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It can be difficult to remember to check in and take care of yourself while also managing all of the commitments that come with being a student. Luckily there is no shortage of resources at UofSC that can help with navigating life in college and improving overall wellness.


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Let's Get to Work

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



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.

University Ambassador applications are open

Applications are open for University Ambassadors and will close on September 1 at 11:59 p.m.

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Student Events

CANCELLED: Congaree New Horizons Band Concert

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Sins of Omission: The Rollins Sisters and the SC Suffrage Movement

Monday, Aug. 10, 2020

Location: See Description for Event Location.

Shekinah Frieson Master's Voice Recital

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Discover Columbia

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020

Location: RHUU Greene Street

Luke Nolan Doctoral Guitar Recital

Friday, Aug. 21, 2020

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

Service Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020

Location: Davis Field I - RHUU Side

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Stories for Students

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.

Rachel Beanland

Q&A with author Rachel Beanland

The first novel by UofSC almuna Rachel Beanland has been called the perfect summer read and is one of Good Morning America's "25 Novels You'll Want to Read This Summer."

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