Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

Peer Leader Spotlight

The Peer Leader Spotlight recognition is awarded monthly to students whom exhibit outstanding commitment to their respected peer leadership group and service to the University of South Carolina overall community. The nomination is due by the last day of each month.

Access the form here.

Please send it to the address or email below. Feel free to call the Office of Student Engagement at 803.777.0081 with any questions.

October Spotlight Recipients

Austin Close

Austin CloseAustin Close is a junior majoring in Biological Sciences with a minor in Medical Humanities. He is the secretary for the current year for Changing Carolina Peer Leaders. He is passionate and enthusiastic about being a peer leader because it is a gratifying experience to look around campus and see positive effects of Changing Carolina's work. Specifically, enhancing and easing the transition for incoming freshman through various U101 presentations is a particularly rewarding aspect of his work in Changing Carolina Peer Leaders.

Elizabeth Crummy

Elizabeth CrummyElizabeth is a senior Biomedical Engineering major and Neuroscience minor. Recognizing how invaluable her research experiences have been in shaping her goals, she applied to be a Magellan Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Research. As a 2015-2016 Magellan Ambassador, she enjoys having the chance to introduce new students to opportunities in undergraduate research, sharing her passion for research and instilling in them the same excitement and confidence for pursuing research opportunities she has gained while at USC.