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Michael Amiridis

Michael Amiridis

Michael Amiridis, the chancellor of the University of Illinois-Chicago since 2015, has been named the 30th president of the University of South Carolina.

Celia Dial Saxon

University of South Carolina names residence hall for Celia Dial Saxon

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday (Jan. 7) to name a campus residence hall for University of South Carolina graduate and revered African American educator Celia Dial Saxon, one of the best-known and respected educators in the state’s history.

three sketches of Cocky, one in full color

2021: A year in review

2021 was a challenging year for just about everyone. But it was also a year to remember, with plenty of reasons for the University of South Carolina to celebrate — and even get a little cocky.

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Gift of rare Third Folio enhances UofSC’s Shakespeare collection

Third Folio of Shakespeare’s plays printed in 1664 has a permanent home at University of South Carolina Libraries. The book, a gift from Chicago attorney Jeffery Leving, along with the university’s copies of the Second and Fourth folios, will provide a rare opportunity for students, faculty and other researchers.

Students walk through the UofSC campus.

MTC and UofSC formalize direct transfer tracks

It is now easier for students to transfer from Midlands Technical College to the University of South Carolina. The two schools have announced new direct transfer tracks that align MTC courses with the first two years of courses in designated programs at UofSC. This allows students to earn an associate degree and move right into the final two years of their bachelor’s degree program.

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UofSC announces plans for 2022-23 tuition freeze

The University of South Carolina announced Friday (Nov. 19) its plan to freeze tuition systemwide for the 2022-23 academic year, making it the fourth year in a row the state’s flagship has held tuition at the same rate.

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"M.D. students collect items to distribute to the homeless"

(feat. Carra Lyons, Autumn Lupotsky, Arianna Douglas, Ionut Popazan, students) SC Now (Florence)

"USC, Midlands Tech ink new transfer agreement for engineering and science majors"

(feat. Sandra Kelly, Office of the Provost; Jonathan Poon, institutional research) The Post and Courier

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