Adam earned an internship after networking at a USC Sumter event with a USC Palmetto College graduate. His internship has turned into a permanent position with the company.
Alex is a USC Union student completing his degree in Organizational Leadership and a Purple Heart Medal recipient.
While pursuing a B.S. in Human Services, Alycia found that the flexibility of USC Palmetto College allows her to more easily manage a work/life balance.
After working for ten years in the medical field, Angela is now a graduate of the USC Palmetto College RN-BSN program at USC Upstate. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at USC Upstate as a Clinical Nurse Leader and plans to join the USC Upstate/USC Palmetto College Online faculty as an adjunct in 2017.
Christi returned to school and was able to manage coursework and student teaching, along with a two-year-old, all while maintaining a place on the President’s Honors List, and earned her B.A. in Elementary Education through USC Palmetto College from USC Columbia.
Kelly is a USC Palmetto College senior, enrolled in the B.S. in Business Administration program at USC Aiken. She credits the business administration program with helping her to discover a passion for the field of marketing and plans to pursue a career in marketing, with an emphasis in social media marketing.
Michael is a Hampton, SC native and was a member of the soccer team his first two years and remained at USC Salkehatchie to complete his four-year degree through USC Palmetto College Online.
When it came time for Rebekah to continue her education, she chose USC Palmetto College Online for a variety of reasons. “Palmetto College offered the two fields of study I wanted (psychology and sociology) in one degree,” she said. “Plus, it’s like being a member of the family here; there are no strangers on campus.”
Savannah is a first-generation college student, her academic successes have resulted in her selection as a Lancer Scholar; she has also been awarded the Trina McFadden and Jim and Jane Bradley Scholarships at USC Lancaster.
"I personally don't do well with big crowds, so I couldn't go to a bigger school. I like that it's smaller, and teachers can work with you more."
"I fell in love with USC Union and how small it is. It wasn't a big transformation from high school, and it was easy to get one-on-one time with my professors."
"When Palmetto College was launched, I was really happy — ecstatic. I can get a quality degree from a school with a good reputation."
"The professors are very helpful. Just because it's online doesn't mean you don't get that personal learning experience."
"I got to know my professors in smaller classes, and I got to know a lot of students. It was easier to get involved, and because of that I was able to see all the benefits of attending USC Sumter."
"USC Salkehatchie means a lot to me, and not just to me but to my parents as well, because I'll be the first to graduate in my immediate family."
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