Faculty and Staff Announcements
December 15, 2020, Jeff Stensland
Based on enrollment expectations for Fall 2021 and strong retention of current students for the spring semester, the University of South Carolina announced Tuesday it would eliminate previously planned employee furloughs for the upcoming semester.
November 25, 2020, Koby Padgett
Due to many university buildings being secured for the remainder of 2020, Postal Services is stopping campus delivery until 2021. Departments can pick up USPS and campus mail at 1600 Hampton St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Monday through Friday starting on Mon., November 30.
November 06, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
The Student Leadership and Diversity Conference is accepting educational session applications for our 2021 virtual conference from now until Dec. 4. Students, Graduate Assistants, Staff, Faculty and Community members are encouraged to apply.
November 06, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
There are now seven Amazon locker locations on campus. The lockers are fully automated and allow for package pick up and return for all Amazon customers. Students can select these pick up locations at checkout for many of their Amazon purchases allowing them 24/7 access with more control over pick up location.
October 28, 2020, Keisa Gunby
Alice Scott, Ph.D., will lead "Recognizing and Responding to Racial Trauma in Academia" on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
October 23, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
Nominations for the International Student Achievement Award nominations are due Nov. 11.
October 22, 2020
The University of South Carolina is asking students, faculty and staff for their help to determine how widespread COVID-19 has been in our community by getting a no cost (FREE) antibody test.
October 09, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
Voting for Best of Carolina 2021 is officially open. Best of Carolina is Garnet Media's annual publication that features the spots across campus and the city of Columbia that our community has picked as the “best of” during an open nomination and voting period.
October 01, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
Students, faculty and staff who have recovered from COVID-19 can help to fight the disease caused by the coronavirus by donating their plasma at the convalescent plasma drive on Tuesday (Oct. 6) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center for Health and Well-Being.
September 11, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
The Fall 2020 Education Abroad Virtual Fair will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on Handshake.
September 03, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
Applications new University 101 Peer Leaders are open. Students who plan to study abroad during spring 2021 or wish to be considered for a fall interview and early decision should apply by Oct. 20. All other candidates must apply by the regular decision deadline on Jan. 20.
August 06, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
There are new operating hours at Strom now until Aug 16. Closing times are used for disinfecting the facility. Staff disinfect high touch surfaces and equipment during this time.
August 05, 2020
Spring and summer 2020 graduates will be honored in a pre-recorded virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8.
July 30, 2020, Keisa Gunby
The Office of the Provost is requesting applications and nominations for the director of faculty affairs. The deadline for applications is Aug. 16.
July 12, 2020, Jeff Stensland
Due to testing interruptions caused by COVID-19, students applying for freshman admission to the UofSC Columbia campus will not be required to submit standardized SAT or ACT test scores for the spring, summer or fall 2021 terms.
May 18, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
The funds that University of South Carolina Dance Marathon (USCDM) raised in 2020 have directly impacted the Child Life Program at Prisma Health Children's Hospital’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 22, 2020, Koby Padgett
The University of South Carolina Controller’s Office earned its ninth-consecutive Certificate of Achievement in Finance Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2019.
April 16, 2020
The Moore School’s annual pitch competition, The Proving Ground, will be streamed on Facebook Live at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21.
April 10, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
UofSC’s AdTeam won 2nd place at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 3 level of the National Student Advertising Competition.
February 26, 2020
Student staff members from Garnet Media Group and Garnet & Black magazine – one of Garnet Media Group’s partner organizations – earned local honors at the annual American Advertising Awards gala on Feb. 22, 2020 in Columbia.
February 21, 2020, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina approved a sweeping plan Friday to boost faculty salaries, helping to make compensation on the Columbia campus more competitive with other peer research institutions across the nation.
February 20, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
The Cooper Production Studio at Thomas Cooper Library is now open. Record, edit and create in the new audio/video studio. No AV or software experience is necessary, just attend training then reserve a time to start using the studio.
February 16, 2020, Jeff Stensland
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees adopted a new set of policies Friday (Feb. 14) designed to address and eliminate potential external influence on board decisions. The board also adopted a new oath of office for its members and established a new committee charged with identifying ways to strengthen overall board governance.
February 12, 2020, Jeff Stensland
John H. Dozier, the University of South Carolina’s inaugural chief diversity officer, has accepted a new position leading the Institute Community and Equity Office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
February 04, 2020, Jeff Stensland
After partnering to bring cutting-edge visual inspection technology to the world-famous annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the University of South Carolina and IBM will now bring clients from around the globe to Columbia to see the latest in advanced manufacturing technology.
January 31, 2020
Faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the campus climate survey results through three open forums held Feb. 4-5 in the Russell House Ballroom.
January 31, 2020
Employees can gain access to free tickets for baseball, softball, women's basketball and track and field.
January 30, 2020, Keisa Gunby
Global Carolina is requesting faculty to submit proposals for an international travel grant and a curriculum grant.
January 29, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
Beginning Feb. 12, multifactor authentication via Duo Two Factor Authentication will be required to login to all Office 365 applications including: Outlook email, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Azure and SharePoint.
January 23, 2020, Caleigh McDaniel
The Leadership and Service Award recognize outstanding Gamecocks who exemplify leadership or community service. The deadline to nominate a student, organization, faculty or staff member for a Leadership and Service award is Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. and the deadline to apply for the awards is Feb. 19.
January 16, 2020, Koby Padgett
This spring, Postal Services will offer three passport fairs in its student mail center in the Russell House in January and February. Passport processing will be available from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 7 and Feb. 21.
January 08, 2020, Koby Padgett
As the spring semester begins, University of South Carolina community members will see the start of the biggest building project in school history as the first stage of the Campus Village project begins on the site on Whaley St.