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Warrior Project leader touts Success Center

USC Aiken features an on-campus Veteran and Military Student Success Center, where veterans can lounge, do homework or get help with transitional paperwork or financial aid.
By Mike Rosier | Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Haley signs tuition bill for vets

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed Senate Bill 391 at USC Aiken to provide in-state tuition at all state public colleges for military veterans and their dependents.
By Mike Rosier | Tuesday, June 9, 2015

High school grads missing out on Pell Grant billions

High school graduates across the country missed out on an estimated $2.9 billion worth of Pell Grant funds last year simply by not filling out a free application.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

USC Aiken center awarded for fostering small business

Laura DiSano and Bob Clark, consultants at the Small Business Development Center on the University of South Carolina's Aiken campus, were rewarded by the Small Business Administration.
By Jenna Martin | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Starbucks opening on USC Aiken campus

Starbucks is opening Monday on the University of South Carolina Aiken campus.
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

USC Aiken improves campus safety

Emergency calls from USC Aiken's campus can now be pinpointed to an exact location in an effort to make response faster and more accurate.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

USC Aiken ranks as college for vets

The University of South Carolina Aiken was recently ranked one of the best colleges in the South for catering to veterans, according to a poll conducted by US News and World Report.
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Augusta-area schools benefit from GI Bill

As the war on terror winds down, enrollment at colleges, universities and trade schools in the Augusta area has increased, in part thanks to a more generous GI Bill that Congress passed in 2008 to ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, April 21, 2013

USC Aiken center to help vets

Military veterans gathered at USC Aiken on Sunday to dedicate the school's new Veteran Student Success Center, the facility expected to help the institution become a national leader in education.
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, April 7, 2013

USC Aiken struggles for state funding

The Aiken campus is one of three institutions, along with USC Beaufort and USC Upstate, that are jockeying for funding parity in the current state budget season.
By Sarita Chourey | Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013

USC Aiken scholarship honors slain officers

A new scholarship at the University of South Carolina Aiken will honor two Aiken police officers who were killed in the line of duty.
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Fewer students at ASU again this year

Augusta State University's student body shrank for the third year in a row as the fall 2012 semester started with 242 fewer students than last year.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Former USCA star, battling cancer, to appear on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

Meredith Legg, who holds the all-time scoring record USC Aiken's women's basketball team, is not letting her cancer get her down. She will soon take part in a taping of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress."
By Chris Gay | Wednesday, May 23, 2012

USC Aiken aims to raise $26 million

University of South Carolina Aiken has raised $10 million of its $26 million fundraising goal that is part of a larger capital campaign across the state.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, May 9, 2012

USC Aiken chancellor named

Sandra J. Jordan, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University, has been named chancellor of the University of South Carolina Aiken.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 3, 2012

Brandt signs to play for dad at USC Aiken

Amaura Brandt has spent years on the USC Aiken wo­men's basketball bench. She'll continue to do that during the 2012-13 season, but in a different capacity.
By Scott Rouch | Tuesday, April 17, 2012

USCA announces endowed scholarship

Southern Bank & Trust recently donated a $10,000 check to the University of South Carolina Aiken's School of Business Administration for the establishment of an endowed scholarship.
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Polo match ends Triple Crown

The Ninth Annual Pacers and Polo was a fitting send-off to Aiken's 2012 Triple Crown Sunday afternoon.
By Summer Moore | Sunday, April 1, 2012

USC Aiken, ASU offer joint CPA program

The University of South Carolina Aiken and Augusta State University recently teamed up to offer for the first time a Certified Public Accountant Review Program, which will start next month, ...
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Tech leads in graduation rate

Most local colleges and universities rank below state and national averages for on-time graduation rates, according to a database released by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, March 15, 2012
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