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Week of 1/11/19 - 1/18/19



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PEA 137 Karate-Self Defense

PEA 137-01 is open for registration! Step into the course that awakens your mind and prepares your body. This 1 hour PE credit is a game changer. With over 20 years of experience teaching women how to reduce risk, PEA 137-01 builds confidence by teaching students to use their strengths in any situation, seeking to push back against overwhelming assault statistics and give women the tools they need to stand strong. In this course we focus on violence prevention, risk reduction and physically train for the most common assault scenarios women face. It is a semester of individual empowerment, healthy relationships, and trusting your voice. There is hope and joy in all that we do. You will build friendships and stand a little taller in your everyday life. This class is full of life saving information and most importantly, FUN! Register today!

Sponsored by BMS Divison


Internship opportunity over the summer!

Applications for the 2019 internship program at the J. Marion Sims Foundation are now available! They are looking for strong candidates to work in the Lancaster County community during a 10-week period this summer.

The Foundation was founded in 1995 with the goal of strengthening and transforming the health and wellness of Lancaster, Fort Lawn, and Great Falls, South Carolina. Interns will have the opportunity to experience philanthropy first-hand, working in marketing and public relations, community engagement, program administration, planning, data analysis and research. To learn more about the internship, visit Completed applications will be accepted through February 1, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact

Sponsored by CLSC


Center for Leadership & Social Change spring programs coming to you soon!

We're gearing up for the spring semester and would love to hear your thoughts! If you have 5 minutes (and would like a chance to win a $20 gift card), fill out this survey:

We'll be sending out leadership opportunities soon, so if you'd like to hear more about CLSC programs, send your name, email, and phone number to to sign up for updates!

Sponsored by CLSC


Do You Do Service?

We're hoping to learn more about the work you're doing with the community! Please let us know about the service you're doing by filling out this form:

Sponsored by CLSC


Interested in issues of homelessness or other important social issues?

Take a section of Lead 101 this spring to get credit for working in areas of your passions! Lead 101 A is about the systems of homeless, working directly with CEO Lila Anna Sauls and her local nonprofit, Homeless No More. Or sign up for Lead 101 B to work on a leadership project of your choice on or off campus with Dr. Burk. Both courses are 1-credit and counts towards a minor or certificate in Leadership Studies.

Sponsored by CLSC


Coat/blanket drive for Transitions Homeless Center

Transitions, a homeless center downtown, is in serious need of blankets and coats (new or gently used). While you’re at home for the holidays, the CLSC encourages you to see if you have any that you or your family could spare. Bring them back at the start of spring semester, and we’ll take them with us the next time we go volunteer!

Email with any questions.

Sponsored by CLSC


EdVenture is Still Hiring!

Did you miss the EdVenture on-campus hiring event last week? That is okay! If you are still interested in applying, please email Career Services at EdVenture is looking for Afterschool Care Workers and Museum Customer Service personnel. 

Sponsored by Career Services


Spain Study Abroad Interest Meeting

Are you interested in studying in Spain next Summer (Universidad de Salamanca) and validate credits for TWO CC Spanish courses?

Will you have finished Span 122 by the Spring?

Then come to the informative session and find out more. Prof. Larrea will talk about course validation, credits, requirements, costs and more. This is a unique opportunity to study full time (4 hours a day) in one of the most important Spanish programs in the world for basically the same cost of CC courses (minus air fare).

Sponsored by Spanish Program



Welcome back and Happy 2019!! Counseling and Accessibility Services sends a nice warm welcome back and please know that if you need extra support, a listening ear, or a cozy couch - come see us, Harrelson 101 or 209!

Sponsored by Counseling Services



Although campus will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we highly encourage students of Columbia College to take part in some of the awesome educational and service based opportunities in Columbia. You can find the events and sign ups at There will also be service activities that take place on campus on Monday January 21, 2019. 

""The Time is always right to do what is right."" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."

Sponsored by OMACR


January 2019 Restroom Reader

"Follow the link to check out all the events coming up this month!"

Sponsored by Student Affairs


Leadership courses are still open

Looking for one more class? We've got 1-credit and 3-credit options still open! Here are some details: Lead 101A will help students learn about issues of homelessness and poverty and put to practice real-world application with local nonprofit, Homeless No More. Lead 101 A will focus on the issues surrounding homelessness such as the lack of affordable housing, family supports and education equity. Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Lead 401LS provides students with an opportunity to synthesize leadership studies in practical terms. Students will integrate learning from previous courses and experiences and apply their knowledge to their academic major through a project with Greenview Elementary and the United Way's Midlands Reading Consortium. Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by CLSC


Student Choice Award

Students, recognize a faculty member who embodies excellence in teaching, creating an energized and enthusiastic learning environment that motivates and inspires students. This is your opportunity to recognize your outstanding professors! Nominations are open January 15th- 17th and elections will be open the following week. Follow this link: to nominate or stop by the table in the Dining Hall during lunch!

Sponsored by CCSGA






Congratulations to those who earned badges last semester!


Adriane Belton - Social Justice

Heather Blaszak - Social Justice

Hannah Bradham - Social Justice

Jasmine Carter - Organizational Behavior, Ethics, Conflict Negotiation, and Verbal Communication

Kierra Cooler - Self-Understanding

Jasmine Corprew - Organizational Behavior, Ethics, and Conflict Negotiation

Taylor Cottrell - Social Justice

Kelly Duong - Organizational Behavior, Ethics, and Conflict Negotiation

Karolina Dymek - Social Justice

Aubria Greene - Social Justice

Cheyenne Hayes - Self-Understanding

Carol Horton - Verbal Communication

Hunter Huggins - Verbal Communication

Hunter LaFrage - Social Justice

Litzel Martinez-Garcia - Verbal Communication

Caherine Melia - Organizational Behavior, Ethics, and Conflict Negotiation

Khiarra Miles - Social Justice

Grace Mozie - Verbal Communication

Kat Ryan - Verbal Communication

Elizabeth Shafer - Social Justice

Mackenzie Shannon - Self-Understanding

Shatavias Shivers - Social Justice

Tabitha Simonson - Self-Understanding

Metta Watkins - Social Justice

Kelsey White-Kennedy - Self-Understanding

Savanna Wiegand - Organizational Behavior, Ethics, Conflict Negotiation, and Social Justice

Elle Zeeman - Social Justice


Sponsored by CLSC



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