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Support UofSC by sharing messages with your state legislators using the #UofSCImpact hashtag. Not sure how? Check out our easy three-step process and help help make a difference.

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    Choose Your Message

    Not sure what to say? Use one of the social media ready messaging below.

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    Post on Social Media

    Click on Twitter or Download button to post directly to your page. Remember to tag your legislator! 

As a UofSC student, you deserve to have your voice heard.

  • Stronger USC = Stronger SC


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    A stronger @UofSC means a stronger South Carolina. It’s that simple. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • three students in cap and gown at graduation


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    My experience as a student at @UofSC is preparing me to make the world a better place. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • infographic: $50 Million contributed to local economies annually by visitors to the university


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    My family & Gamecock families like mine help contribute to the nearly $50 million that visitors bring to #UofSC communities each year. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Local Impact


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    As a @UofSC student, I shop at local businesses. I eat in local restaurants. I volunteer for local causes. I’m an important contributor to SC’s economy. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 50,000 USC students in South Carolina #UofSCImpact


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    I’m a part of a vibrant group of more than 50,000 @UofSC students across this state who bring energy and innovation to problem-solving in SC. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 300+ degrees #UofSCImpact


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    Because it offers more degree programs than any institution in the state, @UofSC has made it easy for me to pursue my passions. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • students celebrating #UofSCImpact


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    My life-changing experience as a @UofSC student is an experience that should be accessible to everyone. State support for #HigherEd would help make this dream more affordable for all students. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • As a @UofSC student and a South Carolinian, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state. #UofSCImpact


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    As a @UofSC student and a South Carolinian, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • As a @UofSC student and a South Carolinian, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state. #UofSCImpact


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    I wouldn’t be a student at @UofSC without state scholarships. The #HEOA gives students like me an even greater chance to pursue a better future in South Carolina. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

Parents, use these messages to speak to your legislators and help make a difference.

  • Stronger USC = Stronger SC


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    A stronger @UofSC means a stronger South Carolina. It’s that simple. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • infographic: $50 Million contributed to local economies annually by visitors to the university


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    My child's life-changing experience as a @UofSC student is an experience that should be accessible to everyone. State support for #HigherEd would help make this dream more affordable for all students. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • infographic: $50 Million contributed to local economies annually by visitors to the university


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    My family & Gamecock families like mine help contribute to the nearly $50 million that visitors bring to #UofSC communities each year. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Students outside of the State House


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    As a parent of a @UofSC student, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • As a @UofSC student and a South Carolinian, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state. #UofSCImpact


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    My child wouldn’t be a student at @UofSC without state scholarships. The #HEOA gives our students an even greater chance to pursue a better future in South Carolina. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Russell House fountain


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    I’m proud of my child's @UofSC degree. The #HEOA will provide the necessary access and affordability of #HigherEd in SC, so more parents can share in my pride. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • With a sustainable source of funding for #HigherEd, the #HEOA would help keep tuition in check -- making @UofSC more accessible to all South Carolinians


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    As a parent of a @UofSC student, I urge lawmakers to invest in the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which would make college more affordable for all. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

Faculty and staff, use these messages to speak to your legislators and help make a difference.

  • Stronger USC = Stronger SC


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    A stronger @UofSC means a stronger South Carolina. It’s that simple. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 1 in 37 jobs in SC supported by USC


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    1 in every 37 jobs (including mine) in SC is supported by the @UofSC system. That’s more than 60K jobs statewide. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • professor in classroom #UofSCImpact


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    As faculty members at @UofSC, we’re training SC’s newest workforce of teachers, social workers, doctors, nurses, civic leaders, etc. They deserve investment. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Among the top 1% patent-producing universities


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    Among the top 1% of patent-producing universities in the world, @UofSC is driving discovery and innovation in South Carolina. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    No other institution in South Carolina has as many nationally ranked programs as @UofSC. State investment in #HigherEd makes those programs accessible to more students. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    For every $1 invested in #HigherEd in SC, $25 is returned to the state’s economy. It’s simple math. Investing in higher ed in South Carolina makes the state a better place. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    On this Carolina Day, I’d like to say thank you to legislators who stand with @UofSC all year long. Thank you for supporting #HigherEd in South Carolina. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues in the #SCSenate for the introduction of the #HEOA, which will increase accessibility and affordability of #HigherEd in SC #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

Alumni, use these messages to speak to your legislators and support UofSC.

  • Stronger USC = Stronger SC


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    A stronger @UofSC means a stronger South Carolina. It’s that simple. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • graduation cap that says "I Did It" #UofSCImpact


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    I wouldn’t be where I am today without my @UofSC experience. State investment in #HigherEd has never been more important. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • $5.5 Billion total impact on South Carolina's economy #UofSCImpact


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    With a $5.5 billion (yes, billion) impact on this state annually, it’s hard to imagine what happens to the SC economy if many more are priced out of receiving the education I received at the state’s flagship institution. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 180,000+ Gamecock Alumni in SC #UofSCImpact


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    There are more than 200,000 #UofSC grads like me living in SC, contributing to the economy & making this state a better place to live. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • $800 Million #UofSCImpact


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    I spend my money here. #UofSC alumni have more than a $1.5 billion economic impact on South Carolina each year. @UofSC makes SC more prosperous. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 70,000 more baccalaureat degree holders needed by 2030 #UofSCImpact


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    SC needs 70,000 more baccalaureate degree holders by 2030 (above current graduation rates) to meet the needs of business, industry and health care. It’s time for the state to invest in my alma mater. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • international flags #UofSCImpact


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    @UofSC degrees are in high demand and are attracting global investment in SC. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    For every $1 invested in #HigherEd in SC, $25 is returned to the state’s economy. It’s simple math. Investing in higher ed in South Carolina makes the state a better place. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    As a @UofSC alumnus and a South Carolinian, I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues who believe in the importance of higher education in our state. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Russell House fountain


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    I’m proud of my @UofSC degree. The #HEOA will provide the necessary access and affordability of #HigherEd in SC, so more students can share in my pride. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • The Higher Education Opportunity Act means more money for #HigherEd in SC -- without raising taxes. I'd call that a win-win.


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    The Higher Education Opportunity Act means more money for #HigherEd in SC -- without raising taxes. I'd call that a win-win. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

University leadership and business leaders, use these messages to speak to your legislators and support UofSC.

  • Stronger USC = Stronger SC


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    A stronger @UofSC means a stronger South Carolina. It’s that simple. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 43% of all bachelor's and graduate degrees awarded in South Carolina #UofSCImpact


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    43% of all the bachelor’s and graduate degrees awarded annually by universities in SC are awarded by @UofSC. That’s 10,000 degrees each year. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • College degree-holders earn $18k more #UofSCImpact


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    We know that college degree-holders earn higher wages than those with a high school diploma — approximately $18K more per year, in fact. It’s time for the state to invest in the future of our students. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    For every $1 invested in #HigherEd in SC, $25 is returned to the state’s economy. It’s simple math. Investing in higher ed in South Carolina makes the state a better place. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 19 locations to serve SC #UofSCImpact


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    @UofSC’s 20 locations serve a diverse student population from all over the state — from those seeking associate degrees to those working toward a doctoral degree. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • Industry Partners #UofSCImpact


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    @UofSC is growing the state’s economy by partnering with Fortune 500 companies like @Boeing, @IBM, @Siemens, @Samsung, @ContinentalTire and @Michelin. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • 47 nationally ranked academic programs #UofSCImpact


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    I’m thankful for the leadership of @vincentsheheen, @harveypeeler and their colleagues in the #SCSenate for the introduction of the #HEOA, which will increase accessibility and affordability of #HigherEd in SC #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • South Carolina statehosue


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    With investment and support from state government, SC can have the most cost-effective system of #HigherEd in the nation. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • The Higher Education Opportunity Act means more money for #HigherEd in SC -- without raising taxes. I'd call that a win-win.


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    The Higher Education Opportunity Act means more money for #HigherEd in SC -- without raising taxes. I'd call that a win-win. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact

  • With a sustainable source of funding for #HigherEd, the #HEOA would help keep tuition in check -- making @UofSC more accessible to all South Carolinians


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    With a sustainable source of funding for #HigherEd, the #HEOA would help keep tuition in check -- making @UofSC more accessible to all South Carolinians. #UofSCImpact southcarolina.edu/impact


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