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Carolina Food Co. offers healthy ways to fuel up for finals

With final exams on the horizon, your health and wellness should be one of your top priorities and it all starts with eating right. We recently spoke with Tanya Miceli, a registered dietician with the Carolina Food Co., to get her take on how you can make good food choices that satisfy your stomach while also stimulating your brain.

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Let's Get to Work

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

Jotaka Eaddy

UofSC alumna uses politics, technology to elevate the 'underestimated'

Jotaka Eaddy, a 2001 political science graduate and the first Black woman elected as the university’s student body president, is the founder and CEO of a Washington-based social impact consulting firm specializing in strategy development, management consulting, public affairs and community engagement.



UofSC Honored with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education® Recognition

The University of South Carolina earned its 12th-straight Tree Campus Higher Education® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management in 2020.

UofSC to host QEP virtual kickoff

UofSC Columbia and regional Palmetto College campuses will hold a virtual kickoff for its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Faculty, staff and students are invited to tune in on Tuesday (March 23) at 3 p.m.

Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download to your mobile device.

Cliff Apartments removed to make way for Campus Village

After a year on hold, the Campus Village project has resumed.

Student Government announced election results

Student Government elections came to a close last week and winners have been announced.

Bateman team promotes digital civility pledge

The UofSC Bateman team, which is competing in a national case study competition through the Public Relations Student Society of America, is implementing a PR campaign promoting civility in public discourse.

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Student Events

Jonathan Pellitteri: Canary in the Coalmine

Ongoing through Thursday, May. 27, 2021

Location: McMaster Gallery

Mental Health First Aid Training

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

SAFE Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 302, Russell House University Union 303, Russell House University Union 304

Earth Day Pop-Up Shop

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Location: RHUU Greene Street Space 01, RHUU Greene Street Space 02, Greene Street Middle, RHUU Greene Street - Stage

Family and Friends

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Student Safe Zone Workshop

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

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Dates and Deadlines

Last Day of Classes

Monday, Apr. 26, 2021

Reading Day

Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021

Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturdays)

Ongoing through Wednesday, May. 5, 2021

Commencement Exercises in Columbia

Ongoing through Saturday, May. 8, 2021

Memorial Day (no classes)

Monday, May. 31, 2021

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Stories for Students

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A presidential conversation with Issy Rushton

President Bob Caslen and host Sally McKay revisit the past year with Issy Rushton, the Student Government president who was elected just as the COVID-19 pandemic began in earnest.

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UofSC announces May commencement speakers

Newly appointed U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and S.C. Rep. G. Murrell Smith Jr. will receive honorary degrees and address University of South Carolina graduates during May commencement ceremonies on the Columbia campus.

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