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USC Upstate Will Host 2020 Spartanburg Earth Day Festival

February 19, 2020 at 2:39 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the 2020 Spartanburg Earth Day Festival (SEDF) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. Participants of all ages will have an opportunity to enjoy […]

USC Upstate and College of Charleston Announce Dual-Degree Nursing Partnership

February 14, 2020 at 11:28 am
Nursing leaders from USC Upstate and College of Charleston tour the Mary Black School of Nursing labs.

The University of South Carolina Upstate and the College of Charleston are pleased to announce they will partner to offer an innovative, dual-degree program that will enable students at the College to earn two degrees in five years, one in […]

USC Upstate Will Host 65th Piedmont Region III Science Fair

February 10, 2020 at 2:42 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the 65th annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair March 3-5. Young scientists in first through 12th grades, who represent public, private and home schools in Cherokee, Chester, […]

Academic Outreach Camp Accepting Applications for Two-Week Summer Program

January 30, 2020 at 3:47 pm

For a 10th consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate will give 30 local rising high school seniors an opportunity to apply science and math to real-world manufacturing and health care situations. USC Upstate, in partnership with Spartanburg-based BMW […]

Marketing Guru Vanécia Carr Will Be Featured During Wells Fargo Speaker Series Event

January 24, 2020 at 9:12 am
A headshot of Vanécia Carr

The University of South Carolina Upstate and George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics are pleased to announce Vanécia Carr, director of marketing for Domtar Paper Co., will be featured during the Wells Fargo Speaker Series event at […]

USC Upstate Professor’s Work To Be Performed During Event Featuring Grammy Winner Béla Fleck

January 22, 2020 at 9:17 am
The work of Dr. Nolan Stolz, assistant professor of music at USC Upstate, will be featured during the Spartanburg Philharmonic's American Masters event featuring Béla Fleck from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Twitchell Auditorium in the Zimmerli Performance Center at Converse College. Fleck, a Grammy Award-winning artist, will join the symphony as they perform "Golden State Romp" from Stolz's "Lincoln Highway Suite."

The work of Dr. Nolan Stolz, assistant professor of music at USC Upstate, will be featured during the Spartanburg Philharmonic’s American Masters event featuring Béla Fleck from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Twitchell Auditorium in the Zimmerli Performance […]

USC Upstate Names Schecter New Provost And Senior Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

January 17, 2020 at 10:02 am
David Schecter Headshot

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. David Schecter as its new provost and senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs following a nationwide search. Schecter currently serves as vice provost at California State University—Bakersfield (CSUB). He […]

USC Upstate Hosts Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

January 7, 2020 at 2:58 pm
USC Upstate Theatre students performing on stage.

For a second consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate will host a prestigious theatre festival that is expected to bring hundreds of visitors and tens of thousands of tourism dollars to Spartanburg County. USC Upstate is pleased to […]

USC Upstate Awards 525 Degrees At December Graduation

December 11, 2019 at 11:33 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate will award 525 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its December Graduation on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium at 385 N. Church St., Spartanburg, S.C., 29303. Dr. Brendan Kelly, chancellor of USC Upstate, […]

Retired 4-Star General, Secretary of State Colin Powell Will Visit USC Upstate for Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series

November 21, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Retired four-star U.S. Army General and American statesman Colin L. Powell will be the featured speaker at the University of South Carolina Upstate’s seventh annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will be held on March […]