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USC students spend fall break volunteering in Louisiana

Thirty University of South Carolina undergraduate students traveled to South Louisiana to spend their fall break volunteering with the nonprofit St. Bernard Project in efforts to rebuild homes in areas that were highly affected by the August floods. Continue reading


Momentum Keynote with Ed Rapp

“Striking a Chord: How We Can Better Drive U.S. Competitiveness” Keynote Address – Monday, October 24, 2 p.m. Russell House University Union Theater. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Continue reading


Red Cross needs volunteers for Columbia shelters #HurricanMatthew

Are you available to help? Sign up at under “Adult Volunteer – Columbia Area” Continue reading


Lead the Way forum shines a spotlight on human rights

Students crowded into the USC School of Law auditorium to hear a four-person panel speak about their contributions to human rights on both the state and worldwide levels and the misconceptions that accompany the work of their organizations. Learn more about Lead the Way. Continue reading


Sign up for the next Service Saturday!

USC Columbia students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in our signature monthly service days. You simply register, pick your site during sign ups on the morning of the event, and serve! Continue reading


Survey: How was Welcome Week for you?

Based on your experience during your first week on campus please share your thoughts with us. All information will be collected for the purposes of the continuous improvement of Welcome Week activities. Continue reading