USC Upstate Gospel Choir Adds to University’s Soulful Disposition

October 10, 2017 at 3:07 pm

If you want to equate the University of South Carolina Upstate to the human body, you might say the academics is the brain while athletics could be the heart. But USC Upstate’s soul? That’s easy: The Gordon-Collums Gospel Choir. The […]

“Let the Right One In” Opens Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

October 4, 2017 at 10:33 am

Jordan Montemayor knows all about transformation. She’s learning about it every day as a freshman at USC Upstate. Transitioning from high school to college and from living at home to life in a residential unit, she’s also learning to juggle […]

Jane Nodine, Mark Flowers Selected S.C. Arts Commission Artist Fellows

September 29, 2017 at 3:23 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is excited to announce that Jane Allen Nodine and Mark Flowers have been recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Commission’s 50th Anniversary Artist Fellowship Program. Fellows are among the most artistically accomplished artists […]

Contest Focuses on USC Upstate Shutterbugs’ International Shots

September 29, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Did you get some great selfies during your international travels this past year, or are you more of a fine-art photographer? Either way, the University of South Carolina Upstate wants to see your best images. Intrepid traveling photographers can now […]

Students Receive Tools for Constructive Discussions on Sensitive Subject

September 26, 2017 at 10:38 am

Whites vs. blacks. Women vs. men. Police vs. citizens. A wall vs. immigrants. At a time when social issues continue to expose polarizing divisions among Americans, the University of South Carolina Upstate will use a Campus Compact grant to help […]

Grant Enables Research into Efficient Charging Solutions for Electric Vehicles

September 22, 2017 at 4:20 pm

A University of South Carolina Upstate faculty member is working to ensure that, as the number of plug-in electric vehicles grows, the nation’s power grid will be able to handle the added demand. Dr. Ona Egbue, an assistant professor-engineering technology […]

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, […]