USC Upstate News

Fresh Check Day Promotes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

October 5, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate will hold its third Fresh Check Day on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to  2 p.m. on the patio outside the Sansbury Campus Life Center. Fresh Check Day is a […]

USC Upstate Students Get Up-Close Look at the Election Process Serving as Poll Workers

October 1, 2018 at 5:13 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – University of South Carolina Upstate students enrolled in Dr. Lizabeth Zack’s political sociology class will get an up-close look at the election process when they work the election polls throughout Spartanburg County on Tuesday, Nov. 6.  “The […]

New Student Convocation

August 23, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate hosted its annual New Student Convocation on Wednesday, Aug. 22 with more than 900 new freshman in attendance. Chancellor Kelly delivered the convocation address and Kaleigh Kelley ′18 spoke of her […]

Field Guide to the Southern Piedmont and Southern Piedmont Wildlife Coloring Book Raise Science Awareness and Interest in Region’s Natural Habitats

August 9, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – The Piedmont region of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia is comprised of ecologically diverse ecosystems, providing abundant habitat for numerous plant and animals species.  Two cross-disciplinary projects at the University of South Carolina Upstate are helping […]

James Holland ’85 Named Senior Associate Commissioner for Big South Conference

August 1, 2018 at 10:20 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( – The Big South Conference has named 30-year coaching veteran James Holland as Senior Associate Commissioner, it was announced today by Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander.  Holland will begin his duties in mid-August. Holland will primarily focus on […]

USC Upstate’s Nursing Grads Exceed National NCLEX Pass Rates

July 27, 2018 at 10:04 am

Graduates from the University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black School of Nursing have a year-to-date 92.27 percent first-time pass rate on the NCLEX, the national professional licensure exam for nurses. The national pass rate for the exam is 89.54 […]

USC Upstate Designated A National College of Distinction

July 10, 2018 at 2:57 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been included in the 2018-19 edition of “Colleges of Distinction,” a national guide for colleges recognized for their excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education. USC Upstate is one of five South Carolina public universities […]

Brittany Case Named to ASUN Winners for Life Team

July 16, 2018 at 11:46 am

USC Upstate softball student-athlete Brittany Case was honored by the ASUN Conference as the league announced its Winners for Life team for the Spring 2018 semester. The team is comprised of one student-athlete from each institution for the 2017-18 academic […]

Kaleigh Kelley Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

July 12, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate volleyball’s Kaleigh Kelley has been named a nominee for the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year award. A record 581 female college athletes were nominated by NCAA member schools for the award this year. Kelley […]

USC Upstate Creates Two New Colleges

July 10, 2018 at 12:17 pm

Effective this month, USC Upstate’s College of Arts and Sciences has been restructured into two: The College of Science and Technology and The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “We live in one of the fastest growing regions of the county, […]