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Preston student leadership

Resident Mentors

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Our Resident Mentors (RMs) work to create and maintain our sense of community in Preston. They host gatherings throughout the year for residents and encourage each student to make the most of their time both in Preston at The University of South Carolina.

Hall Government

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Hall Government serves as the voice of advocacy for Preston. Residents are encouraged to participate in discussions and debates regarding our community. Funding is available for any resident to help fund programs and initiatives for Preston.

Preston Ambassadors

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The Preston Ambassadors regularly offer tours of our building, host a number of social events throughout the semester and assist with other activities in Preston.


Y-IMPACT Community Service Organization »

Youth-Impacting Minds People And Communities Together is Preston's very own community service organization! Service projects have included Preston clean-ups, raising money for Relay for Life and sponsorship for children to attend camp.

Literary Society

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The Literary Society hosts various events, including a book club in conjuction with the One Book, One Columbia project, as well as tour of the Special Collections at the Thomas Cooper Library. The Literary Society helps to create our own literary journal, Bellwether.


The PresTones »

The PresTones is Preston Residential College's premier a cappella ensemble for Preston residents to enjoy, share, and develop their singing/musical talents while entertaining the Preston family, USC, and the greater community.

Preston garden plots

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The Garden Committee works to help Preston students engage in horticulture and experience the fun and sense of responsibility that comes with nurturing our environment. We have two vegetable plots (affectionately named "Kale Yeah" and "Mint to Be"), a backyard filled with beautiful flowers, and a brand new meditation garden that serves as an area dedicated to bringing peace to Preston residents.


Green Team is committed to bringing sustainability to the masses. Our environmentally friendly organization hosts educational programs and workshops to dispel sustainability myths and makes caring about the planet a top priority.

This Could Be You

The best thing about Preston Residential College is that we have so many organizations within our community. You can join an exisiting group or start your own!