Service Opportunities Spring ’23

See also Engagement Opportunities for Spring ’23 As you prepare your syllabi for Spring 2023, we ask you to consider including one or more of the following community engagement events. Our thanks to the United Way of the Piedmont and the Chapman Cultural Center for welcoming us into partnership with them as they serve ourContinue reading “Service Opportunities Spring ’23”

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”

NEW: CE Course Designation (Community Engagement)

Recognizing transformative experiences may occur when students interact in our community without doing service, the Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement is happy to introduce the “CE” (Community Engagement) course designation to complement SE (Service Engagement) and SL (Service Learning). Course offerings that involve active and authentic connections to the community may qualify forContinue reading “NEW: CE Course Designation (Community Engagement)”

SL/CE Course Reallocation

This program will award up to $2,500 to the faculty member’s department to hire an adjunct instructor who will teach a non-SL/CE course that the faculty member would have been teaching. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Provost’s Office in making this reallocation available. What’s the timeline? Applications Due: September 30 Spring 2022: 1Continue reading “SL/CE Course Reallocation”