U.S. News and World Report (2021): #1 Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South. This 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category. The university has won the first place ranking fifteen times.(see more)
U.S. News and World Report (2021): #1 Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South. This 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category. The university has won the first place ranking fifteen times.
Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society Inducts 17 New Members
Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honor society, inducted 17 new members during a ceremony on May 3, 2022. Lambda Pi Eta was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas. The National Communication Association established LPH as an affiliate organization and the official national communication honor society for undergraduates in 1995. In February 1996, Lambda Pi Eta was inducted into the Association of College Honor Society, and now there are over 500 chapters worldwide. The chapter at USC Aiken, the Nu Rho Chapter, was established in 2001 by Dr. Charmaine Wilson. Dr. Jason Munsell, Associate Professor and Chair of the Communication and Emerging Media Department, currently serves as the LPH faculty advisor and is a member as well. Kerri Charles made special Lambda Pi Eta cupcakes for the induction.
USC Aiken Students Named to Fall 2021 Dean's List
The University of South Carolina Aiken congratulates those students who made the Dean's List for Fall 2021. To earn this distinction, students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.
USC Aiken Students Named to Fall 2021 President's List
The University of South Carolina Aiken congratulates those students who made the President's List for Fall 2021. To earn this distinction, students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 4.0.
Mary E. Jarrard Prize
Representatives from the University of South Carolina Aiken's (USCA) Department of Communication and Emerging Media won big at the annual Carolina Communications Association (CCA) Conference, held on September 25. CCA promotes the discipline of communication studies in the Carolinas and across the region by hosting conferences, publishing a journal, and providing resources for instructors and students. Grace Fulton, a USCA Spring 2021 graduate, won the Mary E. Jarrard Prize for outstanding student paper. She is the first USCA student to win the award. Her paper was titled: "On the Offensive: Applying the Functional Analysis Theory of Political Television Advertisements to Analyze the 2020 South Carolina Senatorial Race."
August 2021 Graduates
Congratulations to the University of South Carolina Aiken's August 2021 graduates.
UofSC Aiken Announces Fall 2020 Dean's List Honorees
The University of South Carolina Aiken congratulates those students who made the Dean's List for Fall 2020. To earn this distinction, students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.
Alumna Lands Job Before Graduation
UofSC Aiken grad lands job before graduation.
UofSC Aiken's Third Annual Summer Scholars Institute Summer Symposium
The University of South Carolina Aiken showcased its top scholars at the third annual Summer Scholars Institute Summer Symposium on Friday, September 25, 2020. This symposium was cohosted by the College of Sciences and Engineering and the Center for Research Excellence.
Outstanding Student of Nursing (RN to BSN)
The Honors, Awards, and Scholarship Committee in consultation with the deans and department chairs nominate the highest achieving students each year for recognition in each academic area from the five schools and colleges, the Magellan Scholars, and the University Honors Program.
Magellan Scholar Honorees
Each Magellan Scholar receives funds to conduct their research project, competing for this award with the submission of a research, scholarship, or creative project proposal developed in collaboration with his or her faculty mentor. Selection is based on the project's educational and intellectual merit, the potential impact of the project, and the student's previous academic success. Magellan Scholars may be from any discipline or major, but must maintain an institutional GPA of 3.300 or greater, maintain consistent effort towards the completion of the project within the grant period, and dedicates his or her self to exploring the world while gaining valuable hands-on experience.
Chancellor Ambassadors Announced
The University of South Carolina Aiken announced the 2020-2021 Chancellor Ambassadors.
USC Aiken Makes A Difference With A Local Family
For the seventh consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Aiken softball team hit a home run with a local family. This year, the Pacers worked in conjunction with the Salvation Army to adopt a family for the holiday season.
New Student Body President, Other Leaders Announced
The University of South Carolina Aiken recently held student leadership elections, and as a result, Sam Boyd will be the Student Government Association's president for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Brock Named PBC Player of the Week
University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball standout Faison Brock has been named PBC Player of the Week.
Newest Educators Celebrated
The University of South Carolina Aiken School of Education celebrated December graduates during its annual Intern Celebration, held just days before commencement.
USC Aiken Choral Group Performs in Italy
Members of the University of South Carolina Aiken's Women's Vocal Ensemble started their summer break performing all over Italy.
USC Discovers Aiken's Top Student-Researchers
Several University of South Carolina Aiken student-researchers participated in the third annual Discover USC in Columbia just before the end of the spring semester.
Prof Takes Hike to Make a Wish
One biology professor at the University of South Carolina Aiken has taken her love for the subject out of the classroom and into the woods - all to help dreams come true for young children.
Pacer Who Championed Human, Civil Rights Earns Award
USC Aiken graduate and Orangeburg, S.C., native earns Human & Civil Rights Award.