USC Upstate News

Rising High School Seniors to Attend BMW Manufacturing Summer Camp at USC Upstate; Rep. Trey Gowdy to Welcome Students

June 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm

From exploring manufacturing production processes and the business side of industry, to driving the high-performance final product, 24 rising high school seniors will learn all about how cars come off the assembly line at BMW Manufacturing’s automotive plant at a two-week summer camp that starts Monday.

USC Upstate’s College of Business Offers Deception Detection Seminar Led By Former FBI Agent

July 3, 2012 at 8:52 am

There are many euphemisms we use when we think someone isn’t telling us the truth. So how can you be sure you aren’t being lied to? How can you recognize when someone tries to “pull the wool over your eyes”? Find out at this seminar on July 20.

Book Discussion Dates Announced for PREFACE 2012-2013

August 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

As part of the yearlong freshman focus on the book, “Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior,” the Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition will host a series of discussions and activities relevant to topics in the book.

USC Upstate Welcomes New Faculty And Staff Members

August 21, 2012 at 10:51 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate campus will begin its fall semester on Thursday, August 23 with a student enrollment of 5,500. USC Upstate is also pleased to announce the hiring of 22 new faculty and staff members.

CEO of Snyder’s-Lance, David Singer, to Speak at USC Upstate’s Wells Fargo Speaker Series

August 27, 2012 at 10:07 am

Singer engineered a transformation within the Snyder’s-Lance company that brought the company out of declining profits and sinking stock prices. Find out how he did it on Sept. 6 at the first Wells Fargo Speaker Series event of the academic year.

University Writing Center is Open

September 11, 2012 at 11:20 am

The University Writing Center is open! Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The University Writing Center is located in HPAC 136. Walk-ins are accepted, […]

Sturtevant to Hold Workshop in Higher Education Fund Raising

September 12, 2012 at 11:34 am

Bill Sturtevant, a nationally-recognized specialist in major and deferred gifts and planning and solicitation strategies, will conduct a half-day workshop on fund raising in higher education for USC Upstate faculty and staff. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Sept. […]

Nicholas Roberts Announces Publication of Articles

September 17, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Roberts, an assistant professor of business in the Johnson College of Business and Economics, has co-authored seven recent articles in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Business Research, and others.

Ellis, Rudisill and O’Connor Lead Second Annual BMW Academic Outreach Camp

September 17, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Tim Ellis, Frank Rudisill, and Jim O’Connor worked with BMW Manufacturing to present the second annual Academic Outreach Camp in June 2012. The camp was a two week course in Lean and Six Sigma for 22 rising high school seniors.

Albrecht Named To Top 100 In Accounting List

September 23, 2012 at 8:00 am

Dave Albrecht, professor of accounting at the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at the University of South Carolina Upstate, was named one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting in a special report released […]