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Speeches, Remarks and Editorials

President Harris Pastides is called upon to make remarks at major university events from convocation to commencement. Community organizations and local media outlets also seek out his thoughts on education and public health issues. His speeches, remarks and editorials are posted below.

Our Rich Generosity of Spirit

An open letter to the Carolina Family marking the 25th anniversary of the Carolinian Creed, a document created to foster a new age of civility and a generosity of spirit at the University of South Carolina.

Commencement remarks

Speech delivered in May 2015, urging our graduates to see the campus and their experiences through the eyes of changed people