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Richard T. Greener

Larger than life

Richard T. Greener’s larger-than-life story is one of academic achievement, professional success and civic service, played out mostly in the tumultuous years after the Civil War. It’s a story of firsts — in addition to being USC’s first black professor, Greener was also Harvard’s first black graduate and America’s first black diplomat to a country of white citizenry.

Kristal Tribble and Tina Williamson pose in their caps and gowns after graduating from the online RN to BSN program.

Stronger together

Kristal Tribble and Tina Williamson enrolled in Carolina's online RN to BSN program thinking it would be a solitary endeavor. Instead, they found community and friendship, and the pair are now pursuing the College of Nursing's online master's of nursing program together.

Christopher Wach

Act 2

Christopher Wach planned to make a career in military, but injuries sustained in Afghanistan earned him two Purple Hearts and a medical discharge. He was able to find a second home and a new career path at the University of South Carolina.

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Make your best pitch

For the past eight years, University of South Carolina students and recent grads have had the opportunity to turn their brilliant ideas into something tangible with the Proving Ground — a startup business pitch competition along the lines of ABC’s “Shark Tank” television program.

Tommy Coggins

Big grant hunting

Tommy Coggins directs the Office of Sponsored Award Management, talks about the role his office plays in assisting faculty members searching for funding and how faculty can improve their chances of bringing in big grants.

carolina day

Carolina Day: A stronger UofSC, A stronger South Carolina

Carolina Day at the Statehouse is an annual one-day event designed to let legislators know that state support is vital for the University of South Carolina to ensure quality, access and affordability. This year, USC is taking a new approach that will allow more supporters than ever to participate — whether they're in Columbia or anywhere around the globe.

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In the News

“World War I: Black South Carolinian soldier”

(Feat. Janet Hudson, history) —South Carolina Public Radio

"BMW’s Spartanburg plant leads nation in auto exports”

(Feat. Joseph Von Nessen, economics) --Herald Journal

“Experts weigh in on how to best protect elderly from crime”

(Feat. Macie Smith, public health) —WACH-TV

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University Events

USC Dance Company Spring Concert

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Location: Drayton Hall 141

USC Dance Company Spring Concert

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018

Location: Drayton Hall 141

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

Location: Melton Observatory 201

Pamela Lackey Leadership Presentation

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Location: School of Journalism & Mass Communications 318

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