Alumni News


USC Aiken’s Speaker Series Features Cybersecurity Expert
February 17, 2017

Cybersecurity expert Adm. William Fallon, a former four-star military commander, mapped out the issues facing the nation as part of the University of South Carolina Aiken Signature Speaker ...

Education Professor Named February Citizen of the Month
February 15, 2017

The honor of USC Aiken’s Campus Citizen of the Month for February 2017 goes to Dr. Deborah McMurtrie, an assistant professor of educational psychology in the School of Education.

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USC Aiken Boasts 7 More Magellan Scholars
February 15, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken announced its newest cohort of Magellan Scholars, which includes seven students from a variety of disciplines.

The Magellan Scholars Program is ...

Italian Chef Strengthens Friendship, Scholarships through Culinary Delights
February 15, 2017

A mechanical engineer turned celebrity chef is connecting the southeast – including Aiken – to Italian cuisine through a unique partnership among local friends, which ultimately ...

USC Aiken Shotgun Team’s Inaugural Pacer Classic To be Held in April
February 13, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken Shotgun Team will host its inaugural Pacer Classic, April 8, at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, S.C.

Money raised through the event will be...

USC Aiken Earns National Ranking for Online Programs
February 10, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken has – once again -- been ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Programs Rankings.

The university received a 2017 ...

USC Aiken Hosts Conference for Future Teachers
February 10, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken hosted an annual conference Feb. 3, for area school districts’ teacher cadets -- high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a career...

Fraternity supports Golden Harvest
February 8, 2017

Dalton Ethridge, a secondary education major at the University of South Carolina Aiken, takes part in his fraternity's stationary bike ride to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank.  ...

Poet Larry D. Thomas Leads Workshop as Part of Distinguished Writers Series
February 8, 2017

Poet Larry D. Thomas attended a writing class at the University of South Carolina Aiken, guiding students through some of their poetry writing projects.  Thomas, a member of the Texas ...

USC Aiken Gears Up for Annual Golf Tourney
February 6, 2017

Reservations are now being made for the 11th annual University of South Carolina Aiken Golf Classic, which takes place Monday, March 6 at Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation.

During the last...

USC Aiken Chancellor Travels Abroad to Expand International Partnerships
January 31, 2017

Dr. Sandra Jordan, center, is traveling in India, working to expand educational partnerships between USC Aiken and Amity Mumbai for students, faculty and staff.  "I look forward to ...

USC Aiken Faculty’s Research Breaks Through to Earn Award
January 31, 2017

Members of the University of South Carolina Aiken’s faculty earned University of South Carolina Breakthrough Leadership in Research Awards for their work.

Dr. Nathan Hancock and Dr. ...

Preparing Our Students to Be Global Citizens
January 31, 2017

The semester is already off to a good, albeit busy, start.

Currently, I’m traveling in India, working to expand our educational partnerships here for faculty and staff.  I look ...

USC Aiken Students Visit with Legislators
January 30, 2017

University of South Carolina Aiken students visited with members of the Aiken County Legislative Delegation during the annual Carolina Day at the Statehouse in Columbia, Jan. 25.

“USC ...

USC Aiken Heralded the Opening of Pacer Bridge
January 24, 2017

Dr. Sandra Jordan, chancellor, University of South Carolina Aiken, invited community educational partners, elected officials, local and state agencies, business and civic leaders, Pacer fans and ...

On Display at the University of South Carolina Aiken: The Bill of Rights and You
January 24, 2017

Aiken, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken Gregg-Graniteville Library is hosting a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the ...

Sunrise Rotary Honors USCA Communication Major as Student of the Month
January 24, 2017

Sunrise Rotary selected University of South Carolina Aiken student David Belfield as Student of the Month for January.

"David is a standout young man. He is bright and insightful. He is ...

USC Aiken Homecoming King and Queen Announced
January 24, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken announced the 2017 homecoming court during halftime of the Pacers’ game against USC Pembroke Jan. 21. Jasmine Edwards and Jacob Yarbrough were crowned ...

USC Aiken Students Team Up With Salvation Army During Home Basketball Games
January 17, 2017

As part of their Martin Luther King, Jr., Day service project, University of South Carolina of Aiken students conducted a food drive, collecting nonperishables and travel-sized toiletries, to...

New Student Organization Receives Grant
December 29, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken Shotgun Team– a new student organization on campus – received a hefty one-time grant of $10,000 from the National Shooting Sports Foundation to ...