his week at SCHC:
It's MLK Day!
Find ways to remember and give back here.

Tuesday 1/17

OFSP Workshop: Gilman, Bridging, and Freeman Asia Scholarships
Gressette Room
A brief overview of some national fellowship opportunities that provide funding for study abroad.

Distinguished Lecture Series in Physics and Astronomy
Darla Moore School of Business room 101
"Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe" featuring Dr. Adam Riess, an internationally renowned astrophysicist, Nobel laureate, and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences. More here.

Wednesday 1/18

SCHC Maymester in Italy info session
Gressette Room
Join the Honors College in Italy for Maymester! Learn more about this trip and how the SCHC discount makes this trip affordable.Questions? Contact Dr. Kay Banks at bankshk@mailbox.sc.edu.

Friday 1/20

OFSP REU Drop-In Session
DeSaussure 328
Current applicants, stop by to ask questions about your REU applications.

Save the Date:

Panel: Dynamic Leaders on Leadership
The Honors College celebrates Carolina Leadership Week with seven alumni who are fellows in the prestigious Liberty Fellows leadership program, leading change in politics, business, and law. They'll discuss the role of the Honors College in their paths to success and field questions about leadership, career paths and giving back. More here.

While you're here...

Don't miss out on an SCHC Maymester
Spots are filling up for Maymester trips led by the Honors College! Get Carolina Core and Honors credit while you learn about literature in Scotland, social capital in Italy or health care in the UK and Netherlands. Details here.

Consider undergraduate research

Check out current research opportunities here, and sign up for a Getting Started workshop here.

Have you heard about the Honors College SURF and Exploration grants? Get the details here! Please note, all students are required to attend a workshop each time they plan to submit a grant application (even if the application is for a renewal of an existing grant) and to schedule an individual meeting with Dr.Alexander after attending the workshop. More here.

Identify an internship 

Thinking about internships? Find out how to get Honors credit here, and be sure to set up a Handshake account and attend an info session. Dates and times here.

Find a fellowship
Stop by the new OFSP offices on the third floor of DeSaussure, and check out their INFO database for loads of funding opportunities!

Think about your thesis
It's never too soon to start thinking about your senior thesis. Check out previous theses here.

Prepare for post-undergraduate possibilities
Not sure what you'll do after you graduate? Check out our list of PUGs (post-undergraduate opportunities.) Opportunities range from cultural exchange, to teaching, to community service, to farming, and many more.

And take a deep breath.
Did you know USC students say STRESS is the #1 impediment to their academic success? Campus Wellness can help you identify triggers to your stress, learn new skills, develop a game plan for your stress management, and identify barriers that may be preventing you from managing your stress better. Schedule an appointment by calling 803-576-9393 or walking in to the lower level of the Strom Wellness & Fitness Center during Campus Wellness business hours. More here.

  • The Honors College is hiring student photographers and videographers! To apply, send a link to your online portfolio to anna@schc.sc.edu or leave a thumb drive in the folder at the Harper computer lab desk.
  • College is stressful! Take an anonymous mental health screening and find more resources here.
  • Join our Facebook Group!
  • Follow our blog!

Sirius's Quotation of the Week:
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" -Martin Luther King, Jr.

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