USC Upstate News

USC Upstate’s David Damrel Receives Second Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

October 12, 2018 at 9:44 am

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. David Damrel, associate professor of religion at the University of South Carolina Upstate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program assignment to Sri Lanka in Comparative Religion. He will travel to Sri Lanka in January. The […]

Connors to Receive Helminthological Society of Washington’s Anniversary Award

October 2, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. Vincent A. Connors, professor of biology at the University of South Carolina Upstate and executive editor of “Comparative Parasitology,” is this year’s recipient of the Helminthological Society of Washington’s Anniversary Award.  He will receive the award […]

USC Upstate Welcomes 22 New Faculty Members

August 28, 2018 at 2:58 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  Twenty-two new faculty members have joined the University of South Carolina Upstate for the 2018-2019 academic year. USC Upstate is pleased to welcome the following new faculty: Chung-Yean Chiang, Assisant Professor of Management (Supply Chain) Christa Christ, […]

Harrington Publishes “Native American Approaches to Social Entrepreneurship”

August 23, 2018 at 2:44 pm

Dr. Charles Harrington, professor of interdisciplinary studies and coordinator of the non-profit administration program, recently published a book chapter entitled, “Native American Approaches to Social Entrepreneurship” in Mission Drive Approaches in Modern Business Education. According to Harrington, few groups face […]

USC Upstate, SunTrust Partner for Financial Literacy Program

August 6, 2018 at 3:27 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – Financial literacy and making solid financial decisions in today’s economy is a must. With that in mind, SunTrust Bank will partner with the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics […]

James Holland ’85 Named Senior Associate Commissioner for Big South Conference

August 1, 2018 at 10:20 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( – The Big South Conference has named 30-year coaching veteran James Holland as Senior Associate Commissioner, it was announced today by Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.  Holland will begin his duties in mid-August. Holland will primarily focus on […]

USC Upstate’s Nursing Grads Exceed National NCLEX Pass Rates

July 27, 2018 at 10:04 am

Graduates from the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing have a year-to-date 92.27 percent first-time pass rate on the NCLEX, the national professional licensure exam for nurses. The national pass rate for the exam is 89.54 […]

USC Upstate Designated A National College of Distinction

July 10, 2018 at 2:57 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been included in the 2018-19 edition of “Colleges of Distinction,” a national guide for colleges recognized for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. USC Upstate is one of five South Carolina public universities […]

USC Upstate’s Child Protection Training Center Benefits From More Than $500,000 in New Grants

July 13, 2018 at 2:57 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. –  The Child Protection Training Center at the University of South Carolina Upstate will enhance training opportunities for child protection professionals in the Upstate region thanks to a series of new grants, including a three-year, $345,000 grant from […]

Brittany Case Named to ASUN Winners for Life Team

July 16, 2018 at 11:46 am

USC Upstate softball student-athlete Brittany Case was honored by the ASUN Conference as the league announced its Winners for Life team for the Spring 2018 semester. The team is comprised of one student-athlete from each institution for the 2017-18 academic […]