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Leadership has no limits at UofSC

Between classes, relaxing with friends and attending athletic events, students often can forget to schedule in time for community serviceand leadership development. Luckily, students do not have to look far to get involved in those types of programs at the University of South Carolina. On the second story of the Russell House University Union is the newly renovated Leadership and Service Center (LSC).

Join us for Parents Weekend 2016!

Parents Weekend 2016 will take place Sept. 16-18! Registration is required. More information about the schedule and registration will be made available in the coming months.


Stories for Parents


Sail away

Five years ago, there was no Gamecock Sailing Club. Today, there’s an active club with up to 80-plus members during any given semester. Meanwhile, the club’s president, a senior finance major who graduates this week, hopes to turn her passion into a career in the sailing industry.


Molding a creative life

Rosa and Winton Eugene married in 1968 and moved from South Carolina to Chicago and back home again, with careers in carpentry, nursing, carpet installation and farming along the way. But it’s the work they are doing now – making elegant, functional pottery in their Upstate studio – that has brought them attention. Each will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree at commencement.

flood relief

After the flood

When a 1,000-year deluge inundated the city of Columbia, University of South Carolina students rolled up their sleeves.

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