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 […]

Heavy Metal Ensemble Ready to Take Stage at Ground Zero

April 13, 2017 at 9:18 am

The USC Upstate Heavy Metal Ensemble will showcase the work they’ve done with a concert at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ground Zero in Spartanburg. Today’s Herald-Journal features a story about the heavy metal ensemble as well as a column about […]

Pick Up Great Works of Art at Art Bargain Buy, April 20, 2017

April 10, 2017 at 9:19 am

Need some new artwork for your home or office? Or perhaps you are looking for a work of art that is one of a kind? Check out Club Art and Design’s Art Bargain Buy from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

Revolutionary War Roundtable Set for April 17, 2017

April 11, 2017 at 10:51 am

The Revolutionary War Roundtable of the Backcountry at the University of South Carolina Upstate will present “The Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel” at 6 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 in the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom. Guest speakers will be William […]

World War I International Conference Begins April 6, 2017

April 3, 2017 at 10:45 am

You’ll learn things you never knew before about World War I, during USC Upstate’s World War I International Conference April 6 – 7, 2017. Commemorating the United States’ entrance into the war, the conference “100 Years after WWI: Local to […]

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