May 01, 2018, Jeff Stensland
Thousands of University of South Carolina students from around the system will participate in annual spring commencement ceremonies, with USC Columbia ceremonies taking place Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 in the Colonial Life Arena.
March 27, 2018, Peggy Binette
At 8 a.m. today, online registration will open for one of the University of South Carolina’s most popular annual events. Based on previous years, the 420 spots available will fill up in a matter of hours. It’s the Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI), a free daylong conference of professional and personal development for women in higher education that will take place Wednesday, April 25.
November 20, 2017, Jeff Stensland
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will be the guest speaker at the University of South Carolina’s winter commencement exercises Dec. 18.
March 10, 2017
Students will have a chance to ask questions and hear from Academy Award-winning director Francis Ford Coppola at a President’s Leadership Dialogue later this month.
December 16, 2016, Peggy Binette
The University of South Carolina will host a series of public events in commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 12 – 15. This year marks the 34th year for the university’s annual celebration to honor the civil rights leader. The 2017 commemoration will include a panel discussion, a community breakfast and gospel music performance.
October 13, 2016, Peggy Binette
David Levering Lewis, the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning Du Bois biographer, will commemorate civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois’ historic address “Behold the Land” Oct. 20, at Antisdel Chapel at Benedict College. Lewis’ talk marks the 70th anniversary of Du Bois address to 700 black and white youth who attended the Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) as part of the larger Southern Youth Legislature held at the Township Auditorium.
September 21, 2016, Yolanda L. Jones
A 22-foot steel beam was raised into place on the new Student Health Center Monday (Sep. 20), in a celebration honoring the project team and crew members of Rodgers Builders.
February 11, 2016, Patrick Ingraham
The university is hosting a pair of political events on Feb. 16 for students to prepare for the upcoming presidential primaries in South Carolina.