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Resources for Students and Faculty

In an effort to assist our students with available resources in these trying times, USC Salk has identified the following internet service providers that are providing free avenues for students to connect to the internet. We encourage all of our students to take advantage of the available resources.

Don't let your zip code define you

When Bakari Sellers spoke at USC Salkehatchie on Feb. 26, he had a clear message to his audience: Don't let your zip code define who you are. "You can be from Hampton, Allendale, Colleton or Bamberg and show that you, too, can change the world," Sellers said.

Honor Lists Announced

USC Salkehatchie is proud to recognize 100 of its exceptional students for achieving the honor of President's List or Dean's List for the Fall 2019 term. In order to qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 4.0 GPA in all coursework attempted. To qualify for the Dean's list a student must earn at least a 3.5 GPA in all coursework attempted.

Smalls named Jefferson Award Recipient

Instructor of Criminal Justice Kevin Smalls, also a Colleton County deputy, took the time to listen, took the time to act and chartered a new course for a complete stranger. Because of his actions, Smalls was named a Jefferson Award winner by ABC News 4.

Steward Lectures in London

Associate Professor of History Dr. Rodney Steward recently lectured to the American Civil War Round Table of the United Kingdom in London.

Mogilski published in Frontiers in Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Justin K. Mogilski was recently published in Frontiers in Psychology.

Chemistry Students Visit the Real CSI

Forensic Chemistry (CHEM 107) students toured the State Law Enforcement Department (SLED) to learn from field agents how crime scenes are documents and how forensic evidence is collected.

Dr. Steward attended the 2019 BrANCH conference

Dr. Steward attended the 2019 BrANCH conference at the University of Edinburgh.

Men's and Women's Basketball Nationally Ranked

BASKETBALLBoth Salk Basketball Teams Ranked For the first time is school history, both the USC Salkehatchie men's and women's basketball teams are nationally ranked.

Men's Basketball Ranked 18th in Pre-Season Poll

The USC Salkehatchie Men's Basketball program is ranked nationally by the NJCAA for the first time in program history. The Indians are ranked 18th among NJCAA Division 1 Teams.

International Student Organization meets

USC Salkehatchie is the only Palmetto College campus that has an International Student Organization, which is now directed by Dr. Wei-Kai Lai. They had their first social meeting on October 6, in which students enjoyed a homemade dinner prepared by Dr. Lai.

Buy Your Christmas Tree, Support Salk Soccer

Support USC Salkehatchie Soccer by purchasing Frazier Fir Christmas Trees, Frazier Fir Wreaths or White Pine Garland for the holidays!

What's on your hands?

Leisa Rauch (BSN 2019), Dr. Eran Kilpatrick and Dr. Annette Golonka recently published a research article in the Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science titled, "Identification of Bacterial Isolates Originating from the Human Hand."

Summer Bridge students learn importance of community

Rep. Shedron Williams (Dist. 122) spoke with our Summer Bridge students about the importance of community.

Volleyball Team Makes History

The 2019 Volleyball Team has made history with the first win in program history!

Mayo returns to alma mater to motivate students

USC Salkehatchie's women's basketball coach Glen Mayo motivated students of his alma mater Chipley High on their first day of classes. Mayo spoke on the 4 foundation blocks of success: goal setting, discipline, support systems, and passion.

The Amazing Race

The USC Salkehatchie Men's Basketball Team spent time learning about the history of Colleton County by participating in the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society's (CCHAPS) Amazing Race. The race was modeled after the TV show "The Amazing Race."

Johnson's new book examines life of Lachlan McIntosh

Daniel McDonald Johnson has published "This Cursed War: Lachlan McIntosh in the American Revolution," which chronicles McIntosh's time as one of the American defenders during the Siege of Charleston. His journal remains an important primary document for historians.

Joye named baseball coach

Jeremy Joye has been named the head baseball coach for the USC Salkehatchie Indians. "We are thrilled to have Jeremy as our new coach. His baseball experience coupled with his familiarity with Salkehatchie and our area as well as his energy and enthusiasm bode well for some exciting Indian baseball next year and in the years to come," Director of Athletics Jane Brewer said.

Student-athletes earn academic honors

5 USC Salkehatchie student-athletes have been awarded NJCAA honors for their academic achievement.

History professor wins Golden Pen Award

David Dangerfield is the Post and Courier's Golden Pen winner for his letter to the editor about the importance of curbing development that encroaches on historic districts that reflect the often overlooked cultural melange that helped create the modern-day Lowcountry.

USC Salkehatchie Faculty Tour SRS Facilities

Savannah River Site recently hosted faculty members from USC Salkehatchie and USC Aiken to tour facilities around the Site and evaluate opportunities for future partnerships.


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