USC Upstate News

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 […]

USC Upstate Sparks Creativity, Community Connections at Greenville’s Artisphere

May 16, 2023 at 3:53 pm
Children and adults at Artisphere

Greenville, S.C.—The University of South Carolina Upstate made a vibrant debut at the 19th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank, a premier arts festival held May 12-14 in downtown Greenville. USC Upstate seized the opportunity to participate in this event […]

USC Upstate Will Host USA U20s Men’s Rugby Qualifiers

May 10, 2023 at 4:01 pm
USA Rugby Logo

USC Upstate is excited to share this message on behalf of USA Rugby: GLENDALE, CO (Weds, May 10, 2023) – One month away from the World Rugby U20s Trophy Qualifiers, USA Rugby Men’s High Performance Pathways has selected 33 up […]

Clover High School Graduate Awarded $100K Scholarship Chooses USC Upstate to Pursue Nursing Degree

May 10, 2023 at 1:21 pm
Incoming Freshman Jade Jenkins

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is thrilled to welcome Alexandria “Jade” Jenkins to our campus this fall. Jenkins, an accomplished graduate of Clover High School, has been awarded several prestigious scholarships that include the Life Scholarship, the […]

USC Upstate Graduation Recap: Class of 2023 Celebration ‘Special and Unforgettable’

May 9, 2023 at 4:47 pm
USC Upstate graduates

On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, the University of South Carolina Upstate held its graduation ceremony, also known as Commencement, on the main quad of its Spartanburg campus. The Class of 2023 consisted of 747 graduates who completed all requirements of […]

USC Upstate Will Showcase Creativity at Artisphere

May 4, 2023 at 3:22 pm
A student painting on a canvas

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its participation in the 19th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank, a premier arts festival taking place May 12-14 in Greenville. USC Upstate will provide a vibrant and engaging space […]