USC Upstate News

Annual May Day Picnic scheduled for May 8

April 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

The Chancellor’s Office and Human Resources will host our Annual May Day Picnic and will recognize our retirees as well as our state service award recipients who have reached a 10, 20, 30, or 40-year milestone. We will also announce our Classified Employee of the Year and select the winners of our United Way of the Piedmont Campaign contest.

Remembering Spartanburg's Veterans

May 27, 2013 at 10:04 am

USC Upstate’s Dean of Library Frieda Davison researches the life stories of local soldiers who died in military service.

SC State Library announces 2013 photo contest winners

June 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm

USC Upstate’s submission won the Creative Programming category for “USC Upstate Blind Date.”

Werlinich wins 2013 William Jennings Bryan Dorn Undergraduate Prize

June 12, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Bonnie Jeanne Werlinich, a student assistant in the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Library archives and a rising senior majoring in history, has won the 2013 William Jennings Bryan Dorn Undergraduate Prize of $350 for her paper, Building Relationships and Institutions: The Founding of a University Center at Spartanburg.

Vidas to Join Library Staff at Ball State University

October 23, 2013 at 9:13 am

Library Faculty member Christopher Vidas will be leaving the University of South Carolina Upstate. Frieda Patrick Davison, dean of the library at USC Upstate, announced Monday that Vidas has accepted a position at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., as […]

Upstate Research Symposium Extends Deadline

February 5, 2014 at 4:57 pm

The deadline to submit papers for consideration as poster or oral presentations at the 10th annual South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium has been extended  until Feb. 28. Mark your calendars! The Tenth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium will be held […]

Breanne Kirsch, Reference Librarian, Publishes New Book

February 24, 2014 at 10:03 am

Reference librarian Breanne Kirsch has published a new book. Titled, “Games in Libraries: Essays on Using Play to Connect and Instruct,” the book is a collection essays discussing the importance of incorporating games in library services. The book was published […]

Science Fiction, Fantasy Publisher Tor Donates of USC Upstate's Leisure Reading Collection

September 26, 2014 at 11:06 am

Love science fiction and fantasy? Then be sure to check out some of the newly donated items in the USC Upstate Library. Science fiction and fantasy publisher Tor has donated 70 new book titles to the Library’s Leisure Reading Collection. […]

Student Life Sponsors Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest

December 8, 2014 at 9:13 am

In honor of Dr. King’s birthday, the University Of South Carolina Upstate Office Of Student Life is sponsoring an essay contest to commemorate the “I Have a Dream” speech. On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his prolific […]

Frieda Davison's Newest Book, "More Than A Name," Honors 641 Spartanburg County Veterans

May 25, 2015 at 9:00 am

Frieda Patrick Davison and and the publication of her most recent book, “More Than a Name: The Duncan Park Veterans’ Memorial,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015 in the University Readiness Center. Davison, dean of the library at USC […]