Learning Outside Four Walls: Service-Learning Offers Students an Opportunity to Work, Learn in the Community

March 29, 2016 at 2:06 pm

Service-learning allows students to link their classroom knowledge to real life experiences. It’s the hope of one professor that her students will gain a lifelong appreciation not only art, but for museums as viable institutions within the community. Students in […]

In the Real World Speaker Series Features Kamran Popkin, April 13

March 29, 2016 at 4:29 pm

Company swag, but please, no Koozies! Meet Kamran Popkin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 2016 in Health Education Complex, Room 2001. Kamran Popkin is the creative director of Swag Club of Spartanburg. Rules, who needs rules? Popkin marches […]

Anne Porchér Z. Perrin Endowment Supports Students, University

March 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Anne Porchér Z. Perrin didn’t attend the University of South Carolina Upstate, but she sees the University as vital to the Spartanburg community. Three years ago, Mrs. Perrin’s husband, Pat, established a scholarship to honor her for her unwavering support […]

Ryan Cornfield Selected as A-Sun Men’s Golfer of the Week

April 1, 2016 at 8:57 am

Macon, Ga. – USC Upstate senior Ryan Cornfield has been named the A-Sun Men’s Golfer of the Week following his individual performance on the course last weekend, it was announced this afternoon by the conference office. Cornfield recorded his first […]

USC Upstate Alumna, Spouse Awarded Order of the Palmetto

April 1, 2016 at 9:10 am

Congratulations to USC Upstate alumna Lee Ann Johnston of Duncan and her husband, Allen, who received the Order of the Palmetto. The Johnston’s who own Fuddruckers of Spartanburg were recognized with highest civilian achievement for their “extraordinary work and dedication […]

Shoestring Players Present “Dogfight: The Musical,” April 7-10

April 1, 2016 at 12:48 pm

The Shoestring Players at the University of South Carolina Upstate will perform “Dogfight: The Musical” April 7 – 10 in the Performing Arts Center Theatre at USC Upstate. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in […]

Metropolitan Studies Institute Study on Poverty Sparks Community Response

April 1, 2016 at 12:56 pm

A recentstudy, conducted by  Dr. Kathleen Brady of the Metropolitan Studies Institute at the University of South Carolina Upstate, showed Spartanburg County’s poverty rate was 17.8 percent in 2014, the latest data available. Almost 14 percent of families in Spartanburg County live […]

Ryan Rector Honored as College Sports Madness A-Sun Player of the Week

April 5, 2016 at 4:11 pm

USC Upstate junior outfielder Ryan Rector was recognized for her performance last week as she was named on Tuesday the A-Sun Softball Player of the Week by College Sports Madness. Rector hit a team-best .833 last week after going 5-for-6 […]

Chris Hawkins Records 800th Career Win, Upstate Splits Doubleheader at Western Carolina

April 7, 2016 at 10:39 am

Cullowhee, N.C. – USC Upstate head softball coach Chris Hawkins reached a career coaching milestone on Wednesday by recording his 800th victory as the Spartans split a doubleheader with the Western Carolina Catamounts from the Catamount Softball Complex. Upstate currently […]

Stacey Mills '96 Named Executive Director of the USC Upstate Greenville Campuses

April 7, 2016 at 10:50 am

Stacey D. Mills ’96 has been named executive director of the University of South Carolina Upstate Greenville Campuses, which includes the coordination of all operations and outreach of the USC Upstate Greenville Campuses at the University Center Greenville (UCG) and […]