The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees met on Friday (Feb. 21). Here’s a roundup of approved actions and project updates.
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The University of South Carolina Postal Services office will be open each Saturday in March for any U.S. citizen to apply for their passports at the 1600 Hampton St. location.
Tracey L. Weldon, associate dean for diversity, interdisciplinary programs and social sciences in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, was named the University of South Carolina’s interim chief diversity officer.
The University of South Carolina announced Julian R. Williams will serve as its first Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Williams, who most recently served as Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity at Virginia’s George Mason University, was selected by President Bob Caslen following a national search process. His appointment was formally approved by the university’s Board of Trustees on Feb. 21.
With only a few short months until summer, it’s time for parents to find summer activities to enhance the lives and bolster the minds of their children. Fortunately, UofSC offers a wide variety of summer camps for all interests from music to journalism and softball to science.
It's nearly seven feet tall, 3,000 feet long and is made of 160,000 bricks. And it's older than half of the buildings on the University of South Carolina's historic Horseshoe. It's the campus wall, a structure that never succeeded in its original purpose — keeping mischievous 19th century students on campus. But during one tumultuous night in 1865, the wall very likely saved the campus from a fire that consumed one-third of the surrounding city.