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First-year Gamecocks find community through Pillars for Carolina

Katie Slick and Cody Markow, student co-directors of Pillars for Carolina, say the program builds community and confidence among incoming first-year Gamecocks. The student-led program offers extended orientation sessions focused on leadership, self-discovery, service and engagement on campus. There’s also plenty of time for fun and making new friends.

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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.

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Awards Day

Each spring the university recognizes accomplishments in service, scholarship, leadership and character within our student community at Awards Day.



Register now for the 2022 Summer Research Symposium

The Office of Undergraduate Research will host the 2022 Summer Research Symposium to showcase undergraduate scholarship.

New parking permit option for commuting students

A special Bull Street District Park and Ride permit will be available to commuting students for the academic year.

How to fix maintenance issues, keep your classroom or office clean

Summer is a great time to get maintenance issues fixed and the best way to do that is to submit a work request form to Facilities Services, which handles maintenance requests for all educational and general buildings on campus.

Register for summer 2022 intramural sports

Summer 2022 intramural activities are now open for registration.

Crick named 2022 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students

Collin Crick has received the 2022 Outstanding Advocate for First-Year Students Award for his contribution to serving first-year students through teaching, advising and mentoring.

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Student Events

Format Check Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation

Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2022

Location: See event description for more details.

Night at the Columbia Fireflies!

Thursday, Jul. 7, 2022

Location: See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Teaching Statement Workshop

Friday, Jul. 8, 2022

Location: See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Diversity Statement Writing Workshop

Monday, Jul. 11, 2022

Location: See event description for more details.

Stargazing at the Melton Observatory

Monday, Jul. 11, 2022

Location: Melton Observatory 201

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Stories for Students

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Michael Amiridis named Great Immigrant by Carnegie Corporation of New York

Michael Amiridis, who becomes 30th president of the University of South Carolina on July 1, has been named to the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s annual list of Great Immigrants. This year’s list, announced today, honors 34 naturalized citizens whose contributions and actions have enriched and strengthened our society and our democracy.

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HRSM professor researches topic outside his field, but inside his heart

Khalid Ballouli knows first-hand what life is like for an aspiring professional ballplayer. It was his personal experience, which included six years as a pitcher in the minor leagues after playing for the Southeastern Conference’s Texas A&M University, that led him to his 10-year research project interviewing young players and their families about their experiences in travel baseball.

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