Brock Adams Wins SC First Novel Prize, Thomas McConnell and Erika Pertell Named Finalists

July 13, 2016 at 8:40 am

Congratulations to USC Upstate’s Brock Adams who was recognized recently by the South Carolina Arts Commission and Hub City Press of Spartanburg as the winner of the 2016 South Carolina First Novel Competition. Named as finalists in the competition were […]

USC Upstate Alumna Amanda Blackwell ’07 Invests in Inman

July 13, 2016 at 9:05 am

Congratulations to USC Upstate alumna Amanda Blackwell who is moving her business, Pink The Beauty Boutique, to downtown Inman. Blackwell opened her salon in Boiling Springs four years ago and said her business has thrived. She and her husband, Gabriel, […]

Upstate Graduate Tobias Pinson ’15 Joins Women’s Basketball Staff

July 14, 2016 at 1:08 pm

USC Upstate women’s basketball coach Tammy George has announced the addition of Tobias Pinson to the women’s basketball coaching staff. Pinson, a 2015 Upstate graduate, returns to Spartanburg after spending the 2015-16 season as a graduate assistant at Walsh University. […]

Bridget Kirkland’s “Penny Candy” Selected for SECAC Juried Exhibition

July 18, 2016 at 9:46 am

Bridget Kirkland’s “Penny Candy” is one of 59 works selected for the 2016 SECAC Juried Exhibition September 1 through October 22 at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University. More than 103 arts applied and more than 300 pieces […]

Second Chance to Make Pottery Bowl This Thursday, July 21

July 18, 2016 at 10:22 am

The second of three Hub City Empty Bowls bowl-making sessions for 2016 will be Thursday, July 21, 6-8:30 p.m. at West Main Artists Co-Op in Spartanburg, during the city’s monthly ArtWalk. The public is invited to handmake clay pottery bowls […]

Service-Learning Students Celebrate the Success of Others

July 18, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Students enrolled in Dr. Samantha Hauptman and Dr. Araceli LaRoche’s service-learning course “The Twin Ills of Terrorism” during Spring 2016 are celebrating the successes of others. During spring semester, students in the course served as tutors for inmates participating in […]

Volunteers Needed for Opening Day Sunday, Aug. 14

July 20, 2016 at 10:27 am

Opening day is just around the corner and we need you in order for it to be successful. Sign up to help our students move in to Palmetto and Magnolia Houses. Students and families will be arriving from 8 a.m. […]

Merit Badges Awarded for Dean’s List, Chancellor’s List and May Graduates

July 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm

Are you a May graduate? Were you named to the Dean’s List or the Chancellor’s List at USC Upstate? Share your good news on social media. Recently, you received an email from Merit alerting you about a new achievement you […]

USC Upstate Receives Grant from NCAA to Support Academic Programs

July 25, 2016 at 8:58 am

USC Upstate was one of seven schools to receive a grant from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees, the NCAA announced today. Upstate was one of three schools to receive […]

USC Upstate Welcomes New Employees to Spartan Family

July 27, 2016 at 9:31 am

Please join us in welcoming the following new faces to USC Upstate: Will Mesimer, coordinator of marketing and promotions in Athletics, began work July 7. Tyson John, head Women’s Soccer coach in Athletics, began work July 18. Gary Edwards, counselor/instructor […]

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