This week at SCHC:


Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarship Tea
Maxcy Dining Room
Rising Seniors & Graduate Students (Fall 2017 applicants only), supports graduate study in the UK and Ireland.

Green Career Fair
Russell House Ballroom
Discover paid and unpaid internships, job openings, volunteer opportunities, and future career paths in the field of sustainability. Open to all majors. More here.

Tuesday 2/21

Exhibition Opening:
SCHC Artists in Residence Program
Honors Residence Hall
Each student artist will give a short presentation about their work. Reception to follow. More here.

Wednesday 2/22

Honors Ambassador Information Sessions
2:15, Harper College
5:30, HRH B110

The Honors Ambassador Program is comprised of a diverse and dedicated group of outstanding students who want to share their Honors College experiences with prospective students and help build community within the Honors College. More here.

Friday 2/24

OFSP Drop-In Session:
Rotary Global Grant
DeSaussure 328
Current applicants, drop by to ask questions about your Rotary application.

Dates and Deadlines:

2/27 Alumni Jamie Bernanke and Zack McGowan discuss creativity
3/3 Honors Ambassador application deadline
4/21 Discover USC Participants can make poster, oral, creative, or artistic presentations and visual art displays, including theatrical, musical, or creative writing presentations. Register your poster or presentation by submitting an abstract here by Friday, March 3.

While you're here...

Apply to be an Honors Ambassador
Ambassadors have a multitude of opportunities to impact the Honors College such as sharing their Honors College experience with prospective students, helping coordinate events like Bedtime Stories and Freshman Flotilla, getting paid to help with summer orientation, and learning valuable communication & leadership skills through working in a team dynamic. More 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!

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!

Get global
The Carolina Global Scholars Program emphasizes intellectual engagement with global affairs, second (or third) language development, and bona fide international experience in one of a number of service opportunities and offers additional pathways to the completion of GLD. Contact Dr. David Snyder for more info.

Hide out in Harper
The Honors College is hiring a marketing and design student assistant. Think you have what it takes? More here.

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.

  • Looking for a national conference to present your research? Consider NCHC, the National College Honors Council Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, 11/8 - 12, 2017. Proposals due 3/13, 2017. Details here. Questions? Contact Dr. Kay Banks.
  • The Honors College is hiring freelance student photographers and videographers! To apply, send a link to your online portfolio to
  • Apply to be an Artist in Residence at the Honors College! All majors accepted. Application here.
  • Alpha Kappa Psi co-ed business fraternity is recruiting members and offering a $300 textbook scholarship. Info and application here.
  • Take an anonymous mental health screening and find more resources here.
  • Join our Facebook Group!

Sirius's Quotation of the Week:

“Think from outside the box, collapse the box and take a ... sharp knife to it.” -Banksy

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