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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.


Q&A with Student Government President Issy Rushton

Due to COVID-19, Australia native Issy Rushton is fulfilling her student body president duties from across the globe. We caught up with her to see what life is like starting her new position remotely during a pandemic.

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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.

Staying green while staying apart

Prior to campus’s closure, the Student Council on Sustainability, a representative body of all sustainability leaders in several student organizations, were planning a week full of programming for Earth Day on Greene Street called Green on Greene Week. Now, the council has adjusted their plans to create Virtual Green Week.



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.

UofSC students win 2nd place in national advertising competition

UofSC’s AdTeam won 2nd place at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 3 level of the National Student Advertising Competition.

Submit your ideas for UofSC's COVID-19 challenge

UofSC is hosting a student ideas competition to empower students to develop innovative solutions – and take action – on the COVID-19 crisis.

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Student Events

Trivia Tuesday w/DJ Kevin Snow

Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Online workshop: Basic GIS Mapping

Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2020

Location: See Event Description for Location

Musical Bingo

Thursday, Jun. 11, 2020

Location: See event description for more details.

Broadway in Columbia presents An American in Paris - Cancelled

Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020

Location: Koger Center for the Arts

Broadway in Columbia presents An American in Paris - Cancelled

Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020

Location: Koger Center for the Arts

Broadway in Columbia presents Cats - Rescheduled

Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020

Location: Koger Center for the Arts

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Stories for Students

Bryce Jerin, Class of 2020

Class of 2020: Bryce Jerin

Class of 2020 senior Bryce Jerin spent his first eight years in India, an experience that shaped his view of life, education and what matters most.

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South Carolina's COVID-19 contact tracing praised as exemplary model

States are working hard to take the necessary steps to reopen safely. When Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, explained that task to the U.S. Senate recently, he pointed to South Carolina as a model for the country, one that he would “almost like to clone.” So, what is South Carolina getting right?

Jeremy LaPointe in a science lab

Psychology major finds his passion through research

Jeremy LaPointe has been interested in learning more about why people behave in certain ways since he was in high school. He has been able to pursue that interest at the University of South Carolina in the classroom and in research labs as an undergraduate majoring in experimental psychology with a minor in neuroscience.

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