USC Upstate News

USC Upstate to Host More Than 120 Teacher Cadets and the 2019 South Carolina Teacher of the Year

September 27, 2018 at 12:21 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – More than 120 high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching will attend “Teacher Cadet Day” at the University of South Carolina Upstate on Friday, Sept. 28. The School of Education, Human Performance, […]

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 […]

Mary Black School of Nursing Graduates Participate in Pinning Ceremony

May 8, 2018 at 3:21 pm

Congratulations to the graduates of the Mary Black School of Nursing who participated in a pinning ceremony on Monday.

USC Upstate Nursing Students to Assist Athletes at Special Olympics

April 12, 2018 at 12:49 pm

More than 50 students from the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate will engage in hands-on learning as they assist athletes during the Special Olympics Area 4 Spring Games. The games will be held […]

NGU Partners with USC Upstate Mary Black School of Nursing to Offer Nursing Shortage Solution

February 6, 2018 at 11:15 am

North Greenville University’s (NGU) College of Science and Mathematics (COSAM) has trained high-quality biology students for decades. Medical school acceptance rates of the college’s biology graduates have been approximately 90 percent consistently over the past 10 years. To build on […]

University Increases Opportunities for Out-of-State Online RN-BSN Nursing Students

January 10, 2018 at 3:17 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s decision to cut out-of-state tuition for students in the Palmetto College online RN-to-BSN nursing program marks a continuation of the institution’s commitment to quality health care in the Upstate and beyond. During the University’s […]

Darlene Amendolair Honored with Quilt of Valor

January 5, 2018 at 11:55 am

Darlene Amendolair, Ph.D., was recently wrapped in a quilt, but not because it was cold outside. Amendolair, an associate professor in the Mary Black School of Nursing, was honored for her 30 years of service in the U.S. Army Nurse […]

Nursing Professor Tapped to Speak at Annual Event in Bermuda

November 28, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Dr. Lynette Gibson, a professor of nursing and director of research in nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, will make history early next year as the first nurse-scientist to deliver an address at Bermuda College’s annual Corange Science […]

Project Yields Photos as Proof of Lifestyle Choices

November 28, 2017 at 12:52 pm

Work is underway at the STUDIO – the University of South Carolina Upstate’s student-run graphic-design agency – on a display comprising photographs that portray healthy lifestyle choices, from diet to exercise. The images are the tangible result of work done […]

RN-to-BSN Students Find More Options at USC Upstate

September 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm

As other four-year universities limit on-campus options and adhere to the traditional annual admission cycle for nursing students in RN-to-BSN programs, the University of South Carolina Upstate is helping more students tailor the program to fit their needs. The program, […]