Archived Press Releases


News Items in November 2017


USC Aiken is fostering leadership and lifestyles that are Healthy 4 Life
November 1, 2017

The following story highlighting USC Aiken’s health, fitness and wellness initiatives was written by Sarah Kosch for the NIRSA website. University of South Carolina Aiken is a small program with about 3,400 ...


Pacers' T-Shirts Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence
November 1, 2017

Throughout October - designated National Domestic Violence Awareness Month - University of South Carolina Aiken students designed t-shirts hung in the Quad to help raise awareness of the issue and highlight resources ...


USC Aiken to Host Statewide Theater Convention
November 1, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken will host the annual S. C. Theater Association Convention, Nov. 2 - 5, in the Etherredge Center and in academic buildings across campus. "We are proud to once again host this ...


USC Aiken Riders Earn High-Point Team Day 2 of Columbia's Fall Show
November 2, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken's Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Hunt Seat Team earned top honors during a sister school's event, which featured teams from all over the region. The Pacer equestrians ...


USC Aiken Sponsors Local Film Festival
November 3, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken has partnered once again with the Southern City Film Festival, taking place all over Aiken, Nov. 3-5, including on campus. Tickets are only $5, and a shuttle will be available from ...


USC Aiken Leaders Found a New WAY2UNITE
November 6, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken Student Government Association has partnered with university and local leaders to raise money for the annual United Way campaign. "The month of November is a time for giving thanks....


Chorale's Concert Benefits ACTS
November 6, 2017

University of South Carolina Aiken students who are part of the Masterworks Chorale Festival Chorus have teamed up with ACTS for a concert on Nov. 12 at 4 p.m., at St. John's United Methodist Church, downtown Aiken. The ...


Etherredge Center Director Inducted in Theatre Hall of Fame
November 7, 2017

The S.C. Theatre Association honored long-time theatre leader, Jack Benjamin, executive director of the Etherredge Center and chair of the University of South Carolina Aiken Department of Visual and Performing Arts, ...


Motivational Speaker Highlights Importance of Global Citizenship
November 7, 2017

As part of its International Education Week activities, the University of South Carolina Aiken will feature an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker who will address The Importance of being a Global Citizen, ...


USC Aiken Celebrates Saudi Culture
November 7, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken hosted an event celebrating Saudi National Day, exposing members of the student body and the community to the rich culture, the warm people, the engaging landscape, and the unique ...


Friend’s attitude about giving hits the right note for music lover Ben Cox
November 7, 2017

The following story was written by Larry Wood at the Aiken Standard.Published on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Ben Cox loves music, especially piano, and he loves supporting musicians and musical performances. But it took...


Chief of Wyandotte Nation to Visit USC Aiken
November 8, 2017

As part of Native American Heritage Month, members of the University of South Carolina Aiken student body invited the chief of the Wyandotte Nation in northeast Oklahoma, to campus Nov. 9, at 4:30, in Penland 106. The ...


USC Aiken Volleyball Earns No. 2 Seed In PBC Tournament
November 13, 2017

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The University of South Carolina Aiken volleyball team will be the No. 2 seed in the upcoming PBC Tournament, which is slated to be held in Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 17-19. The tournament will be ...


USCA students serve North Aiken students food for thought and nourishment
November 20, 2017

The following story was written by Larry Wood at the Aiken Standard.Published on Friday, November 17, 2017. The contents of book bags usually nourish the mind, but the book bags USC Aiken students donated to children at ...