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Hospitality management student awarded $25,000 scholarship of excellence

Faculty and staff at the University of South Carolina have known Florencia Laber was a rising star since she first arrived on campus. The Statler Foundation has now confirmed it, awarding the senior hospitality management major its $25,000 Scholarship of Excellence.

HRSM students research around the globe with help from Magellan Scholar Award

At the UofSC, learning is never limited to the four walls of a classroom, the Columbia campus, or even to the U.S. Programs like the Magellan Scholar Award help make it possible for Gamecocks to go anywhere in the world to pursue knowledge and build the foundation for great careers.

Alumna Ashley Owens helping make "Yeah, THAT Greenville" a top destination

Ashley Owens learned a difficult lesson early: there is no magic word or formula that brings instant success. Five years after graduating from the University of South Carolina, Owens is now sales manager for VisitGreenvilleSC, but it took patience and hard work to get there.

October 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

Here’s a quick list of just a few of the accomplishments and milestones from across the college this month!

Students gain unique educational experience at New York Fashion Week

As the fashion world converged in New York for Fashion Week, two UofSC College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management students were treated to a one-of-a-kind educational experience thanks to a collaboration between the university, Collegiate Licensing Company, and IMG's fashion events division.

Fashion is life: UofSC Retailing Department expands career options for students by integrating technology

The university's Department of Retailing is making it its mission to connect curriculum to the dynamic job market demands and expanding the opportunities to work in fashion in a much broader context.

UofSC sport management researchers reveal bots' role in NFL anthem protest

When San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem in 2016, it set off a Twitter storm like few others and began a polarizing debate and movement which continues three years later.

Student-run restaurant at McCutchen House to open for fall semester

One of the best restaurants in town is on campus at the University of South Carolina, and customers get to contribute to a hands-on learning experience for students while eating a great meal.

UofSC wedding planning class announces winners of 'Love Story Wedding'

The biggest moments in their relationship have happened at the University of South Carolina, and now Jillian Owens and Brad Morris will have a free wedding thanks to students in the university's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management.

September 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

Here’s a quick list of just a few of the accomplishments and milestones from across the college this month!

 

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