Archived Press Releases


News Items in December 2016


Elite Eight Bound!
December 4, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken volleyball team overcame a 2-0 deficit en route to winning the NCAA Southeast Region Championship by a 3-2 score over Queens in the Sweet 16 Sunday afternoon.

The Pacers ...


Bakari Sellers to be Keynote Speaker for 2017 Aiken Community Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
December 6, 2016

Bakari Sellers, an attorney and CNN political commentator, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Aiken Community Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration presented by Aiken Technical College and University of South ...


Aiken Regional Gives Critical Equipment to USC Aiken School of Nursing
December 7, 2016

University of South Carolina Aiken nursing students now have the benefit of more realistic training, thanks in part to Aiken Regional Medical Centers, which recently donated to the School of Nursing five hospital beds...


Mended Hearts Gives to USC Aiken Nursing Program
December 8, 2016

Mended Hearts Vice President Chris Maxwell, left, and Clair Haupt, treasurer, give the University of South Carolina Aiken a generous gift, which will be used to buy new IV arms, a medication cart and a school-age, ...


USC Aiken Graduates More than 200
December 9, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken graduated 210 students during the December Convocation, held Dec. 8, in the USC Aiken Convocation Center. 

More than half of the group – 190 -- are from the ...


USC Aiken Bridge Opens in Time for Graduation
December 9, 2016

USC Aiken December graduates received a unique going away memento from the university on the day of their graduation – the completion of the pedestrian bridge. 

"What a special ...


USC Aiken Undergrad’s Research Lands Grant, Award
December 12, 2016

Allison Swiecki, a University of South Carolina Aiken sophomore molecular biology major researching zebrafish genetics is a 2016 recipient of a $1,500 grant from the USC Aiken South Carolina IDeA Networks of ...


Chancellor’s Ambassadors Help Represent University
December 15, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken Chancellor's Ambassadors represent the university throughout the community and all over campus.  They also work closely with the USC Aiken Alumni Association to ...


New Student Organization Aims to bring Students Interested in Clay Target Sports Together
December 19, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken’s new shotgun team is designed to bring students with similar interests in the clay target sports -- which includes the games of skeet, trap, and sporting clays &ndash...


USC Aiken Alumni Association Awards Scholarships
December 21, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken Alumni Association awarded 17 scholarships totaling more than $15,000 to students majoring in numerous disciplines, during a reception at the USC Aiken Etherredge Center.

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New Student Organization Receives Grant
December 29, 2016

The University of South Carolina Aiken Shotgun Team– a new student organization on campus – received a hefty one-time grant of $10,000 from the National Shooting Sports Foundation to help defray student ...