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Parents Updates

Moving off-campus?

Off-Campus Student Services offers a variety of tips and resources to support your student through the process.

 

Stories for Parents

Tori Vaeth at hotel

The 'SEARCH' for purpose

A cherished, childhood friendship led Tori Vaeth to study special education at the University of South Carolina. Now, the College of Education double alumna is leading a program that’s training and placing young adults with intellectual disabilities in rewarding careers.

ultrasound education

The curious case of Marcus Brown

Marcus Brown is a fictional high school student athlete whose medical history is the centerpiece of a teaching module in anatomy and biology courses at 20 middle and high schools that participated in a joint venture with USC’s School of Medicine and the College of Education. The project gives students an interesting case study that guides them through an exploration of various physiological conditions that might have contributed to the star athlete’s untimely death.

Mark Rosenbaum with Wix reps

Industry-infused education evolution

2018 will be a year of retail technology innovation for the University of South Carolina, as a flurry of new industry partnerships provide a digital foundation to prepare retail management students to lead the industry.

Samantha Petrelli

Immediate impact

Samantha Petrelli threw herself into campus life, getting involved in a number of organizations while amassing 63 academic credits and a 4.0 GPA. Such a resume made Petrelli more than deserving of the inaugural Chi Omega Centennial Scholarship, endowed by a $25,000 donation by the Eta Gamma Chapter in 2016.

Ben Maronites

Nothing but blue skies

The forecast for Benjamin Marosites’ professional goals while attending Carolina went from “foggy” to “sunny and clear” in just one semester. The undeclared major enrolled in the geography department’s weather and climate course, which ignited his curiosity about meteorology, prompted him to change majors and helped launch his career as an emergency planner for Richland County.

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