POY FinalistThe S. C. Commission on Higher Education honored Dr. Wei-Kai Lai  at a luncheon on March 7 for being a finalist for the South Carolina Governor’s Professor of the Year for 2012-13.  Dr. Lai is a math professor at USC Salkehatchie where he also serves at  faculty chair and international student advisor.  He is also very involved in both his own and student research projects.  Dr. Lai (third from left) is pictured here with officials from the S. C. Commission on Higher Education.