Alumna Wins Writing Award for Short Story, ‘Supper’

May 15, 2017 at 10:46 am

Erika McBeth Pertell continues her award-winning ways with her short story “Supper.” Pertell, a 2007 graduate of the University of South Carolina Upstate, was recently awarded the annual Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prize for Fiction for “Supper,” which focuses on […]

Upstate’s Season Ends with 4-2 Loss to Longwood in Knoxville Regional

May 22, 2017 at 9:53 am

Knoxville, Tenn. – The Longwood Lancers scored four runs in the top of the first and held off a late rally as the USC Upstate softball team fell 4-2 in an elimination game of the Knoxville Regional Saturday evening from […]

Hunter Gilbert’s Walk-Off Single Lifts Spartans over NJIT

May 22, 2017 at 9:54 am

Spartanburg, S.C. – Playing in his final collegiate game, USC Upstate senior Hunter Gilbert hit a walk-off single for a 13-12 Spartan win over NJIT on Saturday at Harley Park. Upstate concludes the season at 24-31 overall and 7-14 in […]

Destinie Sykes Qualifies for NCAA East Preliminary Meet

May 18, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Indianapolis – USC Upstate senior Destinie Sykes has qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Track and Field Championship in the triple jump, it was announced today. The NCAA East Preliminary will be held May 25-27 at the University of Kentucky […]

Non-Profits, DSS Unite to Tackle Foster Care Crisis in Spartanburg and Cherokee Counties

May 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

Six non-profit organizations, several Upstate churches and the USC Upstate Child Protection Training Center have formed a coalition in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services to raise awareness about the critical need for foster homes in Spartanburg […]

Upstate Scores Late to Defeat Ohio State 7-3 in Knoxville Regional Opener

May 19, 2017 at 11:01 pm

Knoxville, Tenn. – The USC Upstate softball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh to rally back for a 7-3 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes on Friday afternoon in the opening game of the NCAA Knoxville […]

Upstate Selected to Knoxville Regional for Fifth Straight NCAA Tournament Appearance

May 15, 2017 at 9:02 am

The USC Upstate softball team is heading back to the NCAA Tournament for the fifth consecutive season as the Spartans learned Sunday evening it has been selected to play in the Knoxville Regional, hosted by Tennessee, as the tournament field […]

Upstate Advances in ASUN Softball Championship with 5-4 Walk-Off Win over Kennesaw State

May 12, 2017 at 10:53 am

Nashville, Tenn. – Brittany Case drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh on a sacrifice bunt to lead the USC Upstate softball team into the ASUN Softball Championship Final following a 5-4 victory over the Kennesaw […]

Kim Atchley ’90 Joins Staff of Spartanburg Academic Movement

May 12, 2017 at 12:14 pm

The Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) has hired alumna Kim Atchley ’90 as its full-time director of communications. Atchley earned her bachelor’s degree Education from USC Upstate and taught middle school science in Aiken and Spartanburg counties. While taking time to […]

Sykes, Jamison Claim Event Wins at ASUN Outdoor Championships

May 14, 2017 at 9:03 am

Jacksonville, Fla. – USC Upstate senior Destinie Sykes and junior Patrick Jamison each picked up an individual championship on Saturday at the ASUN Outdoor Track & Field Championships at North Florida’s Harmon Stadium on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s […]

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