USC Upstate News

Employee Resource Groups Promote Collaboration

May 15, 2020 at 4:31 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has launched a number of employee resource groups (ERGs) as part of its ongoing effort to build and maintain an inclusive – and welcoming – campus environment. “The ERGs were a natural outgrowth of […]

OIEIE Fellow Enhances Student Experience

May 15, 2020 at 4:16 pm

Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, an associate professor of modern languages and the assistant chair of the Department of Languages, Literature and Composition, has been selected as the first fellow of the Office of Institutional Equity, Inclusion and Engagement (OIEIE). The role […]

Avanzando Through College Creates Future Líderes

May 15, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Ni de aquí, ni de allá. It can be easy for Hispanic students to feel that way, especially if they are the first in their families to attend college: “Not from here, not from there.” First-generation students can’t seek advice […]

A Graduate of the Start:ME Program Uses Microloan to Open a Hair and Beauty Needs Business

October 2, 2018 at 6:52 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – A one-stop shop for hair and beauty needs, complete with in-store stylists, is opening in Spartanburg after the owner received a $5,000 microloan through USC Upstate’s Start:ME Spartanburg program. Start:ME is an entrepreneurship accelerator program that provides […]

USC Upstate Students Get Up-Close Look at the Election Process Serving as Poll Workers

October 1, 2018 at 5:13 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – University of South Carolina Upstate students enrolled in Dr. Lizabeth Zack’s political sociology class will get an up-close look at the election process when they work the election polls throughout Spartanburg County on Tuesday, Nov. 6.  “The […]