USC Upstate Celebrates Constitution Day on Monday, October 2, 2017

September 19, 2017 at 6:26 pm

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate will host its eighth annual Constitution Day celebration Monday, October 2, 2017 with guest speaker Jane E. Calvert, Ph.D., associate professor of history and the director and editor of The John […]

Mother Emanuel Pastor Shares Insights to Better Race Relations

September 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm

It has been two years since nine people were killed at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston by self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof who hoped to launch an all-out race war. While Roof did not achieve his […]

‘Reformation 500’ Examines Martin Luther’s Impact on the Church, the World

September 6, 2017 at 2:07 pm

500 years ago, Martin Luther – without meaning to – changed the world forever. “Oct. 31 is the 500th anniversary of his posting of the 95 Theses which people mark as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation,” said Carol Loar, […]

English Instructor Brock Adams Publishes First Novel, ‘Ember’

August 29, 2017 at 11:04 am

Brock Adams’ first novel begins “with one little bit of magic,” and goes from there. Adams, a senior instructor of English and creative writing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, where he is also director of the Writing Center, […]

Dr. Stefanie Keen Named Chair of Psychology Department

August 24, 2017 at 5:16 pm

The College of Arts and Sciences at USC Upstate has named Dr. Stefanie Keen as the chair of the Psychology Department. Dr. Keen replaces Dr. Kim Purdy, who was recently promoted to dean of the University College. Dr. Keen earned […]

Psychology Professor Tapped to Lead USC Upstate University College

August 18, 2017 at 7:21 pm

The next chapter in student services is unfolding at the University of South Carolina Upstate, and a distinguished educator at the University has been asked to lead the way. Dr. Kim Purdy has been appointed as the dean of the […]

New Bachelor’s Degree Focused on Mechatronics Careers

August 17, 2017 at 11:40 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate has created a new baccalaureate program to enable area residents with associates of applied science degrees in mechatronics to expand their career options. The Bachelor of Applied Science in advanced manufacturing management will be […]

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 […]