Archived Press Releases


News Items in October 2017


USC Aiken Families Gather on Campus, in Town
October 5, 2017

Pacer families joined their students for the annual Family Day at the University of South Carolina Aiken, Sept. 30. "We are thrilled your son, daughter, or family member now calls USC Aiken home," said Dr. Sandra Jordan,...


Program Works to Help Students Earn Degrees
October 8, 2017

Between the first day of orientation and the final exam before graduation, University of South Carolina Aiken students have to take a lot of classes. Mapping out which classes to take -- whether they be general ...


USC Aiken Prof, Students Partner with Community for Fall Clean-Up
October 9, 2017

University of South Carolina Aiken students and one professor in the Department of Biology and Geology joined forces with members of the community to take part in the annual Pine Lawn Cemetery Fall Clean-Up. The cemetery...


USC Aiken’s Annual Event Plants Seed for Love of STEM
October 10, 2017

During the annual S.E.E.D -- Science Education Enrichment Day – at the University of South Carolina Aiken, a record number of elementary and secondary students from across the CSRA had the chance to talk turkey, ...


USC Aiken’s Circle K Helps Fill Reserve Bank
October 11, 2017

University of South Carolina Aiken students, faculty and staff participated in the annual blood drive, organized by the university’s Circle K club. Each year the student organization hosts a bloodmobile on campus, ...


Victorious Fighters Take on Sickle Cell Anemia Disease
October 12, 2017

This first-person narrative is submitted by Kimberly Williams, a USC Aiken biology major who graduates in December. Each year, one month is dedicated to raising awareness of sickle cell anemia disease. Annually, ...


USC Aiken Dedicates Healthcare Simulation Labs in Honor of Generous Donors
October 17, 2017

Generous donors have helped create realistic training for future health care professionals currently enrolled at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing. Nursing students, faculty and community partners ...


USC Aiken, Augusta U Battle for the Paddle
October 18, 2017

Regional rivals – the University of South Carolina Aiken and Augusta University -- launched a new tradition in their longstanding sports competitions: The Battle for the Paddle. Student government leaders from both...


Vietnam Vet, Award-Winning Author to Speak at USC Aiken
October 19, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken’s annual James and Mary Oswald Distinguished Writers Series will feature author Tim O’Brien, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m., in the Etherredge Center. This event...


Basketball Legend Bobby Cremins to Speak at USC Aiken’s Tipoff Banquet
October 20, 2017

Pacer fans are invited to the USC Aiken Men’s Basketball Team’s Tipoff Banquet, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the USC Aiken Convocation Center  Keynote speaker for the event is Bobby Cremins, former head men&...


USC Aiken’s Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter, Aiken Regional to Hold Special Women’s Event
October 20, 2017

Aiken Regional Medical Centers in partnership with USC Aiken’s Zeta Tau Alpha chapter will hold a women’s event on Wednesday, October 25, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the university’s Student Activities Center.&...


Pacers Now Located in the Heart of Aiken
October 20, 2017

As part of its Family Day activities, the University of South Carolina Aiken officially opened its new office, which is located in the Alley. The City of Aiken has leased the location to the university, offering USC ...