USC Upstate Staff, Faculty Share Their Favorite Summer Reads

July 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm

Whether you’re poolside, oceanfront or by the campfire, a good book has long been considered an indispensable companion for summer break. We asked faculty and staff at the University of South Carolina Upstate which tomes made their reading lists, and […]

Learn the Proper Steps to Take in the Event of Campus Violence

July 18, 2017 at 8:50 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate Public Safety Department will hold a July 20 training to help faculty and staff know what to do in the event of violence on the campus. The “Active Shooter/Mitigating Workplace Violence” training will be […]

USC Upstate’s Kathleen Brady Presenting at Georgetown University

July 12, 2017 at 12:28 pm

Dr. Kathleen Brady is no stranger to the classroom. But she is a stranger to the class she’s teaching today. Brady, University of South Carolina Upstate’s vice chancellor for community-based research, engagement and planning, and director of Metropolitan Studies Institute, […]

New AD Welcomed to USC Upstate During Introductory Press Conference

July 6, 2017 at 4:14 pm

University of South Carolina Upstate chancellor Dr. Brendan B. Kelly introduced incoming athletics director Julio Freire as someone who “captures the spirit of who we are trying to be in Spartan athletics.” Freire, whose hiring was announced July 3, will […]

Educators Learn to Uncover Root Causes of Inappropriate Classroom Behavior

June 29, 2017 at 1:43 pm

It’s an all-too-common scene played out in classrooms across the country: A student comes to class without his or her homework, and the teacher responds by giving the student a zero on the assignment. At lunch, the same student is […]

Students Focus Creative Efforts on Latest Album and the Arts

June 23, 2017 at 11:20 am

Meg & Co., a quartet of students from the University of South Carolina Upstate, has just dropped an LP of original songs and covers with influences from David Bowie to Stevie Wonder. The recently released “The Spider Room” is available […]

Mother of Car-Wreck Victim Hopes Book will Inspire Others to ‘Just Finish the Race’

June 21, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Dealing with the pain and anger surrounding the death of her mother, University of South Carolina Upstate student Morgan Cierra Lipsey turned to a slender book, written and published by USC Upstate alumna Laurie Lee ’04, about her own journey […]

USC Upstate Student Tackles Internship at WRET-TV

June 21, 2017 at 10:04 am

Communications major Raven Furber has embarked on a summer-long adventure that will have her climbing ladders, wielding a soldering iron and generally learning how to keep a TV station on the air. Furber, a junior at the University of South […]

Visiting Students will Roll Up Their Sleeves, Help Local Residents

June 16, 2017 at 2:39 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate will soon host a pair of conferences that will help visiting college students build citizenship qualities and give local residents renewed hope of living their lives with independence and dignity. The Spartanburg Alternative Break […]

Informatics Team Earns Top 10 Spot in IBM Watson Competition

June 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm

A team of University of South Carolina Upstate Master of Science students has landed in the top 10 out of 210 teams that entered the 2017 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition. The USC Upstate team’s project, “Examining the Relationship between […]

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