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ESSAY FEATURE: Inundated

ESSAY FEATURE: Inundated

Record rainfall in October 2015 caused widespread flooding and devastation in Columbia. UofSC staff members worked around the clock to ensure student safety and to provide essential services.

ESSAY FEATURE: Why I Serve

ESSAY FEATURE: Why I Serve

As spirit chair of UofSC's Relay For Life team, Stephanie Pacheco encourages others to work hard in the fight against cancer. Pacheco needs no extra encouragement. Her motivation is her family.

Out to lunch

Out to lunch

Out to Lunch, a longstanding program run by the Student Success Center in partnership with Carolina Dining Services, was started as a way to improve interaction outside the classroom by encouraging students to invite their instructors to a meal and then talk about — well, that’s up to them.

Student documentary gives viewers something to chew on

Student documentary gives viewers something to chew on

Real food, as in fair, local, humane and ecologically sound, was something that Ryan Gaucher says his group had “moderate interest” in before filming its documentary, “Something to Chew On.” But Gaucher and classmates Cole Haltom, Coleman Krietemeyer and Colin Rex were able to use a class assignment to better understand and improve their community.

There's a M.A.P.P. for that

There's a M.A.P.P. for that

UofSC's Multicultural Assistance Peer Program helps students of color find everything they need to fit in, have fun and get the most from their college experience.

ESSAY FEATURE: Expert Advice

ESSAY FEATURE: Expert Advice

Hilary Lichterman, associate director of residence life, University Housing, describes the residential curriculum and its implementation at UofSC.

Preston's neighborhood

Preston's neighborhood

French professor Lara Lomicka Anderson loves being part of and building communities. As the newly named principal of Preston Residential College, she and her family will move into the residence hall, where they will experience the college journey with undergraduates for the next three years.

Sail away

Sail away

Five years ago, there was no Gamecock Sailing Club. Today, there’s an active club with up to 80-plus members during any given semester. Meanwhile, the club’s president, a senior finance major who graduates this week, hopes to turn her passion into a career in the sailing industry.

After the flood

After the flood

When a 1,000-year deluge inundated the city of Columbia, University of South Carolina students rolled up their sleeves.

UofSC honors top students at Awards Day

UofSC honors top students at Awards Day

The University of South Carolina presented its top honors, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan and Steven N. Swanger awards, to four graduating seniors during the university’s annual Awards Day ceremony Thursday on the historic Horseshoe.

Helping women teach each other to LEAD

Helping women teach each other to LEAD

Helping her peers, especially other young women, find their leadership voice is Caroline Westberg’s passion. She has spent the past year – her senior year at the University of South Carolina – creating Women LEAD. On Wednesday, Westberg was named the 2016 Outstanding Woman of the Year.

Supplemental Instruction program earns national honors

Supplemental Instruction program earns national honors

UofSC's Supplemental Instruction program has been named the 2016 Oustanding SI Program by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction.

ESSAY FEATURE: Walk This Way

ESSAY FEATURE: Walk This Way

If you're looking for a path to success, find someone who has done what you want to do and follow in his or her footsteps. If you've already been down that path, show someone else the way. It's called mentoring, and at UofSC it leads to great things — we've got the programs to prove it.

ESSAY FEATURE: Why I Serve

ESSAY FEATURE: Why I Serve

Even with two majors and a minor, Jory Fleming still finds time to volunteer in the community. And so does his service dog, Daisy.

On the hunt for conservation

On the hunt for conservation

Teamwork, leadership, passion and hard work. These are just some of the words, Austin Royal and Patrick Pope would use to describe the success of their student organization, Ducks Unlimited at the University of South Carolina.

Heart Walk team dedicated to awareness

Heart Walk team dedicated to awareness

The university's team for the Midlands Heart Walk this year is being led by the girlfriend and friend of a UofSC police officer who lost his battle with heart disease at the age of 29.

Interns get real-world experience on national stage

Interns get real-world experience on national stage

Jill Goodtree, Olivia Currey and Richard Lipkin are interns for the university’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs. The three public relations majors in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications had the opportunity to work for CNN during the television network’s two “town hall” events at the UofSC law school, leading up to the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries held in South Carolina in February.

Fostering leadership and diversity

Fostering leadership and diversity

For 30 years, the University of South Carolina has brought together students around the region to talk about leadership and diversity. This year, students and faculty from across the SEC also will be part of that conversation.

Gateway to opportunity

Gateway to opportunity

Vernon Pryor came to Carolina through the Gamecock Gateway program, and the sophomore electrical engineering major has since earned a scholarship that covers all of his educational costs until graduation. The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship also guarantees him a job as a civilian employee in the Department of Defense for three years after graduation.

  

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