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Carla Damron writes what she knows. With more than 30 years of experience in social work, this University of South Carolina alumna’s novels center on characters in the midst of crises — whether they are dealing with grief, mental illness or a mixture of both.

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Carla Damron

'Always a social worker'

Carla Damron writes what she knows. With more than 30 years of experience in social work, this University of South Carolina alumna’s novels center on characters in the midst of crises — whether they are dealing with grief, mental illness or a mixture of both. [more]

UPCOMING @UOFSC

Ongoing: Exhibit: "Identi-Tee: Evolution of the T-Shirt"

Feb. 8: Department of chemistry and biochemistry - Biochemistry Divisional Seminar with Robert McKenna

Feb. 9: Conversations on Colonial and Revolutionary South Carolina

Feb. 10: History Center Work in Progress with Professor Emeritus Dan Carter

Feb. 11: Donald S. Russell Lecture with The Honorable Jean Hoefer Toal

Find more on-campus events in our public calendar, Gamecocks Athletics and our calendar for students

GETTING SOCIAL

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@uofsc_ nationalstudentexchange Cool and rainy in Columbia....warm and sunny in the US Virgin Islands where David is spending the semester. Snorkeling and sending time on the beach after class.... we're a little jealous. #nationalstudentexchange #uofsc #uofscNSE #snorkeling #beach #travel #caribbean #payheregothere

IN THE NEWS

Professor discusses ways students can find on campus resources for mental health wellness (feat. Rhea Merck, psychology)
--The Daily Gamecock
 
Experts talk about what Cruz’ Iowa win means (feat. Robert Oldendick, Kirk Randazzo, political science)
--Palm Beach Post

“Greek life grows at University of South Carolina Beaufort”
--Bluffton Today
 
Having computer hacked is almost inevitable, professor says (feat. Csilla Farkas, computer science and engineering)
--Dell Power More
 
“UofSC president: Do not pit K-12 against higher education”
--The State

JOBS @UOFSC

SSC Success Coordinator – #009952 Student Success Center

Trades Specialist III – #010012 USC - Beaufort 

Police Officer – #010006 USC Upstate – University Police

NEWS & EVENTS

break boundaries
UofSC Dance welcomes special guest artist Arturo Fernandez, who will present his original contemporary ballet work, Counterpoint (Revisited), for the Breaking Boundaries contemporary dance concert Feb. 15-18 at Drayton Hall Theatre. [more]

Peer leader nominations sought

Faculty and staff are asked to nominate students for fall 2016 Peer Leadership opportunities. Nominations are being sought for tutors, supplemental instruction leaders and consultants. [more]
 

Tips for dealing with flu

There is still time to get a flu vaccine for free at the Thomson Student Health Center, no appointment needed. The health center also recommends flu prevention practices such as washing your hands in warm water, cleaning work surfaces with disinfectant and avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth. For more information about flu symptoms and other details, visit the health center website.
 

UofSC global partners rank high

Times Higher Education World University Rankings has published the World's Most International Universities 2016. The USC Study Abroad Office is happy to announce that many of the universities it partners with to provide Global Exchange, Global Direct and International Business Exchange programs are on the list. [more]
 

FACULTY & STAFF NOTES

Sue P. Heiney, nursing, co-authored “A national profile of the impact of parental cancer and their children in Ja­pan” in Cancer Epidemiology: The International Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Detection and Prevention.

Christina Cox and Brandon Bookstaver, pharmacy, et al published “Evaluation of caffeine and the development of necrotizing enterocolitis” in the Journal of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine.
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