Visiting Students will Roll Up Their Sleeves, Help Local Residents

June 16, 2017 at 2:39 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate will soon host a pair of conferences that will help visiting college students build citizenship qualities and give local residents renewed hope of living their lives with independence and dignity. The Spartanburg Alternative Break […]

Upstate Announces 2017 Outdoor Track & Field Team Awards

June 5, 2017 at 12:22 pm

The USC Upstate track and field program announced today the recipients of its five team awards for the 2017 outdoor season, which ended two weeks ago at the NCAA East Preliminary meet in Lexington, Ky. The women’s team handed out […]

Men’s Basketball: Upstate Earns Bid to CIT Tournament, Will Host Home Game on Thursday

March 10, 2017 at 12:41 pm

The USC Upstate men’s basketball team is back in the postseason for the fourth time during the program’s Division I era as the Spartans have accepted a bid to play in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) and will host a […]

Volunteer Services Announces Exceptional Student Service Award

February 20, 2017 at 11:49 am

The Exceptional Student Service Award is awarded each month to an individual student AND a registered student organization that has exhibited exceptional commitment to supporting the needs and interests of our community locally, nationally, and/or globally through direct community service.  The […]

Volunteers Needed to Help with Regional Spelling Bee

January 25, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Organizers of the 2017 Regional Spelling Bee need volunteers for the event that will bring together students from schools across Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties. The good news: Volunteers don’t have to be great spellers. There are more than 20 […]

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 […]