All executive powers of the Student Government are vested in a student body president, student body vice president, speaker of the Student Senate, and student body treasurer who are elected by the student body each Spring semester.
Emily Dengler, Student Body Vice President
The Vice President oversees the general administration and organization of Student Government programs on a day to day basis. These programs include the Carolina Closet, Airport Shuttles, CarolinaBeYOUtiful Week, and Freshman Council.
Kate Turner, Student Body Treasurer
The Student Body Treasurer oversees the internal budget for Student Govenrment and the comptrollers who serves as financial advisors to student organizations, assisting them in their understanding of the allocation and funding process.
Student government is an active body that works for university students through numerous initiatives and programs such as the Carolina Closet which provides business and professional clothes for students and Swipe Out Hunger where students can donate unused meal swipes. The student governemnt even assists in providing a shittle to the Columbia Airport during Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break, and Spring Break.
All students are encouraged to serve the university in a leadership role through student government. There are opportunities for all students regardless of classification and discipline. Ways to get involved include Freshman Council, Government Relations, and within the Student Senate.
Since 1908, Student Government has had a distinguished history at the Univeristy of South Carolina. Former members can be found within various career fields to include business executives, lawyers, and community leaders. Stay in touch with what is happening by connecting with us on social media.