USC Aiken Families Gather on Campus, in Town

October 05, 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, chancellor.

Jordan met with Pacer parents and their students during a brunch in the heart of campus. Afterward, families toured campus and the community and joined in some of the festivities downtown, including the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the university's downtown location in the Alley and for the annual Oktoberfest celebration.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2018 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 20th consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 13th time in first place.