Year: 2024

  • Following the success of our Engage Green initiative last semester, we are happy to announce our continued partnership with SPACE (Spartanburg Area Conservancy). This semester, all Engage Green workdays are open to all Upstate students, faculty and staff volunteer – you don’t have to be affiliated with a course. QUICK FACTS Engage Green service days…

  • Do you know a student who has done outstanding work in their SL/CE courses this semester? Give them a chance to be recognized with an award at our 2024 Celebration of Community Engaged Education! Read on for event details and full nomination instructions for student awards. For faculty/staff and community partner award information, click here.…

  • Let’ s Celebrate! Join us for our 2024 Engage Upstate – Celebration of Community in Education. Thursday, April 4 from 3:00-5:00 in the Smith Boardroom of the Health Education Complex. BUT FIRST, we need applications & nominations. Please apply for one or more awards for yourself! Nominate a colleague, student, &/or community partner.  Changes for…

  • In Fall, our first Engage Green instructor cohort led 238 General Education students to blend course content with contributing more than 700 hours serving with the Spartanburg Area Conservancy (see recap). We now invite our second cohort to join this fun and meaning-filled effort! Engage Upstate, together with CAIFS and the Provost’s office, invites you…

  • Sign up here! The Spartanburg Area Conservancy (SPACE) is hosting a volunteer work day at the Upper Chinquapin Greenway on Monday, January 15 for this year’s MLK Day of Service, and we would like to extend the invitation to attend to any and all interested faculty, staff, and students! USC Upstate will provide transportation via shuttle…

  • Because of the upcoming introduction of a new University website design, existing Service Stories on the site are being migrated to our Service Learning Blog so that they will remain in our archive. This article was originally published in 2020. MBSON VIRTUAL OUTREACH SEEKING TO SERVE THE UPSTATE COMMUNITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Senior Nursing…