10/31/11- Janie Kerzan, assistant director of the Visitor Center, said the idea for the “Selling the City” event started as a way to better inform the ambassadors about what is available in Columbia and to better partner with the area’s restaurants and attractions.

10/25/11- “I think it’s great that the university is considerate enough to go out and look for local produce.”

10/6/11- “Our intent was to build a mock dorm room and intentionally set out fire hazards we see during inspections. By setting it on fire, we show students how fast a fire spreads and how fast smoke builds,” said Todd Griffin, USC’s fire marshal.