"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The University of South Carolina is a public research facility located in Columbia, South Carolina that was founded in 1801. The Gamecocks are the sports teams that compete for the school in the National CollegiateAthleticAssociation's Division I. The name "Gamecock" is a moniker that pays respects to Thomas Sumter, a SouthCarolinianwar hero who was given the nickname "The Carolina Gamecock" during the Revolutionary War for his impressive fighting tactics that didn't rely on his physicality or size of company.