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Announcements

Nourish your mind and body this Wellness Week

Student Health Services wants everyone at UofSC to learn about their bodies and minds during Wellness Week, Oct. 28- Nov. 4. The week will include information sessions and lectures about everything from sexual health to domestic violence. All events are free for students, faculty and staff.

Students host swab drive to 'Be the Match'

Eric Villeneuve, a junior criminal justice major, is hoping to get more University of South Carolina students registered with the national Be The Match bone marrow registry. Along with a group of students, he has started UofSC's own Be the Match student organization.

Enter to win Carolinian Creed contest

Apply for the Creed and Diversity Day contest for a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Submissions should answer the question "what does the Carolinian Creed mean to me?" and address the presence, or absence, of the Creed's values on campus.

Applications available for outstanding senior award

The University of South Carolina's Honors and Awards Commission is accepting applications for the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges award. Students who apply will be considered for the honor of Outstanding Senior at UofSC.

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Stories for Students

A president with pride

A president with pride

Devon Sherrell knows he is one of the lucky ones when it comes to his "story." The junior political science student said he knew from a very young age that he was gay, so when he came out his friends and family in high school, he was relieved that no one seemed to have a problem. Knowing that is not the case for everyone, the now president of the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance organization has dedicated his time to supporting the the LGBT community.

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

Dawn Staley didn't attend the UofSC, but she still considers herself a Gamecock. On the court, the women's basketball coach has filled a trophy case with awards. Off the court, Staley has raised money for a children's charity. The My Carolina Alumni Association named Staley an Honorary Life Member for the way she's represented our university.

Master of crime fiction chose UofSC for his papers

Master of crime fiction chose UofSC for his papers

Elmore Leonard, the master of American crime fiction, knew exactly where he wanted his papers to go. He decided after a quick trip to the University of South Carolina shortly before his death in 2013, when he was awarded the university's Thomas Cooper Medal. "He went to visit the library and he was blown away," his son Peter Leonard says.

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