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USC Upstate Announces $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Expand Opportunities for STEM Teachers

June 19, 2020 at 1:20 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate, in partnership with Spartanburg Community College (SCC) and Spartanburg County schools, will seek to address a need for highly qualified mathematics and science teachers through a new $1.2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert […]

USC Upstate Professor Selected for Prestigious Emerging Leaders Program

June 11, 2020 at 4:03 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Araceli Hernández-Laroche has been selected for the 2020 cohort of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). The program, which is limited to […]

USC Upstate Announces “Spartan Safe Start” for Fall 2020

May 26, 2020 at 4:39 pm

Plan Calls for Safety Protocols and Expanded Options for Students The University of South Carolina Upstate has announced its plan for a return to campus in August, as leaders continue to study data and trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Employee Resource Groups Promote Collaboration

May 15, 2020 at 4:31 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has launched a number of employee resource groups (ERGs) as part of its ongoing effort to build and maintain an inclusive – and welcoming – campus environment. “The ERGs were a natural outgrowth of […]

OIEIE Fellow Enhances Student Experience

May 15, 2020 at 4:16 pm

Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, an associate professor of modern languages and the assistant chair of the Department of Languages, Literature and Composition, has been selected as the first fellow of the Office of Institutional Equity, Inclusion and Engagement (OIEIE). The role […]

Avanzando Through College Creates Future Líderes

May 15, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Ni de aquí, ni de allá. It can be easy for Hispanic students to feel that way, especially if they are the first in their families to attend college: “Not from here, not from there.” First-generation students can’t seek advice […]

Start:ME Spartanburg Wraps Up 4th Cohort

May 7, 2020 at 12:46 pm

In a season marked by a destructive tornado and the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 entrepreneurs are prepared to deliver a needed dose of commerce to the city of Spartanburg’s Northside community. The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the completion […]

USC Upstate “Up and Running” With Largest Summer Offerings in School History

April 22, 2020 at 10:39 am
Student with laptop

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it is offering more than 360 courses online this summer, empowering students to continue their educational pursuits despite the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. USC Upstate’s summer course schedule, […]

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 […]