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Finals tips: How to ace your finals

With finals just around the corner, you may be feeling a bit stressed. Lauren Brown of the Student Success Center has helped us put together a list of tips to guide you through the most stressful time of the year.

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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.



Russell House transforms into Study Union for finals week

Each semester during the exam period, the Russell House transforms into Study Union; an entire facility dedicated to supporting Gamecocks through the always stressful final exam period.

Several events to affect evening traffic, parking around arena district

Basketball games at Colonial Life Arena, the Broadway in Columbia two-night run of Anastasia and Vista Lights will affect traffic and parking for faculty, staff and the university community on Nov. 17 and 18.

Basketball tipoffs may affect parking near arena

Two Gamecock basketball exhibition games at Colonial Life Arena, as well as Koger Center events on Monday and Thursday, will affect faculty, staff and the university community’s parking this week.

Garnet Media Group excels in collegiate media awards

Garnet Media Group took home three first-place Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards and four College Media Association Pinnacle awards over the weekend. These awards are given to the nation’s best collegiate media entries.

Register for mental health advocate certificate program

Register for the Together We Can Certificate Program to increase your mental health competency and become a mental health advocate.

Carolina Food addresses service issues

After receiving feedback about extended wait times and out of stock items, especially in the Russell House, Carolina Food Co. has expanded hours across campus at over 30 campus locations and added employees for peak times.

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Student Events

UofSC COVID Testing (Faculty/ Staff/ Student)

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: Russell House University Union 009 Russell Underground

Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Interfaith Initiatives: Prayer and Meditation Space

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: ODK/Mortar Board Room

Research Center for Child Well-Being Distinguished Speaker Series

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: See event description for more details.

Peake Colloquium Midnight Oil Collective

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: School of Music 232

Wind Ensemble Chamber Music Concert

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Location: School of Music 206 Recital Hall

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Dates and Deadlines

Stories for Students

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Gamecock graduation traditions

Graduation is an exciting time for students and their families as well as staff and faculty. As this semester marks the return to a more normal commencement ceremony, it’s nice to remember old traditions and welcome some back.

King Curry

December grad drawn to UofSC by summer program

It was a summer experience while King Curry was a student at Ashley Ridge High School in Summerville, South Carolina, that led him to choose the top-ranked Darla Moore School of Business for college. He will graduate in December with a degree in operations and supply chain management and already has a job lined up.

Ismael Delgado, graduating senior 2021

Biochemistry major, December graduate parlays lab skills into job

College life has been a quite a ride for Ismael Delgado, who switched campuses, changed majors, flipped his bike, broke his collarbone, fell in love with scuba diving — and studied abroad in South Korea during the pandemic. And if all of that weren’t enough, Delgado managed to turn his passion for laboratory research into a regular job in a COVID-testing lab and developed career plans for after graduation this December.

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