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 […]

First Cohort Graduates from Center for Child Advocacy Studies Program

November 1, 2016 at 8:46 am

The Center for Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) at the University of South Carolina Upstate has awarded graduate certificates to its first cohort of child protection professionals working in the child protection field. The five area professionals graduating from the CAST […]

Global South Summit Set for November 16

October 31, 2016 at 9:56 am

How quickly has the Global South changed? Join us from 2 – 4 p.m. November 16 for an interesting discussion on the “New Global South” with Dr. Ramón Galiñanes, Jr. in the University Readiness Center. Dr. Galiñanes is one of […]

Shoestring Players Present “Don’t Drink the Water,” November 10 – 13

October 31, 2016 at 9:47 am

The Shoestring Players at the University of South Carolina Upstate will perform “Don’t Drink the Water,” November 10 – 13 in the Performing Arts Center Theatre at USC Upstate. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. […]

Spartanburg Jazz Festival is Nov. 4-5

October 31, 2016 at 8:20 am

Don’t miss the Spartanburg Jazz Festival November 4-5. The festival sponsored in part by USC Upstate will be held at Wofford College on Friday and Saturday. View the festival line up at or at

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