This week at SCHC:
It's Honors Advisement time! Find out how to make the most of it here.

Tuesday 3/14

Lecture: New York Times columnist David Leonhardt
School of Journalism and Mass Communications auditorium

New York Times economics columnist David Leonhardt will deliver the University of South Carolina’s annual Baldwin Business and Financial Journalism Lecture, titled “The Great Stagnation: How It Created President Trump,” examining the role that economic conditions played in the 2016 presidential election and how they are impacting President Trump’s presidency. More here.

Wednesday 3/15

OFSP Fulbright Workshop
Gressette Room, Harper College
Seniors: This broad-reaching award supports a year abroad to conduct research, pursue advanced study, or undertake teaching assistantships. More here.

Dates and Deadlines:

3/17 Outstanding Advocate nominations deadline
3/22 Last Lecture Series: Elise Blackwell
4/3-7 Honors Week

OFSP Intent to Apply 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.

While you're here...

Consider undergraduate research

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

Hang out in Harper
The Honors College is hiring a marketing and design student assistant to work on design and PR materials. 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.

Pre-health PUG spotlight:

Global Health Strategies offers a year-long paid opportunity to work in their international consulting company assisting with development and worldwide delivery of health products, technologies and information. Application deadline: 3/24. Contact Dr. Anita Hood for details.

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 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.
  • Take an anonymous mental health screening and find more resources here.
  • Join our Facebook Group!

Sirius's Quotation of the Week:

"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day." -E.B. White

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