USC Upstate News

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 […]

USC Upstate Awarded $425K to Help Students Overcome Academic Challenges

April 20, 2023 at 8:00 am
Two USC Upstate students sitting in a hammock

The University of South Carolina Upstate has been awarded a two-year $425,311 grant for a summer bridge program that will enable students to earn college credit while they learn soft skills necessary to successfully navigate college life. The grant, which […]

USC Upstate Hosts German Consul Suzanne Dickerson

March 29, 2023 at 12:07 pm
USC Upstate officials celebrate Upstate German Day

The University of South Carolina Upstate held its annual celebration of Upstate German Day on Wednesday, March 29. More than 200 middle and high school students and their teachers from across the Upstate and South Carolina visited the university’s main […]

USC Upstate Will Host the Launch of Denny’s National Mental Health and Wellness Campaign

March 29, 2023 at 9:46 am
Woman with hand on another woman's shoulder

Spartanburg-based Denny’s Corp. will kick off a national mental health and wellness awareness campaign on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the University of South Carolina Upstate. The global dining chain has partnered with USC Upstate and Meharry Medical College to […]

USC Upstate Announces Nursing Teen Summer Academy

March 22, 2023 at 12:57 pm
A USC Upstate nursing student, instructor, and patient

The University of South Carolina Upstate’s Mary Black College of Nursing will host its first Teen Summer Academy this summer enabling rising 10th-12th graders in Spartanburg County to explore careers in nursing. WHEN: WHO: WHY: WHAT:

Andrew Roberts Will Deliver Edmunds Lecture on March 30

January 26, 2023 at 4:20 pm

Renowned Author, Historian Will Discuss “Winston Churchill: Leadership in Peace and War” During USC Upstate’s Eighth Dr. John B. Edmunds, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series at the Chapman Cultural Center Andrew Roberts, a historian and best-selling author, will be the featured […]

USC Upstate Unveils Specialty License Plates

November 16, 2022 at 5:45 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – It is official, you can now drive with Spartan Pride! The University of South Carolina Upstate and the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) have unveiled the official USC Upstate-branded license plate available to all residents of […]

Speaker Urges USC Upstate Students to Learn from History

October 25, 2022 at 11:48 am

A former rocket scientist who worked on space tech for The Boeing Co. recently shared his personal account of the U.S. government’s incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II with a group of freshmen at the University of […]

‘El Centro’ Receives $50K Gift for Scholarships and Support

October 14, 2022 at 9:22 am
John and Kelly Swift, Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Bennie L. Harris

The University of South Carolina Upstate has received a $50,000 gift that will help create transformative opportunities for Latino/a students. John and Kelly Swift, lifelong South Carolinians with ties to the Upstate, provided the gift. It will fund endowed student […]