When Joey Driskell crosses the stage to receive his physician’s assistant degree from the School of Medicine this May, he will be 40 years old. His wife will be watching. So will his kids. But if you think for one second he’s getting a late start, think again.
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Stephen Cutler, dean of the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, was named the university’s interim provost on May 7, 2021. Cutler will take over for William F. Tate IV, who was selected as the new president of Louisiana State University.
Senior Allie Salrin came to the University of South Carolina intent on studying international business, but after taking a job in the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity during her first semester, she quickly realized her interest in public policy and service. Salrin is the recipient of the 2021 Undergraduate Student of the Year Award presented by the Association for Student Conduct Administration for her dedication to promoting the values of community, inclusion, integrity and education.
University of South Carolina graduate Johnny Chiang became chairman of Taiwan's oldest political party, the Kuomintang, in 2020, not long after the party suffered a crushing electoral defeat. His term has been marked by rising tensions with China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory.
It’s a fact that students who complete University 101 at the University of South Carolina do better in their collegiate pursuits. Having Jabari Bodrick as your U101 instructor is icing on the cake. Just ask the students who nominated Bodrick for this year’s U101 Teacher of the Year award.
Major League Soccer and the University of South Carolina announce a historic multi-year partnership making South Carolina an Official Education Partner of MLS. Through the strategic partnership, MLS players and Greats (former players) will have access to online educational opportunities and unique post-secondary academic resources offered through the university system, as well as world-class personal and professional development.
(feat. Tracy Swartout, alumna) —Greensboro News & Record (via Asheville Citizen-Times)
(feat. Tommy Hodges, education) —The Times and Democrat
(feat. Seth Stoughton, law) —Los Angeles Times
(feat. Geoffrey Alpert, criminology) —Outside
Class of 2021: Jessica Teresi
The two severe concussions Jessica Teresi suffered affected her mental health, but the challenges also resulted in gained resiliency skills and a commitment to advocacy and service.
Class of 2021: Darren Burton
Darren Burton, who grew up in the tiny town of Estill, South Carolina and attended high school in Irmo, will graduate with leadership distinction in May with a degree in accounting from the Darla Moore School of Business and the South Carolina Honors College.
UofSC youth summer camps 2021
With only a few short months until summer, it’s time for parents to find summer activities to enhance the lives and bolster the minds of their children. Fortunately, UofSC offers a wide variety of summer camps for all interests from computer science and engineering to music and dance.
Hodges named interim dean of UofSC College of Education
Thomas E. Hodges has been named interim dean of the University of South Carolina College of Education; he begins on July 1. Hodges succeeds Jon Pedersen, who served as dean of the college since 2016 and recently accepted a deanship at Oklahoma State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences.
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