Mumper expanded her horizons and prepared for her future career in health care.

Continuing to remain competitive

Continuing to remain competitive

The University of South Carolina offers countless opportunities to remain active. Gabby Jabbour used sports clubs to remain competitive and connect with other students.

A roadmap to success: How public health major Maya Evans prepared for graduate school

A roadmap to success: How public health major Maya Evans prepared for graduate school

Public health major Maya Evans knows about preparation. As a student athlete, Maya fine-tuned her athletic abilities to compete at a national level. At Carolina, she found many ways to prepare herself to secure a spot into a competitive graduate program.

Exploring your interests

Exploring your interests

Criminal justice major Dillon Linder came to USC unsure of what to study. Through being part of an organization and exploring criminal justice classes, he found his passion.

Developing a global perspective through public health

Developing a global perspective through public health

With some of the best minds in the world to learn from, Kevin Clark chose to keep an open mind and see what area of medical science interested him the most.

The impact of service at Carolina

The impact of service at Carolina

Cory Alpert turned a simple idea into the largest student-led relief effort on campus.

Study abroad helped Claire Heins build a global classroom

Study abroad helped Claire Heins build a global classroom

Claire Heins used study abroad as a way to gain valuable work experience, study what she loves and experience new cultures.

Leadership opportunities help prepare students beyond campus organizations

Leadership opportunities help prepare students beyond campus organizations

Learn how advertising major Brooke Strozdas' many leadership roles will serve her future career.

From research to Rio

From research to Rio

How sport and management major Anthony Carson turned his interest in marketing and promotions research into a trip of a lifetime.