USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Chancellor Harris Garners Urban League of the Upstate Award

February 27, 2023 at 12:04 pm

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Chancellor, Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., received the Xanthene S. Norris Education Award at the Urban League of the Upstate Inc.’s 2023 Whitney M. Young, Jr. awards gala held Thursday, February 23, at the […]

USC Upstate Names Jeffrey Stinson Dean of the JCBE

February 6, 2023 at 11:54 am
Jeffrey Stinson

The University of South Carolina Upstate has hired Jeffrey Stinson, Ph.D., to serve as the next dean of its George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) following a nationwide search. Stinson will oversee the JCBE’s academic programs, […]

USC Upstate Kicks Off First Juried Art Show

February 2, 2023 at 6:34 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies kicked off its inaugural 2023 Juried Art Show on Thursday, Feb. 2. An opening ceremony was held in the Curtis Harley Art Gallery located in the lobby […]

Andrew Roberts Will Deliver Edmunds Lecture on March 30

January 26, 2023 at 4:20 pm

Renowned Author, Historian Will Discuss “Winston Churchill: Leadership in Peace and War” During USC Upstate’s Eighth Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series at the Chapman Cultural Center Andrew Roberts, a historian and best-selling author, will be the featured […]

Trustees Approve $21 Million Expansion of USC Upstate’s Library

December 14, 2022 at 2:13 pm

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Dec. 13, approved USC Upstate moving forward with a $21 million project that will enable the university to continue modernizing its 46-year-old Library and enhance the student experience on campus. […]

USC Upstate Unveils Specialty License Plates

November 16, 2022 at 5:45 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – It is official, you can now drive with Spartan Pride! The University of South Carolina Upstate and the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) have unveiled the official USC Upstate-branded license plate available to all residents of […]

Prominent Entrepreneur Lisa Price Speaks at USC Upstate

November 15, 2022 at 3:40 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – “Follow your instincts.” That’s what one of the country’s most successful minority small business owners recently told a group of local business leaders and University of South Carolina Upstate students, employees, and alumni. “As an entrepreneur, you […]

Speaker Urges USC Upstate Students to Learn from History

October 25, 2022 at 11:48 am

A former rocket scientist who worked on space tech for The Boeing Co. recently shared his personal account of the U.S. government’s incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II with a group of freshmen at the University of […]

Federal Reserve Governor Cook Lauds Spartanburg’s “Dynamic” Economy During Visit  

October 20, 2022 at 5:13 pm

Federal Reserve Board Governor Lisa D. Cook said inflationary headwinds will likely lead to additional rate hikes and “restrictive” monetary policy in the months ahead. In a panel discussion Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at Milliken & Co.’s corporate headquarters in […]

‘El Centro’ Receives $50K Gift for Scholarships and Support

October 14, 2022 at 9:22 am
John and Kelly Swift, Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Bennie L. Harris

The University of South Carolina Upstate has received a $50,000 gift that will help create transformative opportunities for Latino/a students. John and Kelly Swift, lifelong South Carolinians with ties to the Upstate, provided the gift. It will fund endowed student […]