USC Upstate News

David Church Named Chairman of Spartanburg County Commission For Higher Education

August 7, 2020 at 3:49 pm
David Church

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce David Church, vice president of oncology and support services for Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS), has been named chairman of the Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education (SCCHE). Church, a […]

USC Upstate Remembers ‘Transformative’ Spartan Dodie Anderson

August 1, 2020 at 12:56 pm
Dodie Anderson

Though she stood just above five feet tall, Dolores “Dodie” F. Anderson will be remembered as a giant among those who have helped shape the University of South Carolina Upstate since its founding in 1967. A devoted supporter of USC […]

USC Upstate Foundation, Mary Black School of Nursing Announce $15K Gift to Support Remote Proctoring

July 20, 2020 at 12:06 pm

The USC Upstate Foundation and the Mary Black School of Nursing are proud to announce a $15,000 gift from a private family foundation based in the Upstate. The grant will fund web cameras, software, and related fees so nursing students […]

George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics Earns Reaccreditation From AACSB International

July 17, 2020 at 4:49 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) has earned reaccreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, one of the world’s most […]

USC Upstate Announces $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Expand Opportunities for STEM Teachers

June 19, 2020 at 1:20 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate, in partnership with Spartanburg Community College (SCC) and Spartanburg County schools, will seek to address a need for highly qualified mathematics and science teachers through a new $1.2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert […]

USC Upstate Announces “Spartan Safe Start” for Fall 2020

May 26, 2020 at 4:39 pm

Plan Calls for Safety Protocols and Expanded Options for Students The University of South Carolina Upstate has announced its plan for a return to campus in August, as leaders continue to study data and trends related to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Employee Resource Groups Promote Collaboration

May 15, 2020 at 4:31 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has launched a number of employee resource groups (ERGs) as part of its ongoing effort to build and maintain an inclusive – and welcoming – campus environment. “The ERGs were a natural outgrowth of […]

OIEIE Fellow Enhances Student Experience

May 15, 2020 at 4:16 pm

Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, an associate professor of modern languages and the assistant chair of the Department of Languages, Literature and Composition, has been selected as the first fellow of the Office of Institutional Equity, Inclusion and Engagement (OIEIE). The role […]

Start:ME Spartanburg Wraps Up 4th Cohort

May 7, 2020 at 12:46 pm

In a season marked by a destructive tornado and the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 entrepreneurs are prepared to deliver a needed dose of commerce to the city of Spartanburg’s Northside community. The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the completion […]

USC Upstate “Up and Running” With Largest Summer Offerings in School History

April 22, 2020 at 10:39 am
Student with laptop

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it is offering more than 360 courses online this summer, empowering students to continue their educational pursuits despite the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. USC Upstate’s summer course schedule, […]