Human Trafficking in South Carolina is more common than most might think. Experts in the field share tips about how to recognize trafficking, and also how to stay safe. “[Traffickers] try to eliminate risk. They try to operate under the radar and are very subtle in their tactics typically. So that’s why, oftentimes victims don’t know they’re being victimized,” Kathryn Moorehead, Coordinator of the State Task Force, said.
Job hunting can be challenging, especially during a pandemic. The Career Center offers some tips on how to navigate on-campus employment in the fall. Read more:
Many students have had to apply for unemployment due to COVID-19. The process can be confusing, but some of USC's experts have tips for students navigating unemployment.
Tuition and how student life will look like this fall were among some of the topics discussed on Wednesday's town hall to students and families.
A Lexington couple has started a new edible cookie dough food truck business earlier this month. Collen Wallace and Julianna Livatino thought of the idea when they saw how profitable food trucks were in their own neighborhoods during the pandemic.
USC's therapists and psychologists have advice for students to cope with stress and anxiety in challenging times.
Student Body Vice President Hannah White created an African American history tour for one of her history classes last spring. She is partnering with USC's Visitor Center to have some of her research added to the generalized campus tours.
Julian Williams, the first vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, began his new position on June 15. He is very excited about the opportunity to bring change to USC during "one of the biggest civil rights movement of our time."
As part of USC's three-phased plan to return employees and students to campus, nursing students are among the first to return. "It's not necessarily the return to campus that makes me nervous. It's more going into the hospitals now," third-year nursing student Isabel Ortis said. "Because I'm not sure what the patient looks like or if it's going to be COVID patients or non-COVID patients. That part makes me a little nervous."
Student leaders and USC administration are collaborating to launch #IPledgeColumbia, a campaign promoting “student awareness and social responsibility” in the COVID-19 pandemic.