USC Upstate News

Josh Lee Memorial 5K Raises Record $56,000

June 17, 2019 at 3:26 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the 4th annual Josh Lee Memorial 5K raised a record $56,000. The race, named in honor of the late Josh Lee—a cross country runner who was one of four student-athletes […]

USC Upstate Names Dr. Andre Fortune Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

June 13, 2019 at 11:27 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Andre Fortune as its new vice chancellor for Student Affairs. Fortune, who was chosen after a nationwide search, will step into the role on July 22. He most recently […]

USC Upstate Names Dr. Jeannie Chapman Dean of College of Science and Technology

May 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Jeannie Chapman has been named dean of the College of Science and Technology (CST). Chapman has served as interim dean of CST since July 2018, when USC Upstate split […]

USC Upstate Names New Dean of Mary Black School of Nursing

April 23, 2019 at 11:18 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Shirleatha Lee as the next dean of its Mary Black School of Nursing. Lee, who was chosen after a nationwide search, will step into the role on Aug. 1. […]

USC Upstate Will Launch Upstate Writing Month In June

April 8, 2019 at 5:08 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Division of Languages, Literature, and Composition, in partnership with Spartanburg County Public Libraries, will host the inaugural Upstate Writing Month (UpWriMo) in June. Created by USC Upstate instructors Brock […]

USC Upstate History Professors Complete ‘Recovering the Piedmont Past, Volume 2’

March 8, 2019 at 11:19 am

Two University of South Carolina Upstate professors have completed the second volume of an anthology exploring the untold history of the state’s Upcountry region. Drs. Paul Grady and Andrew Myers have edited “Recovering the Piedmont Past, Volume 2: Bridging the […]

USC Upstate Hires John Fray as Associate Athletic Director of Development

March 7, 2019 at 3:51 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it has hired John Fray as its associate athletic director of development. In this role, Fray will be responsible for the oversight of fundraising for USC Upstate Athletics. “Having a […]

USC Upstate Will Launch ‘Call Me MISTER’ Collaborative With Spartanburg School District 7 and SCC

February 5, 2019 at 3:34 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate, in collaboration with Spartanburg Community College (SCC) and Spartanburg School District 7, is pleased to announce it will launch its installment of the Call Me MISTER program in the fall of 2019. Call Me […]

Academic Outreach Camp Accepting Applications for Two-Week Summer Program

January 29, 2019 at 9:37 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate will give thirty 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 Manufacturing Co., Spartanburg Regional Healthcare […]

USC Upstate Will Host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Feb. 5-9

January 25, 2019 at 9:50 am

A prestigious theatre festival expected to bring hundreds of visitors and tens of thousands of tourism dollars to Spartanburg County is headed for the University of South Carolina Upstate. USC Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the 2019 […]