University of South Carolina and Clemson University offer free, online textbooks for some courses, which can reduce the cost of books and supplies. The Open Educational Resources, or OERs, have been correlated with better grades.
Aramark Sports and Entertainment, LLC, the company that sells food at Williams-Brice Stadium, has applied for a “permanent” liquor license at the Gamecocks’ football stadium. No alcohol will be sold at games, USC said.
The South Carolina Education Lottery generated a record $435 million for education, officials said Monday. The funds are primarily used to fund HOPE, LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships available to graduating seniors.
Clemson President Jim Clements and University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides are among the country’s top 50 highest paid university presidents according to a report from Chronicle of Higher Education.
The University of South Carolina will continue to use race as a factor in its admissions processes, despite new guidance from the Trump administration calling for a return to the race-neutral admissions approach the Bush administration adopted.
South Carolina has fallen behind nine other states throughout the country in higher education funding since the Great Recession, according to a new report from the nationwide union American Federation for Teachers.
S.C. lawmakers aim to pass a bond bill in 2019 to address years of deferred maintenance at the state’s buildings and colleges. But Gov. Henry McMaster could veto the borrowing if he wins a new term in November.
Federal student loan interest rates have risen to their highest levels since 2010, increasing for both graduates and undergraduates. Student loan debt has exceeded $1.5 trillion and is preventing recent graduates from buying homes.
The University of South Carolina said neither it, nor its charitable foundations nor other affiliated entities, will be paying former President Bill Clinton to speak at a closed-door, invite-only event at the Alumni Center on Aug. 6.
A new game show on truTV called Paid Off offers contestants a chance to pay off their student loan debts. Host and creator Michael Torpey said he was inspired to make the show after he booked an underwear commercial to help pay off debt.
The University of South Carolina’s Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to raise tuition 2.9 percent and increase fees for the 2018-2019 school year. Branch campuses will see increases varying based on campus.
Former President Bill Clinton will be speaking at the University of South Carolina in August for the opening of an exhibit showcasing former S.C. Gov. Richard "Dick" Riley's personal artifacts. The event will not be open to the public.
The University of South Carolina is requiring all full-time undergraduates, graduate and international students to have health insurance. They can either buy health care from the university at a reduced rate or buy their own.
Rate My Professors has removed 'hotness' from criteria students can use to evaluate a professor. Roughly 5,000 University of South Carolina professors and 2,700 at Clemson are listed on the site, which claims to be the largest of its kind.
USC's Master of Science in Sport and Entertainment Management program ranked fifth in the country and sixth in the world among similar programs. Last year, the same survey by SportsBusiness ranked USC's program 15th in the world.
The University of South Carolina's practice basketball facility, Carolina Coliseum, was damaged in a Thursday morning fire, officials say. As the building was being renovated, a construction worker cut through a live wire, sparking a small fire.
SC House and Senate budget negotiators have worked out deal to give public school teachers a 1-percent pay raise, starting next school year. The raise is part of the state's more than $8 billion general fund budget.
The University of South Carolina has revoked Bill Cosby's honorary degree after the disgraced comedian was convicted of aggravated indecent assault. It's the first time the university has revoked an honorary degree.
President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate University of South Carolina alumna Ellen McCarthy to assistant secretary of state for intelligence and research. Her department will help prepare the President's Daily Briefing.
Richland County schools investigated more than 500 police reports involving students and the use of technology and social media to commit crimes, including inciting fights, stealing and issuing school shooting threats.