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Office of Parent & Family Programs

Let our team partner with you to support your student's growth and success at the university. Contact us directly with questions or concerns at 800-868-6752 or scparents@sc.edu.

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Parents Association

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June E-Newsletter

Rock the Roost

Parents Annual Fund

Help strengthen your student's living and learning environment and show your support for their university home.

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Announcements

Pillars for Carolina Registration

Incoming first-year and transfer students are encouraged to participate in Pillars for Carolina, an exciting week-long program filled with new friendships and a strong start to life at South Carolina.

Avoid job scams

As summer gets underway, there's been an increased number of job scams targeting college students across the country. The Career Center has tips to help you avoid getting duped.

June Monthly Tips

Review tips, frequently asked questions and talking points to help your student be successful this month.

Summer dining options

Need to grab a quick bite to eat on campus? Carolina Food Co. has several dining locations open this summer.

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Stories for Parents

Tayloe Harding named interim provost

Tayloe Harding, the dean of the University of South Carolina School of Music, has been named the university’s interim provost, effective July 1.

Uzbekistan plaza

Retailing professor wins Fulbright for work in Uzbekistan

The Fulbright program is one of the most famous and prestigious scholarship programs in the world, with 59 alumni who also have Nobel Prizes and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners. Many people in academia try throughout their career and never win a Fulbright Scholarship. Professor Mark Rosenbaum, chair of the University of South Carolina Department of Retailing, now has three.

President Pastides and Mrs Moore-Pastides at the State of the University

President Pastides reflects on his last commencement exercises

During his 11 years as president of the University of South Carolina, Harris Pastides has participated in more than 100 commencement ceremonies across the university system, delivering remarks, career advice and wise counsel to more than 100,000 graduates. It’s been a bittersweet moment for Pastides, who — with retirement looming on July 31 — considers himself and his wife honorary members of the Class of 2019.

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