SUBJECT: Recognition Luncheons

POLICY #: STUD 360

AUTHORIZED BY: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs 9/22/99 Revised 8/31/04

APPROVED BY: Dean of the University

The Dean of the University has established two Recognition Luncheons for students at the USC Sumter campus. They are the Awards Recognition Luncheon and the Scholarships Recognition Luncheon. The Office of Records and Registration, and Office of Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Veterans Affairs, are responsible for producing student listings for use by the Recognition Luncheons Committee in preparation for the two luncheons. In order to get an accurate student listing, the printouts are submitted, respectively, at the end of each major semester after grade calculations for the term, and upon confirmation of awarding of scholarships at the beginning of the Fall Semester

  1. Students to be honored at the Awards Recognition Luncheons include Silver and Gold Medallion winners.

    1. Silver Medallion winners are those students who
      1. have at least 30 hours credit at a USC campus

      2. have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 for all USC hours

      3. were enrolled in at least 12 hours in both the previous fall and spring semesters at USC Sumter, of which six hours each semester must be USC Sumter courses. That is, students enrolled on the Sumter campus in bachelor's degree programs offered collaboratively with USC Aiken, USC Columbia, and USC Upstate are eligible for consideration, if at least six hours each semester are USC Sumter courses.

      4. earned a minimum of 3.5 GPA in each of these two semesters

    2. Gold Medallion winners are those students who

      1. have at least 30 hours credit at a USC campus

      2. have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 for all USC hours

      3. were enrolled in at least 12 hours in each the previous fall and spring semesters at USC Sumter, of which six hours each semester must be USC Sumter courses. That is, students enrolled on the Sumter campus in bachelor's degree programs offered collaboratively with USC Aiken, USC Columbia, and USC Upstate are eligible for consideration, if at least six hours each semester are USC Sumter courses.

      4. earned a 4.00 GPA in each of these two semesters

  2. Students who have been granted academic forgiveness are not eligible for Silver or Gold Medallions.
  3. Students to be honored at the Scholarships Recognition Luncheon are those who have been awarded merit scholarships through USC Sumter's offices.