Student Gateway

Play it safe

In your residence hall or apartment, on campus, around town and at the game, it's important to watch our for your own safety and the well-being of others. Here are a few tips: 

 

Ballin' on a budget

It can be challenging to find ways to beat boredom and FOMO when you’re a broke college student. Luckily there is always something fun and more importantly free happening right here on campus. Here’s a look at some entertaining activities and events that both you and your wallet will enjoy this semester.

students working togther at a table in a coffee shop

Let's Get to Work

Check out this week's highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare by the numbers

“We know what we are,” Shakespeare once wrote, “but know not what we may be.” If only the old Bard could have sat in on “Mathematics for Shakespeare,” an Honors College course at the University of South Carolina. He would have learned how to take the full measure for measure of his own literary works, using statistical software and linear algebra to probe and pose questions about everything from his sonnets to soliloquies.

 

Announcements

Healthy Carolina to launch new resiliency series

Healthy Carolina is introducing a new opportunity called the Resiliency Project. The series will allow you to engage in interactive sessions to help increase your ability to bounce back and fail forward in response to life challenges.

Deadlines approaching for Leadership and Service Awards

The Leadership and Service Award recognize outstanding Gamecocks who exemplify leadership or community service. The deadline to nominate a student, organization, faculty or staff member for a Leadership and Service award is Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. and the deadline to apply for the awards is Feb. 19.

New year, new you?

Healthy Carolina's guide to reaching your health and wellness goals in the new year by crafting the right, smart goal.

Parking/transportation changes for spring 2020

The new Greene Street Bridge construction and more spring events at Founders Park change parking options available for South Carolina students, faculty and staff for the spring semester.

Postal Services sets 3 spring Passport Fairs

This spring, Postal Services will offer three passport fairs in its student mail center in the Russell House in January and February. Passport processing will be available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 7 and Feb. 21.

Swipe Out Hunger program assists students dealing with food insecurity

Student Government, in partnership with Aramark, launched Swipe Out Hunger to aid students dealing with food insecurity, which is the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food.

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Student Events

Ask a Socialist

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 07

Carolina Productions Presents Defying Gravity

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: Greene Street Middle

Getting Started in Research Workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: Gambrell 150 (PC Lab)

Face to Face Friends General Body Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: Russell House University Union 303

Carolina Productions Interest Meetings

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

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Dates and Deadlines


Stories for Students

Students hanging out in the Golden Spur Game room. In the front of the photo several students are playing foosball and in the background there are students playing pool.

Ballin' on a budget

There is always something fun and more importantly free happening right on campus. Here’s a look at some entertaining activities and events that both you and your wallet will enjoy this semester.

Mark Bieger

Meet Mark Bieger

Mark Bieger, a retired Army colonel and 1991 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, was named chief of staff for President Bob Caslen in early January. Bieger served previously as chief of staff at West Point and headed a training brigade at Fort Jackson in Columbia from 2012 to 2014.

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