SCICU files amicus brief with S.C. Supreme Court to clarify access to federal CARES Act funding
SCICU has filed an amicus brief with the S.C. Supreme Court supporting Gov. McMaster's motion to rehear Adams v. McMaster, hopefully clarifying access for SCICU member institutions to CARES Act funding.
For just a few moments let’s give ourselves a break from COVID-19 and focus on what the SCICU member institutions are so good at – preparing students for success in life. And you may be surprised to learn how students look at the future based on the majors they choose.
Furman senior neuroscience major named McLean-Smith SCICU Student of the Year
Furman University President Elizabeth Davis (right) presents the 2020 McLean-Smith SCICU Student of the Year award to Furman senior Roberta Moran (left).
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Roberta Moran, a senior honors neuroscience major at Furman University, was announced as the 2020 McLean-Smith SCICU Student of the Year at SCICU’s board meeting on Oct. 7.
Honoring the combined legacies of leadership at SCICU and the S.C. Tuition Grants Commission, the award recognizes academic achievement and campus/community involvement made by S.C. Tuition Grants recipients. The award includes a $3,000 scholarship.
SCICU celebrates banner fundraising year; new scholarship programs added
Despite the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, generous donors helped SCICU exceed fundraising goals for fiscal year 2019-2020. Faithful, long-term donors, new scholarship programs, and an over-subscribed matching grant challenge helped SCICU raise nearly $600,000.
Campus operations and response to COVID-19 pandemic at SCICU colleges and universities
SCICU salutes campus leadership, faculty, staff, and students for the many precautions they have taken throughout the fall semester. Please click on your favorite college or university to learn more about their campus operations and 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 partner:
SCICU is a member of the Coalition for College Cost Savings (CCCS). This organization, comprised of 33 member organizations in 32 states, serves close to 900 higher education institutions and 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.
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