President Harris Pastides and Patricia Moore-Pastides are committed to sustainability and its positive impact on multiple systems. This award recognizes an undergraduate student that has truly impacted Sustainability at USC.
Eligibility: Students who are Juniors and who will have completed 90 credit hours by the end of the Spring semester in which the award is made (i.e. rising seniors) shall be eligible to be nominated. Students must be currently enrolled full-time students, have a minimum GPA of 3.0. and plan to enroll in the Fall semester.
Deadline for nominations: February 20. Submit package electronically to McClaryJ@mailbox.sc.edu.
Students may self-nominate, or be nominated by the USC community of students, staff or faculty. Nominations should address how the student has made an impact in one or more of the following areas related to sustainability: scholarship, leadership, and/or engagement.
- Scholarship: Through an intensive discovery or research project, the student has revealed a new understanding of the interdisciplinary connections between the environment, economy and society. Conclusions from the project should demonstrate the importance of sustainability research, suggestions for USC campus operations, and/or contribute to social progress.
- Leadership: The student has demonstrated an ability to put theory into practice by leading a team to execute a major program or project that promotes sustainability at USC.
- Service/Engagement: The student has exhibited a commitment to service and educational outreach through engagement with the campus and local community. Through intensive projects and programs, the student has helped to elevate the education of these two populations