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Higher Ed Commission Predicts ‘Financial Knife Fight’

A storm has been brewing for some 40 years during which the cost of higher education in our state has increased a whopping 1,120 percent.

Schools Partner with USC Upstate for International Opportunities

USC Upstate is poised to partner with school districts in the region to help them develop international programs to broaden offerings for high school students and help them be stronger college candidates.

Wells Fargo Donates to Clemson Diversity Programs

The funding — $200,000 in scholarships for Call Me MISTER and $150,000 for Emerging Scholars — will support initiatives focused on improving educational outcomes for diverse student populations across South Carolina.

Furman University Football Program Receives Grant

The $1 million gift from an anonymous donor will establish the John Bagwell Offensive Coordinator Endowment. The contribution is made in honor of the late Bagwell ’89, a standout Paladin running back who died in a car accident in 2003.

USC Upstate Names New Dean

Laura Reynolds, Ph.D. will begin her duties on January 22.

TD Charitable Foundation Donates to Greenville Tech

The gift will allow the college’s Financial Education Center to celebrate Financial Literacy Week, March 19-23, 2018, with an entire week of activities and events aimed at improving students’ financial knowledge and health.

Dreamers Deal With Challenges in S.C.

DACA students in South Carolina are charged out-of-state tuition to attend public universities, regardless of how long they’ve lived in South Carolina. They are also ineligible for scholarships and financial aid, making attending college nearly impossible.

Student, 78, Graduates From USC Upstate

Maggio earned an associate’s degree from Greenville Tech, and then transferred to USC Upstate and began working on a bachelor’s degree.

503 Graduate From USC Upstate

On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the University of South Carolina Upstate will award 503 degrees at its Convocation Honoring December Graduates.

Converse President Seeks Greater Economic Role for College

Newkirk is positioning Converse to be an integral part of Spartanburg and the greater Upstate’s economy.

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