Arboretum Events

The Susan Jacobs Arboretum hosts several University and Community events during the year, including the School of Education's Graduate Hooding Ceremony, Student Life's Spring Fest, and theSpartanburg Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours.





Spartanburg Boy Scout Troops #1 and 2 constructed two of the bridges in the Arboretum for their community project.


The Spartanburg Garden Council officers hosted their annual President's Tea.


Alumus Steve Harvey, class of '81, and his mother attended the dedication of the trees event on Arbor Day 2006. A tree is named in honor of Steve by his family in the Arboretum.

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Dr. Allan Armitage, Dr. Larry Roel, and Dr. Katie Hicks attended a dinner honoring Dr. Armitage's presentation at Arbor Day 2006

Arbor Day 2013

Thank you to our sponsors: 

QS1  Spartanburg
BBT  Roebuck
Linda Cobb 
Spartanburg Garden ClubEastside Westside Eye Center
Oakland House

Additional sponsors:
Spartanburg Men's Garden Club
Pacolet Milliken
Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
The Oops! Company
SCC Horticultural Department
Wild Birds Unlimited
Gunter's Gardens
Southeastern Printing
Glen Boggs Architect

USC Upstate Foundation

University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
phone: (864) 503-5209

Bea Walters Smith 
(864) 503-5235

USC Upstate Foundation is the 501(c)3 charitable organization of the University of South Carolina Upstate.