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Check out this week's highlighted jobs, internships, co-ops and service opportunities from YOUR UofSC career finder, Handshake.



Virtual commencement ceremony Aug. 8

Spring and summer 2020 graduates will be honored in a pre-recorded virtual ceremony beginning at noon on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Student face covering distribution

All students will receive one university reusable face covering this fall to add to their collection. There are a variety of ways students will receive a face covering.

Student parking permits now on sale

Student parking permits go on sale on Mon., July 6.

Dance Marathon provides critical resources for children

The funds that University of South Carolina Dance Marathon (USCDM) raised in 2020 have directly impacted the Child Life Program at Prisma Health Children's Hospital’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submissions open for Student-Initiated Research Projects Program (SIRP)

SIRP is a program is designed to enrich the academic experience of students and to better prepare the future generation of researchers, investigators, and entrepreneurs throughout the SC INBRE network. SIRP applications are due by May 15. Up to five awards of $3,000 each will be awarded.

UofSC's The Proving Ground entrepreneurial contest will livestream April 21

The Moore School’s annual pitch competition, The Proving Ground, will be streamed on Facebook Live at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21.

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Student Events

Shekinah Frieson Master's Voice Recital

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Collaborative Data Conference with BDHSC and VA Health Care System

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020

Location: Greene Street Petigru Side

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020

Location: Davis Field II - Longstreet Side

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

Location: Davis Field II - Longstreet Side

Gamecock Greeting Crew

Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

Location: Greene Street Petigru Side

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Stories for Students

Breakthrough Star: Fabienne Poulain

Breakthrough Star: Fabienne Poulain

As a teenager growing up in France, Fabienne Poulain was always interested in human behavior, fascinated by how the brain develops and works. Now, as an assistant professor in biological sciences, she works to understand neural development and disorders by studying how neurons form connections during development.

UofSC student Rodriana Gaddy by a brick wall

Early challenges motivate Honors College student's success

Rodrianna Gaddy took her love of learning about different cultures, combined it with her passion to help people and channeled both into her academic path at the University of South Carolina with a double major in international business and human resources management with a minor in Japanese. Gaddy was scheduled to study abroad in Japan this spring. Then COVID-19 hit.

Lydia Carnesale

'This is my community'

Lydia Carnesale knew just where to start to help members of her tight-knit Latino community in northeast Columbia when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The education Ph.D. candidate had worked five years earlier to help the same community during Columbia’s thousand-year flood event.

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