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Parents Updates

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.

Stories for Parents

Camden Stodden

More than meets the ear

The University of South Carolina's Speech and Hearing Research Center sees people of all ages for a variety of communications disorders, benefiting graduate students and the community at large.


Graduating the next distinguished leaders

As students walk across the stage Monday for the final commencement of 2015, the university completes a record year for the number of students earning Graduation with Leadership Distinction on their diplomas.

Victoria Garefino

New scholarship provides opportunity for marine science students

Pennsylvania native Victoria Garefino is the first recipient of the Richard C. Morris Marine Science Endowed Scholarship. She says the scholarship, which also reduces her out-of-state tuition, has made her dream of studying marine science at UofSC a reality.

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