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Events for Students

We've rounded up a list of student events on campus and a sampling of what's happening around town. Unless otherwise noted, UofSC events are free with your Carolina Card. For even more, visit the UofSC Calendar of Events for events open to the public and the Athletics Master Calendar for Gamecock sports schedules.

Monday, Sept. 26

Tuesday, Sept. 27 

ALL DAY  National Voter Registration Day

Where: Tables all across campus

Students will have the opportunity to register to vote or complete an application for absentee ballot at various locations all across campus.

9:30 a.m.— Healthy Carolina Farmers Market - Manage Well

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Greene Street in front of Preston

The Healthy Carolina Farmers Market is a convenient way for USC students, faculty, staff and community members to shop for fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce and sustainable products.

11:30 a.m. — Mutual Expectations: Academic Advising

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Where: RHUU Ballroom

We invite staff advisors, faculty advisors and students to join us for lunch and discussion as we explore common expectations in the academic advising relationship. Advisors- find out from the students themselves what’s working and what’s not. In turn, you’ll be able to share what you expect and hope for from them. We also invite students to share ways that advisers have helped you—or that you wish that they’d helped you. We value your opinion and hope that you’ll join this lively discussion with facilitators and faculty advisers about advisement.

 

We’ll have FREE lunch everyone!


Registration is required for this event.

12 p.m. — Career Fest & the S.E.T. Fair

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Columbia Metropolitan Convention

Held concurrently, Career Fest is for non-technical positions and the S.E.T. Fair is for science, engineering, & technology positions. Employers will be hiring for internship, co-op, and full-time jobs that are available. Employers will be hiring students for internships, co-op, and full-time jobs that are available. #HireAGamecock

3 p.m. — Magellan Scholar Research Award - Workshop

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room 305

Magellan Scholar research award – get up to $3000 to do something YOU are interested in!! Apply for a Magellan Scholar award for your research, scholarship, or creative activities. DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 18 by 5pm. You must have a faculty mentor, a project plan, and attend a workshop to apply.

3 p.m. — Community Pathfinder: Hadas Gold

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 3 - 4 p.m.
Where: Leadership and Service Center

Hadas Gold is a reporter at POLITICO. Hadas comes to POLITICO from a wide range of experiences, from following trash pickers in Argentina with the Pulitzer Center to setting up blind dates and chasing fires at her college paper, The GW Hatchet. Tel Aviv born and Arizona raised, Hadas earned her B.A. in journalism and M.A. in media and public affairs from The George Washington University. Our Community Pathfinder series gives students an opportunity to network with proven leaders. Hosted in the Amphitheater space of the Leadership and Service Center, talks are casual and work to connect students with experienced members of their field of interest.

5:30 p.m. — True Strength Group

When: Tuesday Sept. 27, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Where: Russell House #309

True Strength is an all-male group where men can discuss topics related to interpersonal violence, healthy masculinity, and bystander intervention.

7 p.m. — Civic Engagement Forum - Media in Politics

When: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Russell House University Union Ballroom A

The civic engagement forum series, as a part of the Leadership and Service Center’s Momentum Series, will bring together a diverse group of political media experts to discuss with students their experiences and the knowledge they have gained through their careers on this topic. Panelists will include Hadas Gold - Reporter from Politico in Washington D.C., Amanda Loveday - Former Communications Director for SC Congressman Jim Clyburn, Matt Moore - Chairman of South Carolina Republican Party, and Charles Bierbauer - Dean of the College of Information and Communications. These forums are intended to provide opportunities for students to engage with the most crucial issues in the upcoming elections in a nonpartisan manner.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 

11:30 a.m. — Wellness Wednesday - Mental Health

When: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Greene St.

Struggling with a certain area of your wellness or just not sure what all the areas of wellness are?  Check out Wellness Wednesdays hosted by Student Health Services and the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders to learn more about taking control of your well being.  

12:15 p.m. — Wind Down Wednesday

When: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12:15 -12:45 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room #301

"Do you need a mid-week boost? Join us for mindfulness practice to cultivate an attitude of gratitude and improve productivity by learning mindfulness techniques.
No need to register or reserve a space — come one, come all!
We will begin and end each session with a short introduction to the day’s practice and time to connect as a community. No special equipment or attire is required; bring your own mat, blanket, sitting cushion or props, as desired, to support your practice."

12:30 p.m. — Curbside Wellness Fair

When: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Davis Field

Struggling with a certain area of your wellness or just not sure what all the areas of wellness are? Check out the Curbside Wellness Fair hosted by Student Health Services and the Changing Carolina Peer Leaders to play games, win prizes and learn more about your well being.

Thursday, Sept. 29 

11:30 a.m. — Learn at Lunch Seminar

When: Thursday, Sept. 29, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Green Quad Lounge Room 104

Being a working parent can be tough.  Do you ever feel you do not have enough hands to do it all?  Join Cathy Brant, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the College of Education, for a Babywearing 101 class.  Learn about the benefits of babywearing, the different types of baby carriers, and where to purchase them.

1 p.m. — Build a Collaborative Classroom or Increase Office Productivity using OneNote

When: Thursday, Sept. 29, 1 - 2 p.m.
Where: Thomas Cooper Library, Level 3 Multimedia Classroom (room 304)

Want to go paperless? Looking for a way to revolutionize your teaching and learning or increase office productivity? Experience the power of Microsoft OneNote! A free tool that takes digital notebooks to the extreme while keeping everything together on all of your devices. Organize, create, and collaborate anytime anywhere with text, audio, video, files, digital ink, and so much more!


Technology workshops are sponsored by the Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues (PACWI) and the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE). Each session is open to all USC faculty, staff and students. Workshops are limited to 25 participants and registration is free.

Friday, Sept. 30

11 a.m. — Magellan Scholar Research Award - Workshop

When: Friday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m.
Where: 1600 Hampton St. Room 404U

Magellan Scholar research award – get up to $3000 to do something YOU are interested in!! Apply for a Magellan Scholar award for your research, scholarship, or creative activities. DEADLINE: Tuesday, October 18 by 5pm. You must have a faculty mentor, a project plan, and attend a workshop to apply.

11 a.m. — The 3rd annual Sustainability Showcase: Research & Practice

When: Friday, Sep. 30, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Russell House Ballroom

Learn about how sustainability connects to different disciplines, current student research efforts, and discover opportunities to conduct your own research.

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Monday, Oct. 3