Announcement & Forms  |  2014 Awardees

The Research Initiative for Summer Engagement (RISE) program provides financial support to faculty members at senior and regional campuses for summer salary, research supplies, travel related to research and undergraduate student support. Faculty members can also use these funds to spend the summer collaborating with USC Columbia faculty members.

he Office of the Vice President for Research is very pleased to recognize the 2014 RISE awardees from our Senior and Regional Campuses.

Click on the campus names below to view the list of awardees from the corresponding campus.


USC Aiken  |  USC Beaufort  |  USC Upstate  |  USC Lancaster  |  USC Salkehatchie  |  USC Sumter  | 


Principal Investigator



Park Bucker

Dorothy Parker Gone to Market: An Examination of the Profession of Authorship for a Major American Humorist

USC Sumter

Kajal Ghoshroy

Botany of Thomas Walter (1740-1789) and William Summers (1815-1875) in South Carolina

USC Sumter

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