TAAG Starts Back Thursday, January 26

January 24, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Looking for a place that will instill confidence, creativity and discipline in your child? Look no further than our Thursday Afternoon Acting Group (TAAG) at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Registration is now underway for students ages eight to […]

Pulitzer Prize Winner Rick Atkinson To Visit USC Upstate For Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series

January 10, 2017 at 6:35 pm

Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson will be the featured guest of the fourth annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series at the University of South Carolina Upstate on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Atkinson recently completed “The Guns at […]

Memorial Service Planned for Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. on February 7

January 10, 2017 at 6:48 pm

The family of Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. will hold a memorial service at 2 p.m. February 7 in the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom. Dr. Edmunds was the very first professor hired by the University upon its founding in […]

Vince Connors Receives Commemorative Medal at end of Fulbright Fellowship

January 5, 2017 at 11:01 am

Congratulations to Vincent A. Connors, Ph.D., professor of Biology at USC Upstate, who received the 2016 Commemorative Medal of the Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice December 14, 2016. Professor RNDr. Pavol Sovák, Rector of the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, presented Connors […]

Alumnus Keith Kelly ’81 Nominee for South Carolina Supreme Court

December 6, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Congratulations to Circuit Court Judge R. Keith Kelly ’81 who has been nominated to succeed Costa Pleicones on the South Carolina Supreme Court. The Judicial Merit Selection Commission voted 6-2 to approve Kelly for the nomination. Kelly is a native […]

Watch Shelia Counts Monday on “Justice By Any Means”

December 2, 2016 at 5:42 pm

A text from a colleague led to an unexpected acting job this summer for Shelia Antley Counts, Ph.D., an adjunct English professor in the Department of Languages, Literature and Composition. Counts said she wouldn’t consider herself an actress, in fact, […]

Kirk Neely Honored by Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg

December 2, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Adjunct faculty member Dr. Kirk Neely has been honored by the Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg as Citizen of the Year. Neely was honored Dec. 1 at a ceremony held at the Piedmont Club. He has taught religion courses at USC […]

Taking Students Beyond The Classroom

December 1, 2016 at 12:44 pm

Professional communication is about more than being able to speak clearly. Just ask students in Dr. Carolyn R. Webber’s SPCH 398-028 professional communications class. “This particular class helped me because we did a lot of studying in preparation for the […]

Solicitor’s Office Honors Jennifer Parker For Efforts To Combat Child Abuse

November 3, 2016 at 2:27 pm

The 7th Circuit Solicitor’s Office recently awarded the Bill Barnet Service Above Self Award to Dr. Jennifer Parker in recognition of her tireless efforts to combat child abuse through education. Former Solicitor Trey Gowdy created the award in 2007 to […]

USC Upstate Students to Participate in South Carolina Student Choral Union’s Collegiate Gathering

November 3, 2016 at 10:08 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Gospel Choir will participate in the South Carolina Student Choral Union’s The Collegiate Gathering November 4-5, 2016 at Charleston Southern University. The concert series, in its second year, will begin at 7 p.m. Friday […]

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