Welcome to Bright Horizons at University of South Carolina

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Andrea Rivers

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 803-777-9202


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond


Meet Our Teaching Team

Amber C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy seeing how children grow and develop.

Teaching since: 2015

Marilyn J.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: of the connections I build with the children.

Teaching since: 1991


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“We are so happy to be in Ms. Marilyn and Ms. Amy's class. Thank you for greeting Waverly with a smile (and the all-important breakfast) each day! Thank you for having such patience with 12 two-year olds. Waverly loves school and is happy at pickup every day, which makes us happy parents!”


Waverly, Lauren and Michael Duck

“We just want to thank Miss Ashley so much for the amazing heart she shares with the children. Miss Ashley even made Heidi a special birthday poster when she turned 1. We will always save that! Miss Ashley has a very special place in our hearts!”


Heidi, Justin, and Becky

“Melissa - Thank you so much for taking care of our sweet Lilly each day! It's nice to know that she is in great hands with you and Audrey. We can't thank you both enough for all the care and love you pour into our daughter while we are at work. We appreciate you!!”



“Audrey - Thank you for taking care our sweet Lilly this year! She adores you and Ms. Melissa and we are thankful that you all watch over her when we are at work. Teacher's work so hard and we want you to know we appreciate all that you do for our daughter!”



“Dear Ms. Loretta and Ms. Renae - Thank you for taking such great care of our little peanut, Alaina! We appreciate all you do for the Infant 1 room every single day. Your patience, kindness, and passion for caring for little ones is evident, and we can't thank you enough for everything!”


Holly and Hunter Overton

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.


Early Education Awards & Partnerships


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