USC Upstate News

BIG SOUTH ANNOUNCES NEW CONFERENCE OFFICERS FOR 2022-23

September 19, 2022 at 10:59 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Big South Conference Council of Chief Executive Officers unanimously approved the league’s Executive Committee for the 2022-23 academic year, and UNC Asheville Chancellor Dr. Nancy Cable has been elevated to Big South President.  Charleston Southern University […]

USC Upstate Remains No. 1 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

September 12, 2022 at 1:47 pm

For a fourth consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate is No. 1 among the state’s Top Public Schools, according to new rankings released Monday by U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, USC Upstate is the second-best school in […]

USC Upstate Opens Upstate Crime Analysis Center

September 9, 2022 at 12:08 pm
USC Upstate's University Crime Analysis Center

The University of South Carolina Upstate has a powerful new resource that will help law enforcement agencies across the region use data to develop more effective policing strategies. USC Upstate has opened its University Crime Analysis Center (UCAC) at University […]

USC Upstate Helps SC Public Radio Kick Off its 50th Anniversary Celebration

September 8, 2022 at 5:22 pm
SCETV Tree Planting Ceremony

The University of South Carolina Upstate on Thursday helped the state’s public educational broadcasting network kick off its 50th-anniversary celebration. South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) announced the beginning of a year-long celebration of hitting the half-century mark, which […]

USC Upstate Hoops Takes Center Stage During Morgan Square Madness on Oct. 6

September 7, 2022 at 9:06 am
USC Upstate Basketball players in downtown Spartanburg

The University of South Carolina Upstate will celebrate the start of the college basketball season with an event that aims to bring the excitement of Spartan hoops to the community. USC Upstate will hold its inaugural Morgan Square Madness at […]

Denny’s Awards Scholarships to Nine USC Upstate Student Interns

August 30, 2022 at 9:56 pm
A USC Upstate student receives his scholarship award from Denny's

Students from the University of South Carolina Upstate have received some “cheddar” from one of the world’s largest restaurant chains. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, Denny’s Corp. hosted a ceremony at its corporate headquarters in downtown Spartanburg where it celebrated […]

USC Upstate Lands $750,000 NSF Grant for STEM Scholarships

August 29, 2022 at 7:34 pm
Students in a lab.

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been awarded a six-year, $750,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program grant. USC Upstate will use the funding to establish the Career Readiness to Inspire STEM […]

USC Upstate Prepared to Welcome Class of 2026

August 12, 2022 at 3:44 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate will welcome one of the most talented and diverse freshman classes in its history when the Fall 2022 semester begins on Thursday, Aug. 18. “We are expecting more than 700 new ambitious freshmen who […]

USC Upstate’s NAACP Chapter Garners National Awards

July 22, 2022 at 10:43 am
Antonio Lee Tanner, outgoing president for USC Upstate's NAACP collegiate chapter, accepted two awards at the civil rights organization's National Convention held July 14-20 in Atlantic City, N.J.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) collegiate chapter at the University of South Carolina Upstate garnered two national awards at the civil rights organization’s 113th National Convention held July 14-20 in Atlantic City, N.J. The awards […]

USC Upstate Police Sergeant James Tesner saves driver having a medical issue

July 8, 2022 at 10:33 am
USC Upstate Police Sergeant James Tesner

By Trevor Anderson Spartanburg, S.C. – A University of South Carolina Upstate Police sergeant is being hailed a hero for helping to save the life of a motorist who suffered a medical emergency on Sunday, July 3, 2022. Sgt. James […]