USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Names Schecter New Provost And Senior Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

January 17, 2020 at 10:02 am
David Schecter Headshot

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. David Schecter as its new provost and senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs following a nationwide search. Schecter currently serves as vice provost at California State University—Bakersfield (CSUB). He […]

USC Upstate Will Host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Feb. 4-8

January 7, 2020 at 2:58 pm
USC Upstate Theatre students performing on stage.

For a second consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate will host a prestigious theatre festival that is expected to bring hundreds of visitors and tens of thousands of tourism dollars to Spartanburg County. USC Upstate is pleased to […]

USC Upstate Will Award 525 Degrees At December Graduation

December 11, 2019 at 11:33 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate will award 525 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its December Graduation on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium at 385 N. Church St., Spartanburg, S.C., 29303. Dr. Brendan Kelly, chancellor of USC Upstate, […]

Retired 4-Star General, Secretary of State Colin Powell Will Visit USC Upstate for Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series

November 21, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Retired four-star U.S. Army General and American statesman Colin L. Powell will be the featured speaker at the University of South Carolina Upstate’s seventh annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will be held on March […]

USC Upstate Theatre, Commercial Music Announce 2019-2020 Shows

November 7, 2019 at 9:38 am
USC Upstate Theatre students performing on stage.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the schedule for its Theatre program’s 2019-2020 season and its Commercial Music program’s lineup for fall 2019. UPSTATE THEATRE 2019-2020 SEASON: Tick, Tick…BOOM! Book Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson […]

Former Amazon Exec John Rossman, S.C. Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette Will Headline USC Upstate’s Global Entrepreneurship Celebration

October 30, 2019 at 3:05 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 18-21, will include a keynote address from John Rossman, a former Amazon executive and business strategist. South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette will participate in a Women’s Entrepreneurship […]

USC Upstate Will Host S.C. Supreme Court Session in October

September 27, 2019 at 12:36 pm

The South Carolina Supreme Court will hold arguments at the University of South Carolina Upstate in October, only the third time since 2010 the Court has convened outside of Columbia. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 […]

U.S. News and World Report Ranks USC Upstate No. 1

September 9, 2019 at 9:34 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is No. 1 among Southern Regional Public Colleges, according to new rankings just released by U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, in the list of Best Regional Colleges, USC Upstate was 11th among all Southern […]

Ambassador Vicki Huddleston will Visit USC Upstate

September 5, 2019 at 8:59 am

Former U.S. Ambassador Vicki Latham Huddleston will deliver a lecture entitled, “The Decline in Diplomacy and the Rise of Terrorism in Africa: Implications for Economic Development, Migration, Peace and Security” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the University of South Carolina […]

National Publications Rank USC Upstate Among Top Colleges

August 28, 2019 at 12:53 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is the best baccalaureate college in South Carolina, according to Washington Monthly Magazine. And it is one of the highest-enrolling public baccalaureate colleges nationwide, as cited by The Chronicle of Higher Education. USC Upstate […]