New student pulls her suitcase behind her on Greene Street as she moves in.

UofSC welcomes freshman class

Move-in 2019 welcomes an estimated 6,250 freshmen to campus. Here are some details on the incoming class, student life and move-in.


Strong suit: Alumni built business with brains and brawn

From humble beginnings, University of South Carolina alumnus Richard Sorin and his son, Bert, have turned Sorinex into one of the nation’s premier strength equipment manufacturers, with clients spanning professional sports and universities from every major athletics conference.

map of South Carolina with UofSC Alumnni mayor's cities pinned

Keys to the City

You don’t need a degree from the University of South Carolina to get elected mayor in the Palmetto State, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. This summer, Carolinian magazine traveled the state, from the Lowcountry to the Upstate, from the Midlands to the Pee Dee, interviewing South Carolina alumni who hold the esteemed office.

2015 flood

Disaster research

From a thousand-year flood to deadly hurricanes, South Carolina is no stranger to disasters. That’s why University of South Carolina researchers are working to better understand why dams fail, how to quickly map disaster areas and ways to improve how people with disabilities navigate natural disasters.

Alexandra Vezzetti

First class of UofSC physician assistant graduates helping improve healthcare access

Alexandra Vezzetti was in the first class of physician assistant students at the School of Medicine and the first PA student to rotate through the neurology department at Prisma Health. Department Chair Souvik Sen, M.D., was so impressed with Vezzetti that he hired her, and next month, she’ll become the department’s first physician assistant.

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In the News

"Aerobic exercise programs may improve endurance, walking after stroke"

(Feat. Elizabeth Regan, doctoral candidate, exercise science) —Science Magazine (via Journal of the American Heart Association)

"Aug. 15 marks the 50th anniversary of historic Woodstock Festival"

(Feat. Lauren Sklaroff, history) —South Carolina Public Radio

"UofSC Hospitality and Tourism Management School leaps to top 10"

(Feat. Drew Martin, Scott Smith and Marketa Kubickova, hotel, restaurant and tourism management) —Metro Columbia CEO

“UofSC grad and lawyer Cheslie Kryst Is making her mark as Miss USA”

(Feat. Cheslie Kryst, alumna) —Greenville Business Magazine

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