Upshots from South Carolina
On Upshots, UofSC’s Executive Leadership blog, you can learn about the work being done by university leaders, progress on school initiatives and issues that matter to the Carolina community.
Upshots from South Carolina
April 19, 2019, Harris Pastides
In an op-ed for Aiken Standard, President Harris Pastides calls for support of Senate Bill 298, the most significant step forward in higher education policy in more than a decade.
April 09, 2019, Harris Pastides
In an op-ed for The Washington Post, President Harris Pastides calls for a national safety campaign when using ride-hailing vehicles, including asking the driver "What's my name?" before entering the vehicle.
April 03, 2019, Jancy Houck
Jancy Houck, Vice President for Development, reflects on the success and surprises of last year's Give 4 Garnet in anticipation of this year's campaign on April 10, 2019.
March 27, 2019, Harris Pastides, Taylor Wright, Jennifer Mandelbaum
University of South Carolina Leadership affirms important actions to improve mental health for university students, faculty and staff.
March 19, 2019, Harris Pastides
In an op-ed for The Post and Courier, President Harris Pastides addresses the recent college admissions scandal.
March 13, 2019
Dean Haemoon Oh describes the economic impact of customer experience industries in South Carolina, and how the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management develops students as leaders in these sectors.
January 21, 2019
President Harris Pastides remembers the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and discusses the importance of serving others.
November 28, 2018, Jeannette Andrews
Dean Jeannette Andrews addresses the ways USC College of Nursing is preparing students to meet increased demand for registered nurses in South Carolina.
November 14, 2018, Harris Pastides
USC addresses workforce demand in hospitality and tourism sectors by unveiling the new Hilton Head Island campus.
November 01, 2018, Harris Pastides
President Pastides calls on South Carolina to commit to a moonshot against Alzheimer’s.
October 31, 2018, Scott Verzyl
Scott Verzyl, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, discusses the success of the Gamecock Guarantee program. Began in 2008, this program provides first-generation students an opportunity to gain access to a quality education.
October 17, 2018, Tayloe Harding
Dean Tayloe Harding discusses the power of making music for everyone and the environment of excellence and joy in the UofSC School of Music.
October 10, 2018, Bill Kirkland
Bill Kirkland, Executive Director of the Office of Economic Engagement, discusses the importance of developing a trained future workforce and cultivating business partnerships at the University of South Carolina.
August 31, 2018, Jon Pedersen
Dean Jon Pedersen addresses the South Carolina teacher shortage and why recruiting more students simply isn't enough.