COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina is officially returning to its previous acronym “USC" following concern from alumni and other stakeholders, the school said Wednesday.
The update marks the end for the “UofSC” logo mark, which was adopted in 2019.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina has hired internationally acclaimed sculptor Basil Watson to cast a bronze statue inspired by the first Black students admitted to the university since Reconstruction.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A woman has given the University of South Carolina 100 cards and letters she received as a girl and young woman from Anne Frank’s father, Otto Frank.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hootie & the Blowfish got its start at the University of South Carolina and the school is now home to a boatload of the Grammy Award winning rock band's memorabilia.
Longtime fan Rick Noble on Friday donated his collection of all things Hootie & the Blowfish — including CDs, ticket stubs, an autographed guitar and T-shirts — to the school where the band was formed in 1986.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Scientists are looking for volunteers in Columbia to help them study the differences in heat across short distances in the city.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Time ran out for South Carolina senators as they tried to pass a bill that would restructure the University of South Carolina's board on Thursday, the frenetic final day of the 2022 General Assembly session.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate appears to have a different idea on how to revamp the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five University of South Carolina trustees won’t be allowed to run for reelection next month after some powerful lawmakers felt they were responsible for hiring a president who crudely criticized the school and left in less than two years and interfered in daily school affairs.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after human remains were discovered in Beaufort County.
The remains were found around 6 p.m. Monday in a wooded area near a marsh off in the Shell Point area, WCSC-TV reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A proposal to fire all trustees from the University of South Carolina board has been put on a fast track by the South Carolina House a week after a hearing where lawmakers didn't hide their anger about spending and what they felt is interference in daily affairs.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A $1 million grant has been awarded to Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center to study ways to reduce the disparity in lung cancer that affects Black residents.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A woman is dead and four people are injured after an argument at a party escalated into a shooting, Columbia police said.
The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at the Greene Crossing Apartments near the University of South Carolina campus, WIS-TV reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina plans three statues to commemorate the black students who permanently desegregated the school in 1963.
The university's Board of Trustees voted Friday to commission statues to honor Robert G.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina is receiving $1.5 million from an Oklahoma-based energy company to bolster the school's civil rights center.
University officials announced the gift from natural gas pipeline operator Williams on Tuesday.
CHARLESTON S.C (AP) — The College of Charleston is creating a new school to help train more health care workers in South Carolina.
The college's trustees voted unanimously Thursday to start the new School of Health Sciences in summer 2022.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina on Friday named a former professor and provost as its new president, turning toward a familiar person to end another problematic search for the school's next leader.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Scientists say they have confirmed the first three cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The front-runner in the search for the University of South Carolina's next president has decided not to pursue the job.
Mung Chiang, an electrical engineer who serves as the dean of the engineering college at Purdue University, said in a statement through the University of South Carolina that he was focusing on his family instead.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A group of cancer doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina took confidential information to a competitor in an effort to establish a new treatment facility, according to a lawsuit filed this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Medical University of South Carolina wants lawmakers to give the hospital system $400 million of federal COVID-19 relief money to expand mental health therapy and heart and respiratory treatment across the state,
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a mask mandate instituted by the University of South Carolina last month does not violate a state budget proviso banning discriminatory face covering requirements.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An Anne Frank Center is opening at the University of South Carolina, which will be the first museum in North America and the fourth in the world where visitors can walk through the famed story of the teenage Holocaust victim.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson University will have no widespread mask requirement and no physical distancing as classes will resume at full capacity, the school announced this week.
Clemson’s announcement comes a day after the University of South Carolina rolled back plans to require masks, The Greenville News reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina can't lawfully require students and staff to wear face coverings on campus this fall, despite increasing cases of coronavirus, thanks to recent legislative action, according to the state's top prosecutor.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Medical University of South Carolina on Monday completed its purchase of several hospitals and an emergency room in the Midlands.
To celebrate the acquisition, MUSC changed the names of the four facilities and leaders traveled to the two Providence Health hospitals in Columbia, the KershawHealth hospital in Camden and a freestanding emergency room in Fairfield County to meet employees and give speeches.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for the 2019 abduction and murder of a 21-year-old college student who mistook his car for her Uber ride.
The jury took a little more than an hour to find Nathaniel Rowland guilty of killing Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student who disappeared from Columbia’s Five Points entertainment district in March 2019.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the criminal trial of a man accused of the 2019 killing of the South Carolina woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride.
Nathaniel Rowland is accused of kidnapping and killing 21-year-old Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville, New Jersey.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina president has indicated he does not plan to ask the Legislature for permission to change the names of nearly a dozen campus buildings that a special committee says honors racists and Civil War figures.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Medical University of South Carolina will buy several hospitals and an emergency room in the state’s Midlands region, the state's second-largest health system announced Friday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — University of South Carolina trustees turned Friday to a familiar person to temporarily run the school as they look for a new president after the previous leader resigned over a plagiarized graduation speech after a tumultuous 20-month tenure.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The embattled president of the University of South Carolina resigned on Wednesday, days after he delivered a commencement address marred by allegations of plagiarism and a misidentification of the school itself...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University chose its new leader Thursday, naming William Tate as the university system's first Black president.
Tate, provost at the University of South Carolina, was the unanimous pick of the LSU Board of Supervisors after public in-person interviews with three finalists and 90 minutes of closed-door debate among board members...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University's presidential search committee has whittled down the field of contenders to three finalists and excluded the governor's chief budget adviser from that list...
Like mother, like daughter.
Today, Anita Wideman and her daughter, Kristen Wideman, share more than DNA and the same last name: they are graduates and alumni of USC Aiken both with Bachelor of Science degrees in exercise and sports science.
CHICAGO (AP) — Whenever Rachel Orden calls for an Uber, the 20-year-old Michigan State University sophomore immediately walks to the back of the vehicle to check the license plate number, then opens the door and waits for the driver to say her name before getting in...
The current financial health of university presses has become a matter of debate. Because of recent budget cuts in public higher education, some college-based publishing houses, which remain the mainstay of research in the sciences and humanities, have had to face cutbacks and some have closed their doors.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One engaged couple will have the opportunity to celebrate a wedding in Columbia — for free...
A potential project on University of South Carolina Aiken’s campus will impact not only the university, but another organization, as well.
USC Aiken and The First Tee of Aiken are working together to build a joint facility on the campus, a home for First Tee and a practice facility for the USC Aiken golf team.
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade-long lucky streak of decent weather that helped rescue one of Florida's biggest home insurers from collapse could come to a wet, violent end if predictions about Hurricane Irma prove true...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As John Bryant left the Medical University of South Carolina in the summer of 1997 — a year and a half after the heart attack that set it all off, after he passed out in his sister-in-law's house with his niece yelling, "Uncle John, don't you do this to me" — one of his doctors imparted one more reminder of mortality.
COLUMBIA — The University of South Carolina continues to build its technology muscle with new multi-million dollar partnership at its aerospace center meant to train students better and change the state's workforce.
After Gamecocks land in their first ever Final Four, the cost of a plane ticket to Phoenix takes off
If it seems like getting a plane ticket to the Final Four is getting awfully expensive, you’re not alone.
The airline industry’s finely tuned pricing systems - designed to guess how much travelers will be willing to pay and charge them as much - are having a field day with the Gamecocks’ out-of-nowhere tournament run.
COLUMBIA — BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina acknowledged Thursday it has responded to a request for information from the grand jury investigating corruption at the S.C. Statehouse.
The state's largest health insurer did not provide details regarding the request.
Former Bishop England standout Jamie Wilson has made a splash on the University of South Carolina men’s golf team, having been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week last month.
Wilson made his debut in the starting lineup for the first time in the 2017 All-American Intercollegiate golf tournament played in Humble, Texas, and finished tied for 32nd individually at 1-over par with rounds of 72, 72 and 73.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black college student who drew complaints for displaying a Confederate flag in his dorm room window said he sees the banner as a symbol of Southern pride and not racism.
The 19-year-old student at the University of South Carolina Beaufort took the flag down at the university's request, but he said he's considering putting it back up after the officials relented.