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 […]

Thanks for Helping Make PB&J's Tuesday

November 18, 2015 at 11:04 am

Our students, faculty and staff are making a difference in bringing awareness to hunger and homelessness. Check out the story in the Herald-Journal.

USC Upstate's TEAch Program Helps Fill Stockings for Children

December 3, 2015 at 11:15 pm

Around 30 students participated Thursday in a stocking stuffer party for the Salvation Army. They made Christmas cards and filled 20 long red stockings. The effort was coordinated by Jennifer Slattery, a junior at USC Upstate’s Greenville campus. Slattery is part of USC Upstate’s […]

Upstate Magazine Fall Issue Available Online

December 12, 2015 at 2:31 pm

Welcome to the latest online-only edition of Upstate Magazine! It’s now available at This issue highlights the many ways the USC Upstate community is growing; how alumni and students are making a difference; and how newly established programs are […]

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