USC Upstate News

USC Upstate Announces New Library Dean

December 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm
John Barnett

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce John Barnett as the new dean of its Library after a nationwide search. Barnett will step into his new role on June 1 and will oversee the completion of a […]

Start:ME Spartanburg Wraps Up 4th Cohort

May 7, 2020 at 12:46 pm

In a season marked by a destructive tornado and the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 entrepreneurs are prepared to deliver a needed dose of commerce to the city of Spartanburg’s Northside community. The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the completion […]

Academic Outreach Camp Accepting Applications for Two-Week Summer Program

January 30, 2020 at 3:47 pm

For a 10th consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate will give 30 local rising high school seniors an opportunity to apply science and math to real-world manufacturing and health care situations. USC Upstate, in partnership with Spartanburg-based BMW […]

Marketing Guru Vanécia Carr Will Be Featured During Wells Fargo Speaker Series Event

January 24, 2020 at 9:12 am
A headshot of Vanécia Carr

The University of South Carolina Upstate and George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics are pleased to announce Vanécia Carr, director of marketing for Domtar Paper Co., will be featured during the Wells Fargo Speaker Series event at […]

USC Upstate Professor’s Work To Be Performed During Event Featuring Grammy Winner Béla Fleck

January 22, 2020 at 9:17 am
The work of Dr. Nolan Stolz, assistant professor of music at USC Upstate, will be featured during the Spartanburg Philharmonic's American Masters event featuring Béla Fleck from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Twitchell Auditorium in the Zimmerli Performance Center at Converse College. Fleck, a Grammy Award-winning artist, will join the symphony as they perform "Golden State Romp" from Stolz's "Lincoln Highway Suite."

The work of Dr. Nolan Stolz, assistant professor of music at USC Upstate, will be featured during the Spartanburg Philharmonic’s American Masters event featuring Béla Fleck from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Twitchell Auditorium in the Zimmerli Performance […]

USC Upstate Hosts Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

January 7, 2020 at 2:58 pm
USC Upstate Theatre students performing on stage.

For a second consecutive year, the University of South Carolina Upstate will host a prestigious theatre festival that is expected to bring hundreds of visitors and tens of thousands of tourism dollars to Spartanburg County. USC Upstate is pleased to […]

USC Upstate Names Dr. Jeannie Chapman Dean of College of Science and Technology

May 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Jeannie Chapman has been named dean of the College of Science and Technology (CST). Chapman has served as interim dean of CST since July 2018, when USC Upstate split […]

USC Upstate Names New Dean of Mary Black School of Nursing

April 23, 2019 at 11:18 am

The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce Dr. Shirleatha Lee as the next dean of its Mary Black School of Nursing. Lee, who was chosen after a nationwide search, will step into the role on Aug. 1. […]

USC Upstate History Professors Complete ‘Recovering the Piedmont Past, Volume 2’

March 8, 2019 at 11:19 am

Two University of South Carolina Upstate professors have completed the second volume of an anthology exploring the untold history of the state’s Upcountry region. Drs. Paul Grady and Andrew Myers have edited “Recovering the Piedmont Past, Volume 2: Bridging the […]

USC Upstate Will Host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Feb. 5-9

January 25, 2019 at 9:50 am

A prestigious theatre festival expected to bring hundreds of visitors and tens of thousands of tourism dollars to Spartanburg County is headed for the University of South Carolina Upstate. USC Upstate is pleased to announce it will host the 2019 […]