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A Guide to Student Engagement for Parents

Involvement in clubs, societies and committees isn’t just a way for your student to stay busy at Carolina. Research shows that student involvement is directly linked to better academic performance, connectivity to the university and higher levels of satisfaction with the collegiate experience.

Carolina Traditions: Service

With over 32,369 volunteers, 266,676 volunteer hours and $1.2 million in donations during the 2014-15 academic year, the university continues to see students lead, serve and inspire through their community service efforts.

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Lost and found

Lost and found

Students often separate education from 'real life'," says Irma Van Scoy, director of USC Connect. "We try to help students connect the dots, to understand that the things they do outside of the classroom -- service projects, research and internships, for example -- can be transformational experiences that dovetail with their formal education.

The Capstone experience

The Capstone experience

The campus community called Capstone Scholars is celebrating its 10th year as one of the university's most popular programs for high-achieving students looking for something more in the college experience. Based on comments from alumni and current students, it sounds like they're finding it.

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