Student Organizations for Academic Year 2013 - 2014

All organizations are completing the renewal process and may not appear on our website. Please feel free to call 777-2654 or email so@mailbox.sc.edu if you have any questions about organizations on campus. A full list will appear after the deadline on September 13, 2013.
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Service Organizations
Alpha Phi Omega
A national service fraternity established to provide service and promote leadership and friendship to campus, community and the nation.
E-mail:
SOAPhiO@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://apo-iotamu.wix.com/apo-iotamu
President:
Nia Owens
Advisor:
Bryan Willis
Twitter:
@APO_USC
Amigos del Buen Samaritano
To coordinate volunteers at the West Columbia location of Good Samaritan Clinic to interpret, to assist in electronic data entry of patient files, or to raise funds/write grants for the clinic.
E-mail:
soamigos@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sc.edu/amigos
President:
Alexandra Turgeon
Advisor:
DeAnne Messias
Best Buddies
Enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships.
E-mail:
SOBUDDIE@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/bestbuddies/
President:
Sarah Orias
Advisor:
Alisa Liggett
Twitter:
@USC
Black Social Work Student Association
To facilitate open dialogue and retention of MSW students of color, promote academic excellence, scholastic networks, and cultural diversity, foster professional and recreational activities, as well as, provide a nurturing environment and advocate for students.
E-mail:
SOBSWSA@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.sc.edu/sos
President:
Alycia Smith
Advisor:
Nikki Wooten
Carolina Homelessness Outreach

E-mail:
socho@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/carolinahomelessnessoutreach/
President:
Nicholas Lenze
Advisor:
Bret Kloos
Carolina Service Council
Organize Campus-wide service and service learning programs for the Carolina Community via Community Service Programs.
E-mail:
sacsc@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/csc
President:
Alli Finkelston
Advisor:
Erin Wilson
Twitter:
@uscCSC
Circle K
Community service organization mainly focusing on helping children.
E-mail:
SOCIRCLE@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.carolinascki.org
President:
Selina Rendleman
Advisor:
Chappell Wilson
Twitter:
@CircleK_USC
Cocky's Canine PAALS

E-mail:
sopaals@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Kelly Fleming
Advisor:
Ana Cueto
Colleges Against Cancer
To raise funds for the American Cancer Society through the support of USC students.
E-mail:
SOR4LIFE@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.relayforlife.org/uscsc
President:
Lora Stearns
Advisor:
Susan Steck
Twitter:
@USCRelay4Life
Communities in Harmony

E-mail:
socih@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Michael Hood
Advisor:
Susan Alexander
Cure at South Carolina

E-mail:
socure@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://cureatsouthcarolina.wordpress.com/
President:
Abigail Loszko
Advisor:
Patrick Hickey
Twitter:
@CUREatSC
Dance Marathon
Raises money benefiting children with cancer and blood diseases at Richland Memorial Children's Hospital
E-mail:
SODM@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.uscdm.org
President:
Leslie Knight
Advisor:
Jami Campbell
Twitter:
@USCDM
Ducks Unlimited
Raises funds for and awareness of the conservation of waterfowl and wetlands.
E-mail:
SODUCKS@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
https://www.facebook.com/DucksUnlimitedUSC
President:
James Killian
Advisor:
Allison Rojek
Twitter:
@USCducksU
Engineers Without Borders - USA

E-mail:
soewob@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://Www.ewbusc.org
President:
Andrea Eggleston
Advisor:
James Burch
Epsilon Sigma Alpha
International service sorority dedicated to service and sisterhood throughout the world - the main recipient of ESA's fundraising is St. Jude Children's Hospital.
E-mail:
SOESA@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://esagamecocks.org
President:
Alyssa Kasraii
Advisor:
Patrick Hickey
Twitter:
@twitter.com/Esa_sigma_phi
Girls for Tomorrow

E-mail:
sogirls@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Priyanka Juneja
Advisor:
Susan Schramm-Pate
Kappa Kappa Psi
Recognizes outstanding collegiate band members through a national honorary band fraternity
E-mail:
SOKKP@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://kkpsi-zx.org/
President:
Aleksander Bevensee
Advisor:
Ken Corbett
Twitter:
@ZX_KKPsi
Make-A-Wish Club
To raise money for Make-A-Wish SC and help grant wishes for children with life-threatening diseases.
E-mail:
sowish@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/maw/
President:
Grant Trevanti
Advisor:
Puri Crowe
No Kid Hungry: USC Chapter
To aid the nationally acclaimed organization Share Our Strenght with their goals.
E-mail:
sonkh@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/nokidhungry
President:
Davontae Singleton
Advisor:
Elaine Chun
Omega Phi Alpha
Omega Phi Alpha is a community service sorority, a group of girls who do service projects together
E-mail:
SOOPA@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/opachi/
President:
Erica Hellmich
Advisor:
Tom Syfert
Twitter:
@OPhiA_USC
Orientation Leaders Association
Aides in the transition of new students to the USC campus
E-mail:
SAORIEN@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.sa.sc.edu/orientation/
President:
Blake Lattier
Advisor:
Merrill Walker
REHABILITATION COUNSELING STUDENT ASSOCIATION (RCSA)

E-mail:
sorcsa@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Sheldon Bolds
Advisor:
Robert Dawson
Rotaract Club at USC

E-mail:
rotaract@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/rotaract/
President:
Nicole Newsom
Advisor:
Louis Dessau
Twitter:
@RotaractUSC
Shelter Saturdays
To volunteer at animal shelters around the Columbia area and to support animals in need.
E-mail:
sossat@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Lucille O'Melveny
Advisor:
Nettie White
Special Olympics at USC

E-mail:
soso@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/soatusc/
President:
Ashley Thon
Advisor:
Janis Leaphart
Twitter:
@SOatUSC
Student United Way
Promotes leadership and service among USC students through volunteering, advocating, and giving back to the university and the surrounding community.
E-mail:
sounited@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/gosuw/
President:
Eric Powers
Advisor:
Theresa Harrison
Twitter:
@SUWatUSC
Students Helping Honduras at the University of South Carolina

E-mail:
sohondur@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.studentshelpinghonduras.org
President:
Catherine Buddin
Advisor:
Casey Giraudy
Twitter:
@SHHatUSC
Tau Beta Sigma

E-mail:
sotaubs@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://epsilonalpha.webs.com/
President:
Shannon Matthews
Advisor:
Rebecca Phillips
Timmy Global Health at USC

E-mail:
sotimmy@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/timmyglobalhealth
President:
Avni Patel
Advisor:
Berten Ely
Twitter:
@TimmyAtUSC
Together We Rise: USC Chapter

E-mail:
sotwr@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.web.sa.sc.edu/twrusc
President:
Courtney Morrow
Advisor:
Jonathan Edwards
Twitter:
@TWRUSC
TOMS at University of South Carolina
To educate the USC campus about the TOMS movement: every pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need.
E-mail:
sotoms@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://tomsatusc
President:
Ashley Widman
Advisor:
Thaddeus Davis
Twitter:
@TOMSatUSC
Trew Friends
To increase the number of registered organ donors and raise awareness of the importance of organ donations among all ages through educating, advocating, and grass roots organizing.
E-mail:
sotrew@mailbox.sc.edu
President:
Jenna LeBrun
Advisor:
Patrick Hickey
Twitter:
@trewfriendsUSC
Undergraduate Social Work Student Association
To encourage fellowship and on-campus participation of undergraduate social work majors and minors.
E-mail:
souswsa@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/uswsa
President:
Ashlyn Bradley
Advisor:
Susan Parlier
University Ambassadors
Represents USC and to impact its vital history, opportunities, attributes and benefits when welcoming visitors to campus
E-mail:
SOUNIAMB@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/ambassadors
President:
Austin McCullough
Advisor:
Denise Wellman
Up 'Til Dawn

E-mail:
soutd@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://fundraising.stjude.org/UniversityofSouthCarolina
President:
Elena Nelson
Advisor:
Denise Wellman
Twitter:
@StJudeUSCUTD
Uplifting Athletes

E-mail:
soupath@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://www.upliftingathletes.com
President:
Connor Mclaurin
Advisor:
Chris Rogers
Waverly After School Program
To assist in the personal and educational development of children living in the vicinity of the university, particularly the Waverly Community.
E-mail:
SOGAMECO@mailbox.sc.edu
URL:
http://web.sa.sc.edu/waverlycenter/Waverly_Center/Welcome.htm
President:
Davontae Singleton
Advisor:
Susan Alexander