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Girls on the Run 5K Returns to USC Upstate May 1

April 15, 2021 at 4:47 pm

The Girls on the Run 5K Presented by Cigna will return to the University of South Carolina Upstate’s campus after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 800 people from across the region will descend on USC […]

USC Upstate Alum Ryon Smalls Creates Scholarship for Students from Underserved Communities

April 7, 2021 at 11:12 am

USC Upstate alum Ryon Smalls, ’14, continues to rise to the occasion, this time, by establishing an annual scholarship aimed to encourage students coming from historically underserved communities to continue their education at USC Upstate. Smalls, primarily raised in Charleston, […]

USC Upstate Announces South Carolina’s First University-based Latino/a Center

March 30, 2021 at 11:56 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that this coming fall it will roll out the South Carolina Centro Latino (SCCL), the state’s first university-based center for the study and appreciation of Latino/a students, faculty and staff. […]

Dr. Bennie Harris Named USC Upstate Chancellor

March 13, 2021 at 11:32 am
Dr. Bennie Harris

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is pleased to announce that following a national search, USC System President Bob Caslen has named Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., as its next chancellor. Harris currently serves as senior vice president for […]

USC Upstate Will Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

March 11, 2021 at 11:57 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its plan for a return to in-person teaching and campus activities this fall.

USC Upstate Soccer Alum LaRoche Gives $25K for Scholarship Endowment

February 22, 2021 at 4:32 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce a $25,000 scholarship endowment from a “pioneer” of its men’s soccer program. Frederic “Fred” F. LaRoche II, ’83, and his wife, Diane L. Chafee, both of Sedalia, Colo., recently gifted […]

Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation Establishes Endowment at USC Upstate

February 8, 2021 at 3:19 pm
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USC Upstate is pleased to announce an endowment from the Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation that will support the education of undergraduate students from the Golden Strip area of South Carolina. Since its establishment in 1986, the Ralph and Virginia […]

Mary Black School of Nursing Announces Anonymous Gift

January 27, 2021 at 4:39 pm
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Gifts come in all shapes and sizes; some even arrive anonymously. At the start of the year, Shirleatha Lee, dean of the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing, received such a gift – $5,000 from an […]

USC Upstate Chooses Tanya Boone as Next Dean of Its College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

January 26, 2021 at 11:56 am
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The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that, following a nationwide search, it has selected Dr. Tanya Boone to serve as the next dean of its College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). Boone most recently […]

USC Upstate Announces New Library Dean

December 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm
John Barnett

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce John Barnett as the new dean of its Library after a nationwide search. Barnett will step into his new role on June 1 and will oversee the completion of a […]