USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Mourns Longtime Commission Chair, Local Business Leader Tommy Young

July 29, 2021 at 12:58 pm
Thomas R. "Tommy Young III

The University of South Carolina Upstate community is mourning the loss of local business and civic leader Thomas R. “Tommy” Young III, who was a longtime chair of the Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education and a steadfast supporter of […]

USC Upstate Launches Center for Applied Economic and Community Research

July 1, 2021 at 9:17 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) has launched a new academic center that will leverage the university’s resources to advance the economic development and well-being […]

MBSON Gets Federal Funding For Nurse Faculty Loan Program

June 23, 2021 at 11:27 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Mary Black School of Nursing has been awarded a nearly $76,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in support of its Nurse Faculty Loan Program […]

Mary Black School of Nursing Announces $1.95 Million HRSA Grant To Help Disadvantaged Students Succeed

June 14, 2021 at 12:03 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Mary Black School of Nursing (MBSON) has been awarded a four-year, $1.95 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that will support MBSON’s Holistic Opportunities […]

USC Upstate, Spartanburg Community Colleges Announce Partnership Recognizing Technical Degrees as Fulfillment of General Education Credits

June 7, 2021 at 4:48 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the expansion of its Direct Connect Transfer Program, enabling students who have earned an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree from any two-year, regionally accredited institution […]

USC Upstate Employee’s ‘Bold’ Gift Creates Scholarship for Informatics Students

April 27, 2021 at 10:52 am

University of South Carolina Upstate Prospect Researcher Bobby R. Painter Jr. surprised his friends and colleagues on the university’s inaugural Day of Giving by establishing an annual scholarship in partnership with the USC Upstate Foundation. “We were all a bit […]

USC Upstate Unveils Free Resource for Entrepreneurs

April 27, 2021 at 9:45 am

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) is pleased to announce a new online resource portal to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in the Upstate. […]

USC Upstate Announces South Carolina’s First University-based Latino/a Center

March 30, 2021 at 11:56 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that this coming fall it will roll out the South Carolina Centro Latino (SCCL), the state’s first university-based center for the study and appreciation of Latino/a students, faculty and staff. […]

Meet USC Upstate’s New Chancellor Bennie Harris, Ph.d.

March 13, 2021 at 11:32 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is pleased to announce Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., has assumed leadership of the university as chancellor. Harris joined USC Upstate after serving as senior vice president for Institutional Advancement at the Morehouse […]

USC Upstate Will Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

March 11, 2021 at 11:57 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its plan for a return to in-person teaching and campus activities this fall.