March 01, 2020, Allen Wallace
University of South Carolina Dance Marathon completed its 2019-2020 fundraising year with a total of $1,016,822 raised for Prisma Health Children's Hospital.
December 11, 2019, Margaret Gregory
In 2002, 8-year-old Wanda Gibbs died after being hit by a car at her bus stop. After her tragic passing, the community came together and launched a fundraising initiative to ensure Wanda’s memory would live on. Their efforts established the Wanda Gibbs Scholarship at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, which was awarded for the first time earlier this year.
December 02, 2019, Page Ivey
Distinguished law school alumnus I.S. Leevy Johnson will address thousands of students earning their degrees at the University of South Carolina’s annual winter commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at the Colonial Life Arena.
November 20, 2019, Margaret Gregory
In South Carolina, a majority of the 46 counties are considered to be medically underserved. The South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare is working to improve access to quality care through training programs that are helping grow the health care workforce.
July 19, 2019, Alyssa Yancey
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.
July 01, 2019, Allen Wallace
They’ve raised more than $2 million in the past two years for the kids at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital. They’ve been recognized by Gov. Henry McMaster for their efforts. But just like the dancing at their annual Main Event, the work never stops for University of South Carolina Dance Marathon.
September 05, 2018, John Brunelli
May 2018 graduates of the University of South Carolina College of Nursing set a new record on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the standardized test used for the licensing of nurses in the U.S.
March 21, 2018, Taylor Evans
The community is invited to cheer students and alumni of the University of South Carolina as they compete for startup prizes and support in The Proving Ground Thursday, March 29.
December 20, 2017, Allen Wallace
The University of South Carolina’s sport science programs are ranked No. 1 in the United States for the second year in a row, and No. 4 in the world by ShanghaiRanking's 2017 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments.
November 06, 2017, Peggy Binette
The Proving Ground startup competition is gearing up for another year of big ideas as students and young alumni compete for cash prizes and startup support. This year’s “Shark Tank-style” competition launched Nov. 1, with the finale set for March 29, 2018, giving competitors more time to shape their idea and ready their business plan.
March 10, 2017, Peggy Binette
The University of South Carolina’s Richland/Lexington County alumni club will host a networking breakfast for university alumni from 7:30-9 a.m. April 11 at the university’s Alumni Center, located at 900 Senate St.
October 13, 2016, Peggy Binette
South Carolina’s political party chairs will meet at the University of South Carolina Thursday, Oct. 20 to discuss the impact of the presidential campaign on the state. The event takes place the day after the final candidate debate and just weeks before the Nov. 8 general election. Titled, “Campaign 2016: The Impact in South Carolina. A conversation with South Carolina Republican and Democratic State Chairs,” the event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. in the university’s School of Law auditorium.
September 20, 2016, Lynn Schutte
The Proving Ground – the startup competition at the University of South Carolina that began in 2010 – is back for its seventh season, ready to help fund and support new startups by students and young alumni. More than $52,000 in prizes and startup support is available for winners of this year's competition.
January 26, 2016, Peggy Binette
A stronger University of South Carolina system means a stronger South Carolina.That’s the message alumni, students and supporters from the university’s eight campuses will take to the Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 3 when they meet with elected officials from their respective districts.