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Celebrating GSSM's Class of 2016!

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Only at GSSM



Mentored research opportunities in South Carolina, the US, Europe and Asia


January Interim

Between semesters, travel or take fun courses like SCUBA diving, cooking, or horseback riding


Independent Study

Independent study in fields that interest you


STEM Leader

Over 50 STEM courses offered annually


World-Class Faculty

All faculty have master’s degrees; 86% have PhDs

  • There's always something happening at GSSM.

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Mary Ellen Richardson Player

"Thanks to generosity and foresight of the state of South Carolina, the education I received at GSSM put me a step ahead."

Mary Ellen Richardson Player

Class of 2000

City Operations Lead, Google Fiber Charlotte

Mary Ellen's Story

Our alumni work for these great companies

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Coming up at GSSM


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

6:00 pm

Volleyball Game vs. Hartsville (Away)


Saturday, September 3, 2016

Cross-Cultural Simulation at GSSM


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

5:00 pm

Sumter Swim Meet

All Events

By the Numbers


Total scholarship amount offered to the 121 seniors in the class of 2016

  • 86%

    of the faculty has a PhD

  • 18

    National Merit Semifinalists in the class of 2016

  • 288

    Students in residence from across the state

  • 94%

    of alumni would attend GSSM again

  • 45%

    of courses are above AP level