USC Upstate News

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 […]

USC Upstate Welcomes Freshmen During Admitted Student Day

April 29, 2022 at 11:58 am

USC Upstate welcomed nearly 300 freshmen and their families and friends to campus on Friday, April 29, 2022, during Admitted Student Day. The annual event aims to help Spartans start the next chapter of their lives, which is arguably the […]

Tierney Bates Named Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

April 26, 2022 at 11:47 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate today announced Tierney Bates, Ph.D., as its new vice chancellor for student affairs. Bates, an award-winning student affair professional, has more than two decades of progressive leadership experience in higher education administration. He will […]

USC Upstate Celebrates Investiture of Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., as Fifth Chancellor

April 15, 2022 at 3:06 pm
Chancellor Bennie L. Harris

University of South Carolina Upstate hosted a historic investiture ceremony on Friday morning to officially install its fifth Chancellor, Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., conferring upon him the honors and regalia of the university. A nationwide search that included more than […]

USC Upstate Hosts 18th Annual Research Symposium

April 12, 2022 at 1:08 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate hosted its 18th annual Research Symposium on Friday, April 8. At least 300 students, faculty and community members from across the Upstate region and beyond descended on USC Upstate’s campus to network and share […]

USC Upstate Names Kesha Boyce Williams Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications and Marketing

March 30, 2022 at 11:49 am
Kesha Boyce Williams photo

The University of South Carolina Upstate today announced Kesha Boyce Williams as its new associate vice chancellor for marketing and strategic communications. Williams will provide strategic leadership, oversight and tactical and technical direction to the institutional marketing and communications team in […]

USC Upstate Earns Silver 2022-2023 Military Friendly School Designation

March 11, 2022 at 10:15 am
USC Upstate student-veteran

The University of South Carolina Upstate has once again earned the silver 2022-2023 Military Friendly School designation. Institutions that earned the designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated […]

USC Upstate Will Host Ribbon Cutting for Esports Arena on March 4

March 2, 2022 at 4:38 pm
USC Upstate's esports arena

WHAT: The University of South Carolina Upstate will cut the ribbon for its new 1,600-square-foot gaming arena within its Health Education Complex. The center will serve as the headquarters for the university’s new esports program, which aims to attract future […]

USC Upstate’s 2022 National Survey of Student Engagement Opens March 1

February 24, 2022 at 12:46 pm

WHAT: USC Upstate freshmen and seniors, speak up and use your voice! Take 15 minutes to share your thoughts. The National Survey of Student Engagement is your chance to provide feedback and help make USC Upstate better! Survey invitations will […]