Year: 2023

  • On Friday, Sept 29, over 25 students were joined by instructors Amanda Karls, Dr. Tracey Woodard and Dr. Courtney McDonald to help SPACE with another successful Greenway cleanup! For our second cleanup day on the trail, land manager Lynn Rhodes met our student group and showed them the important work that they are helping with…

  • ENGAGING GREEN with SPACE

    ENGAGING GREEN with SPACE

    Last Friday, over 30 students, faculty, and staff gathered at the Upper Chinquapin Greenway in Spartanburg, only a mile from campus, to kick off Upstate’s first ever ENGAGING GREEN Greenway Cleanup day in partnership with Spartanburg Area Conservancy (SPACE). The foundational effort of a multi-year revitalization project, this year 11 general education teachers will lead…

  • 2023 Premier Fair Recap

    2023 Premier Fair Recap

    At the Engage Upstate Premier Fair table this year, our VISTAs talked with over 75 students about Service Learning and Community Engagement here on campus. With our newly refreshed table setup, many students stopped to learn more about Engage Upstate, collect SLCE gear, and/or take the survey that we designed specifically for the event. Despite…

  • Engage Upstate is excited to announce that its team has expanded to include two new members, Sam Reinhardt and Corentez Cannady! Sam and Corentez are engaging in a year of service as AmeriCorps members in the VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. You may be wondering what AmeriCorps is all about. AmeriCorps is a…

  • This Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability (the “release”) releases Spartanburg Area Conservancy (“SPACE”), a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of South Carolina and each of its directors, officers, employees, and agents.  The Volunteer desires to provide services for SPACE and engage in activities related to serving as a…