Alumni News


USC Aiken Names New Athletic Director
March 22, 2017

Dear Pacer Fans –

USC Aiken is thrilled to announce Jim Herlihy as our new Athletic Director, who will join the University of South Carolina Aiken team May...

USC Aiken Golf Partners Attend PGA Tour Event
March 16, 2017

The First Tee of Aiken recently selected several local youth to travel to Palm Beach, Fla., to participate in special events in conjunction with the PGA’s Honda Classic Golf Tournament.

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USC Aiken Tops NCBWA Division II Poll
March 14, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken baseball team climbed to No. 1 in the latest NCBWA National Poll, which was released Tuesday afternoon.

The Pacers are 18-4 on the season and are ...

Nationally Recognized Summer STEM Program Coming to Ruth Patrick Science Education Center @ USC Aiken
March 14, 2017

Aiken, SC- March 10, 2017-- Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer ...

USC Aiken Alumni, Golfers Help Make Scholarships Available
March 13, 2017

More than 60 golfers participated in the 12th annual University of South Carolina Aiken Golf Classic, held at the Reserve Club at Woodside, to help raise money for student scholarships.&...

USC Aiken to Host Third Leg of Aiken’s Triple Crown
March 13, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken, in conjunction with the Aiken Polo Club, will present the 14th annual Pacers and Polo, April 1, at 1 p.m., at the Powderhouse Polo Field, 820 ...

Dance Team Claims Second At PBC Championship
March 8, 2017

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken dance team placed second at the Peach Belt Conference Championship Saturday morning.

"I am very proud of...

Barnes, Bolton III, Matthews And Vanderslice Pick Up Honors
March 8, 2017

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Aiken men's basketball team was well represented as

Kevin Chuisseu Named Mike and Amy Wood Foundation Graduate Scholarship Award Winner
March 8, 2017

GREENWOOD, S.C. – USC Aiken's Kevin Chuisseu and North Georgia's Lauren ...

USC Aiken’s Shark’preneurs Winners Announced
March 3, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken held its inaugural Shark’preneur competition March 1, and the team that survived the fierce panel of judges won $20,000 to implement its ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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.  ...

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 ...