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USC trustee says Gov. McMaster wants to hold presidential vote Friday

He says the Governor reached out to him and other trustees last week to schedule the vote

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –At the end of the week, there may be a vote on a new President at the University of South Carolina. A member of the USC Board of Trustees says that Governor Henry McMaster (R-SC) wants to have a vote on Friday on whether General Robert Caslen will be named as the school’s new leader. Charles Williams,…

Graduation Time: Full weekend of events at University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Some members of the class of 2019 received their diplomas Friday at the University of South Carolina. The school of Law graduation ceremony took place on the Horseshoe Friday morning. It’s just one of two days of graduation exercises at the University. Attorney and telecommunications executive Harry M. Lightsey III addressed the graduates, many parents say they’re ready…

Uber, USC team up on nationwide campus safety initiative

The "Check Your Ride" feature on Uber began to be active in Columbia Thursday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Uber is putting the University of South Carolina at the forefront of its new campus safety initiative. After President Harris Pastides’s “What’s My Name?” movement picked up steam nationwide, Uber rolled out some changes through a partnership with colleges across the country to remind students of essential safety tips. “We also added a new ‘Check Your Ride’…

Former USC student missing, following boat crash in Beaufort

National Center for Missing and Endangered Beaufort S.C. (WOLO)- A former student at the University of South Carolina, has been reported missing following a boat wreck early Sunday morning. National Center For Missing And Endangered According to the Center for missing and endangered, Mallory Beach, 19 was aboard with 5 other passengers who were all injured when the boat crashed…