Homelessness to Opportunity

by Suzanne Floyd, Senior, Interdisciplinary Studies Follow one student’s journey from homelessness to serving the homeless community in service learning course, WGST 101. If you need help, connect with our Community Resource Coordinator! From Homelessness to Serving with Opportunity Housing I had no home when I moved to South Carolina in fall 2011 from theContinue reading “Homelessness to Opportunity”

SL/CE in U101 in Fall ’22

Support U101. Visit the Sharing our Service event Thursday 11/17. U101 peer leaders share posters about their section’s community projects! Great things are happening in University 101: Introduction to the University. Every U101 section does ~4 hours of service. The U101 program has a whole will celebrate their experience with an event open to all.Continue reading “SL/CE in U101 in Fall ’22”

GSP Mock Disaster Press Conference

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 notesContinue reading “GSP Mock Disaster Press Conference”

BMW: German-American Transatlantic Relations

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.Continue reading “BMW: German-American Transatlantic Relations”


SPREADING AWARENESS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND METHODS OF DISEASE CONTROL Students in Dr. Ginny Webb’s Microbiology course (BIOL 330) aim to spread awareness of various infectious diseases and methods of disease control. They regularly partner with Oakland Elementary School where microbiology students teach hands-on lessons to kindergarten students about disease transmission and hand washing. TheContinue reading “SPREAD AWARENESS, NOT DISEASE”