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It's October which means it's time to enjoy fall, Gamecock Football and UofSC Homecoming. In this newsletter, learn how you can celebrate Homecoming wherever you are, meet this year's alumni award recipients, recap the State of the University address from President Caslen and more!

UofSC Homecoming »

We are two weeks away from our virtual UofSC Homecoming celebration! As an Alumni Association member, you are invited to a members-only fireside chat with President Bob Caslen and Alumni Association CEO, Wes Hickman, on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. EDT for an update on the latest happenings at the university and the chance to have your questions answered. View our Homecoming website to see all the events!

2020 Alumni Award Recipients »

Meet our 2020 alumni award recipients: Donna Hooks (Algernon Sydney Sullivan), Patrick Dowdee (Distinguished Alumnus), Dr. J.R. Green (Outstanding Black Alumnus), Vanessa Vaughn Mathews (Outstanding Young Alumnus) and Tommy Suggs (Bethea Service Award). Get to know these Gamecocks during a special video presentation on Oct. 16.

State of the University »

Yesterday, President Caslen addressed the University of South Carolina community and shared his vision and plans for the university's future. Watch the recording as he charts the way forward through today’s — and tomorrow’s — challenges while establishing new strategic priorities, opportunities and goals for the years ahead. 

Veteran Leaders Fund Scholarship »

The Salute to Service Scholarship established by the UofSC Veterans Alumni Council is now endowed thanks to a gift from Palmetto State Base Camp. This is the first student veteran scholarship at the university that is not preferential to a specific military branch.

100 Years of the Mighty Sound of the Southeast »

The university's Marching Band is celebrating its 100th anniversary and what a century it's been! Explore its history in the latest episode of the Remembering the Days podcast and watch a special video celebration on Facebook. 

Heart 'N Soul Virtual Concert for Hilinski's Hope »

Enjoy music from the 50s and 60s all for a great cause with a free virtual Facebook Live concert from Heart 'N Soul tomorrow, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. The show will broadcast from the Koger Center for the Arts and all proceeds will benefit Hilinski's Hope to promote awareness and education of mental health and wellness for student athletes.

From student and alumni networking tonight, to crafting the perfect cockytails, learning more about political journalism, sports marketing and more, we have several engaging events you don't want to miss. All of these events are hosted by fellow Gamecocks!
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Member Discounts »

As a member, you have access to our nationwide discount portal. With more than 400,000 discounts at retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues, you're sure to find great deals! Explore the portal today and start saving! 

As we get ready for Homecoming, share pictures from your time at UofSC by tagging @uofscalumni and using #UofSCHomecoming in your posts. We'll share our favorites!
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