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Office of Parent & Family Programs

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Announcements

Carolina Food addresses service issues

After receiving feedback about extended wait times and out of stock items, especially in the Russell House, Carolina Food Co. has expanded hours across campus at over 30 campus locations and added employees for peak times.

Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download to your mobile device.

Spring into Health: COVID-19 and the Student Experience

A panel of student leaders will discuss their experiences during the pandemic in a virtual event hosted by the UofSC Alumni Association and Primsa Health on March 9.

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Dates and Deadlines

Fall Break (no classes)

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021

Fall Break (no classes)

Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

Midpoint in Semester

Monday, Oct. 11, 2021

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Stories for Parents

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What are microschools? 5 questions answered

Since COVID-19, some parents in search of educational alternatives for their children have turned to microschools. Barnett Berry, a research professor in the College of Education, explains for The Conversation what makes microschools distinct from other schools.

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New book puts children in driver's seat for navigating information highway

Children have the internet at their fingertips with phones and tablet, but the ability to discern what’s fact and what’s fiction hasn’t kept pace with advances in technology and accessibility. Faculty and staff in the College of Information and Communications are working to bridge that knowledge gap with a children’s book about news literacy.

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