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News Items in May 2017


USC Aiken Pays Tribute to Stetson Family
May 1, 2017

University of South Carolina faculty, staff, and students joined members of the Stetson family to celebrate the tremendous contributions of Nat and Helen Stetson, a couple devoted to the university who generously shared ...


USC Aiken Graduates Largest Masters Cohort in University’s History
May 4, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken graduated 23 master’s students today – the largest cohort in the institution’s history. "May the knowledge that you’ve accomplished something rare and ...


USC Aiken Class of 2017 Graduates
May 5, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken graduated more than 400 students during its May commencement ceremony. "Earning a college degree is not an easy task, and you are only moments away from achieving this goal,” ...


USC Aiken Nurses Receive Pins
May 5, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing presented pins to its May graduates in a special ceremony hours before commencement.  "As you step forward into your future, remember that being a nurse who ...


USC Aiken Western Riding Team Enjoys Success during Inaugural Season
May 9, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken expanded its equestrian program for the 2016-2017 academic year to include a Western Intercollegiate Horse Show Association team, hailed as “fun” and educational for ...


Benitez Tabbed PBC Pitcher Of The Year; Three Earn First-Team Accolades
May 9, 2017

FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 15 University of South Carolina Aiken baseball team had three student-athletes earn first-team all-conference honors, which were announced Tuesday evening at Francis Marion.Senior ...


USC Aiken Continues Garcia’s Legacy of Student Mentorship
May 11, 2017

University of South Carolina Aiken theatre students mentored area high schoolers as part of the annual Garcia Theatre Project.   During the one-day event, university students conducted theatre-related workshops.&...


USC Aiken Honors Chair of Aiken County Commission for Higher Ed
May 11, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken honored Aiken County Commission for Higher Education Chairman Ernie Allen during a reception in his honor. Allen, who has served as the chair of the commission since 2014, retired ...


Aiken Scholars Academy to Offer Elite Academic Experience on USC Aiken's Campus for Aiken County Students Starting in Fall 2018
May 18, 2017

The Aiken County Public School District, in partnership with the University of South Carolina Aiken, held a joint press conference today to provide an important update for the public on an exciting new academic venture ...


Randy Warrick Awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent
May 22, 2017

Senator Tom Young presented Randy Warrick, University of South Carolina Aiken's athletic director, the Order of the Silver Crescent, signed by Governor Henry McMaster.  This award, determined by the governor, is the...


USC Aiken Eventing Team Jumps Other Schools at the FENCE
May 22, 2017

As the spring semester wrapped up, members of the University of South Carolina Aiken Eventing Team sent two teams to the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center, also known as FENCE, in Tryon, N.C., where Pacers out rode ...