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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

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Romiya Glover Barry

"GSSM provided a safe environment for me to think critically and to think beyond the barriers."

Romiya Glover Barry

Class of 2000

Manager of Clinical Operations at AngioDynamics, Inc.

Romiya's Story

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Coming up at GSSM


Saturday, February 4, 2017

10:00 am

The 28th Annual Research Colloquium

The 28th Annual Research Colloquium & The 3rd Annual Presentation of GSSM's Distinguished Research Leadership Award honoring Barbara Speziale, PhD PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR,...



Saturday, February 25, 2017

10:00 am


You're invited INSIDE GSSM for a day of imagination, inspiration and innovation! February 25, 2017 10 am - 2 pm 401 Railroad Avenue Hartsville, SC 29550 Interact with students and faculty, explore the campus and have lots of...



Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Townes Toast with a Twist hosted by the GSSM Foundation

Join us for a dazzling celebration honoring 25 years of outstanding Townes Award Recipients and the 2017 Honorees Governor Nikki R. Haley, the SC Department of Commerce and TEAM South Carolina Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6PM...


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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