Johnson Innovation Speaker Series Features Nicholas Glover, Sr.

October 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm

The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate welcomes Nicholas Glover, Sr., as its annual Johnson Innovation Speaker Series guest lecturer on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Glover, a serial innovator and […]

USC Upstate’s GreenHouse Hosts Seminar Aimed at Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

August 21, 2017 at 12:03 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s GreenHouse business incubator and Upstate Warrior Solutions – Spartanburg are teaming up to help veterans become entrepreneurs. The GreenHouse, located on the third floor of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and […]

Business-School Dean Explores Campus, Sets Priorities

August 17, 2017 at 3:03 pm

Dr. Mohamed “Mo” Djerdjouri is quickly learning his way around two campuses as he picks up the reins of the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics. As the newly appointed dean of […]

BMW Internships put USC Upstate Students on the Fast Track to Success

May 5, 2017 at 4:52 pm

When University of South Carolina Upstate student Jane Harris became interested in internships, she attended an information session that BMW provides to several colleges and universities. Now the shoe is on the other foot as Harris, who is serving an […]

Business Education Goes Beyond Econ to Include Protocol

May 8, 2017 at 7:30 am

To help business-school graduates be more competitive, the University of South Carolina Upstate has a staff member who has been recently certified to provide instruction in business etiquette and international protocol to students at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College […]

Announcing New Technology Company that Increases Mental Health

April 26, 2017 at 3:51 pm

What: Official announcement of a new start-up company, Sharpen, located in The GreenHouse Business Incubator at The George in Spartanburg, S.C. In coordination with the Sharpen launch, the company is announcing a partnership with Upstate Warrior Solution to develop a […]

$15K in Loan Funds to be announced at Start:ME Micro-Business Showcase Event

April 25, 2017 at 1:05 pm

The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate has teamed with the Northside Development Group and CommunityWorks to support 11 promising micro-entrepreneurs in the Northside community through the Start:Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program […]

Program Encourages Students to Develop Leadership Skills

April 10, 2017 at 9:24 am

It’s one thing to learn about the world but it’s something altogether different to learn about oneself – just ask Kashari Cromer. A senior majoring in business management at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, Cromer […]

Visiting the George? Be Aware of Road Construction Along Your Route

April 3, 2017 at 6:31 pm

Planning to visit the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics? We wanted you to be aware of a major water line installation project that could impede your travel. The project, which started Monday, will continue through the […]

Publication Brings Attention to USC Upstate Faculty Member’s Paper

March 21, 2017 at 9:52 am

An economics paper co-authored by a University of South Carolina Upstate faculty member has won attention in England, and could influence thinking about the effect of mortgage spreads on the economy. Jack Cheng, an assistant professor of economics at the […]