USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Will Host Ribbon Cutting for Esports Arena on March 4

March 2, 2022 at 4:38 pm
USC Upstate's esports arena

WHAT: The University of South Carolina Upstate will cut the ribbon for its new 1,600-square-foot gaming arena within its Health Education Complex. The center will serve as the headquarters for the university’s new esports program, which aims to attract future […]

USC Upstate’s 2022 National Survey of Student Engagement Opens March 1

February 24, 2022 at 12:46 pm

WHAT: USC Upstate freshmen and seniors, speak up and use your voice! Take 15 minutes to share your thoughts. The National Survey of Student Engagement is your chance to provide feedback and help make USC Upstate better! Survey invitations will […]

New York Times Columnist, Author David Brooks Will Visit USC Upstate for Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series

February 18, 2022 at 2:37 pm

New York Times columnist and best-selling author David Brooks will be the featured speaker for the 2022 Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in the University of South Carolina Upstate’s G.B. […]

MBSON Receives Grant to Strengthen Nursing Faculty Pipeline

February 1, 2022 at 12:25 pm
USC Upstate Nursing Students in Lab

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its Mary Black School of Nursing (MBSON) has received a grant from the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation that will increase the number of nursing faculty in the Palmetto […]

USC Upstate Leaders and Students Leave Their Mark On Carolina Day

January 28, 2022 at 4:29 pm
USC Upstate Students standing on the steps of the University of South Carolina's Pastides Alumni Center

On Wednesday, Jan. 26, USC Upstate Chancellor Bennie Harris, university leaders and a group of 17 students representing various campus organizations and the Student Government Association traveled to Columbia to participate in Carolina Day. Carolina Day is an annual event […]

USC Upstate Police, Local Agencies Will Shine On Spartanburg Medical Center Employees and Patients

December 7, 2021 at 10:51 am
USC Upstate's Health Education Complex

Flashing lights affixed to emergency vehicles usually warn of potential danger. On Monday, Dec. 13, they will light up the night as a festive expression of gratitude and care for medical staff and patients at Spartanburg Medical Center during a […]

Girls on the Run 5K Returns to USC Upstate on Nov. 20

November 2, 2021 at 9:09 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the fall Girls on the Run 5K Presented by Cigna from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20.  Nearly 1,000 people from across the region will descend on […]

USC Upstate Launches Esports Program

October 19, 2021 at 11:00 am
Students Egaming 2021

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the launch of its esports program that will attract future Spartans and enrich the student experience by creating a thriving gaming community on campus. USC Upstate intends to create a […]

U.S. News Ranks USC Upstate South’s Best College for Veterans

September 13, 2021 at 4:54 pm
HEC Building image

USC Upstate Remains State’s No. 1 Public School for Third Consecutive Year The University of South Carolina Upstate is the South’s best college for veterans in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges rankings for 2022. Additionally, USC Upstate is […]

USC Upstate, United Way of the Piedmont Team Up to Help Students in Need

August 19, 2021 at 3:56 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate and United Way of the Piedmont (UWP) have joined forces to ensure USC Upstate students who encounter financial hardship can continue their educational pursuits. Beginning this fall, USC Upstate will pilot a new version […]