Upstate Masthead

Ryan Masters, Biology Major

Greenville, SC

Favorite Food
Carolina-Style BBQ Pork Ribs

Favorite Book
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Favorite Movie
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Activities and Organizations
Greer Memorial Hospital Volunteer

Which professors made a difference in your life?
Although I would like to name every professor who has helped me to get through my first couple years here at USC Upstate, the ones that really stand out are Dr. Muhammad Hameed, who helped me get through both semesters of Calculus, and Señor Douglas Jackson, who showed me that it really is possible to enjoy learning Spanish.

Favorite Class
Spanish 102 with Señor Jackson

Dream Career
Child Psychiatrist

What does USC Upstate mean to you?
USC Upstate is place with great students, awesome professors who go out of their way to help students, and an overall great place for get me Bachelor’s degree before going on to medical school. This scholarship will allow me to continue on the course I have set for my life.