USC Upstate’s David Damrel Receives Second Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

October 12, 2018 at 9:44 am

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. David Damrel, associate professor of religion at the University of South Carolina Upstate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program assignment to Sri Lanka in Comparative Religion. He will travel to Sri Lanka in January. The […]

Johnson Innovation Speaker Series to Feature Zipcar Co-founder Robin Chase

October 8, 2018 at 3:24 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate will feature Robin Chase as the speaker for its annual Johnson Innovation Speaker Series on Thursday, Nov. 1. Chase will […]

National Audubon Society Annual Traveling Photo Exhibition Showcases Stunning Bird Photography

October 5, 2018 at 4:06 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  The 2018 National Audubon Society Annual Traveling Photo Exhibition is coming to the University of South Carolina Upstate October 15-26. Hosted by the University Galleries, the exhibit will be on display at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. […]

A Graduate of the Start:ME Program Uses Microloan to Open a Hair and Beauty Needs Business

October 2, 2018 at 6:52 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – A one-stop shop for hair and beauty needs, complete with in-store stylists, is opening in Spartanburg after the owner received a $5,000 microloan through USC Upstate’s Start:ME Spartanburg program. Start:ME is an entrepreneurship accelerator program that provides […]

Connors to Receive Helminthological Society of Washington’s Anniversary Award

October 2, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. Vincent A. Connors, professor of biology at the University of South Carolina Upstate and executive editor of “Comparative Parasitology,” is this year’s recipient of the Helminthological Society of Washington’s Anniversary Award.  He will receive the award […]

USC Upstate Students Get Up-Close Look at the Election Process Serving as Poll Workers

October 1, 2018 at 5:13 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – University of South Carolina Upstate students enrolled in Dr. Lizabeth Zack’s political sociology class will get an up-close look at the election process when they work the election polls throughout Spartanburg County on Tuesday, Nov. 6.  “The […]

USC Upstate’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series to Feature the Hotel Industry

October 1, 2018 at 4:48 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate will host Scott Taber, senior vice president of rooms for the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, as part of its […]

USC Upstate to Host More Than 120 Teacher Cadets and the 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

September 27, 2018 at 12:21 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – More than 120 high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching will attend “Teacher Cadet Day” at the University of South Carolina Upstate on Friday, Sept. 28. The School of Education, Human Performance, […]

USC Upstate Commercial Music Program Announces Fall 2018 Concerts

September 26, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – The Commercial Music program at the University of South Carolina Upstate will perform four concerts this fall.  A Grant Green Tribute Concert will be peformed on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This […]

Award-Winning Author David Joy to Visit USC Upstate to Discuss His Latest Novel “The Weight of This World”

September 19, 2018 at 4:14 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  Award-winning author David Joy will visit the University of South Carolina Upstate on Tuesday, Sept. 25, where he will deliver the keynote address for the Preface First-Year Reading Program at 6 p.m. in the Sansbury Campus Life […]