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 […]

University Formalizes Agreement with Anglia Ruskin University

June 15, 2017 at 2:13 pm

A delegation from the University of South Carolina Upstate traveled to Cambridge, England, to cement an agreement to develop collaborative programs and learning opportunities with Anglia Ruskin University. Dr. Alex Akulli, director of the USC Upstate Center for International Studies, […]

McMillan, Henderson Honored with Excellence in Teaching, Advising Awards

June 20, 2017 at 12:23 pm

The USC Upstate Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award at USC Upstate recognizes sustained excellence in undergraduate instruction and academic advisement. Consistency in the quality of performance in the classroom and academic advisement are emphasized. Each year, two faculty members are honored […]

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 […]

Warren Carson Awarded Carolina Trustee Professorship for Lifelong Career at University of South Carolina Upstate

May 18, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Dr. Warren Carson, senior associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and chief diversity officer and Title IX coordinator, is one of those rare individuals who has made a strong and lasting impact on the lives of thousands of individuals whose […]

Alumna Wins Writing Award for Short Story, ‘Supper’

May 15, 2017 at 10:46 am

Erika McBeth Pertell continues her award-winning ways with her short story “Supper.” Pertell, a 2007 graduate of the University of South Carolina Upstate, was recently awarded the annual Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prize for Fiction for “Supper,” which focuses on […]

Non-Profits, DSS Unite to Tackle Foster Care Crisis in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties

May 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

Six non-profit organizations, several Upstate churches and the USC Upstate Child Protection Training Center have formed a coalition in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services to raise awareness about the critical need for foster homes in Spartanburg […]

Group from USC Upstate will Learn First-Hand about Refugees’ Plight

May 9, 2017 at 9:18 am

University of South Carolina Upstate students in two disciplines will soon have the chance to learn first-hand how German officials are handling the influx of refugees into their country. Plans are in the works to expand a partnership between the […]

Thomas McConnell Named First Place Nonfiction Winner At The 2017 Porter Fleming Literary Competition

April 25, 2017 at 9:35 am

After being diagnosed with an incurable blood cancer, Dr. Thomas McConnell drew from a remembered conversation with a research nurse and from his own dreams to write “I Have Seen My Death,” which was awarded first place for nonfiction at […]

Theatre For Youth Presents “Have You Filled A Bucket Today”

April 14, 2017 at 4:55 pm

The Theatre For Youth Class, a program for aspiring young actors and actresses at the University of South Carolina Upstate, will present “Have You Filled Your Bucket Today,” 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22 in the Studio Theatre. “Have You Filled […]