There are many reasons President Pastides is such a beloved and respected leader. His fearless, laser-sharp comedic timing doesn't hurt either.
Mini Conversations: A'ja Wilson
President Pastides goes coast-to-coast with Carolina's hardcourt phenom for a convo covering everything from her favorite meal to the song that lit up the ladies' locker room.
Mini Conversations: Patricia Moore-Pastides
Hang with the President and First Lady as they discuss their favorite Carolina moments, essentials for marriage and how a missed bus changed their lives forever.
Mini Conversations: Marcus Lattimore
Hop aboard U1 as two Gamecock greats chat about the Carolina Cooper, which musician is the Bill Withers of 2018 and who really runs the Lattimore roost.
During Carolina Day, President Pastides shared his vision for our university's vital role in fostering both our state's and citizens' economic well-being and for making a measurable impact on the world.
Ellis Island Medal of Honor
When he was named a 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient, we shared a few lesser-known facts about our hard working, spurs throwing, Led Zeppelin loving, university president.
Millennial Vocab 101
Faculty and staff at the University of South Carolina are committed lifelong learners. In fact, they spent some time this summer brushing up on their vocabulary.