USC Upstate Prepares to Host 13th Annual Upstate Spelling Bee

February 7, 2017 at 12:29 am

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – More than 80 students from Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties will take to the stage at the University of South Carolina Upstate on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, to vie for the title of Regional Spelling Bee Champion […]

USC Upstate Welcomes Alumnus Tim Nicholls ’83 to Wells Fargo Speaker Series

January 18, 2017 at 11:19 am

The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate welcomes alumnus and guest speaker, Tim Nicholls ’83, senior vice president of Industrial Packaging the Americas, International Paper, to its Wells Fargo Speaker […]

USC Upstate’s Johnson College to Host Startup Weekend Spartanburg for Entrepreneurs

December 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm

Startup Weekend Spartanburg, an immersive weekend for budding entrepreneurs to learn, network and pitch their businesses, will be held February 24-26, 2017, at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate, […]

Johnson Innovation Speaker Series takes on the roles of business schools in addressing economic inequality

October 24, 2016 at 10:06 am

Dedicated to bringing a distinguished business professional to the University of South Carolina Upstate for the benefit of the students and the local business community, the third annual Johnson Innovation Speaker Series will feature Dr. Peter W. Roberts on Thursday, […]

USC Upstate’s Greenhouse Hosts Student Entrepreneur Showcase, Tuesday, Oct. 11

October 10, 2016 at 10:17 am

USC Upstate’s Greenhouse located at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics will host an Student Entrepreneur Showcase beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 11. Come and meet some of our USC Upstate alumni who have started […]

USC Upstate Students Visit St. Martin’s Church While Studying at Landshut

September 27, 2016 at 11:24 am

While earning dual degrees in business and computer science, these USC Upstate students are also taking in some of the beauty of Landshut, Germany. Students recently visited the Trausnitz Castle and St. Martin’s Church. Located 45 miles away from the […]

USC Upstate, SunTrust Partner for Financial Literacy Program

August 10, 2016 at 10:56 pm

Financial literacy and making solid financial decisions in today’s economy is a must. SunTrust Bank is partnering with the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics to host a five-week financial literacy program […]

USC Upstate Alumna Offers Healthy Food for Those Eating on the Go

August 12, 2016 at 9:48 am

Franchezka Westwood ’10 and her brother, Kevin Westwood, launched Healthletic Meals, a healthy meal preparation service in February. In an interview with Upstate Business Journal, Westwood said that she used a copy of a business plan she wrote while attending […]

USC Upstate, SunTrust Partner for Financial Literacy Program

August 21, 2016 at 10:56 pm

Financial literacy and making solid financial decisions in today’s economy is a must. SunTrust Bank is partnering with the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics to host a five-week financial literacy program […]

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association Places Third in American Management/Leadership Institute Contest

January 11, 2012 at 4:51 pm

At the nation’s largest symposium focusing specifically on nonprofit sector workforce development preparation, USC Upstate’s NLA took third place in the poster session contest.

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