February 2014

January 2014

December 2013


Honors College Senior Receives Rotary Global Grant

University of South Carolina senior Leila Heidari has been named as a recipient of the Rotary Global Grant to obtain her Masters in Global Health at Oxford University in Oxford, UK during the 2014-2015 academic year. Heidari is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Five Points in Columbia, South Carolina.

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November 2013


Finding Focus, Giving Back

The final bell at Joseph Keels Elementary in northeast Columbia doesn’t end the school day for a group of fourth- and fifth-graders on Wednesday afternoons. The classroom where they gather – the science room – is always full when Carolina senior Leila Heidari starts her after-school gardening program.

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October 2013

May 2013

March 2013

February 2013


SCHC Student Named Truman Finalist

Alexander Nye Gutierrez, an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina, has been named a Truman Scholar Finalist. Highly competitive and prestigious, the $30,000 Truman Scholarship is awarded to approximately 60 juniors nationally for superior academic ability, a strong record of service and leadership, and plans for careers in public service.

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