The office of Graduate Student Ombudsman was created in 2012 to serve as an informal resource for addressing student problems and concerns. From July 1, 2012-July 31, 2013, the Graduate Student Ombudsman met with 143 graduate students. View the inaugural report here.
The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management (SPTE) at the University of South Carolina is proud to introduce a new Ph.D. program. Applications to the program are now being accepted. Courses will be offered beginning Fall 2014.
The Graduate School is pleased to offer Travel Grants to support terminal degree-seeking graduate students with travel to conferences to make presentations on behalf of the University of South Carolina. All completed travel grant proposals for spring travel (January 1-June 30, 2014) are due by
5 p.m. on Friday, November 15.
The 2014 spring insurance waiver period begins on November 5, 2013 and will end on February 5, 2014. Students may submit their insurance information electronically through Student Health Services or Student Insurance.
For the second year in a row, the University of South Carolina is recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as one of the nation’s top universities for diversity and inclusivity.
Prospective students in the region will have an opportunity to meet with a representative from the University of South Carolina this fall, thanks to a new recruitment initiative led by The Graduate School.
Graduate students are invited to an entreprenuership workshop on December 3 from 9 a.m.-noon in the Lumpkin Auditorium (8th floor, Moore School of Business). Students will learn the basics of opportunity and market analysis, business planning, market penetration strategy, and new venture teams and leadership. Register by November 29.
The Office of the Provost has issued a new policy that requires all students to register their international travel, to obtain international emergency travel insurance and to abide by university travel warnings.
We've outlined a few key steps to help demystify Special Enrollment Status (formerly Z Status).
Starting this fall under a two-year grant of $500,000, 10 Carolina doctoral students in the College of Arts and Sciences—followed by 10 more in the fall of 2014—will become Bilinski Fellows through the Bilinski Educational Foundation.
New benefits have been added to USC administered health insurance, and the yearly cost has gone down from $1,679 in 2012-2013 to $1,452 in 2013-2014.
The University of South Carolina is replacing Social Security Numbers (SSNs) with USC ID numbers on university forms and documents.
Students, graduate directors, program administrators and campus units are invited to submit ideas for the kinds of data they would like to see highlighted and distributed by The Graduate School.
Qiang Zhang from Chemistry and Biochemistry, Jiyong Heo from Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Jennifer Slobodian from Comparative Literature are the recipients of this year’s Summer Dissertation Fellowship.
The Graduate School is partnering with Dr. Michael Matthews, Principal Investigator and Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the College of Arts and Sciences to increase access and success of underrepresented minority groups in the STEM fields.
Provost Michael D. Amiridis and Argiri Aggelopoulou-Amiridis hosted a new event to honor and give attention to the more than 70 doctoral students from the class of 2012-2013 who have already landed tenure-track faculty positions this year.
Twenty-three outstanding doctoral students will join the award-winning Presidential Fellows program this fall.
Nearly 150 graduate students from 43 different fields of study competed at the 2013 Graduate Student Day competition held on campus Friday, April 12.
Fifty-four graduate students at USC have been selected out of 152 as the first recipients of the Support to Promote Research and Creativity (SPARC) Graduate Research Fellowship, with funded grant projects encompassing topics from improved solid oxide fuel cell performance to body mapping for guitarists.
Nearly 150 graduate students from 43 different fields of study will compete at the 2013 Graduate Student Day, which will be held on campus this Friday, April 12.
Graduate students are invited to an interactive panel discussion with master's and Ph.D. graduates who are using their advanced degrees in industry and non-academic fields. The panel will take place on April 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the H. William Close Building (BA), Room 602 B. Registration is required.
The University of South Carolina has seven graduate programs ranked among the nation's best in the latest U.S. News & World and Report’s list of top graduate schools. Those include programs in business, library science, public health, criminology and psychology.
The Safe Zone Ally Program is a visible network of allies who are committed to creating a community of respect and dignity for LGBT individuals.
Congratulations to Jessica Hogan, winner of The Graduate School’s first ever t-shirt and logo design competition.
The Graduate School at the University of South Carolina was awarded the 2012-2013 CSGS/ETS Award for Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Admissions at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools. The award was presented to USC for its flagship recruiting program, the Presidential Fellowship.
Friday, March 22, from 4-6 p.m. in the ODK Room in Russell House, we’re sponsoring a workshop designed to help you talk about your research in a way that your peers, your family, your prospective employers, and your academic colleagues across all disciplines will be able to understand.
Graduate students at the University of South Carolina have a lot to be happy about. Our recent awards and distinctions range in theme from top-tier programs, to diversity, affordability, and initiatives befitting a high quality of life.
USC Publisher-in-Residence George Thompson assesses the publishing landscape and offers graduate students some publishing advice
Publisher-in-Residence George Thompson knows a lot about top tier-research universities. For years, the former editor of John Hopkins University Press and current academic publisher has been traveling across the country as a publishing consultant. Having visited college campuses all across the South—including University of Texas, University of Georgia, and University of North Carolina—Thompson is familiar with the publishing landscape among graduate students at flagship universities.
And, he sees something different brewing at the University of South Carolina.
More than 260 graduate students from 42 doctoral and terminal master’s programs were awarded financial support from The Graduate School to make presentations on behalf of the University of South Carolina in 2012-2013.
Publisher in Residence George Thompson will offer insights into the publishing market and give advice on how to ready manuscripts for publication in his public lecture, “Current Trends in Academic Publishing,” to be held on Thursday, November 15th at 4 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building, 800 Sumter Street, Room 114. The public is invited.