USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Announces New Director of Athletics Matthew Martin

July 27, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Welcome graphic for Matthew Martin, USC Upstate's new director of athletics

Spartans Enter New Era Focused on Athletic and Academic Success for Student-Athletes The University of South Carolina Upstate has named Matthew Martin its new vice chancellor and director of intercollegiate athletics. Martin, who was chosen after a nationwide search, has […]

USC Upstate Foundation Welcomes Five New Board Members

June 28, 2023 at 12:20 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the addition of five distinguished individuals to its Foundation Board. Steve Aldrich, Jakie Allen Hodge ’80, Kelly Tam ’98, Ken Leopard, and Dr. Randall Gary were elected as new Board […]

USC Upstate Enhancing Computer Science Education in Local Elementary Schools

June 26, 2023 at 9:31 am
Spartanburg teachers learning to code using a robot

Collaborative Initiative Empowers Young Learners with Coding and Problem-Solving Skills The University of South Carolina Upstate is boosting computer science education in Spartanburg-area elementary schools through a collaborative three-year initiative funded by the National Science Foundation. The Computer Science for […]

USC Upstate Receives $406k NIH Grant to Conduct SARS-CoV Research with Undergraduate Students

June 22, 2023 at 9:49 am
Students in a Chemistry lab at USC Upstate

Anita Nag, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at the University of South Carolina Upstate, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Nag’s grant proposal, titled “Exploring the dynamics of nsp1 and RNA interaction in […]

USC Upstate Partners with Greenville Technical College to Establish Reverse Transfer Agreement for Students

June 14, 2023 at 3:29 pm
Drs. Bennie Harris and Keith Miller sign state's first Reverse Transfer Agreement

Unique Partnership, the First of Its Kind in South Carolina, will Promote Economic Growth and Degree Attainment in the State The University of South Carolina Upstate has partnered with Greenville Technical College (GTC) to establish a Reverse Transfer Agreement that […]

USC Upstate Gets $300K for Student Health and Wellness Program

June 5, 2023 at 1:52 pm
Admin building and fountain at night

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been awarded a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) Garret Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Program. The three-year, $303,807 grant will support the implementation of a new […]

USC Upstate Recognized for Commitment to Improving Experiences and Advancing Outcomes for First-Generation College Students

June 2, 2023 at 6:50 pm
A dean and student embrace at graduation

The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA and The Suder Foundation, recently announced USC Upstate as one of seventy-six new members of the First Scholars Network for 2023-24. To be selected as a First Scholars Network member, […]

Survivor of 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Sarah Collins Rudolph, Speaks at USC Upstate

June 1, 2023 at 8:18 pm
Sarah Collins Rudolph signs a book

No one would blame Sarah Collins Rudolph for harboring hatred for those who planted the bomb that killed her sister, Addie Mae Collins, 14, and three other young girls. Although the blast left her visually impaired and caused her to […]

USC Upstate Gives Promise Scholarships to Five LaunchGVL Interns

May 24, 2023 at 5:12 pm
LaunchGVL scholarship recipients and local officials

Greenville, S.C.—LaunchGVL hosted a celebration event on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, honoring 2022/2023 student interns and their employers. During the celebration, five students received scholarships from the Greenville Chamber Foundation and five students received scholarships from USC Upstate. LaunchGVL is […]

Cargo and Urban League Partner with USC Upstate to Boost Film Production and Education in South Carolina

May 17, 2023 at 1:04 pm
USC Upstate students participate in a film class.

The University of South Carolina Upstate will host a new initiative aimed at boosting South Carolina’s presence in the entertainment industry. Marketing agency Cargo has partnered with the Urban League of the Upstate, along with the Minority Film Institute and […]