Archived Press Releases

News Items in February 2017

USC Aiken Gears Up for Annual Golf Tourney
February 6, 2017

Reservations are now being made for the 11th annual University of South Carolina Aiken Golf Classic, which takes place Monday, March 6 at Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation.

During the last decade, the event, ...

Poet Larry D. Thomas Leads Workshop as Part of Distinguished Writers Series
February 8, 2017

Poet Larry D. Thomas attended a writing class at the University of South Carolina Aiken, guiding students through some of their poetry writing projects.  Thomas, a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, ...

Fraternity supports Golden Harvest
February 8, 2017

Dalton Ethridge, a secondary education major at the University of South Carolina Aiken, takes part in his fraternity's stationary bike ride to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank.  Dalton and his fellow ...

USC Aiken Hosts Conference for Future Teachers
February 10, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken hosted an annual conference Feb. 3, for area school districts’ teacher cadets -- high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in education.


USC Aiken Earns National Ranking for Online Programs
February 10, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken has – once again -- been ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Programs Rankings.

The university received a 2017 Best Online Bachelor&...

USC Aiken Shotgun Team’s Inaugural Pacer Classic To be Held in April
February 13, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken Shotgun Team will host its inaugural Pacer Classic, April 8, at the Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, S.C.

Money raised through the event will be used to support the...

Italian Chef Strengthens Friendship, Scholarships through Culinary Delights
February 15, 2017

A mechanical engineer turned celebrity chef is connecting the southeast – including Aiken – to Italian cuisine through a unique partnership among local friends, which ultimately benefits University of ...

USC Aiken Boasts 7 More Magellan Scholars
February 15, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken announced its newest cohort of Magellan Scholars, which includes seven students from a variety of disciplines.

The Magellan Scholars Program is available to students ...

Education Professor Named February Citizen of the Month
February 15, 2017

The honor of USC Aiken’s Campus Citizen of the Month for February 2017 goes to Dr. Deborah McMurtrie, an assistant professor of educational psychology in the School of Education.

“She always strives...

USC Aiken’s Speaker Series Features Cybersecurity Expert
February 17, 2017

Cybersecurity expert Adm. William Fallon, a former four-star military commander, mapped out the issues facing the nation as part of the University of South Carolina Aiken Signature Speaker Series.

“If ...

USC Aiken Student Awarded Scholarship for Archeological Dig in Italy
February 21, 2017

USC Aiken communication major Shannon Farrell has been selected to receive the Valentini-Partners in Friendship Scholarship, which affords her the opportunity to travel to Italy as part of an international ...