Table of Contents

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Information for specific audiences:

Leadership Distinction:
Professional and Civic Engagement

Sample Enhancement Activities

Note: This list is provided solely to give examples. Students should select activities available and appropriate for their professional and civic engagement interests.


Conference Examples
  • South Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children Fall Conference, Columbia Convention Center, October 4-6, 2012
  • Student Leadership and Diversity Conference, February 2, 2013
  • American Nuclear Society Student Conference, April 14-17, 2001, Atlanta, GA

Council/Government Meeting Examples (off-campus)
  • Richland County Council
  • Columbia City Council
  • Chamber of Commerce

Committee Work/Events Examples (on campus)
  • Career Fest
  • The Greater Good, November 1, 2012, Capstone Campus Room

Job Shadowing and Externships


Lecture Examples
  • So I’ve got a degree in science, where do I go from here?”, Bob Bundy, Jan. 29, USC Lancaster
  • HealthCare Reform, October 5, 2012, Robbie Kerr and Thornton Kirby, Kennedy Lecture Series, Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center, Russell House Theatre

Living and Learning Community Sample Programs
  • Business Community
  • Journalism and Mass Communications Community
  • Major and Career Exploration Community
  • Preston’s Residential College Leadership Programs

Work Shop Examples
  • Exploring the World of Work, Career Center
  • Service Leadership Institute, August 19-22, 2012, Offices of Community Service and Leadership Programs
Beyond the Classroom Experiences Database

See the USC Connect Searchable Beyond the Classroom Experiences Database for current opportunities.


Contact Us

Find us on Facebook USC Connect on Twitter

Please contact us with any questions or comments:

USC Connect
Thomas Cooper Library, Suite L132
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-3272

Irma Van Scoy, Executive Director
Damara Hightower-Davis, Assistant Director
Natalie Smith-Kenner, Administrative Coordinator
Nicholas (Nick) Vaught, Student Services Coordinator

Student Representative Board


Other important links:

Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-2808 • provost@sc.edu