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USC Upstate Celebrates Constitution Day on Monday, October 2, 2017

September 19, 2017 at 6:26 pm

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate will host its eighth annual Constitution Day celebration Monday, October 2, 2017 with guest speaker Jane E. Calvert, Ph.D., associate professor of history and the director and editor of The John […]

Freshman Goalie Samantha Munyon Named ASun Defensive Player of the Week

September 18, 2017 at 3:10 pm

LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate freshman goalkeeper Samantha Munyon has been named the ASUN Defensive Player of the Week, conference officials announced today. It is Munyon’s first career weekly honor. The Columbus, Ga. native made her Upstate debut last week […]

Mother Emanuel Pastor Shares Insights to Better Race Relations

September 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm

It has been two years since nine people were killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston by self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof who hoped to launch an all-out race war. While Roof did not achieve his […]

U.S. News and World Report Recognized USC Upstate for Academic Excellence, Veterans Affairs and Diversity

September 13, 2017 at 4:29 pm

U.S. News and World Report released its undergraduate rankings publication this week and the University of South Carolina Upstate continues to be recognized for its academic excellence, pledge to veterans and commitment to diversity. The newest rankings in U.S. News […]

Clif Flynn Named to Provost Position at USC Upstate

September 13, 2017 at 4:16 pm

He has served the University of South Carolina Upstate faithfully for nearly 30 years in roles ranging from faculty member to department chair to administrator. Dr. Clif Flynn, who was named the interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs in […]

USC Upstate Operates on Normal Schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

September 11, 2017 at 9:24 pm

USC Upstate continues to monitor the threat of Hurricane Irma to our campus community. With that said, the University will operate on normal schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Please remember your personal safety is of the utmost importance and only […]

‘Reformation 500’ Examines Martin Luther’s Impact on the Church, the World

September 6, 2017 at 2:07 pm

500 years ago, Martin Luther – without meaning to – changed the world forever. “Oct. 31 is the 500th anniversary of his posting of the 95 Theses which people mark as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation,” said Carol Loar, […]

English Instructor Brock Adams Publishes First Novel, ‘Ember’

August 29, 2017 at 11:04 am

Brock Adams’ first novel begins “with one little bit of magic,” and goes from there. Adams, a senior instructor of English and creative writing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, where he is also director of the Writing Center, […]

USC Upstate Contributes More Than $508 Million to State’s Economy

August 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

The annual statewide economic impact of the University of South Carolina system now totals $5.5 billion, supporting one in 35 jobs statewide and generating nearly $220 million in tax revenue for state coffers each year, according to a new study […]

Dr. Stefanie Keen Named Chair of Psychology Department

August 24, 2017 at 5:16 pm

The College of Arts and Sciences at USC Upstate has named Dr. Stefanie Keen as the chair of the Psychology Department. Dr. Keen replaces Dr. Kim Purdy, who was recently promoted to dean of the University College. Dr. Keen earned […]