Employee Assistance Program Provides Monthly Wellness Seminars

May 16, 2016 at 10:43 am

Through the University’s Employee Assistance Program provider (Deer Oaks EAP), Upstate employees have access to online seminars featuring a personal wellness topic each month. Below is the list of topics for the remainder of the year. Please see attached for descriptions. May […]

USC Upstate Watershed Ecology Center Awarded $25,000 Duke Energy Grant

May 16, 2016 at 10:52 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that the Watershed Ecology Center has received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy. The Watershed Ecology Center will use the money to continue its work to enhance and improve the […]

Effecting Change, One Tutoring Session At A Time

May 16, 2016 at 11:34 am

James Parham III of York doesn’t even flinch when he hears the doors lock behind him or the slight clang of the steel bars at the Spartanburg County Detention Center. Each week, he walks through the metal detectors and is […]

Congratulations to USC Upstate's Assault on Marion Competitors

May 16, 2016 at 1:39 pm

Congratulations to three of our USC Upstate family who completed the Assault on Marion on Monday, May 16. Sheryl Turner-Watts, Sam Bingham and George Williams completed the 74.2-mile ride which left from Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in downtown Spartanburg and ended […]

USC Upstate Narrows Search for New Chancellor

May 17, 2016 at 2:48 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has narrowed its search for a new chancellor who will replace Dr. Tom Moore. Moore began his tenure as USC Upstate chancellor on August 1, 2011 and his retirement will cap a 38-year career […]

Upstate Softball Faces Oregon State Friday to Open Auburn Regional

May 19, 2016 at 3:39 pm

The USC Upstate softball team will make its fourth consecutive appearance at the NCAA Tournament this weekend as it opens the Auburn Regional against the Oregon State Beavers Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. EST from Auburn’s Jane B. Moore Field. […]

Bryan Hathaway Named Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week

May 23, 2016 at 8:12 am

Macon, Ga. – USC Upstate junior Bryan Hathaway has been named the final Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week for the 2016 season, conference officials announced this afternoon. Hathaway earns the weekly award for the first time in his Upstate […]

Trio of Spartans Earn A-Sun Postseason Awards

May 24, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Macon, Ga. – Senior outfielder Cody Brittain, junior pitcher Tyler Jackson and freshman infielder Devon Ortiz each earned Atlantic Sun postseason honors as the conference announced its annual awards on Tuesday. Ortiz was named the league’s Freshman of the Year […]

Six New Employees Join USC Upstate Staff

May 30, 2016 at 9:01 am

Please welcome the following people to the USC Upstate family: Sarah Emerson (TEMP) — custodian, Facilities Management, 5/9/2016 Andrew Nichols (TEMP) — sports turf technician, Facilities Management, 5/16/2016 Nicole Nicholson (TEMP) — summer conference intern, Housing & Residential Life, 5/16/2016 […]

Exploring the Power of the Human/Animal Bond

May 30, 2016 at 9:08 am

“Man’s best friend.” That’s been a standard description for the special relationship between humans and dogs for years. Looking to explore the dynamics of the interaction between people and dogs, and pets, in general, Dr. Andrew Beer broadened the scope […]