Provides veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned - and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
A global leader in higher education, the University of South Carolina holds the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation for research universities, has pioneered and is home to the National Resource Center for the First-Year Student Experience, and has the top-ranked international business and exercise science programs in the nation.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has served the citizens of South Carolina since 1824. It is a public institution of higher learning proud of its mission to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. MUSC has expanded from a small private college for the training of physicians to a state university with a medical center and six colleges for the education of a broad range of health professionals, biomedical scientists, and other health-related personnel.
The visionary Centers of Economic Excellence Program (CoEE), established by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2002, is investing in talent and infrastructure at South Carolina's three research universities to drive economic development. The CoEE Program supports research in areas that will help South Carolina companies grow, attract new business to the state, build a technology-rich economy, and create more opportunities for South Carolinians.
Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC) is a public-private partnership of the University of South Carolina, Clemson University, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, the Medical University of South Carolina, Palmetto Health, and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. Formed in 2004, HSSC works to advance health-science education and research, and is already affecting change and achieving results necessary to transform the state's economy and health status.
Greenville Hospital System is a not-for-profit academic health organization committed to medical excellence through research and education and is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (JCAHO). At the University Medical Group Senior Center, board-certified geriatricians provide comprehensive geriatric assessment for seniors, age 65 and older, especially in the areas of cognitive and memory assessment, as well as overall health and wellness.
• Division of Geriatric Services
Palmetto Health is South Carolina's largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit health resource, composed of three leading hospitals-Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Baptist in Columbia, and Easley. The 1,247-bed system is a JCAHO-accredited institution with more than 9,000 employees and 1,200 physicians.
International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR )
Institute for Engaged Aging (IEA)