USC Upstate News

A Q&A With Ron Rash, Author of ‘One Foot in Eden,’ This Year’s Common Read for USC Upstate First-Year Students

September 14, 2023 at 6:25 pm
Author Ron Rash signing books.

The University of South Carolina Upstate welcomed acclaimed author Ron Rash to campus on Thursday, Sept. 14. Rash, a native of Chester, S.C., who grew up in Western North Carolina, has written 20 books, including “One Foot in Eden,” which […]

University of South Carolina Upstate Welcomes Exceptional Class of 2027

August 28, 2023 at 12:11 pm
A student taking a selfie

The University of South Carolina Upstate has welcomed an outstanding and diverse cohort of freshmen for the Fall 2023 semester, marking the beginning of an exciting new academic journey for 700 exceptional students. This remarkable class, comprised of scholars, athletes, […]

USC Upstate Foundation Welcomes Five New Board Members

June 28, 2023 at 12:20 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the addition of five distinguished individuals to its Foundation Board. Steve Aldrich, Jakie Allen Hodge ’80, Kelly Tam ’98, Ken Leopard, and Dr. Randall Gary were elected as new Board […]

USC Upstate Enhancing Computer Science Education in Local Elementary Schools

June 26, 2023 at 9:31 am
Spartanburg teachers learning to code using a robot

Collaborative Initiative Empowers Young Learners with Coding and Problem-Solving Skills The University of South Carolina Upstate is boosting computer science education in Spartanburg-area elementary schools through a collaborative three-year initiative funded by the National Science Foundation. The Computer Science for […]

USC Upstate Receives $406k NIH Grant to Conduct SARS-CoV Research with Undergraduate Students

June 22, 2023 at 9:49 am
Students in a Chemistry lab at USC Upstate

Anita Nag, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at the University of South Carolina Upstate, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Nag’s grant proposal, titled “Exploring the dynamics of nsp1 and RNA interaction in […]

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 […]