Year: 2022

  • SL/CE Menu: SL, SE, CE

    Wanting to celebrate and track the breadth of community-connected offerings we provide at Upstate, the Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement has developed three distinct designations for courses that stand out with regard to our community.* We want to track SL/CE activity to reward faculty who invest in this important pedagogy and to demonstrate…

  • We recognize the immense value of experiential learning in developing career readiness in our students. Seeking to celebrate and support this without duplicating the important work already being done by various units, we distinguish Community-Engaged PCIs from others per the following criteria: To be eligible for SL/CE funding, CE PCIs must also demonstrate guided reflection…

  • Support for SL/CE Courses

    The Office of Service Learning & Community Engagement is here to support you and your students! Below we detail some of the key funding supports we offer officially designated courses.

  • SL/CE Classes Spring ’23

    Want better grades, a higher sense of involvement, greater satisfaction with school, and practical application of career skills? Research shows Service Learning and Community Engagement (SL/CE) courses help with all of these. We invite you to take a Service Learning (SL), Service Engagement (SE), or Community Engagement (CE) course in Spring 2023. Try a SL/CE in…

  • Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Disaster Drill Communication students and faculty (and a few other Upstate folks) participated in a press conference as part of a training-focused mock emergency at GSP in early October. Students served as members of the press corps for the communications division at GSP, asking questions relevant to the mock disaster and making notes…

  • Approximately 40 students from a variety of majors across USC Upstate participated in an introduction to BMW and the global workplace. Upstate students were joined by faculty, and staff. Additionally, German students and teachers from high schools in both Greenville and Spartanburg joined as well, bringing the total number of participants to nearly 180 people.…