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Upstate 48 Calendar of Upcoming Events 

August

Opening Day
August 14
Location: Treehouses
Contact: Housing and Residential Life
864-503-5422

Big Green Welcome
August 14
Location: University Readiness Center
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122 

Treehouse Community Meetings
August 14
Location: Your Resident's Hall Lobby
Contact: Housing and Residential Life
864-503-5422

Rock The Block
August 15
Location: Treehouse Plaza
Contact: Housing and Residential Life
864-503-5422

Fall Intramural Sports Registration Opens
August 15, 9 a.m.
Location: Health Education Complex
Contact: Campus Recreation
864-503-5080

Stadium Party
August 16, 5 p.m.
Location: Soccer Stadium (University Recreational Center Rain Location)
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122

Movie on the Lawn
August 16, 8 p.m.
Location: Tree House Plaza                         
Contact: Housing & Residential Life
864-503-5422

Freshman Convocation
August 17, 5 p.m.
Location: Hodge Gymnasium
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122

Fall Classes Begin
August 18

Welcome Back Tables
August 18 - 19, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center, Health Education Center, The George, Greenville University Center Atrium

Greek Information Night
August 18, 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life 
864-503-51228

Shoestring Players Performance: All's Well That Ends Love's Labours
August 19 - 20, 8:00 p.m., August 21, 3:00 p.m.     
Location: Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact: Box Office
864-503-5695

Campus Activities Board Upstate@Nite: Paint Party
August 19, 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location: Intramural Fields behind Treehouses
Contact: Campus Activities Board
864-503-5132

Eileen Blyth Harley Art Gallery Exhibit Begins
August 19
Location: Harley Art Gallery, Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact: Visual Arts
864-503-5689

Spartan Day of Service
Saturday, August 20
Contact:  Heather Rossi
864-503-5106

Shoestring Players Auditions for Compleat Female Stage Beauty
August 22, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact:  USC Upstate Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
864-503-5844

Panhellenic Recruitment Orientation
August 22, 6 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life                         
864-503-5122

Faith Welcome
August 22, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: J M Smith Board Room (Health Education Complex 2086)
Contact: Doug Peters
864-503-7454

Meet The Greeks
August 23, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center Ballroom
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122

Premiere Fair (Greenville Campus)
August 23
Location: Greenville University Center Atrium
Contact: USC Upstate Greenville Campus
864-552-4242

Premiere Fair
August 24, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center Patio
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122 

Living Learning Community Meeting
August 24, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Palmetto House Classroom
Contact: Housing and Residential Life
864-503-5422

Campus Activities Board Interest Meeting 
August 24, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center 309
Contact: Campus Activities Board
864-503-5132

Multicultural Mix and Mingle
August 25, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center Second Floor Lobby
Contact: Student Life     
864-503-5122

Campus Activities Board Wet n Wild
August 27, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Treehouse Plaza
Contact: Campus Activities Board
864-503-5132

Why Studying History is Important 
Thursday, August 25, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom    
Contact: Dr. Andrew Myers, Professor of History
864-503-5833
PREFACE Event 

USC Upstate Faith Fest
August 29, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Jazzmans Quad
If it rains, then the location will be in the Sansbury Campus Life Center 2nd floor lobby.
Contact:  Doug Peters
864-503-7454

Inter-Fraternity Council Recruitment Orientation
August 29, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life 
864-503-5122

Panhellenic Bid Day
August 29, 5:00 p.m.
Location: Upper Quad
Contact: Student Life 
864-503-5122

Inter-Fraternity Council Meet and Greet
August 30, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Treehouses
Contact: Student Life 
864-503-5122

National Pan-Hellenic Council Anti-Hazing Seminar
August 31, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life 
864-503-5122

Spartan Speaker Series - Lori Hart: A Few Too Many... Our Campus Culture of Alcohol
August 31, 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Location: Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122

September

Upstate Gallery - Stacey Bloom Rexrode Installation Begins
September 1
Location: Downtown Spartanburg
Contact: Visual Arts
864-503-5689

Fall Intramural Sports Registration Closes
September 1
Location: Health Education Complex
Contact: Sarah Joseph
864-503-5069

IMPACT Saturday Service Project
September 3, 7:00 a.m.
Location: Milliken Research Project
Contact: Dr. Abraham Goldberg 
864-503-5433
Heather Rossi
864-503-5106

CollegeFest 
September 5, 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Square, Downtown Spartanburg
Contact: College Town

Harley Art Gallery Artist Reception
September 5, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Harley Art Gallery, Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact: Visual Arts
864-503-5689

Constitution Week
September 12

Inter-Fraternity Council/Panhellenic Anti-Hazing Seminar
September 13, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life  
864-503-5122

Latin Fest
September 14, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
University Readiness Center, Great Room & Atrium
Contact: Student Life   
864-503-5122 

Inter-Fraternity Council/Panhellenic Anti-Hazing Seminar
September 14, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theatre
Contact: Student Life  
864-503-5122

Art Walk 
September 15, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Spartanburg
Contact: Visual Arts 
864-503-5689

Upstate Gallery - Art Walk Reception 
September 15, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: 172 East Main Street, Spartanburg
Contact: Visual Arts 
864-503-5689

Campus Activities Board Upstate@Nite
September 16, 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Contact: Campus Activities Board 
864-503-5132

IMPACT Service Project
September 17  
Contact:  Heather Rossi
864-503-5106

National Hazing Prevention Week
September 19

Civility Week
September 19

2nd Annual Spartan Strong 5k Registration Opens
September 19, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Student Life   
864-503-5122

Spartan Speaker Series - Tim Mousseau: Retaking Our Story: Reframing the Sexual Assault Conversation
September 21, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center Ballroom
Contact:   Student Life
864-503-5122

Civility Week: "Snail Mail"
September 21, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Life Center Lobby
Contact: Sydney Will
864-503-5536

Intramural Sports Registration Begins
September 26, 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Sarah Joseph 
864-503-5069

Kayaking/SUP at Lake Cooley
September 27, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Cooley
Contact: Campus Recreation
864-503-5080

Shoestring Players Production - Compleat Female Stage Beauty
September 29 - October 1, 8:00 p.m., October 2nd, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Humanities and Performing Arts Center 
Contact: USC Upstate Box Office
864-503-5695

Liberal Education in the 21st Century: The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills in the Emerging Job Market 
Tuesday, September 6, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  
Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom 
Contact: Dr. June Carter, Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
864-503-5881
PREFACE Event

Exploring the World One Language at a Time: Why Studying Foreign Languages is More Important than Ever
Thursday, September 8, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom
Contact: Dr. Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, Assistant Professor of French    
864-503-5221
PREFACE Event

Liberal Education and Political Empowerment: How College Prepares Active Citizens
Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom 
Contact: Dr. Abe Goldberg, Associate Professor of Political Science 
864-503-5670
PREFACE Event

Non-Traditional Student Luncheon
September 20, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Health Education Complex: J M Smith Boardroom (2086)
Contact:  Doug Peters
864-503-7454

Why African-American Studies Matter
Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
University Readiness Center Greatroom                        
Contact: Dr. Cassandra Jones, Assistant Professor of African-American Studies
864-503-5622
PREFACE Event

Why English Studies Are Important
Thursday, September 29, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom
Contact: Dr. Celena Kusch, Chair of Languages, Literature and Composition
864-503-5850
PREFACE Event

 

October

Shoestring Players Auditions - Don't Drink The Water
October 3, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Humanities and Performing Arts Center
Contact: Department of Fine Arts and Communications
864-503-5844

Class, Privilege and Education: Exploring Attitudes toward Education across Different Social Strata
Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tukey Theater 
Contact: Dr. Clif Flynn, Professor of Sociology, Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs 
864-503-5635
PREFACE Event

Spartan Speaker Series - Dr. Warren J. Carson: What in the World is Title IX?
October 5, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Health Education Complex 2086 (JM Smith Boardroom)
Contact: Student Life
864-503-5122

 

Contact Us

Khrystal Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Students
(864) 503-5122
Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center, Room 210

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Spartanburg, SC 29303
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