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Spring 2015 Carolina Ties now available online

The Spring 2015 edition of Carolina Ties is now available online! This semester’s issue focuses on Gamecocks giving back and highlights some of the ways that your student can give back to the community while he/she is enrolled at UofSC. Continue reading


The residential college full of tradition

Preston Residential College is a historic community on campus, with the learning community celebrating its twentieth anniversary this October. Continue reading


Haley, Scott, Staley to address graduates

Gov. Nikki Haley, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, and Gamecocks Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Staley will deliver the commencement addresses at the May 8-9 ceremonies at the University of South Carolina. Continue reading


Student Feature: AJ Summer

In order to provide parents and families a glimpse into the life of a UofSC Resident Mentor (RM), we interviewed AJ Summer, a third-year social work major from Batesburg-Leesville, S.C. AJ is a second year RM at Bates West. Not … finish reading Student Feature: AJ Summer


Tell us how we are doing!

What do you think about the services the Office of Parents Programs provides for parents and families of University of South Carolina undergraduate students? We want to hear from you! We value your input and want to improve what we do for you! Continue reading


Conducting and presenting research at UofSC

Every spring the Office of Undergraduate Research hosts the annual Discovery Day. Undergraduate students present posters and oral presentations on their research, study abroad experiences, internships, service-learning, community service and national fellowship competitions at this campus-wide symposium. Continue reading


A day in the life of a UofSC student

A typical day in the life of a UofSC student can vary due to a student’s class schedule. However, there are many activities that students have worked into their routine on campus. Some of these activities include grabbing a coffee … finish reading A day in the life of a UofSC student


How to access counseling services

If your student is in need of counseling, he/she can access services using the following information. Continue reading


Preparing your student for the future

The Career Center is your student’s one-stop shop to prepare for the internship and job search. There are many resources available to your student both online and in-person. Last fall, the Career Center moved to the Thomas Cooper Library and … finish reading Preparing your student for the future


Developing future leaders in the new Leadership and Service Center

The Leadership and Service Center (LSC) opened recently and is a brand new space for your UofSC student to utilize while on campus. Continue reading