USC Upstate News

Meet USC Upstate’s New Chancellor Bennie Harris, Ph.d.

March 13, 2021 at 11:32 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) is pleased to announce Bennie L. Harris, Ph.D., has assumed leadership of the university as chancellor. Harris joined USC Upstate after serving as senior vice president for Institutional Advancement at the Morehouse […]

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 […]

OIEIE Fellow Enhances Student Experience

May 15, 2020 at 4:16 pm

Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, an associate professor of modern languages and the assistant chair of the Department of Languages, Literature and Composition, has been selected as the first fellow of the Office of Institutional Equity, Inclusion and Engagement (OIEIE). The role […]

Avanzando Through College Creates Future Líderes

May 15, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Ni de aquí, ni de allá. It can be easy for Hispanic students to feel that way, especially if they are the first in their families to attend college: “Not from here, not from there.” First-generation students can’t seek advice […]

USC Upstate and College of Charleston Announce Dual-Degree Nursing Partnership

February 14, 2020 at 11:28 am
Nursing leaders from USC Upstate and College of Charleston tour the Mary Black School of Nursing labs.

The University of South Carolina Upstate and the College of Charleston are pleased to announce they will partner to offer an innovative, dual-degree program that will enable students at the College to earn two degrees in five years, one in […]

USC Upstate Will Host 65th Piedmont Region III Science Fair

February 10, 2020 at 2:42 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the 65th annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair March 3-5. Young scientists in first through 12th grades, who represent public, private and home schools in Cherokee, Chester, […]