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Events for Students

See what events are open to students this week at UofSC. For a list of university events open to the public, please visit the UofSC Calendar of Events.


Friday, Feb. 27 

2-3 p.m. — Skill Builders: Marketing Your Experience

When: Friday, Feb. 27, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Russell House 227
Cost: Free

This interactive workshop will help you more effectively articulate your experiences on a resume or in an interview. Whether your experiences are in student leadership positions, jobs and internships, community service, or something else, we can help you market them in a way that makes you a more competitive applicant for jobs, internships, awards, and scholarships.

2-4:30 p.m. — Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

When: Friday, Feb. 27, 2-4:30 p.m.
Where: Russell House Room 203
Cost: Free

Learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicidal person and early signs of depression. Register online

7 p.m. — Carolina BeYOUtiful Week: Stroll Out Stigma

When: Friday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
Where: Johnson Auditorium (Room 101), Darla Moore School of Business
Cost: Free

Strolling involves members of a group lining up and dancing uniformly in a forward movement, which exemplifies solidarity and pride. Participants will stroll out the negative impact of body shame and stigma

Saturday, Feb. 28

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Service Saturday 

When: Saturday, Feb. 28, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Check-in at Russell House
Cost: Free

Transportation and lunch are provided and volunteers will return to campus by 1 p.m. 

Sunday, March 1 

All fall and academic year study abroad program applications are due 

All fall and academic year study abroad program applications are due 

Summer Global Classroom (faculty-led program) applications are due 

Summer Global Classroom (faculty-led program) applications are due 

Monday, March 2 

10 a.m.-2 p.m. — The Clothesline Project

When: Monday, March 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Greene Street
Cost: Free

The Clothesline Project is a national campaign that started in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women and sexual assault. It is a vehicle for women and men affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a T-shirt. There are different colored shirts for different types of violence. SAVIP will be out on Greene Street throughout March and April hosting live painting events. Feel free to stop by to show your support for survivors and paint a shirt to be displayed on the clothesline Monday, April 13.

3:30 p.m. — Skill Builders Webinar: Effective Communication

When: Monday, March 2
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Join the Leadership and Service Center for an online workshop about effective communication. Learn more about your own communication style and how to work with people with different styles, along with general principles of effective communication.

Tuesday, March 3 

3-4 p.m. — TED Talk Tuesday

When: Tuesday, March 3, 3-4 p.m.
Where: Russell House 227
Cost: Free

Join staff from the Leadership and Service Center in a weekly discussion of a TED Talk. Participants will view a TED talk and then engage in a discussion of the idea presented.

5-8 p.m. — Going-away bash for Chef Marcelo

When: Tuesday, March 3, 5-8 p.m.
Where:
Bates Diner (1423 Whaley Street)

Come join us as we say goodbye to Marcelo and celebrate Brazil's rich heritage and culture at Bates Diner (1423 Whaley Street).

5:30-7:30 p.m. — Women’s Self-Defense Class

When: Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: USCPD, 1415 Henderson St.
Cost: Free

UofSC’s USC’s Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention and the Division of Law Enforcement and Safety have teamed up to offer this lecture-only workshop for women. Open to all students, faculty and staff. Register online

6-9 p.m. — 16th Annual World Night

When: Tuesday, March 3, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Russell House Ballroom
Cost: Free

World Night is an annual celebration of the different cultures on campus. There will be free dinner, music, performances from various organizations and more.

Wednesday, March 4

Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off hat sale at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore

When: Wednesday, March 4-Friday, March 6
Where: Russell House Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Cost: Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off

Creed Champion Award Nomination deadline

The Carolinian Creed Champion Award started in 2012 to recognize individuals who have made significant and extraordinary contributions to the Carolina community while embodying the values espoused in the Carolinian Creed. University of South Carolina-Columbia faculty, staff, and students may be nominated for the award.

6 p.m. — Karaoke Night

When: Wednesday, March 4, 6 p.m.
Where: Gamecock Park (Second Floor of Russell House)
Cost: Free

Thursday, March 5

Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off hat sale at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore

When: Wednesday, March 4-Friday, March 6
Where: Russell House Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Cost: Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off

4:30 p.m. — Skill Builders: Communication and Networking

When: Thursday, March 5, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Russell House 227
Cost: Free

This interactive workshop provides participants with the skills necessary to improve their communication abilities and understanding of their own communication style. Practical tips for engaging in effective networking will also be discussed.

7 p.m. — Diversity Dialogue - They Said WHAT?!

When: Thursday, March 5, 7 p.m.
Where: Bates West Social Room
Cost: Free

Language is constantly changing, with new words and phrases created every few months. In collaboration with Bates West and the Residence Hall Association, OMSA will be presenting the Diversity Dialogue, "They Said WHAT?!" Come out for dinner to learn about what's offensive and what's not

Friday, March 6

Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off hat sale at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore

When: Wednesday, March 4-Friday, March 6
Where: Russell House Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Cost: Buy-one-get-one 50 percent off

Multicultural Assistance Peer Program application deadline

Apply here

Leadership and Service Awards nomination deadline

Apply here

Supervisor of the Year nomination deadline

Nominate here

The Dating Game application deadline

Apply here