USC Upstate Back To Normal Operations After Temporary Lockdown

November 7, 2017 at 5:58 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is back to normal operations after its Department of Public Safety placed the 330-acre campus on temporary lockdown due to a reported shooting at Campus Edge Apartments, a privately owned complex that is adjacent […]

History Professor Steps in front of Cameras for British Documentary

November 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm

Dr. Carmen Harris says she was so surprised to receive an email asking for her help on a British documentary that before she responded, she checked to make sure it was on the level. After confirming it was legit, the […]

University Announces New Chief Diversity Officer

November 7, 2017 at 12:24 pm

Alphonso “Al” Atkins Jr. became chief diversity officer and special assistant to the chancellor for equity and inclusion on Nov. 1. He replaces Dr. Warren Carson, who is retiring after 30 years at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Atkins […]

Veterans Day Observance to Feature Keynote by History Professor & Retired Colonel

November 7, 2017 at 10:45 am

The Student Veteran Organization at the University of South Carolina Upstate is spearheading a campus event to honor vets at Veterans Day, and the group’s leadership hopes to have a large contingent of veterans in attendance, if not to recognize […]

USC Upstate Faculty Member Stands Conference Presentations on Their Ear

October 31, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Educators know the phrase “technology in the classroom,” but at a recent technology conference, a presenter from the University of South Carolina Upstate turned the typical tech talk – sideways. Michael Lampe, an instructional design specialist in the Department of […]

Group Helps Local Entrepreneurs Connect with Business Leaders

October 30, 2017 at 3:43 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate sponsors a group that began monthly meetings in September, with the goal of giving entrepreneurs with bright ideas access to business leaders who can help them turn those ideas into reality. Over coffee. Lots […]

Upstate Basketball to Host Midnight Madness on Nov. 2

October 29, 2017 at 7:43 pm

With the start of the regular season just around the corner, the USC Upstate men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate by hosting Midnight Madness on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 9 p.m. from the G.B. Hodge Center. Doors will open […]

Faculty Members Collaborate to Help Student Nurses Understand Language Barriers

October 25, 2017 at 10:11 am

It was a health care nightmare: A host of English-speaking patients were trying to explain their various symptoms to Spanish-speaking caregivers, which could create life-threatening situations in a real world setting. In this case, however, it was a simulation carried […]

Carter Records Top-10 Finish at Camden Collegiate Invitational

October 23, 2017 at 9:45 am

Camden, S.C. – Matt Carter posted the second top-10 performance of his career on Sunday as the USC Upstate men’s golf team completed play at the Camden Collegiate Invitational from the par 70, 6,455-yard Camden Country Club. Upstate carded a […]

Never Invite a Parasitologist to Dinner

October 24, 2017 at 10:00 am

He’s worked with the No. 2 killer of humans. He met his wife while collecting specimens from a dead coyote. And, he still eats sushi, even though he may skip local fare like freshwater bass. The first rule of polite […]