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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


Student Media student organizations looking for student leaders

DEADLINE: APRIL 3, 4 p.m. Student Media is currently accepting applications for student leader positions in The Daily Gamecock for summer and fall 2015; and Garnet & Black and WUSC-FM student organizations for academic year 2015-2016. Click here for job description and application. Continue reading


Registration now open for Pillars (first-year students)

Pillars for Carolina is a five-day, high-energy summer program for first-year students! Join the class of 2019 for an exceptional Gamecock experience! Pillars for Carolina gives first-year students a unique opportunity to explore Carolina and learn about student life before arriving on campus for the fall semester. Continue reading


Dance Marathon in photos

The Dance Marathon student organization broke their record this weekend by raising $501,528 for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. Continue reading


Apply for these student leadership positions in LSC!

Apply today for these positions in the new Leadership and Service Center: Community Service Ambassador, MLK Days of Service planning committee, NEW Ignite Student Task Force, Service Saturday and IMPACT service trip leaders. Continue reading


How to access counseling services

Please share. If you are a student in need of counseling, you can access services using the following information. If you or a friend need immediate assistance, please call 803-777-5223. Continue reading


Now accepting applications for the next CP graphic designer!

DEADLINE: April 1, 4 p.m. This position pays $8.50 per hour for up to 20 hours per week. Note: minimum of a two-semester commitment. Apply today Continue reading


Fraternity Council partners with Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands

After learning of recent news stories related to sexual assault and Greek Life, leaders of Fraternity Council decided to take a proactive stance against it. Continue reading


In the news: Carolina Closet established by Student Government

Carolina Closet is a professional attire rental program available to support successful job and internship interviews. Donations are currently being accepted and can be delivered to RHUU 227. Continue reading


Apply for the 2015-16 Leadership and Service Team!

DEADLINE: April 10, 4 p.m. 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


March is Women’s History Month!

Join the Leadership and Service Center in celebrating Women’s History Month in March by attending any of these informative events! We’ll honor accomplished female juniors and seniors Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Continue reading


Carolina Productions spring 2015 calendar of events

Who’s coming to campus this semester and what movies will be showing in the theater? Find out here! Continue reading


Student jobs available in Student Life!

The Department of Student Life is now accepting applications for student employees. Job requires 10-12 hours per week as a student assistant in the RHUU West Wing. 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


Group Exercise schedule for spring 2015

Click to view the Group Exercise schedule for spring 2015. Continue reading


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


Students worked with the Martha O’Bryan Center in Nashville

Check out the updates from our students working to fight poverty and support education in Nashville, Tenn., during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #TN Continue reading


Photos from the Civil Rights Tour alternative break

Students are touring historical sites and serving in the communities in support of current civil and human rights issues. #UofSCAltBreak #OMSAlove Continue reading


Students worked with Play Works in Durham, N.C.

Check out the updates from our students working to fight childhood obesity and build self-esteem in children in Durham, N.C., during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #NC Continue reading


Students worked with Time Out Youth and RAIN in Charlotte, N.C.

Check out the updates from our students working in support of LGBT advocacy and awareness in Charlotte, N.C., during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #LGBT Continue reading


Students worked with Sam’s House in Merritt Island, Fla.

Check out the updates from our students working to increase environmental awareness in Brevard County, Fla. during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #FL Continue reading


Students worked with Habitat for Humanity in Marion County, Ala.

Check out the updates from our students working to fight poverty and homelessness in Marion County, Ala., during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #AL Continue reading


Students worked with CROS Ministries in West Palm Beach

Check out the updates from our students working to fight poverty and hunger in West Palm Beach, Fla., during their spring alternative break. #UofSCAltBreak #WPB 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