USC Upstate News

James Holland ’85 Named Senior Associate Commissioner for Big South Conference

August 1, 2018 at 10:20 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – The Big South Conference has named 30-year coaching veteran James Holland as Senior Associate Commissioner, it was announced today by Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.  Holland will begin his duties in mid-August. Holland will primarily focus on […]

USC Upstate’s Nursing Grads Exceed National NCLEX Pass Rates

July 27, 2018 at 10:04 am

Graduates from the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing have a year-to-date 92.27 percent first-time pass rate on the NCLEX, the national professional licensure exam for nurses. The national pass rate for the exam is 89.54 […]

Jure Span Named to NABC Honors Court

July 18, 2018 at 2:05 pm

USC Upstate rising-senior men’s basketball student-athlete Jure Span has been named to the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, the association announced this afternoon. The NABC Honors Court recognizes men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during […]

USC Upstate Designated A National College of Distinction

July 10, 2018 at 2:57 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been included in the 2018-19 edition of “Colleges of Distinction,” a national guide for colleges recognized for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. USC Upstate is one of five South Carolina public universities […]

USC Upstate’s Child Protection Training Center Benefits From More Than $500,000 in New Grants

July 13, 2018 at 2:57 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  The Child Protection Training Center at the University of South Carolina Upstate will enhance training opportunities for child protection professionals in the Upstate region thanks to a series of new grants, including a three-year, $345,000 grant from […]

Brittany Case Named to ASUN Winners for Life Team

July 16, 2018 at 11:46 am

USC Upstate softball student-athlete Brittany Case was honored by the ASUN Conference as the league announced its Winners for Life team for the Spring 2018 semester. The team is comprised of one student-athlete from each institution for the 2017-18 academic […]

Kaleigh Kelley Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

July 12, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate volleyball’s Kaleigh Kelley has been named a nominee for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award. A record 581 female college athletes were nominated by NCAA member schools for the award this year. Kelley […]

USC Upstate Creates Two New Colleges

July 10, 2018 at 12:17 pm

Effective this month, USC Upstate’s College of Arts and Sciences has been restructured into two: The College of Science and Technology and The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “We live in one of the fastest growing regions of the county, […]

Former Spartan Torrey Craig ’14 Signs Two-Year Contract with Denver Nuggets

July 9, 2018 at 5:21 pm

Former USC Upstate men’s basketball standout Torrey Craig has signed a two-year contract with the NBA’s Denver Nuggets. Craig, who played for the Spartans from 2010-14, shared time last year with both the Nuggets and the Sioux Falls Skyforce of […]

Students Honored for Academic Excellence

July 9, 2018 at 2:34 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate announces academic honors for students enrolled during Spring 2018: Dean’s List Chancellor’s List