Martin Luther King Day of Service, Monday, January 16, 2017

January 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm

The Martin Luther King Day of Service is an annual event that brings college students and community members together nationally for the sole purpose of service. The University of South Carolina Upstate encourages students, faculty and staff to volunteer throughout […]

Looking for Classes for Spring 2017? Consider enrolling in a Service-Learning Course!

December 6, 2016 at 1:21 pm

Service-learning offers experiences outside the classroom that will help you to be a well-rounded, socially-minded individual. Here is just one example of a service-learning class offered this Spring: ENGL 102-37 TR 12:15-1:30 ENGL 102-39 TR 1:40-2:55 Why enroll in this […]

Taking Students Beyond The Classroom

December 1, 2016 at 12:44 pm

Professional communication is about more than being able to speak clearly. Just ask students in Dr. Carolyn R. Webber’s SPCH 398-028 professional communications class. “This particular class helped me because we did a lot of studying in preparation for the […]

USC Upstate Faculty, Students Help Others in Seeing Spartanburg in a New Light

October 10, 2016 at 3:01 pm

A public art project is shedding new light on Spartanburg communities and many at the University of South Carolina Upstate have had a part in making it happen. Last year, Spartanburg received a $1 million grant from the Bloomberg Philanthropies […]

USC Upstate “Operation Educate” Awarded Certificate of Appreciation

October 10, 2016 at 11:11 am

Congratulations to Dr. Araceli Hernandez-LaRoche, Dr. Samantha Hauptman and their students on a recent honor from the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department. Hernandez-LaRoche and Hauptman, along with students in their spring service-learning “Twin ILls of Terrorism” class, were awarded a […]

Donate Socks for the Homeless During Socktoberfest

October 3, 2016 at 2:21 pm

Join the Americorps VISTA in a sock drive benefiting our local community partners, Greer Relief and TOTAL Ministries. Donations can be dropped off in Sansbury Campus Life Center, Room 202. For more information, contact Charlie Lafer at or (864) […]

Gearing Up Workshop Set for Wednesday, Aug. 10

August 5, 2016 at 8:18 am

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is preparing for the annual “Gearing-Up Workshop: Teaching and Learning at USC Upstate” from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10. This workshop will include presentations on support services and programs […]

Opening Doors to Extraordinary Experiences

September 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm

“Why should I take a foreign language?” “What’s the point of even knowing another language?” Yes, these are some of the usual questions many students ask when they are determining which classes to take each semester. For some, however, choosing […]

Second Group of Summer Faculty Innovation Grant Recipients to Present at CETL

October 30, 2015 at 11:45 am

Some of our faculty have been working on some very innovative projects as a result of the 2015 Summer Faculty Innovation Grants. On Wednesday, Nov.4 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in the JM Smith Boardroom, you’ll have an opportunity to […]

National Hunger, Homelessness Awareness Week is November 16-20

November 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is November 16-20, 2015. USC Upstate has planned numerous events to raise awareness about poverty in our community. See below for a brief listing of the events and for a full listing of event […]

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