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Help UofSC win College Colors Day competition

Help UofSC win the Spirit Cup and a $10,000 scholarship donation in the College Colors Day competition.

Orientation team leader applications due Sept. 5

The Office of New Student Orientation welcomes applications from prospective orientation team leaders through Friday, Sept. 5.

Intramural sports registration deadline Aug. 27

Want to get involved in Intramural Sports? Registration is open for all sports through Aug. 27.

Group Exercise preview week Aug. 21-29

Come try out one of the 70+ group exercise classes offered at the Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center and the Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center from August 21-29 for free.

Deadline to apply for Organizational Leaders Program Sept. 5

Register by 4 p.m. on Sept. 5 for the Organizational Leaders Program, an 8-week leadership certificate program to provide student organization leaders with the necessary tools and skills to become successful organizational leaders.

Deadline to register for Parents Weekend 2014 Sept. 5

Families attending Parents Weekend 2014 must register by 4 p.m. on Sept. 5. Parents Weekend will be held Sept. 26-28.

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Stories for Students

Going into business

Going into business

Senior computer science majors Andrew Askins and Bill Brower along with recent alumnus Austin Price kick-started Krit this summer, a start-up venture they hope will make graphic designers' work easier and impact Columbia's tech community.

Big impact: Concussion awareness

Big impact: Concussion awareness

In 17 years as an athletic trainer at South Carolina's Pelion High School, UofSC graduate George Wham has seen his share of sports-related concussions. In fact, last year, student athletes at his school experienced at least 30 of them, 12 just in football. Because of Wham, those students and hundreds just like them across the state will get better assessments and treatment following their injuries.

'It's not about the grades, it's about the learning'

'It's not about the grades, it's about the learning'

The last time Joe McElveen was a freshman at the University of South Carolina, Lyndon Johnson was in the White House and the Vietnam War was playing on the nightly news. But after taking two courses this summer as a warm-up, the 64-year-old retired oncologist has a full load scheduled for the fall.

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