Faculty and Staff Announcements
July 30, 2019, Koby Padgett
University of South Carolina Postal Services will operate on a limited summer schedule through Aug. 20, going to one morning delivery and collection across campus each day instead of fall and spring semester norm of two.
July 18, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina Controller’s Office captured the Certificate of Achievement in Finance Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
July 11, 2019, Koby Padgett
Maintenance work will close the parking lot at Blossom and Park streets (lot AD1) Monday through Wednesday (July 15-17). Three handicap spaces will be available in the lot that is normally open to anyone on the Columbia campus with a parking pass. Parking Services recommends the lot across Blossom Street (AD3) or in the Greek Village as alternates during the maintenance.
May 29, 2019, Koby Padgett
Midlands area high schools hold their graduations in Colonial Life Arena starting this Friday morning for the next nine days, and people visiting the area may experience more traffic than usual during the summer months.
May 08, 2019, Koby Padgett
With commencement ceremonies set for Friday and Saturday (May 10-11), Parking and Transportation Services urges all faculty, staff and visitors to allow for additional time to navigate traffic and consider utilizing shuttle service while traveling to Colonial Life Arena this weekend.
April 26, 2019
USC Upstate Chancellor Brendan Kelly is named the interim president of the university as of Aug. 1.
April 26, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina has been recognized for its sustainable building practices by the US Green Building Council. The group certified the Center for Health and Well-Being as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Gold.
April 18, 2019, Skylar Pritchard
The President’s Awards, Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards were presented at the annual University Awards Day, held April 18 on the historic Horseshoe. More than 200 Carolina students were honored at this annual celebration.
April 08, 2019, Jeff Stensland
Sally McKay, a veteran communicator with deep ties to the University of South Carolina and the Midlands community, has been selected to serve as interim university chief communications officer and interim director of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
March 28, 2019, Keisa Gunby
The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Association are observing Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5 to support and share appreciation of the more than 6,200 graduate students at UofSC.
March 19, 2019, Catherine Jobe
The University of South Carolina has been designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for the 2019-20 period. This recognition is given to institutions that have developed plans to coordinate faculty, staff and students to be more engaged in civic voting.
March 18, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina is hosting the first and second rounds of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Colonial Life Arena, March 22-24, welcoming thousands of visitors to campus and the city of Columbia for the event. The city, the COMET bus service and the university have created a transportation plan for the week for visitors and regular commuters.
March 14, 2019, Koby Padgett
With crews coming in to set up for the NCAA Tournament in Colonial Life Arena, parking lot FS10, located behind the arena on Gadsden Street, will lose over half its spaces on March 18-19. The lot will be completely closed to faculty and staff over March 20-24.
March 08, 2019, Koby Padgett
Construction of a new column at Pendleton and Bull streets begins Monday, March 11.
March 07, 2019, Mia Grimm
The Blatt PE Center is offering free body composition analysis and fitness consultations to all UofSC faculty and staff for the rest of the semester.
February 25, 2019, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina Postal Services office invites the Columbia community to apply for passports each Saturday in March at their 1600 Hampton St. location.
February 22, 2019, Koby Padgett
Due to the renovation of Close-Hipp, the 1700 block of College Street near Capstone will be closed temporarily.
February 12, 2019, Mia Grimm
Nominations are open for this award which recognizes individuals who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the academic or personal lives of first-year students.
February 07, 2019, Keisa Gunby
Faculty and academic departments are encouraged to submit an online form to recommend classrooms for enhancements to be done the summer of 2020.
February 07, 2019, Keisa Gunby
All department chairs and deans that approve the outside professional activities of faculty must watch two training videos each year.
January 29, 2019, Mia Grimm
The Koger Center for the Arts is seeking participants among UofSC faculty, staff and students to find out how it is living up to its reputation and expectations.
January 23, 2019, Keisa Gunby
UofSC invites applications and nominations for the position of director of USC Connect. Time commitment/effort is up to 12 months/100% and is negotiable.