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art industry. By combining art, fashion, and business concepts into one, we turn an art form of outward expression into a business platform of endless pos-sibilities. Baptist Collegiate Ministry BCM, formerly known as IGNITE, is a community of college students seeking to find and implement God’s purpose for them and their world. Through such experiences as fellowships, study groups, worship gatherings, and service projects; individual and community growth is sought. BCM is open to all students. Beta Gamma Sigma Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society recognizing the outstanding academic achievements of students enrolled in collegiate business and management programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in the Society is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a bac-calaureate program in business. Black Student Leaders (BSL) Black Student Leaders (BSL) strives to increase cultural awareness, foster harmonious interracial relations among all the members of the University community, and promote the development of its members as individuals. Annual participation in a variety of Black History Month and annual sponsor-ship of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week activities high-lights the group’s active contributions to campus life. BSL is open to all students. Campus Activities Board (CAB) The purpose of CAB is to involve students in creating and planning social events for the campus communi-ty. CAB aims to provide a diverse range of programs for students that allow them to develop socially, while simultaneously attempting to create a more unified campus. CAB serves as the student-led program-ming branch of the Office of Student Life. Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU) CRU provides fellowship and support for its mem-bers and encourages them to share their faith with others. CRU is open to all students. ing work, raising families, with earning a degree at USC Upstate. The organization has been at USC Upstate for six years. An induction ceremony is held in April to recognize nontraditional students usually with 3.6 or 3.7 and above academic aver-ages. Nontraditional students nominate faculty for recognition as nontraditional student advocates. American Sign Language Club The American Sign Language Club helps raise awareness and understanding of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (H.o.H.) cultures and the language to the public. Individuals will have opportunities to gain a better understanding of the language, as well as, the culture it is derived from. The club will provide opportunities for participants to come and improve their language skills in a safe, educational environment by offering workshops, booths, and social events within the campus community. Anime Club The Anime Club exists to provide students an opportunity to meet other individuals interested in Japanese anime and to promote the understand-ing of animation. Avant Garde Fashion Guild, The The Avant Garde Fashion Guild is for the forward thinking, fashionably aware, business savvy individu-als wishing to make new avenues in the fashion and 110


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