Local Orchestra to Premiere USC Upstate Music Professor’s “French Press”

November 16, 2017 at 2:49 pm

The Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday, Nov. 17, will premier “French Press,” a work by Dr. Nolan Stolz, music professor at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The concert will be at the Chapman Cultural Center; doors open at 5:30 […]

University Troupe Examines Shakespeare’s Views on Love

November 15, 2017 at 1:29 pm

What’s love got to do with it? Plenty, when you’re referring to the works of the Bard of Avon. The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will examine many of William Shakespeare’s takes on love in “Midnight Pillow: Shakespeare […]

Cooking Demonstration Brings Civil War History to Life

November 15, 2017 at 11:17 am

Civil War history brought to life! Students in Dr. Andy Myers History of American Studies class recently prepared and ate a meal similar to what soldiers would have eaten during the Civil War. Here what our students thought about the […]

Never Invite a Parasitologist to Dinner

October 24, 2017 at 10:00 am

He’s worked with the No. 2 killer of humans. He met his wife while collecting specimens from a dead coyote. And, he still eats sushi, even though he may skip local fare like freshwater bass. The first rule of polite […]

Tree Dedication in Memory of Janice Janiac

October 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm

The Fine Arts and Communication Studies Department would like to invite you to a ceremony in memory of music professor Janice Janiac. A tree dedication will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in front of the Humanities and […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, Best-Selling Author to Speak at USC Upstate

October 27, 2017 at 10:00 am

Peggy Noonan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the author of nine best-selling books on American politics, history and culture, will be the featured speaker at the fifth annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture […]

Alum Returns to Share Real-World Knowledge with USC Upstate Students

October 23, 2017 at 7:36 am

What: Meet Andrew Barton When: 6-7 p.m. Nov. 1 Where: J.M. Smith Boardroom, Health Education Complex Cost: Free Andrew Barton says that when he graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2004, his portfolio was almost as thin […]

Don’t Miss These Reformation Events

October 20, 2017 at 2:39 pm

500 years ago, Martin Luther – without meaning to – changed the world forever. Scholars and religious leaders from the Spartanburg community have planned “Reformation 500” a slate of events, both on and off campus, to commemorate the 500th anniversary […]

“Let the Right One In” Earns Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Nominations

October 20, 2017 at 1:04 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce nominations for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region IV for the Shoestring Players’ production of “Let the Right One In.” Student nominees include: Joseph Richer of Waxhaw, […]

Discussion, Viewing Set with Filmmaker Julia Meltzer on Tuesday, Oct. 17

October 12, 2017 at 10:38 am

Filmmaker and director Julia Meltzer will visit the University of South Carolina Upstate for a screening and discussion of her new film “Dalya’s Other Country,” from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 in the Richard E. Tukey Lecture Theatre. “Dalya’s […]