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The Daily Gamecock students win 26 state awards

Students working at The Daily Gamecock’s editorial and advertising design offices earned 26 awards for excellence at the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Collegiate Meeting and Awards Presentation held in Florence, South Carolina on April 21, 2017. Continue reading

UofSC Night at the Columbia Fireflies: April 24

Don’t miss this great opportunity to unwind! Students receive a free ticket and meal voucher with your valid Carolina Card. Shuttles start from the Horseshoe at 5:30 p.m.! Continue reading

Russell House is your Study Union April 25-May 2!

Free printing and copying at the info desk while supplies last. Free snacks and coffee all week! Extended hours until 2 a.m., April 25-29. Russell House Review with massage therapists and last night breakfast April 26, 10 p.m.-midnight. Continue reading

Spring 2017 Commencement Information

Celebrate your graduate at our upcoming commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 5 and Sat., May 6. Here are details to make your time on campus enjoyable and hassle free. Continue reading

2017 Awards Day Recipients List

The Outstanding Senior awards, Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, and the Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award were presented at the annual University Awards Day, which was held April 20, 2017, on the historic Horseshoe. Continue reading

Photos: UofSC Awards Day

View the photos from University Awards Day. Continue reading

Top students honored at annual Awards Day ceremony

Jory Mackenzie Fleming and Megan Patricia O’Brien received the Sullivan awards, the university’s top honor for undergraduates. Cory Cambridge Alpert received the Swanger award, which is the university’s second-highest undergraduate honor. Continue reading

Support putting a Cocky statue on campus!

Students, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends of the University of South Carolina are working together to immortalize university mascot, Cocky, with a life-sized statue on campus. Continue reading

Men’s Rugby 7s Squad Wins Southeastern College Rugby Conference Title

The University of South Carolina won the Southeastern College Rugby Conference championship Saturday afternoon, and earned the 24th and final spot in the men’s college Rugby 7s field at this year’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship. Continue reading

UofSC will open residence halls Tuesday, Aug. 22

This fall, classes will begin Thursday, Aug. 24 as scheduled; UofSC has made no changes to the fall academic calendar. Continue reading

Steve Curtright wins University 101 Award

Steve Curtright, Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Housing, has won the M. Stuart Hunter Award for Outstanding Teaching in University 101. Learn more about the award. Continue reading

Senior Kimberly Medina of Myrtle Beach named Outstanding Woman of the Year

The award is given annually to an undergraduate who demonstrates exemplary academic achievement, service and leadership and who has had a positive impact on the university and to other women. Continue reading