USC Upstate News

Survivor of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Sarah Collins Rudolph, Speaks at USC Upstate

June 1, 2023 at 8:18 pm
Sarah Collins Rudolph signs a book

No one would blame Sarah Collins Rudolph for harboring anything but blind hatred for those who planted the bomb that killed her dear sister, Addie Mae Collins, 14, and three other young girls. Despite losing vision in her right eye […]

USC Upstate Gives Promise Scholarships to Five LaunchGVL Interns

May 24, 2023 at 5:12 pm
LaunchGVL scholarship recipients and local officials

Greenville, S.C.—LaunchGVL hosted a celebration event on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, honoring 2022/2023 student interns and their employers. During the celebration, five students received scholarships from the Greenville Chamber Foundation and five students received scholarships from USC Upstate. LaunchGVL is […]

Cargo and Urban League Partner with USC Upstate to Boost Film Production and Education in South Carolina

May 17, 2023 at 1:04 pm
USC Upstate students participate in a film class.

The University of South Carolina Upstate will host a new initiative aimed at boosting South Carolina’s presence in the entertainment industry. Marketing agency Cargo has partnered with the Urban League of the Upstate, along with the Minority Film Institute and […]

USC Upstate Sparks Creativity, Community Connections at Greenville’s Artisphere

May 16, 2023 at 3:53 pm
Children and adults at Artisphere

Greenville, S.C.—The University of South Carolina Upstate made a vibrant debut at the 19th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank, a premier arts festival held May 12-14 in downtown Greenville. USC Upstate seized the opportunity to participate in this event […]

USC Upstate Will Host USA U20s Men’s Rugby Qualifiers

May 10, 2023 at 4:01 pm
USA Rugby Logo

USC Upstate is excited to share this message on behalf of USA Rugby: GLENDALE, CO (Weds, May 10, 2023) – One month away from the World Rugby U20s Trophy Qualifiers, USA Rugby Men’s High Performance Pathways has selected 33 up […]

Clover High School Graduate Awarded $100K Scholarship Chooses USC Upstate to Pursue Nursing Degree

May 10, 2023 at 1:21 pm
Incoming Freshman Jade Jenkins

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is thrilled to welcome Alexandria “Jade” Jenkins to our campus this fall. Jenkins, an accomplished graduate of Clover High School, has been awarded several prestigious scholarships that include the Life Scholarship, the […]

USC Upstate Graduation Recap: Class of 2023 Celebration ‘Special and Unforgettable’

May 9, 2023 at 4:47 pm
USC Upstate graduates

On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, the University of South Carolina Upstate held its graduation ceremony, also known as Commencement, on the main quad of its Spartanburg campus. The Class of 2023 consisted of 747 graduates who completed all requirements of […]

USC Upstate Will Showcase Creativity at Artisphere

May 4, 2023 at 3:22 pm
A student painting on a canvas

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its participation in the 19th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank, a premier arts festival taking place May 12-14 in Greenville. USC Upstate will provide a vibrant and engaging space […]

USC Upstate Honors Outstanding Employees

May 4, 2023 at 10:25 am
Chancellor Harris with USC Upstate employee at Awards Luncheon

The University of South Carolina Upstate on Wednesday, May 3, celebrated the outstanding work of its incredible faculty and staff members who have dedicated their time and expertise to enriching the lives of students at the university. We held a […]

USC Upstate Awarded $425K to Help Students Overcome Academic Challenges

April 20, 2023 at 8:00 am
Two USC Upstate students sitting in a hammock

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been awarded a two-year $425,311 grant for a summer bridge program that will enable students to earn college credit while they learn soft skills necessary to successfully navigate college life. The grant, which […]