USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Mourns Longtime Commission Chair, Local Business Leader Tommy Young

July 29, 2021 at 12:58 pm
Thomas R. "Tommy Young III

The University of South Carolina Upstate community is mourning the loss of local business and civic leader Thomas R. “Tommy” Young III, who was a longtime chair of the Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education and a steadfast supporter of […]

USC Upstate Launches Center for Applied Economic and Community Research

July 1, 2021 at 9:17 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) has launched a new academic center that will leverage the university’s resources to advance the economic development and well-being […]

MBSON Gets Federal Funding For Nurse Faculty Loan Program

June 23, 2021 at 11:27 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Mary Black School of Nursing has been awarded a nearly $76,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in support of its Nurse Faculty Loan Program […]

Mary Black School of Nursing Announces $1.95 Million HRSA Grant To Help Disadvantaged Students Succeed

June 14, 2021 at 12:03 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Mary Black School of Nursing (MBSON) has been awarded a four-year, $1.95 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that will support MBSON’s Holistic Opportunities […]

USC Upstate, Spartanburg Community Colleges Announce Partnership Recognizing Technical Degrees as Fulfillment of General Education Credits

June 7, 2021 at 4:48 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the expansion of its Direct Connect Transfer Program, enabling students who have earned an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree from any two-year, regionally accredited institution […]

USC Upstate Employee’s ‘Bold’ Gift Creates Scholarship for Informatics Students

April 27, 2021 at 10:52 am

University of South Carolina Upstate Prospect Researcher Bobby R. Painter Jr. surprised his friends and colleagues on the university’s inaugural Day of Giving by establishing an annual scholarship in partnership with the USC Upstate Foundation. “We were all a bit […]

USC Upstate Unveils Free Resource for Entrepreneurs

April 27, 2021 at 9:45 am

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) is pleased to announce a new online resource portal to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in the Upstate. […]

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. […]