USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Employee’s ‘Bold’ Gift Creates Scholarship for Informatics Students

April 27, 2021 at 10:52 am

University of South Carolina Upstate Prospect Researcher Bobby R. Painter Jr. surprised his friends and colleagues on the university’s inaugural Day of Giving by establishing an annual scholarship in partnership with the USC Upstate Foundation. “We were all a bit […]

USC Upstate Unveils Free Resource for Entrepreneurs

April 27, 2021 at 9:45 am

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of South Carolina Upstate’s George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics (JCBE) is pleased to announce a new online resource portal to serve aspiring entrepreneurs in the Upstate. […]

Girls on the Run 5K Returns to USC Upstate May 1

April 15, 2021 at 4:47 pm

The Girls on the Run 5K Presented by Cigna will return to the University of South Carolina Upstate’s campus after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 800 people from across the region will descend on USC […]

USC Upstate Announces South Carolina’s First University-based Latino/a Center

March 30, 2021 at 11:56 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce that this coming fall it will roll out the South Carolina Centro Latino (SCCL), the state’s first university-based center for the study and appreciation of Latino/a students, faculty and staff. […]

Dr. Bennie Harris Named USC Upstate Chancellor

March 13, 2021 at 11:32 am
Dr. Bennie Harris

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is pleased to announce that following a national search, USC System President Bob Caslen has named Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., as its next chancellor. Harris currently serves as senior vice president for […]

USC Upstate Will Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

March 11, 2021 at 11:57 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce its plan for a return to in-person teaching and campus activities this fall.

USC Upstate Soccer Alum LaRoche Gives $25K for Scholarship Endowment

February 22, 2021 at 4:32 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce a $25,000 scholarship endowment from a “pioneer” of its men’s soccer program. Frederic “Fred” F. LaRoche II, ’83, and his wife, Diane L. Chafee, both of Sedalia, Colo., recently gifted […]

Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation Establishes Endowment at USC Upstate

February 8, 2021 at 3:19 pm
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USC Upstate is pleased to announce an endowment from the Ralph and Virginia Hendricks Foundation that will support the education of undergraduate students from the Golden Strip area of South Carolina. Since its establishment in 1986, the Ralph and Virginia […]

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 […]

USC Upstate Professor Selected for Prestigious Emerging Leaders Program

June 11, 2020 at 4:03 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Araceli Hernández-Laroche has been selected for the 2020 cohort of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). The program, which is limited to […]