800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
IMPACT is the student-led service organization at the University of South Carolina Upstate. We connect students, faculty and staff to the Upstate community through monthly service projects and fundraisers that address local issues.
IMPACT offers the opportunity for its members to participate in direct service, explore diverse societal needs and develop leadership skills.
Janelle Berks, PresidentPasion Roach, Vice President for MembershipMylishia Blakely, Vice President for OperationsMegan Clary, Intern
Saturday, August 20Spartan Day of ServiceHub City Farmer’s Market Urban Farm8:30 a.m.Thursday, September 1Member Meeting4:30 p.m., Sparty's Den (Palmetto House)
Saturday, September 3Service Project: Eye Opener XC6:15 a.m., meet at the Rampy Building at 5:45 a.m.
Thursday, September 15Member Meeting4:30 p.m., Sparty's Den (Palmetto House)
Saturday, September 17Lake SweepLake Bowen Wardens Office, 8515 Highway 9Inman, South Carolina 293498:00 a.m., meet at the Rampy Building 7:15 a.m.
Thursday, September 29Member Meeting4:30 p.m., Sparty's Den (Palmetto House)
Thursday, October 13Fall Break Day of ServiceCharlotte, NCFee: $25.00*There is a small fee associated with this service project. Fee covers transportation costs and 1 meal
Thursday, October 27Member Meeting4:30 p.m., Sparty's Den
Friday, October 21Haunted Hollow- Halloween Party9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a. m., University Readiness CenterFee: $1 with non-perishable food item, $2 without non-perishable food item, $3 non USC Upstate students
Wednesday, November 2Angel Tree Ceremony12:00 p.m., 2nd Floor of the Campus Life CenterAngel Tree is an annual event in which 75 children from Foster Care in Spartanburg are adopted by USC Upstate students, faculty, and staff to buy holiday gifts. Angels will be available for adoption starting at the ceremony and are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Thursday, November 10Member Meeting4:30 p.m., Sparty's Den
Saturday, November 19Service ProjectLocation and Time TBD
USC Upstate students, faculty and staff are invited to all IMPACT events. If you want to do more, help plan events. If there's a cause you are passionate about, consider becoming a project leader.
For more information or to sign up for one of the events listed above, contact Pasion Roach, VP for Membership, at email@example.com.
Center for International Studies
Center for Research and Scholarship Support
Center for Teaching Excellence & Learning
Metropolitan Studies Institute
Dr. Abraham Goldberg
Director of Service-Learning and Community Engagement
Associate Professor of Political Science Campus Life Center 202864-503-5670
Associate Director of Metropolitan EngagementAdmin 326F864-503-7366
Heather RossiVolunteer Program CoordinatorCampus Life Center, 202864-503-5106
Charlie LaferAmeriCorps VISTA Campus Life Center, 202864-503-7200
Graduate Assistant for Community Engagement
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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