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USC Upstate Prepared to Welcome Class of 2026

August 12, 2022 at 3:44 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate will welcome one of the most talented and diverse freshman classes in its history when the Fall 2022 semester begins on Thursday, Aug. 18. “We are expecting more than 700 new ambitious freshmen who […]

USC Upstate’s NAACP Chapter Garners National Awards

July 22, 2022 at 10:43 am
Antonio Lee Tanner, outgoing president for USC Upstate's NAACP collegiate chapter, accepted two awards at the civil rights organization's National Convention held July 14-20 in Atlantic City, N.J.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) collegiate chapter at the University of South Carolina Upstate garnered two national awards at the civil rights organization’s 113th National Convention held July 14-20 in Atlantic City, N.J. The awards […]

USC Upstate Police Sergeant James Tesner saves driver having a medical issue

July 8, 2022 at 10:33 am
USC Upstate Police Sergeant James Tesner

By Trevor Anderson Spartanburg, S.C. – A University of South Carolina Upstate Police sergeant is being hailed a hero for helping to save the life of a motorist who suffered a medical emergency on Sunday, July 3, 2022. Sgt. James […]

HRSA Announces More Funding for MBCON Program

July 6, 2022 at 1:27 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black College of Nursing (MBCON) has received a $123,829 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to support the college’s Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP). Introduced in 2021, NFLP provides a loan […]

USC Upstate Workshop Series Celebrates Spartanburg’s Textile Past

June 27, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Thirty-seven educators from 16 U.S. states will convene July 10-23 for an immersive workshop series by the University of South Carolina Upstate that aims to use Spartanburg County’s textile heritage to help them explore and teach the histories of their […]

Watershed Ecology Center Earns Environmental Education Award

June 16, 2022 at 2:08 pm

The Environmental Education Association of South Carolina (EEASC) has recognized the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Watershed Ecology Center (WEC) as the 2022 Non-Profit Organization of the Year. Jack Turner, director of WEC, accepted the award during a ceremony at […]

USC Upstate Announces Spartanburg Promise Scholarship Program

June 14, 2022 at 10:03 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate will provide up to 90 recent high school graduates from Spartanburg County a chance to earn their bachelor’s degrees debt-free. USC Upstate announced Friday the pilot of its Spartanburg Promise Scholarship Program, which aims […]

USC Upstate Names Ugena Whitlock Dean of Its College of Education, Human Performance, and Health

June 2, 2022 at 10:43 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate has announced Ugena Whitlock, Ph.D., as the new dean of its College of Education, Human Performance, and Health (CoEHPH). Whitlock joins USC Upstate from Kennesaw State University, where she most recently served as interim […]

USC Upstate Alumni Association Announces Alumni Award Winners

May 9, 2022 at 10:28 am
Alumni Award Winners

The University of South Carolina Upstate Alumni Association presented its 2022 Alumni Awards on Saturday, April 2. Four honorees were recognized at an awards brunch during USC Upstate’s Homecoming celebration. Cyndi Waters, ’83, earned the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Outstanding […]

USC Upstate Names Steinke Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

May 2, 2022 at 12:29 pm

The University of South Carolina today announced Pamela Steinke, Ph.D., as its provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. Steinke has served as the university’s interim provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs since November 2021. She has […]