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2016-17 Student Handbook

Resident Hall Association The Residence Hall Association (RHA) gives stu-dents a voice in what residents want and need and encourages residents to become actively involved in the residential life community. RHA is a student organization led by residents on the Executive Board who were selected by residents. Science Club The purpose of the Science Club is to give students with a passion for biological sciences and related subjects, topics, events, etc. the ability to broaden their learning experience. The members are able to explore the love of science in many contexts and support its fundamental importance. Shoestring Players The Shoestring Players theatre group presents several major productions each year, plus smaller presentations and original revues. Membership in the Players is open to all students interested in theatrical performance and production. Sigma Tau Delta Sigma Tau Delta exists to confer distinction for achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies, to promote interest in literature and the English language on campuses and their communities to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing. Spartanburg UKirk Spartanburg UKirk (formally Presbyterian Students’ As-sociation) strives to be an open-minded community which seeks to provide an environment where ALL students are WELCOMED and can grow spiritually, socially, and emotionally as servants of Jesus the Christ: *Experiencing and expressing God’s Radical Love; * Being a pilgrim on a faith journey; * Doing what Jesus did; * Finding shelter - a safe place; * Becoming friends with lots of different people; * Reaching out and helping others; *Respecting oth-ers’ opinion; * A spiritual outlet; * Growing in many ways; * Expressing one’s true self; * Walking the talk; * Having fun; * Praying; * Digging deep into the Bible. Spartan Warriors Dance Team The Spartan Warriors Dance Team is an organiza-tion a part of The University of South Carolina: Up-state. Re-surging back into the university in the fall of 2014, the Spartan Warriors are new, but strong. The dance team incorporates traditional ballet tech-nique with every performance. Jazz routines and hip-hop routines are commonly performed on cam-pus to bring in school pride and spirit. However, do not be fooled. The Spartan Warriors are capable of lyrical and contemporary/modern dancing as well. 117


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