News and Announcements
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for all of our most recent news and announcements.
Fifteen individuals will be recognized for their contributions to the health care
field and their service to the School of Medicine at the annual Alumni and Dean's
Awards Dinner on Oct. 4 (Friday). The Awards Dinner will be held at Stone River in
West Columbia from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person and available
. Please RSVP by September 23 (Monday).
We had 178 gradutes this semester, including our first 19 Master of Science in Physician
Assistant Studies students. Photos from the Graduate Student Hooding are available
School of Medicine SmugMug.
April 1, you will be able to login to the new HR/Payroll system using your network username and password. Multifactor authentication will be required.
Visit the project website for additional details and important alerts.
Important changes you will see include:
The new Human Capital Management (HCM) system replaces VIP. You can login at
Your paycheck stub will look different, with a new format and more information.
You will be able to have up to three direct deposit accounts – instead of just one
with the current system.
A simpler interface will make it easy to view and manage information – pay, personal,
eForms will replace paper forms in many HR, payroll and benefits processes.
On July 1, 2018, Jeffrey Perkins, CPA, CIA, CHFR, MBA, relinquished his roles as chief
of staff and associate dean for administration and finance for the School of Medicine
to focus his attention on his role as USC associate vice president for business &
finance and medical business affairs (AVP).
Based on the recommendation of an advisory committee and a review of his qualifications,
Executive Dean Les Hall has selected Derek Payne to fill the new position of assistant
dean for administration and finance, effective July 1, 2018.