Sharing Knowledge, Sharing Food

A quick shout-out to Symposium organizers, Kim Shorter & Josh Ruppel – together with Jim Shecter, SODEXO Director, Shay Carr in Student Affairs, and multiple students working the welcome table at the Upstate Research Symposium on Friday, 3/31. Thanks to collaboration from all these folks, the leftover breakfast & lunch boxes from the Symposium wereContinue reading “Sharing Knowledge, Sharing Food”

SL/CE Awards

Help Us Celebrate! Deadline Wednesday, March 15 Calling for applications & nominations for the 2023 Celebration of Service. Please APPLY for one or more awards for yourself!Then NOMINATE a colleague, student, or community partner for an award.  Questions? Email The Office of Service-Learning and Community Engagement is excited to recognize the outstanding service ofContinue reading “SL/CE Awards”

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”