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Did you know the time you spend in a student organization, volunteering in the community or working a job can help you be more successful in college and achieve your future goals? Contact our coaches to develop your leadership skills, impact the community and expand your learning beyond the classroom!



Student orgs: Make a smooth transition!

April is Student Organization Transition month! Check out these Skill Builder Leadership Workshops to help and attend any of the LSC Open Houses to learn about the spaces available! Continue reading


Travel to Charleston with USC staff and student leaders May 6-7, 2015

DEADLINE: April 17, 2015 Attention rising junior/senior student leaders of student organizations and student-led initiatives … applications are being accepted for our LEAD Retreat in Charleston. Don’t miss this opportunity! Continue reading


The UofSC Outstanding Woman of the Year is Jacquline Plyler!

Jacquline Plyler is named UofSC’s Outstanding Woman of the Year. The senior plans to attend graduate school next year and wants to research disease and develop vaccines for farm animals. Continue reading


Apply to be a Community Service Ambassador!

DEADLINE: Sunday, April 12 at midnight The Leadership and Service Center is now accepting applications for 2015-2016 Community Service Ambassadors. Interviews will be conducted April 21 – 23 and selection will be made by May 1. Continue reading


Apply for the 2015-16 Leadership and Service Team!

Want to help connect the student body to involvement, leadership development, and service opportunities and provide a student voice to Center planning and programming? Apply today! Continue reading


Outstanding Woman of the Year finalists announced!

Five undergraduate student leaders at the University of South Carolina have been named finalists for the 2015 USC Outstanding Woman of the Year Award, given annually by the Department of Student Life. Continue reading


New Leadership and Service Center opens Wednesday, Feb. 11

After 18 months of planning and nine months of construction, the University of South Carolina’s new Leadership and Service Center will open its doors on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Continue reading


Spring 2015 Skill Builder Leadership Workshops schedule

Skill Builders are monthly leadership workshops sponsored by Student Organizations & Leadership Programs to assist student leaders in enhancing their leadership skills and developing the essential skills necessary to work and lead effectively with others. Continue reading

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Short on time for volunteering? Try an IMPACT experience!

Commit just a few hours each week this semester and make a big impact on a local agency. Transportation provided. Continue reading


Report your community service hours!

Help us keep track and report on all of the great service our students, faculty and staff complete each year by submitting your work to the Annual Report. Continue reading


Professional Development Certificate Program for working students

PDCP is designed to provide student employees (both on and off campus) the skills and tools to become more effective workers. Continue reading