Psychology Professor Tapped to Lead USC Upstate University College

August 18, 2017 at 7:21 pm

The next chapter in student services is unfolding at the University of South Carolina Upstate, and a distinguished educator at the University has been asked to lead the way. Dr. Kim Purdy has been appointed as the dean of the […]

USC Upstate Plans Solar Eclipse Party

August 18, 2017 at 4:23 pm

  Students, faculty and staff are invited to witness the Solar Eclipse and can later tell everyone #IGotMooned at USC Upstate. The Party of the Century is happening at USC Upstate from 1:30 – 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 […]

New Bachelor’s Degree Focused on Mechatronics Careers

August 17, 2017 at 11:40 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate has created a new baccalaureate program to enable area residents with associates of applied science degrees in mechatronics to expand their career options. The Bachelor of Applied Science in advanced manufacturing management will be […]

Cindy Jennings Discusses Student Accessibility at International Conference

August 2, 2017 at 10:09 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Cindy Jennings has been tapped to make a presentation at the Online Learning Consortium’s OLC Accelerate Conference in November. Jennings, director of learning technologies in the University’s Department of Information Technology and Data Services, […]

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 […]