Informatics Team Earns Top 10 Spot in IBM Watson Competition

June 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm

A team of University of South Carolina Upstate Master of Science students has landed in the top 10 out of 210 teams that entered the 2017 IBM Watson Analytics Global Competition. The USC Upstate team’s project, “Examining the Relationship between […]

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 […]