The SCICU monthly News & Notes newsletter will be on hiatus during June and July, but we will bring you a special edition should there be important breaking news.
SCICU campuses return to in-person commencement exercises in 2021
Joy and excitement returned to commencement exercises in spring 2021 as SCICU colleges and universities persevered through the 2020-2021 academic year and held in-person graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 graduates.
Please click on the name of your favorite college and university to view videos and photos from their 2021 commencement exercises:
Independent Higher Ed - Its impact is even greater than you think
Message from SCICU President and CEO Jeff Perez
Jeff Perez, Ph.D.
SCICU President and CEO
As a new report from the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) reveals, independent higher education is vitally important to their students as well as the communities and states in which they’re located.
Yesterday (May 13) was the official end of the 2021 session of the General Assembly, but they will be back. Unfinished business includes redistricting, allocating the federal COVID-19 relief funds, and the state budget, which includes a couple of items that are important to colleges and universities but fly under the radar of most citizens.
Introducing SCICU's guide to private colleges and universities in South Carolina! Click on the guide cover image to learn more about admissions, financial aid, campus life, and much more at SCICU member colleges and universities.
Campus operations and response to COVID-19 pandemic at SCICU colleges and universities
Congratulations to SCICU campus leadership, faculty, staff, and students for making it through another academic year impacted by COVID-19! Please click on your favorite college or university to learn more about their campus operations and continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic:
The SCICU Business Partners program provides a convenient marketplace in which SCICU member colleges and universities can preview offerings tailored to the needs of the higher education community in South Carolina.
SCICU welcomes the following new business partners:
SCICU is a member of the Coalition for College Cost Savings (CCCS). This organization, comprised of 35 member organizations in 33 states, serves more than 1,000 higher education institutions and over 3 million students across the United States. The organization and staff are dedicated to helping private higher education institutions improve processes and reduce costs through collaboration.
All SCICU member colleges and universities have access to CCCS's national contracts and services. More information on this important benefit may be found here.
News & Notes is published by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. Please send all comments or questions to SCICU President & CEO Jeff Perez at email@example.com or 803-799-7122. Mailing address: PO Box 12007, Columbia, SC 29211.