USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Panel Discussion to Address Need for Trained Translators, Interpreters in Upstate Region

February 27, 2018 at 1:32 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is taking the initiative to address a need in the region for translators and interpreters that is currently not being addressed by any other entity. Maria Monteso, a Spanish instructor at the University of […]

Shoestring Players Shed Light with ‘Post-Electric’ Play

February 22, 2018 at 11:15 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Shoestring Players will present “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” from March 1-4 in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center at 170 Gramling Drive on campus. The play by Anne Washburn centers on a post-apocalyptic […]

Upstate Faces Outbreak of Curling Fever During Olympics

February 8, 2018 at 11:04 am

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just underway in South Korea, one USC Upstate librarian plans to be glued to the TV for a sport that has been gaining traction in the United States since 2010: Curling. Beyond watching Olympic-caliber athletes […]

Mac Arnold Brings a Lifetime of Blues Musicianship to USC Upstate Stage

January 29, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Storied bluesman Mac Arnold says he “can’t wait” to play his next gig at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Fortunately for both Arnold and the USC Upstate community, he doesn’t have to wait long. Arnold and his band, Plate […]

University Increases Opportunities for Out-of-State Online RN-BSN Nursing Students

January 10, 2018 at 3:17 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s decision to cut out-of-state tuition for students in the Palmetto College online RN-to-BSN nursing program marks a continuation of the institution’s commitment to quality health care in the Upstate and beyond. During the University’s […]

Determination Marks Non-Traditional Student’s Path to Degree

December 14, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Mario Maggio stands out among his fellow University of South Carolina Upstate students, even the non-traditional ones who are returning to school after a long absence. That’s because Maggio has returned after a really long absence. Maggio, a native New […]

Cafeteria Leftovers Provide Hot Meals for Local Children

December 12, 2017 at 9:35 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s student-led IMPACT service organization is putting surplus cafeteria meals to good use: feeding underprivileged children at Spartanburg’s Bethlehem Center. Members of IMPACT – which stands for Involvement with Members to be Positive Advocates for […]

Field Guide Recognized with Prestigious Award

December 7, 2017 at 10:25 am

A free, online field guide produced by a group of University of South Carolina Upstate faculty members and one student has received the prestigious William F. Palmer Award from the South Carolina Science Council. The award was announced in November […]

Experience Black Sabbath as You Never Have Before

December 1, 2017 at 9:58 am

Dr. Nolan Stolz has turned a nearly lifelong enjoyment of the music of heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath into fodder for a book that was released Nov. 8. Stolz, an assistant professor of music and coordinator of commercial music at […]

Nursing Professor Tapped to Speak at Annual Event in Bermuda

November 28, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Dr. Lynette Gibson, a professor of nursing and director of research in nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, will make history early next year as the first nurse-scientist to deliver an address at Bermuda College’s annual Corange Science […]