September 2015

09.02.15

S.C. Rep. Jenny Horne ('94) selected for 2015 Aspen-Rodel Fellowship

The Aspen Institute has selected SC Rep. Jenny Anderson Horne, ’94 English, ’97 law, as one of 24 Rodel Fellows in its class of 2015. Fellows are chosen for their “intellect, thoughtfulness, and commitment to civil dialogue,” which Horne proved in July when she told the SC House of Representatives it was time to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds in Columbia.

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July 2015

07.22.15

Making order of a classical education

No matter how eloquent a case he can make for why the classics matter, Del Maticic, SCHC '15, was still a little apprehensive about telling his parents that he was forsaking law school in favor of a graduate degree in ancient Latin and Greek. As it turned out, his parents were very supportive of his plans, perhaps even more so when he was named a MacCracken Fellow at NYU, a full-ride doctoral fellowship.

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June 2015

May 2015

05.29.15

A Natural Fit: Patrick Wooten, Class of 2005

Patrick Wooten is a prime example of why you don’t have to have it all figured out in college. Confused about which major to declare as an undergraduate, he finally chose accounting when his advisor told him he had no time left to decide. Now he’s the youngest member of the South Carolina Bar Board of Governors, president-elect of the SC Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, and the youngest 2015 recipient of the Leadership in Law award.

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05.11.15

‘I love you all and I love this school’: Revocation 2015

“I’m a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records and you’ve won the prize for the longest sustained applause,” Dean Steven Lynn deadpanned at the beginning of the event, after 180 graduating seniors walked across the stage. Kidding aside, he congratulated the Class of 2015...

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05.07.15

A new goal: Former soccer captain tackles conflict resolution

After two sports-related injuries in six months, former USC soccer captain Kevin Stam had to accept that his dream of playing five years of professional ball wasn’t coming true. But he’s lucky, he says, to have played six months on a professional team in Sweden, and to have other dreams. Two of them are becoming an international mediator and teaching people how to resolve conflict.

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