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September 25, 2017, John Brunelli
May 2017 graduates of the University of South Carolina College of Nursing set a new record on the National Council Licensure Examination, the standardized test used for the licensing of nurses in the U.S. The cohort of 158 nursing students earned a pass rate of 99.3 percent. The year-to-date average for the college is 98.3 percent. The national average is approximately 83.6 percent.
June 13, 2017, John Brunelli
The 2017 Southeastern Piano Festival opens June 18 with a Piano Extravaganza concert. The region's only piano-focused arts event runs through June 24 with nightly concerts from world-class pianists and a competition of rising stars.
June 01, 2017, John Brunelli
The School of Music's SAVVY Arts Venture Challenge explores how a variety of business lessons are applicable to all arts disciplines. Musicians, dancers, actors, visual artists and even mimes learn what it takes to create a business.
May 26, 2017, John Brunelli
University President Harris Pastides and Thomas McNally, dean of University Libraries dedicate the John S. Davis Scanning Center and the Lt. Col. James H. Davis Film Vault at the Libraries' Moving Image Research Collections. The MIRC facility is the new home of the U.S. Marine Corps Film Repository that chronicles the corps from the 1940s to the 1970s.
April 11, 2017, John Brunelli
The University of South Carolina has named Sarah Gehlert as the dean of the College of Social Work. Gehlert comes to Carolina from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity.
February 23, 2017, John Brunelli
Five paintings by Edward Hopper are the inspiration for Opera at USC's spring production "Later the Same Evening." The show runs Feb. 24-26 at Drayton Hall.
February 09, 2017, John Brunelli
Sculptor Naomi Falk and dance choreographer Tanya Wideman-Davis put their visual art and dance collaboration center stage in USC Dance Company's Spring Contemporary Concert, Feb. 15-18.
January 26, 2017, John Brunelli
Yellow fever patients in Charleston died by the hundreds in the mid-19th century. "Black Medicine White Bodies," a new exhibit at McKissick Museum shows how traditional treatments saved people during the epidemics that plagued the Lowcountry.
October 13, 2016, John Brunelli
Maestro Donald Portnoy has spent 31 years creating dynamic symphonic concerts at the University of South Carolina. His farewell season includes a night of movie scores from "Jaws," "Harry Potter," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and other blockbusters.
September 28, 2016, John Brunelli
The Office of Research will host the S.C. Flood Conference Oct. 7 to release results from 34 flood-related projects. Researchers from academic disciplines across the university studied last year's historic floods, and how to prepare for and lessen the damage from future storms.
August 18, 2016, John Brunelli
Two popular music series merge to create the new Freeman Sundays @ 3 concerts featuring School of Music faculty. Proceeds from the concerts will still fund music student scholarships.
July 12, 2016, John Brunelli
Running while helping others proved to be the perfect combination for how two Gamecocks are spending their summer. Bailey Wilhelm and Jack Bowling are part of the Ulman Cancer Fund's 4K for Cancer. The pair are running the 4,000 miles from San Francisco to Baltimore to raise money to help young cancer victims pay for treatment.
December 08, 2015, John Brunelli
Will Muschamp was introduced as the University of South Carolina's 34th head football coach in a news conference held at Williams-Brice Stadium on Monday. Regarded as an outstanding defensive mind, the 44-year-old Muschamp is a 21-year coaching veteran, including 13 years in the Southeastern Conference.
July 30, 2015, John Brunelli
With four alums in the family, the Barnhills decided to pool their gifts and create the Barnhill Family Engineering Endowment to fund scholarships as a way to say thank you to the university. With company matches, the goal is to have the endowment reach $1 million within 20 years.
February 26, 2015, John Brunelli
The University of South Carolina and IBM break ground for the new Center for Applied Innovation. The center will include IBM and Fluor Corp. as inaugural tenants and will provide application services to both public and private sector organizations across North America with specialties in data analytics and curriculum technology for higher education.
November 12, 2014, John Brunelli
Nearly 40,000 alumni and friends gave more than $116 million dollars to the university last year. Now the people who benefit most from that money wants to show their gratitude. The student group Students Promoting the University's Reach for Success (SPURS) is organizing a donor appreciation day.
October 16, 2014, John Brunelli
Dawn Staley didn't attend the UofSC, but she still considers herself a Gamecock. On the court, the women's basketball coach has filled a trophy case with awards. Off the court, Staley has raised money for a children's charity. The My Carolina Alumni Association named Staley an Honorary Life Member for the way she's represented our university.
October 14, 2014, John Brunelli
For more than 40 years, Parker Evatt has worked to improve the lives of children and other vulnerable populations. For that dedication to service, the My Carolina Alumni Association has named Evatt the recipient of the 2014 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.
October 14, 2014, John Brunelli
Jotaka Eaddy followed her cousin to the UofSC. That may have been the last time she followed anyone. Since graduating more ten years ago, Eaddy has been a civil rights and social justice leader. My Carolina Alumni Association named Eaddy its 2014 Outstanding Black Alumna.
October 13, 2014, John Brunelli
Growing up, Brandon Bookstaver wanted to be a doctor or a pharmacist or a teacher. He ended up becoming all three. The alumni association has named Bookstaver its 2014 Outstanding Young Alumnus.
October 12, 2014, John Brunelli
In the last 45 years, Donald Bailey has played football for the Gamecocks, started a successful business, served as president of the alumni association and sat on the board of trustees. But he's most proud of the work he's done creating the Carolina LIFE program. That dedication prompted the My Carolina Alumni Association to name Bailey its 2014 Distinguished Alumnus.
September 29, 2014, John Brunelli
New law school building will anchor a legal corridor in Columbia and announce to the world that UofSC cares about the 'rule of law.'
September 27, 2014, John Brunelli
Carolina parents didn't seem to mind that their special weekend was taken over by ESPN's College GameDay.
September 19, 2014, John Brunelli
The John and Dodie Knight Study Abroad Award is making it possible for UofSC students to travel the world.
September 04, 2014, John Brunelli
University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides speaks to students, faculty and staff about initiatives for accelerated degree programs, increasing affordability and accessibility to a college education. Pastides also discussed the university’s progress on its aggressive $1 billion fundraising campaign, wrapping up the faculty replenishment program and looking forward to improved economic enterprise opportunities through the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator.
September 03, 2014, John Brunelli
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded the UofSC a grant to build a new technology incubator. The center will help entrepreneurs across South Carolina start-up new business ventures.
August 28, 2014, John Brunelli
Business students arrived this fall to find a new state-of-the-art place to learn. After two and a half years of construction, the Darla Moore School of Business opened next to the Coliseum on Assembly Street.
August 26, 2014, John Brunelli
The UofSC Athletics Department has beefed up its TV production operations to lend support for the new SEC Network. Three full-time employees were added to staff for behind-the-scene coverage of sporting events.
August 16, 2014, John Brunelli
Life has returned to the UofSC campus as 6,709 students moved into the residence halls. The new year is an exciting time for all, but especially for the class of 2018.
August 13, 2014, John Brunelli
Sims, McClintock and Wade Hampton, the three residence halls which make up the Women's Quad are re-opening this fall after undergoing an extensive renovation. The $29.2M project transformed the buildings to suite style accommodations for 600 female students.
August 11, 2014, John Brunelli
Faculty, staff and retirees fulfill Carolina's Promise each year by giving to the Family Fund. The annual giving campaign will kick-off with a "Tailgate Before the Tailgate" on August 27.
April 25, 2014, John Brunelli
In this digital age, it's very simple to shoot a movie on your cell phone and with two clicks--post it to the web. In fact, every minute of the day, a hundred hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. It's a little more labor intensive for archivists at USC's Moving Images Research Collection who spend hours documenting and converting old film into a digital format, all in the name of preserving history.
April 13, 2014, John Brunelli
A garden adjacent the Osborne Administration Building was dedicated in honor of the three students who integrated the university in 1963. The ceremony was part of the yearlong events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of desegregation.
April 10, 2014, John Brunelli
Hundreds of University of South Carolina students volunteer to make our community a better place. They hope faculty and staff will contribute financially to the United Way of the Midlands.
April 10, 2014, John Brunelli
The glare from fluorescent lights and the squeak from chalk on a board are the sights and sounds most students experience, but some biology students are finding a classroom experience filled with bright sunlight and chirping birds.
February 21, 2014, John Brunelli
During the week of Feb. 10, 2014, snow and ice closed the University of South Carolina. But employees from across the campus made personal sacrifices to ensure that our students were taken care of.
February 05, 2014, John Brunelli
More than 200 University of South Carolina alumni, staff, students and supporters met one-on-one with state lawmakers, asking them to support a tuition timeout.
November 21, 2013, John Brunelli
The Parker Quartet will perform a free concert. with School of Music professor Bob Jesselson. The performance is part of a week of activities that the Grammy Award-winning group is holding as the School of Music's Quartet-in-Residence.
November 12, 2013, John Brunelli
Human resource problems can be some of the biggest headaches for the smallest of companies. So, PMBA student Sean Rankin and his business partner Aaron Traub came up with a solution. Their fix was so promising that it won the University of South Carolina's entrepreneurial competition, the Proving Ground. Now a year later, Rankin and Traub's company, Huddle HR, is poised to start accepting clients.