Category Archives: News

Graduate Student Association Annual Report

A summary of GSA achievements, collaborations and financial allocations. Continue reading

2018 Election Results

Taylor Wright was elected president, Mills Hayes was elected vice president, Patrick Ellis was elected speaker of the Student Senate and Emerson Odagis was elected treasurer. The inauguration of all new executive officers and senators took place on April 3, 2018. Continue reading

Graduate Student Association president wins leadership award

The University Leadership Experience Award committee of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) has announced Clint Saidy as a winner of the 2018 SAMPE University Leadership Experience Award. Continue reading

Transcript: State of the Student Body

Ross Lordo gave his last formal address as student body president Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading

Senate President Pro Tempore, Joseph Bass, sworn in as student body vice president

On February 7, 2018, Dani Goodreau submitted a letter of resignation to Student Body President Ross Lordo. President Pro Tempore of the Student Senate, Joseph Bass, was immediately sworn in as Student Body Vice President. Continue reading

Student Sustainability Fund Committee applications now open

Want to make a difference on campus AND promote sustainability? Apply to serve on UofSC’s first ever Student Sustainability Fund Committee, now through Feb. 11! Continue reading

Running for office in 2018? Know these dates!

Make sure to attend the February 13 candidate’s meeting/start of soft campaigning. Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunity: Gamecock Reach

Applications are open to become a peer listener for Gamecock Reach! Gamecock Reach provides emotional support to students struggling with mental health concerns. Continue reading

Carolina Closet is open!

If students have an interview, formal event, business meeting, etc coming up and do not wish to purchase brand new attire, Carolina Closet provides students with the opportunity to rent gently-used, name brand clothing, shoes and accessories for free! Continue reading

What is Stigma Free USC?

Stigma Free USC is an initiative to break the negative stigma surrounding mental health and encourage mental wellness in students. Continue reading

Graduate Student Association announces 2017-2018 Secretaries

The GSA is pleased to announce the following students will serve in the various roles of the president’s cabinet for the 2017-2018 school year. Continue reading

Pillars for Carolina gives freshmen sneak peek at university life

Pillars for Carolina was founded in 2011 to give future Gamecocks a head start on their campus experience. Continue reading

New: nominations are open for Professors for Student Affordability

To qualify as a Professor for Student Affordability, the professor must utilize free resources in at least one course. Continue reading

Statement from Ross Lordo on tuition increase

As your voice on the board, I attest, this was a difficult yet unavoidable decision. A tuition increase is needed to maintain the world-class higher education we demand and are experiencing. Continue reading

Apply for Freshman Council

Freshman Council acts as an entry-level organization within Student Government with an emphasis on leadership and community involvement. Continue reading

Graduation reminders from SBP Ross Lordo

Toss your hat, not confetti! Take care of our beautiful campus @UofSC. Leave the glitter and champagne at home. #GlitterisLitter Continue reading

New officers for Graduate Student Association announced

New officers have been elected to lead the Graduate Student Association at the University of South Carolina for the 2017-2018 academic year. Continue reading

Get to know the student body executive officers

The student government inducted new members on March 15. Learn more about the 2017-18 executive officers Ross Lordo (center), student body president, Dani Goodreau (left), vice president, and Merritt Francis, treasurer. Continue reading

Junior student leader Erin Brown takes on D.C. through the Washington Semester Program

This past fall, the Washington Semester Program, which is administered by the South Carolina Honors College, celebrated its 25th anniversary of sending qualified college students from around the state of South Carolina to our nation’s capital for a semester-long internship experience. Continue reading

Applications open for President’s cabinet and staff

Apply for one of several positions on the Student Body President’s Executive team! Applications close March 3 at midnight. Continue reading

Runoff information for College of Social Work

A runoff election for the College of Social Work will take place online Tuesday and Wednesday. Continue reading

Ross Lordo, Dani Goodreau and Merritt Francis win Student Government election

Sitting Vice President Ross Lordo was elected the 109th student body president of the University of South Carolina late Tuesday. Lordo’s running mate, current Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dani Goodreau, and Secretary of Alumni Relations Merritt Francis were also victorious. Continue reading

A love story: UofSC senior student leaders plan for their wedding and medical school

Camila Villacreses and Bryce Robbins are leaders in Student Government. As first-year students, Camila joined Freshman Council, and Bryce volunteered with Walk Home Cocky, a Student Government-sponsored program that helps students get home safely from the library at night. During their sophomore year, they both served on Executive Cabinet – Camila was secretary of safety and transportation while Bryce was secretary of athletics. Camila also held the chief of staff position for the student body president during her junior year. Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunity- Peer Listening Program

Participating in this program would give volunteers the opportunity to make a difference in the USC community as well as develop interpersonal skills necessary for any career. Continue reading

University of South Carolina, Clemson University launch Higher Education Report Card for legislative accountability

The University of South Carolina and Clemson University Student Governments have released the state’s first Higher Education Report Card. Continue reading