MY UofSC EXPERIENCE ENGAGEMENTS

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Engagements What to Expect Type of Activity Term CAS Label Campus Division Department Unit Course Special Designator Other
Academic Integrity Mutual Expectations Over a free lunch, talk with classmates and faculty about the challenges to honesty and respect you encounter in the classroom. Explore the ways you can work together to elevate our learning community and uphold the Carolinian Creed values. Educational Support Fall 2021 Educational Support 3 11 88 Student Conduct & Academic Integrity ; Student Conduct Programs,Study / Practice self knowledge,Career readiness,Personal and social responsibility - Taking seriously the perspectives of others,Personal and social responsibility - Developing competence in ethical and moral reasoning, action,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Dean of Students
A Tier 2 engagement This is my short description Leadership Fall 2021 Appointed Student Leader 3 11 88 ; Assessment Services,Community service / civic engagement,,Civic knowledge and engagement,,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Dean of Students
Academic Coaching Appointment Choices abound at UofSC, and sometimes you may feel overwhelmed finding the path that's right for you. Talk one-on-one with an expert coach to identify your strengths, weigh your career and major options, learn about on-campus opportunities and connect with campus resources. Educational Support Fall 2021 Educational Support 3 12 34 University Advising Center ; Academic Advising Programs,Study / Practice intellectual skills,Study / Practice self knowledge,Foundations and skills for lifelong learning,Personal and social responsibility - Striving for excellence,Columbia Academic Affairs Undergraduate Studies
Alternative Break Leader Find your leadership footing as you guide fellow students to complete a meaningful community service project during fall, winter or spring break. As the alternative break leader, you will organize the service trip, communicate with the sponsoring service agency, oversee students each day and manage any problems that arise during the trip. Leadership Fall 2021 Peer Educator 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; GLD-Community Service; Experiential Learning Opportunity; Student Leadership Programs,Leadership,Community service / civic engagement,Critical and creative thinking,Civic knowledge and engagement,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Advanced Sociological Research Methods - SOCY 561 Put your analytical and research skills to the test with real-world sociology projects. Across one semester, you will complete two projects: one based on data analysis and one based on original interviews you will conduct on a topic of your choice. Gain experience in the research process from topic exploration and initial data collection through summarizing your findings in scholarly writing and presenting your research. Research Fall 2021 Undergraduate Research 3 14 53 SOCE 561 GLD-Research; Experiential Learning Opportunity; Undergraduate Research Programs,Research,,Inquiry and analysis,,Columbia Arts & Sciences Sociology
Demo for Pam This is a test Leadership Fall 2021 Appointed Student Leader 3 11 88 Experiential Learning Opportunity; GLD-ePortfolio; Academic Advising Programs,Community service / civic engagement,,Civic knowledge and engagement,,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Dean of Students
Capstone Scholars Program Assistant Students interact with department visitors in the Capstone office and with prospective students and parents at admission events. Students also serve as office assistants: checking students in for appointments, responding to email and telephone inquiries, and assisting with data processing. Leadership Fall 2021 Student Program Leader 3 11 29 Capstone Scholars Experiential Learning Opportunity; GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; Student Employment,Career readiness,,Professionalism / work ethic,Interpersonal skills,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Practicum in Sport & Entertainment Management - SPTE 295 Snag your all-access pass to the world of professional sport and entertainment management with employers such as AEG Live, the Atlanta Falcons and the New York Knicks. Go backstage with the experts to get hands-on experience and learn what it takes to build a successful career. You'll work at least 520 hours over 13 weeks, building industry knowledge and contacts that you can leverage throughout your career. Workplace Experience Fall 2021 Practicum 3 17 79 SPTE 295 Experiential Learning Opportunity; GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; Internship Programs,Apply specialized knowledge,Career development,Specialized knowledge and skills,,Columbia Hospitality, Retail, Sport Management Sport and Entertainment Management
Gamecocks Get Hired STEM Job Fair Soar into your STEM career. Meet face-to-face with prospective employers about current and future opportunities for applicants like you (with skills in science, technology, engineering and math), including internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. Added bonus: you can still attend as an alum! Workplace Experience Fall 2021 Career Development 3 11 30 Career Center ; Career Services,Career development,,Self-knowledge,,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Success
Dean's Advisory Council Students represent the voices, concerns, and interests of the diverse undergraduate student body to the Dean of Students, providing input for university policies, programs, and communication. Council members serve as a vehicle for information sharing and support among student leaders on campus. Leadership Fall 2021 Appointed Student Leader 3 11 88 GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; Student Leadership Programs,Community service / civic engagement,Career readiness,Critical and creative thinking,Communication - spoken,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Dean of Students
Internship - CRJU 494 Protect and serve. Earn course credit and get an inside look at career paths within criminal justice by completing 160 hours of work at a local agency. Workplace Experience Fall 2021 Internship 3 14 41 CRJU 494 GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; Experiential Learning Opportunity; Internship Programs,Apply specialized knowledge,Career readiness,Specialized knowledge and skills,,Columbia Arts & Sciences Criminology & Criminal Justice
Supplemental Instruction Peer Leader You've aced the class, now help others achieve success! You'll lead three group study sessions per week for students in a particular class, reviewing challenging material, answering questions and offering study tips. Leadership Fall 2021 Peer Educator 3 11 30 Student Success Center GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement; Experiential Learning Opportunity; Student Leadership Programs,Leadership,,Influencing others,Communication - spoken,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Success
Workshop on DegreeWorks and My UofSC Experience Students in a University 101 course listen to an expert presentation and participate in discussion on the use of DegreeWorks graduation audit system, and My UofSC Experience records of engagement and learning in the co-curriculum. Educational Support Fall 2021 Educational Support 3 12 34 University Advising Center ; Learning Assistance Programs,Study / Practice intellectual skills,,Self-knowledge,,Columbia Academic Affairs Undergraduate Studies
Bustle at the Russell - Welcome Week Event Students attending this Welcome Week event can explore the array of services available in Russell House University Union, interact with other students, play some fun games, get free food, make memories, and take home some great giveaways. Campus Involvement Fall 2021 Community Building 3 11 28 Russell House University Union ; Campus Activities Programs,Connecting with others,Recreation, leisure, entertainment,Self-knowledge,,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Preston Leadership Weekend Leadership Weekend brings students together to enhance their leadership skills and abilities. This fun-filled event will create relationships and partnerships, in addition to enhancing the Preston community. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,leadership, living learning community, student affairs, PrestonColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Preston Mentor Program The Preston Peer Mentor Program matches incoming Preston Residential College students with a diverse group of Preston students who are dedicated to fostering student development and building leadership skills. This one-semester program strives to enhance the first-year experience within Preston by providing a peer mentor to help new students make a more successful transition from high school to college, both socially and academically. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,Preston, Living Learning Community, Mentor, Mentorship, Student Development, Leadership, Peer MentorColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Preston Hall Government Residents involved in Hall Government engage in discussions and debates regarding our community. The group is guided by the Preston Hall Government Constitution. Funding is available for any reside to help fund programs and initiatives for Preston. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,Living Learning Community, Preston, Leadership, Hall GovernmentColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Preston Ambassadors Preston Ambassadors regularly provide tours to prospective students and their families each semester, often showing Preston to more than 600 guests in one day. The team also hosts social events throughout the year, including traditional events like Cereal Killers and Sundaes on Sunday events. Ambassadors also plan the end of the year celebration, called the Gatsby Banquet and Awards Ceremony. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,Leadership, Living Learning Communities, Preston, AmbassadorsColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Y-Impact Youth Impacting Minds, People and Communities Together (Y-Impact) is a service organization within Preston that focuses on areas such as education, community engagement, and health and wellness. The group, which is involved in several service projects plus local and international philanthropy. Service Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,Service, Leadership, Living Learning Community, Community Engagement, Service Project, PhilanthropyColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Green Thumbs Preston students can engage in horticulture to experience the fun and sense of responsibility that comes from nurturing our environment. They are stewards of community areas including two vegatables plots and a meditation garden located in Preston's backyard. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 29 Preston Residential College ; ,,,,,Service, Leadership, Preston, Living Learning Communities, Environment, HorticultureColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Housing & Well-Being
Family Weekend Family Weekend is the perfect opportunity to explore what your South Carolina student loves of the UofSC community! Take part in curated signature events and UofSC traditions over course of the weekend. Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Parent & Family Programs ; ,,,,,Campus, Campus Involvement, Tradition, CommunityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Faith Fair The Faith Fair is an interactive experience where students are able to connect with religious/spiritual student organizations and off-campus, Columbia faith-based organizations. This event is hosted by the Spiritual and Religious Life office within the Department of Student Life. Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 ; ,,,,,Faith, Religious, SpiritualColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Dobson Volunteer Service Program Dobson Volunteer Service Program provides students with funding to engage in faith-based volunteer humanitarian service. Service Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 ; ,,,,,faith, service, volunteerColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Carolina Closet The Carolina Closet provides business, professional clothes for the students of UofSC. The Carolina Closet is staffed by student volunteers each semester. Students can take up to five items of their choice and exchange those items as needed throughout the semester. Students also have the opportunity to donate to the Carolina Closet to support their peers! Workplace Experience Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Student Government ; ,,,,,service, workplace, volunteer, campus, donate, professionalism, professionalColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Leadership & Service Awards The Leadership and Service Awards is a ceremony that recognizes outstanding students, student organizations, faculty, staff, and local professionals that exemplify leadership or community service. Leadership Spring 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, awards, service, community, campusColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Student Leadership & Diversity Conference Peer Leader The Student Leadership and Diversity Conference (SLDC) is an opportunity for students and staff from institutions across the Southeast to network and explore important issues in diversity and student leadership. The SLDC Planning Committee consists of professional staff representation from the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Leadership and Service Center as well as 2 student Peer Leaders Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,Columbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Student Leadership Advisory Group Student leaders are invited to participate in a Student Leadership Advisory Group virtual meeting led by Dr. Anna Edwards, Associate Vice President for Student Life. This meeting brings students together to discuss relevant topics impacting the student experience at Carolina. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, community, student lifeColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Food Security Awareness Programming Our campus food pantry was created for students, by students. The pantry provides opportunities to help with food assistance and other resources that enhance the community’s overall wellbeing. Service Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,service, campus, food pantry, food assistance, communityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Student Organization Renewal Yearly process completed by one member of each organization to maintain the organizations standing on campus. Consists of organizations information and educational modules. Leadership Spring 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, student organization, presentationColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Impact Weekly Impact Weekly is an opportunity for students to volunteer with local community partners to serve for a few hours the same time every week for the whole semester. Service Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,service, communityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Student Organization Roundtables An opportunity for student organization leaders to come together, connect, and learn about topics related to student organization and leadership development. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, student organization, leadership developmentColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Student Leadership Summit The Student Leadership Summit is a program designed to build community among student leaders and provide them tools for success with their student group. Leadership Spring 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, community, leadership programColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Workshop: Feeding Minds This workshop is designed to educate the UofSC community on food insecurity, how to help those facing food insecurity, and resources available in the Columbia and UofSC community to those in need. Service Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,service, community, resources, food insecurityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Presentation: Overview of the Leadership & Service Center This brief presentation provides an overview of all the diverse programs and opportunities offered through the Leadership and Service Center that students have the opportunity to take part in during their time at UofSC. Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,ladership, service, get involved, presentation, programsColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Worshop: Public Deliberation Public deliberations are forums centered on local and/or national social issues to help students engage in meaningful dialogue to unpack the complexities of social issues, discuss possible outcomes and trade-offs of different options, and reflect on multiple viewpoints. Trained Civic Leadership Education Action Team members, alongside staff, work with you to select a social issue to discuss and facilitate the deliberations. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, issues, social issues, civicColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Presentation: Voting 101 To help provide clarity around the voter engagement process, trained Civic Leadership Education Action Ream members, alongside staff, cover the importance of voting, current registration requirements and logistics. This presentation gives participants tools to learn how to stay informed on issues, candidates, and upcoming elections, as well as how to fact-check resources. Participants have the opportunity to register or update their voter registration during this workshop. Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Leadership & Service Center ; ,,,,,leadership, voter education, vote, engagement, civic, electionColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
First Night Carolina Set the tone and make memories with new friends and classmates at the annual event the night before the first day of class in the fall semester Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Russell House University Union ; ,,,,,campus, event, community, socialColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Last Night Carolina Close out the academic year in style at this annual social event on the last day of class. Campus Involvement Spring 3 11 28 Russell House University Union ; ,,,,,campus, socialColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Study Union Utilize RHUU meeting rooms for exam prep and ace your finals! Student Success Center also hosts review sessions hosted by Supplemental Instruction leaders. This event occurs during finals week in fall and spring semester. Educational Support Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Russell House University Union ; ,,,,,campus, supplemental instructions, exam prep, review, tutorColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
AFLV participants AFLV (Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values) exists to accelerate progress in fraternity/sorority communities through change-enabling experiences. Members of these communities can apply for Leadership Travel Scholarships in order to take part in these immersive learning experiences. Leadership Spring 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,fraternity, sorority, leadership, travelColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Greeks Get Hired Greeks Get Hired is a new program from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Specifically designed for our graduating members in mind, Greeks Get Hired is a comprehensive, career-readiness program that seeks to prepare fraternity and sorority members for life beyond college. The Greeks Get Hired program will offer a series of workshops and those that attend eight (8) different workshops throughout the year will graduate from the program, receive a graduation certificate and incentive, and be able to add the certification to your resume! Topics may include preparing your resume and cover letter, networking with alumni, personal branding, negotiations, job search strategies, diversity in the workplace, and more. Workplace Experience Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,workplace, resume, network, job, workshop, certificateColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Greek Awards The Greek Awards are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding accomplishments over the past calendar year. Leadership Spring 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,award, greekColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
MGC Showcase Participants MGC Showcase is an informal program that allows candidates to learn about the national and local history and traditions of the 6 fraternities and sororities within the Multicultural Greek Council. Campus Involvement Fall,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,greek, information, community, interest, fraternity, sororityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
NPHC Meet the Greeks Participants Meet the Greeks is an informal program that allows candidates to learn about the national and local history and traditions of the 8 historically African-American fraternities and sororities within the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Campus Involvement Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,greek, information, community, interest, fraternity, sororityColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Order of Omega Open to new members each spring and fall semester. To be eligible for membership, students must: Be a junior or senior, Possess a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher, Be a member in a UofSC recognized fraternity or sorority, Have demonstrated leadership capabilities Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,greek, fraternity, sorority, membership, academicColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Presidents Meetings Monthly Chapter President meetings with the Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life staff, curriculum/topic focused. Leadership Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,greek, president, community, chapterColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life Student Employees Student employee supporting the services and operations of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Workplace Experience Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,employment, part time, greek, work, jobColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life
Trick or Treat with the Greeks Every year, Greek Village welcomes children from the university family and the greater Columbia community for trick-or-treating and carnival games such as face painting, bounce houses, and more! Capstone Project, Campus Involvement, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Educational Support, International Learning, Leadership, Research, Service, Workplace Experience Ongoing,Fall 2021 3 11 28 Fraternity & Sorority Life ; ,,,,,holiday, event, community, family, greek, halloweenColumbia Student Affairs & Academic Support Student Life