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Announcements, news and all the links a student needs can be found here on the Student Gateway. To find what you need, browse the categories below, click on the plus sign to display links within that category and select the link you want.

Announcements

New Columbia ordinance for renters

Attention off-campus students living in the City of Columbia! Columbia has adopted a new rental property ordinance to better regulate rental property.

USC budget to address strategic needs, state pay package

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees today approved the $1.5 billion budget for the state’s flagship university system that covers FY17 operations at USC’s eight campuses and Palmetto College online.

Offices to check out during the summer

Many on-campus offices are open during the summer and offer the same services as during fall and spring semesters. Without having to worry as much about assignments, projects or tests, students can take advantage of the slower pace to learn something new, change their major or find a job.

Summer days in Columbia

With fewer classes during the summer, there is more time to enjoy what the University of South Carolina and the surrounding areas have to offer. And because of the summer weather, it is a great time to be outdoors and experience Columbia.

Top scholars to join UofSC freshman class

The University of South Carolina will welcome some of the nation’s and the state’s top students for the university’s most valuable and prestigious scholarship program. Recipients of the Stamps, Carolina and Hamilton scholar awards for in-state students and the McNair awards for out-of-state students will join the Carolina community in August.

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Stories for Students

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Soft skills, holistic approach key to well-trained nurses

Training nurses is no easy task. Yes, students need to absorb medical information and learn procedures — but soft skills like communication and diplomacy are important, too. Luckily for students, Clinical Practice Teaching Award winner Selina Hunt McKinney has thought long and hard about how to prepare nurses for the world beyond the classroom.

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