Upstate48 Masthead

Upstate 48 Calendar of Upcoming Events 

August


Opening Day
Sunday, August 17, 8 a.m., Treehouses

Move in day for residents of the Palmetto and Magnolia Houses!

Contact: Mandy Whitten (864) 503-5422

 

Rock the Block
Monday, August 18, 5 p.m., Treehouse Plaza

Grab dinner and rock out to live music! 

Contact: Roy Kaplan (864) 503-5422

Stadium Party

Tuesday, August 19, 5 p.m., Soccer Stadium

Kick off the year with this traditional campus event. Meet the fall Spartan sports teams and enjoy free food, giveaways and great live entertainment. Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. with festivities to follow.

Contact: LaDarius Thompson (864) 503-5122

 

Community Builders

Tuesday, August 19, 8 p.m., Residential Communities

Meet and Mingle with your neighbors at an activity hosted by your Resident Advisor. Meet neighbors, find study partners, lunch buddies and get connected to your community!

Contact: Mandy Whitten (864) 503-5422

 

Movie on the Lawn

Wednesday, August 20, 9 p.m., Intramural Field

Grab your favorite blanket and your friends. Join RHA on the lawn to watch a movie under the stars.

Contact: Roy Kaplan (864) 503-5422

 

Greek Information Night

Thursday, August 21, 5&6 p.m., Tukey Theater

Are you thinking about “Going Greek?" This information session will provide an overview of fraternity and sorority Life at USC Upstate including terminology, FAQs and University policies.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

 

Upstate @ Night Paint Party
Friday, August 22, 9 p.m., Intramural Field 
Join us at the opening Upstate @ Nite as we start off the year with music, paint and fun. 
Contact: LaDarius Thompson (864) 503-5122

Spartan Day of Service

Saturday, August 23, Location and time to be determined

Join IMPACT for their Annual Welcome Back service project. Contact IMPACT for more information regarding time and location.

Contact: impact@uscupstate.edu

 

Wet n' Wild
Saturday, August 23, 12 p.m., HEC (Rear)
Wet N' Wild is a water day of fun. On a hot summer day, students can enjoy cool refreshing water activities. This day will include water guns and water capable inflatables!  
Contact: LaDarius Thompson (864) 503-5122

Mosaic Multicultural Welcome

Tuesday, August 26 4-6 p.m., CLC 2nd Floor Lobby

Come meet the newest members of our community and celebrate the diversity USC Upstate has to offer.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

 

Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 27 10 a.m.-4 p.m., CLC Circle Lot

Save a life and donate!  All donors will receive a free t-shirt!

Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

 

Premiere Fair

Wednesday, August 27 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., CLC Patio

Come learn how to get involved at USC Upstate! This event will feature FREE food, giveaways and information stations for a variety of Upstate student organizations, departments and community agencies.

Contact: LaDarius Thompson (864) 503-5122

 

Meet the Greeks

Thursday, August 28 6 p.m., CLC Ballroom

Want to learn more about USC Upstate’s fraternities and sororities? Chapters will present information about their organization, membership requirements and programs.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

 

IMPACT Interest Meeting

Thursday, August 28 4:30-5:30 p.m., Rampey 125

Interested in joining IMPACT? Join us to learn more about the organization and service projects.

Contact: impact@uscupstate.edu

 

IMPACT Service Project

Saturday, August 30, Location and time to be determined

Join IMPACT for its monthly service project. Contact IMPACT for more information about time and place.

Contact: impact@uscupstate.edu

 

September


Fraternity & Sorority Life Mandatory Education Session (NPHC Interests)

Tuesday, September 2, 6 p.m., Location TBD

Students who are interested in joining a fraternity or sorority are required to attend a mandatory education session. Please select a session based on the related Council. 

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Orientation
Wednesday, September 3, 6 p.m., Tukey Theater

This orientation will provide an overview of the Recruitment process, how to prepare for Recruitment, how to make decisions about affiliation, the costs associated with sorority membership and more!

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

All About Family Planning Small Group Session I

Thursday, September 4, 3:30-5 p.m., Magnolia House Room 24

All About Family Planning Small Group Sessions will focus on Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Contraception, HIV/AIDS and STD education.

Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

IMPACT Service Project: Eye Opener Cross Country Race

Saturday, September 6, 6-10 a.m., Milliken

Join IMPACT members as they volunteer at the annual Eye Opener Cross Country race held on Milliken's Campus just a few miles from Upstate!

Contact: impact@uscupstate.edu

IFC Fraternity Recruitment Orientation

Monday, September 8, 6 p.m., Tukey Theater

Come out and learn more about USC Upstate's IFC Fraternities! This session will provide information about the chapters, recruitment schedule and more.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

IFC Recruitment Meet & Greet

Tuesday, September 9, 6 p.m., Treehouse Plaza

Come out and get to know USC Upstate's IFC Fraternities!

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

Health Initiative Lunch and Learn Session I

Wednesday, September 10, 12-1 p.m., CLC 319

Join us for the first Health Initiative Lunch and Learn of the Fall semester, The Basics of Nutrition!

Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

 

9/11 Day of Remembrance

Thursday, September 11, Location and time to be determined

Join us for the 9/11 Day of Remembrance.

Contact: AmeriCorps VISTAs (864) 503-5122

 

Spitting Game: The College Hookup Culture
Monday, September 15, 6 p.m., CLC Ballroom

Spitting Game: The College Hookup Culture delves into the college culture of alcohol and drugs, hooking up, peer pressure, STDs, sexual assault and consent, as well as bystander intervention.  
Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

Fraternity & Sorority Life Mandatory Education Session (IFC & Panhellenic New Members)

Monday, September 15, 6 p.m., Location to be determined

Students who are interested in joining a fraternity or sorority are required to attend a mandatory education session. Please select a session based on the related Council.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

Fraternity & Sorority Life Mandatory Education Session (IFC & Panhellenic New Members)

Tuesday, September 16, 6 p.m., Location to be determined

Students who are interested in joining a fraternity or sorority are required to attend a mandatory education session. Please select a session based on the related Council.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

RHA Movie Night

Tuesday, September 16, 9 p.m., Intramural Field

Grab a blanket and a friend. Join the Residence Hall Association under the stars and watch a movie.

Contact: Roy Kaplan (864) 503-5422

 

Fraternity & Sorority Life Mandatory Education Session (NPHC Interests)

Wednesday, September 17, 7 p.m., Location to be determined

Students who are interested in joining a fraternity or sorority are required to attend a mandatory education session. Please select a session based on the related Council.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

 

All About Family Planning Small Group Session II

Thursday, September 18, 3:30-5 p.m., Magnolia House Room 24

All About Family Planning Small Group Sessions will focus on Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Contraception, HIV/AIDS and STD education.

Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

 

IMPACT Service Project: Lake Sweep

Saturday, September 20, Time to be determined, Lake Bowen

IMPACT members will be joined by others from the Spartanburg community as we clean up the area around Lake Bowen. This project is outdoors and participants should plan to get dirty.

Contact: impact@uscupstate.edu

 

Healthy Grilling Class

Tuesday, September 23, 5-7 p.m., CLC Bake

Join Chef Jon of Sodexo and Health Educator Katie Howe to learn about the healthy produce that is in season as well as a Healthy Grilling class!

Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

 

Spartan Speaker Lecture Series: Antonio Neves "#BeLessAwkward"

Tuesday, September 23, 6 p.m., CLC Ballroom

This Series was created to contribute to the development of students through the presentation of interesting and relevant information on a variety of scholastic and community oriented topics.

Contact: Dr. Khrystal Smith (864) 503-5122

 

Upstate @ Night: Paintball
Friday, September 26, 5 p.m., Intramural Field

The best way to meet people is through activities that require team work and strategy. Paintball is just the event and is extremely fun.
Contact: LaDarius Thompson (864) 503-5122

Save a Life Tour
Monday, September 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., URC

The Save a Life Tour focuses on Drinking and Driving via driving simulators, educational videos, and live presentations to bring awareness to the dangers of these serious life-threatening practices.
Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536  

October


All About Family Planning Small Group Session III
Thursday, October 2, 3:30-5 p.m., Magnolia House Room 24

All About Family Planning Small Group Sessions will focus on Healthy Relationships, Sexual Health, Contraception, HIV/AIDS and STD education.
Contact: Katie Howe (864) 503-5536

 

World Day of Bullying Prevention

Monday, October 6, All Day, Campus Wide

Stomp Out Bullying and support bullying prevention by wearing a blue t-shirt!

Contact: Kaite Howe (864) 503-5536

Contact Us

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

Office of Student Life
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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