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Keep Carolina safe

You have a critical role in reducing the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the Carolina Community. Demonstrate your commitment to keep UofSC in good health.

 

Jotaka Eaddy

UofSC alumna uses politics, technology to elevate the 'underestimated'

Jotaka Eaddy, a 2001 political science graduate and the first Black woman elected as the university’s student body president, is the founder and CEO of a Washington-based social impact consulting firm specializing in strategy development, management consulting, public affairs and community engagement.

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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.

Goldwater Scholars Charlotte Pollack, Matthew Duggan and Felicia McGill

Curiosity, scientific research lead to prestigious award for UofSC students

Research opportunities, passionate faculty mentors and the chance to explore diverse interests drew the University of South Carolina’s 2021 Goldwater Scholarship recipients to the Columbia campus. The prestigious scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate STEM majors across the country who are interested in pursuing research careers in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

 

Announcements

UofSC Honored with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education® Recognition

The University of South Carolina earned its 12th-straight Tree Campus Higher Education® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management in 2020.

UofSC to host QEP virtual kickoff

UofSC Columbia and regional Palmetto College campuses will hold a virtual kickoff for its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Faculty, staff and students are invited to tune in on Tuesday (March 23) at 3 p.m.

Helpful UofSC campus apps

Several university departments offer helpful mobile apps that are free to download to your mobile device.

Cliff Apartments removed to make way for Campus Village

After a year on hold, the Campus Village project has resumed.

Student Government announced election results

Student Government elections came to a close last week and winners have been announced.

Bateman team promotes digital civility pledge

The UofSC Bateman team, which is competing in a national case study competition through the Public Relations Student Society of America, is implementing a PR campaign promoting civility in public discourse.

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Student Events

Chamber Music Day for High School Students - Virtual

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: See Description for Event Location.

Admissions Tours

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: Russell House Ballroom A

Admissions Tours

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: Russell House Ballroom A

You on the Moors Now

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: Drayton Hall 141

LIVE STREAMING: Daniel Myers Doctoral Percussion Recital

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall

LIVE STREAMING: Sam Sherer Graduate Percussion Recital

Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

Location: Livestreamed from School of Music 206 Recital Hall

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Dates and Deadlines

Wellness Holiday

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021

Last Day of Classes

Monday, Apr. 26, 2021

Reading Day

Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021

Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturdays)

Ongoing through Wednesday, May. 5, 2021

Commencement Exercises in Columbia

Ongoing through Saturday, May. 8, 2021

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Stories for Students

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Carolina Food Co. offers healthy ways to fuel up for finals

With final exams on the horizon, your health and wellness should be one of your top priorities and it all starts with eating right. We recently spoke with Tanya Miceli, a registered dietician with the Carolina Food Co., to get her take on how you can make good food choices that satisfy your stomach while also stimulating your brain.

Sydney Womack, graduating senior May 2021

Class of 2021: Sydney Womack

Sydney Womack’s calendar has been booked nearly solid during her four years at South Carolina and little wonder — she majored in biomedical engineering, minored in mathematics, earned a performance certificate in the School of Music, conducted undergraduate research and co-authored a scholarly article and three poster presentations. She also attended football, basketball and baseball games whenever she could, held leadership positions in two engineering student societies and regularly volunteered to pitch STEM career opportunities to high school students.

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Blind poet's writing brings new beauty into focus

Ann-Chadwell Humphries hardly touched poetry before she became blind in 2012. Today, she is immersed in South Carolina’s poetry community, and recently published a book titled An Eclipse and a Butcher. The collection of nearly 40 poems touches on topics ranging from art to family life, from eclipses to blindness. She wrote and workshopped some of the poems in graduate classes at the University of South Carolina.

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