Shoestring Players Shed Light with ‘Post-Electric’ Play

February 22, 2018 at 11:15 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will present “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” from March 1-4 in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center at 170 Gramling Drive on campus. The play by Anne Washburn centers on a post-apocalyptic […]

Brighter Future Conference Speakers to Address Current Issues in Child Abuse Research, Prevention

February 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm

With Upstate South Carolina having the highest rates in the state of maltreatment reports, investigations, alternative responses and removal to foster care, the need for expert training in child welfare is crucial. For the ninth year, the University of South […]

Lecture Explores Religious Beliefs Brought by Slaves to New World

February 19, 2018 at 10:40 am

Among the millions of Africans brought to the New World as slaves were hundreds of thousands of Muslims who managed to keep their faith and religious beliefs, according to Dr. Sylviane Diouf, whose lecture “African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas” […]

USC Upstate Students Volunteer for ESOL Information Day at Spartanburg District 3

February 16, 2018 at 5:28 pm

USC Upstate students preparing for service abroad in Nicaragua had their first opportunity serve others during an event at Spartanburg District 3 Schools. Seven students served as volunteers during English for Speakers of Other Languages Family (ESOL) Information Night at […]

Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery to Host Feminist-Inspired Exhibition

February 14, 2018 at 5:35 pm

Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery is pleased to present “Pent Up Pink,” a collection of feminist-inspired sculptures by Greenville, S.C. artist Fleming Markel. The exhibition opens on Feb. 23 and runs through March 30, 2018. An artist talk and public […]

REFLECTIONS World Language Teachers’ Workshop to Attract South Carolina Teachers to USC Upstate

February 8, 2018 at 1:18 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is proud to present the REFLECTIONS: World Language Teachers’ Workshop on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom. The workshop, “Ready? […]

World Languages Institute to Offer Instruction in Chinese

February 5, 2018 at 12:39 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s World Languages Institute will offer instruction in Chinese this spring in two non-credit courses. Classes begin the week of Feb. 12 and run through the week of March 15, meeting twice per week on […]

USC Upstate, Charles Lea Center Partner Using Literature to Combat Caregiver Fatigue

February 2, 2018 at 10:13 am

Being a caregiver to a person with a disability is often complex, challenging, and in increasing demand with nearly 60 million individuals in the U.S. who are affected by a disability. This number is projected to increase due to aging […]

Mac Arnold Brings a Lifetime of Blues Musicianship to USC Upstate Stage

January 29, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Storied bluesman Mac Arnold says he “can’t wait” to play his next gig at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Fortunately for both Arnold and the USC Upstate community, he doesn’t have to wait long. Arnold and his band, Plate […]

New Partnership with Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

January 24, 2018 at 5:16 pm

Stay tuned for more details! Our team had a very successful trip to Costa Rica and has signed a partnership agreement with Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. The group will travel next to Nicaragua.