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January 12, 2016, April Blake
The University of South Carolina’s online graduate program in nursing started 15 years ago. The curriculum was one of the first online programs the university offered, targeting working nurses who wanted to join the ranks of nurse leaders, conduct research and teach. We sat down with College of Nursing Dean Jeannette Andrews to discuss the program's success and plans for the future.
May 18, 2015, April Blake
Stacey Olden has always had a sympathetic ear for family and friends with troubles – even when she thought she wanted to be a Wall Street financier.
March 17, 2015, April Blake
After losing Lt. Vinny Bocchino to heart disease, the USC police department has taken steps to ensure that they are all aware of their own health. The department has formed a team for the Midlands Heart Walk to honor Vinny and those who suffer from heart problems.
February 09, 2015, April Blake
She never imagined that she would enjoy cooking, much less getting so hands-on in the kitchen as to write a cookbook. As an alumnae of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Michelle Margocee Gainey has put a lot of the skills she learned into action as she releases her first book.
December 01, 2014, April Blake
When faced with the loss of her vision, Wendy Bryan had to find a new path to continue doing the social work that she loved. After finding a lack of ways to connect with other people with disabilities, she decided to create a statewide network called Disability Connections. With the help of technology, friends and family Bryan is able to run the nonprofit organization herself.
October 10, 2014, April Blake
A cancer diagnosis doesn't always put life on pause. Kathy Mercer, a survivor and professor in the College of Nursing stayed invigorated during her treatment and encourages patients to stay positive through her work with the Pink Posse, a local support group.
July 31, 2014, April Blake
After being selected as an AmeriCorps Summer Service Associate Morgan Lundy found her perspective on helping others has changed through the time she has spent volunteering. Her placement at the Richland Library exposed her to library science and working with fun and educational programming opportunities.
June 06, 2014, April Blake
DescriptionAdvising has changed much in the past 25 years and Becky Mayo has seen it all. This year she was awarded the university’s top honor for advisers, who are essential to keeping students on track to graduation.
May 06, 2014, April Blake
For students who are looking to give back to the community while gaining valuable on-the-job experience, there are programs like Teach for America that exist. Two very different students will soon find themselves in similar situations, teaching in underserved schools in Charlotte.
April 30, 2014, April Blake
Studying the effects of antibiotic resistant microbes is more than just research to Sean Norman. Hospitalized as a child from exposure at his family’s farm, he is dedicated to educating the public how to reduce superbugs from forming and spreading.
March 31, 2014, April Blake
Jennifer Pournelle is using online crowdfunding to raise money to study polluted marshes in Iraq. With a new program offering a financial match from the Office of Research, attaining her goal will be quicker than going through traditional grant proposal methods.
March 18, 2014, April Blake
Gearing up to run any distance with no support can be a daunting experience. Campus Wellness has the answer with a program that incorporates a goal, social media support and plans for runners of any level. So there’s no reason not to go from zero to 5k.