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IMPACT is the student-led service organization at the University of South Carolina Upstate. We connect students, faculty and staff to the Upstate community through monthly service projects and fundraisers that address local issues.

IIMPACT offers the opportunity for its members to participate in direct service, explore diverse societal needs and develop leadership skills.

Upcoming Meetings, Service Projects and Fundraisers

  • Crush Sales, 2/1-2/10/16
    Assistance needed with sales 2/1-2/10, putting orders together 2/10-2/11 and distributing orders on 2/12

  • Member Meeting, 2/11/16
    Location: Sparty's Den, Palmetto House
    4:30 p.m.

  • Member Meeting, 2/25/16
    Location: Sparty's Den, Palmetto House
    4:30 p.m.

  • Executive Board Applications Open, 3/2/16
    More information about how to apply will be added soon.
    To receive emails about applications, please email impact@uscupstate.edu

  • Member Meeting, 3/3/16
    Location: Sparty's Den, Palmetto House
    4:30 p.m.

  • Alternative Spring Break, 3/5/16 
    Location and time TBD

  • Executive Board Applications Close, 3/16/16

  • Executive Board Interviews, 3/21/16-3/25/16

  • Member Meeting, 3/24/16
    Location: Sparty's Den, Palmetto House
    4:30 p.m.

  • March Saturday Service Project, 3/26/16
    Location and time TBD

  • Member Appreciation Event, 4/14/16
    For IMPACT members who have met the membership requirements.
    To find out about the Spring 2016 membership requirements or to join, contact Ericka West, VP of Membership at impact@uscupstate.edu

Get Involved
USC Upstate students, faculty and staff are invited to all IMPACT events. If you want to do more, help plan events. If there's a cause you are passionate about, consider becoming a project leader.

For more information or to sign up for one of the events listed above, contact Ericka West, VP for Membership at impact@uscupstate.edu

2015-2016 IMPACT Executive Board

Janelle Berks, President
Ericka West, VP for Membership
Macy Gaither-Boulware, VP of Operations
Daniel Francis, Graduate Assistant Advisor

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