About the Club

My Carolina Alumni Association is your alumni membership organization. We promote a lifelong connection to the University of South Carolina. Participating in your alumni association offers you endless opportunities to make an impact on the University of South Carolina—present and future. My Carolina is here for you! Let us be your portal for staying connected to your university through news and information about the University of South Carolina and for reconnecting with more than 250,000 of the university’s proud alumni. My Carolina offers something for every alumnus, alumna and friend of the University of South Carolina, as My Carolina means something unique to everyone who loves Carolina.

The Gamecock Club provides financial support to more than 500 student-athletes representing the University of South Carolina. This aid is in the form of tuition fees, meal costs, medical costs, injury assistance, and other educational needs. Gamecock Club membership is open to all alumni and friends of the University. More than 15,000 South Carolina fans donate to the athletics department through annual Gamecock Club memberships. There are currently 47 local chapters throughout South Carolina and an additional 16 out-of-state chapters that span from Houston, Texas to New York, New York.

The 2019-20 Board & Committee


Thank you to all those who have applied to join our AMAZING team... We are so pleased to have a dedicated group working to create a fun, welcoming, and active community for South Carolina alumni in the NYC area. 


The current NYC Gamecocks Board & Committee members are:

  • Club Chair: Anne Rusinak, '10​

  • Communications​ Committee

    • Kasey Thomas, '10​ (Chair)

    • Ashley Small, '13

  • Events Committee
    • Travis Frayard, '10 (co-Chair)

    • Caitlyn Frayard, '13 (co-Chair)

    • Meagan Crowl Shipley
    • Jenna Derenzis, '11 (Westchester & Fairfield County Representative)
    • Erica Alfonzetti (North/Central NJ Representative)

  • Membership Committee
    • Rachel Scola, '16​ (Chair)
    • Matt Sidari, '11

  • ​Members At-Large:
    • Vince Fiori, '16
    • Matt Kolakowski, '14 

We are always open to recruiting new committee members to assist with organizing events, networking, fundraising, increasing the club's visibility and engagements with both new and existing members, pursuing/maintaining partnerships, and more.

Not quite your speed? We can always use your help in assisting with game watches, day-of preparations for club activities and events, etc. 


Email us at scalumniofnyc@gmail.com to let us know a little about yourself, how you're interested in getting involved, and why you'd like to work with us!

Don't hesitate to shoot us a line if you have any other questions or would like any more information. 




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