Shoestring Players’ “The Pursuit of U.S.” Advances to Regional Finals of The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

December 8, 2015 at 12:32 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that the Shoestring Players’ production of “The Pursuit of U.S.” has been selected as a regional finalist for the Region IV finals of The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. […]

Women's Basketball: Upstate Hosts Furman on Saturday

December 11, 2015 at 10:37 am

The USC Upstate women’s basketball team returns to action on Saturday afternoon, welcoming Furman to the Hodge Center for a 2 p.m. matinee. The Spartans enter Saturday’s game with a 5-4 overall record following an 87-46 loss at Georgia Tech […]

Nominations Open for 2016 Social Justice Awards — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

December 11, 2015 at 10:40 am

The Social Justice Awards are given to members of the University community who exemplify the philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. though acts of community service, social justice or racial reconciliation. The criteria for nominees are as follows: Faculty […]

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 […]

USC Upstate Welcomes Two New Employees

December 14, 2015 at 6:30 am

Please welcome two new employees to the USC Upstate family. Sherita Curry is a law enforcement officer in the the USC Upstate Public Safety Department. She began work on Dec. 1. Wendy Woodsby is the new director for Disability Services […]

Spartans Begin Road Trip against Morehead State

December 14, 2015 at 10:43 am

The USC Upstate women’s basketball team begins a two-game road trip on Monday, traveling to Morehead State for a noon start. Upstate enters the contest at 5-5 following a 75-63 loss to Furman in the Hodge Center on Saturday. Brittany […]

Spartans Use Strong Fourth Quarter to Defeat Morehead State

December 14, 2015 at 4:50 pm

Morehead, Ky. – Brittany Starling scored 26 points while pulling down 19 rebounds as the USC Upstate women’s basketball team scored 29 points in the fourth quarter en route to an 86-72 victory at Morehead State. The Spartans and Eagles […]

Tickets to Hear Pulitzer Prize Winner David McCullough On Sale January 19

December 14, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough will be the featured guest of the third annual Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series at the University of South Carolina Upstate on Thursday, March 17, 2016. McCullough has been widely acclaimed as […]

Watch Graduation Live

December 15, 2015 at 9:37 am

Unable to attend tonight’s graduation ceremony? You can watch it live at

Brittany Starling Records Double-Double in Loss to North Carolina

December 17, 2015 at 9:16 am

Chapel Hill, N.C. – Brittany Starling finished with her third consecutive double-double but it wasn’t enough as USC Upstate lost 80-40 to North Carolina in Carmichael Arena on Wednesday afternoon. North Carolina improves to 7-5 while USC Upstate falls to […]