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Our People

We are home to award-winning scientists, scholars and teachers that span the arts, humanities, natural science and social science disciplines. Combining the strength of tradition with the energy of innovation, our faculty and staff equips students with critical thinking skills necessary for careers in today’s global economy.

Recent Accolades

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Mark Smith

Carolina Distinguished Professor Mark Smith has been appointed by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a member of its South Carolina advisory committee for a four-year term beginning July 17. Smith is a history professor and director of research at the Institute of Southern Studies.

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Three award winners honored at SCCC annual meeting

Annie Thibault, Tracie Lewis and Frank Berger of the Colon Cancer Prevention Network were recently honored with a “Founder Award” at the fourth annual meeting of the Southeastern Colorectal Cancer Consortium in Little Rock, Arkansas. The trio was recognized for recruiting leaders from each of 14 Southeastern states and Puerto Rico, and initiating the annual meeting. The consortium is a regional cooperative that comes together to discuss issues relating to colorectal cancer prevention and screening. Thibault is director of the Colon Cancer Prevention Network, Lewis is the community outreach director, and Berger is the research and outreach director.

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