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USC Upstate Hosts Cyber Panel to Launch National Security and Government Institute

October 20, 2023 at 2:25 pm
NSGI Panelists speaking at an event

The University of South Carolina Upstate hosted a distinguished panel of experts today to celebrate the launch of its National Security and Government Institute (NSGI), during an event at the Poinsett Club in Greenville. Attendees learned how USC Upstate and […]

Upstate Talent Forum Tackles Regional Skills Gap

October 13, 2023 at 10:52 am
South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela S. Evette speaks in front of a crowd at the Upstate Talent Forum

The Upstate region has experienced significant economic growth during the past decade—$20 billion of capital investment and 55,000 new jobs, according to Upstate Alliance SC. That may not seem like a problem. But experts say this growth combined with other […]

USC Upstate Partners with Denny’s for 2023-2024 Hungry for Education Scholarship Program

October 9, 2023 at 2:29 pm
Denny's HFE graphic with logos

Students Who Apply Could Win One of Five $2,000 Scholarships The University of South Carolina Upstate has partnered with Spartanburg-based Denny’s Inc. for the 2023-2024 Hungry for Education (HFE) scholarship program, an initiative that aims to bring communities together and […]

Alphaeus Anderson Celebrates 10th Anniversary as USC Upstate Gospel Choir Director

October 6, 2023 at 9:40 am

By Salleah Brown-Massey, ’24 Alphaeus Anderson caught his first glimpse of his future with the USC Upstate Gospel Choir when he was a student at Dorman High School. Dorman’s choir was invited to perform at the Gospel Choir’s concert, and […]

USC Upstate Honors Toney J. Lister With G.B. Hodge Lifetime Achievement Award

September 26, 2023 at 11:30 am
Three people standing beside a painting

Portrait Unveiled In Recognition of Lister’s Lifetime Achievement The University of South Carolina Upstate has honored Toney J. Lister with the G.B. Hodge, M.D., Lifetime Achievement Award. This award includes a portrait by artist Jerry Crowley that was unveiled during […]

Global Career Forum Brings Students, Employers Together

September 14, 2023 at 5:02 pm
A panelist speaks at the global career forum.

By Salleah Brown-Massey, ’24 USC Upstate hosted its annual Global Career forum on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the University Readiness Center. The forum was an opportunity for hundreds of students to connect with representatives from 10 companies and learn about […]

A Q&A With Ron Rash, Author of ‘One Foot in Eden,’ This Year’s Common Read for USC Upstate First-Year Students

September 14, 2023 at 6:25 pm
Author Ron Rash signing books.

The University of South Carolina Upstate welcomed acclaimed author Ron Rash to campus on Thursday, Sept. 14. Rash, a native of Chester, S.C., who grew up in Western North Carolina, has written 20 books, including “One Foot in Eden,” which […]

Distinguished Military Leader Joins USC Upstate

September 6, 2023 at 3:25 pm
Retired Major General T. Glenn Davis.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is proud to announce the appointment of retired U.S. Air Force Maj Gen T. Glenn Davis as the inaugural executive director of the newly established National Security and Government Institute. Davis’s exceptional leadership and […]

Chancellor Harris Reflects on the Road Ahead at University Day

September 5, 2023 at 10:28 am
Chancellor Harris speaking at a podium for University Day.

By Salleah Brown-Massey, ’24 Chancellor Bennie Harris welcomed faculty and staff to the start of the 2023-24 academic year at the annual University Day celebration on Aug. 23. His remarks highlighted the accomplishments and challenges USC Upstate experienced in the […]

USC Upstate Facilitates Innovative Partnership Between S.C. Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Combined Arms Inc.

August 30, 2023 at 3:41 pm
two men shaking hands

When Prosper Segbawu joined the U.S. Army Reserves, he did so with the intention of increasing his education and career opportunities. After Segbawu, who is originally from Ghana, enrolled in the nursing program at the University of South Carolina Upstate, […]