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Peer Advisors at Lancaster (PALS)

Are you passionate about sharing your USC-Lancaster experience with others? Are you skilled in written and oral communication? Would your friends describe you as having an outgoing personality? Do you have a desire to help others, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work well in fast-paced circumstances? If you answered yes to any of these questions, becoming a USCL Peer Advisor (also known as P.A.L.) could be in your future!

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Peer Advisors are an integral part of the USCL campus. They participate in a variety of campus activities from New Student Orientation, to Registration days, and other events. Becoming a PAL is a great way to meet fellow students, establish new friendships, travel to unique areas, and gain meaningful experiences.

Peer Advisors receive a $500.00 tuition stipend for Fall and $500.00 for Spring. Each PAL will attend the Southern Region Orientation Workshop (SROW) and receive extensive professional development and training through a 16-week course in the Spring. PALS must attend every orientation session held over the summer.

If you are interested in becoming a PAL to students on USCL’s campus, you must first complete a Peer Advisor Application.

Applicants must:

·         Be currently enrolled at USCL

·         Have completed at least 12 semester hours by the end of the Fall semester

·         Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Applications for Fall 2020 are due by December 10, 2020.

Your 2020 PALS

 Samantha Broome Nursing, Class of 2021 
 Shaquita Carelock Nursing, Class of 2023
Seth Greeley Public Health, Class of 2022
Mason Mazurek Nursing, Class of 2023
Jessica McDonald Nursing, Class of 2023
Ryan McGee Nursing, Class of 2022
Missy Melton Criminal Justice, Class of 2021
Jacob Moore Graphic Communications, Class of 2022
Taylor Stoneburner Secondary Education, Class of 2023

Questions?

Contact Us:

Ryleigh Waiters

Director of Student Life

Phone: 803 - 313 - 7066

rwaiters@mailbox.sc.edu


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