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Announcements

Thanksgiving Break hours

Thanksgiving Break for UofSC means no classes on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and some altered hours of operation the rest of the week. Check out the schedule for dining halls, residence halls and more.

Donate, serve during annual holiday drive

With more than 17% of the population in South Carolina living in poverty, the holidays can be more stressful than spectacular. The Carolina Service Council and the Leadership and Service Center sponsor Carolina Cares, an annual holiday donation drive, to ensure that the holidays are a happy time for all. Students, faculty and staff can donate food for a Thanksgiving meal, write cards for service men and women or fill a stocking for a child to show that Carolina Cares.

Nominate international students for campus award

UofSC students, faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate a graduating international student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has shown a commitment to campus and community engagement.

UofSC gives students free Office 365

The university's partnership with Microsoft is expanding beyond student email to include the entire Office 365 suite of apps for free.

Carolina/Clemson Rivalry Week

A summary of the events and activities celebrating the home state rivalry between the University of South Carolina and Clemson University.

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Stories for Students

Meet new faculty member J.D. Shaw

Meet new faculty member J.D. Shaw

J.D. Shaw joined UofSC's School of Music this fall. A longtime touring performer, Shaw plays the French horn and hopes to raise the profile of the School of Music's French horn studio in the years to come.

Behind the lens, ahead of his time

Behind the lens, ahead of his time

Constantine Manos has always been a little ahead of his time, from having a professional photography gig by the time he finished his first year at Carolina to opposing segregation in editorials written in 1953-54 for The Gamecock. Now, as he looks back on a 60-year photography career that includes four books and countless exhibits around the world, Manos talks about growing up in Columbia and his time at Carolina.

Rediscovering Catawba

Rediscovering Catawba

Beckee Garris grew up on the Catawba Reservation near Rock Hill, S.C. After decades away, she returned to the reservation several years ago and began exploring her own heritage as a student at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, where she also works as the visitors' coordinator at the Native American Studies Center.

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