During the State of the University address, President Bob Caslen announced the university’s next steps in response to COVID-19, including a tuition freeze.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The University of South Carolina announced a tuition freeze for the next academic year to lessen the financial burden on students caused by the coronavirus.
University President Bob Caslen outlined the plan during his State of the University address Wednesday, Sept. 30.
During the address, Caslen spoke about the university response to COVID-19, as well as additional steps for USC as the state’s flagship university. This includes “expanding access to underserved residents and boosting its research enterprise,” according to the university.
This was Caslen’s first State of the University address as president of USC. He began the address by thanking UofSC researchers and staff.
“The very fact that our campus is open and has remained open; the fact that we are delivering education to
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JOHANNESBURG, Sept 10 (Reuters) – South Africa’s rand weakened on Thursday as data showing contractions in mining and manufacturing in July pointed to a slow recovery in the domestic economy.
At 1540 GMT the rand ZAR=D3 was 1.59% weaker at 16.8800 per dollar.
Statistics South Africa agency figures showed on Thursday that mining output fell 9.1% in July while manufacturing was down 10.6%.
On the other hand, the central bank said that the current account balance swung to a deficit in the second quarter as the trade surplus more than halved due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“South Africa’s weakening economic fundamentals have dragged down the rand,” Investec economist Annabel Bishop said in a research note.
“Concerns over the future of domestic economic growth are also limiting the rand from gaining fully from positive global financial market sentiment.”
Data on Tuesday showed that