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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 the Spartanburg 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 Speaker Allan Armitage

Dr. Allan Armitage presenting at Arbor Day 2013.


Arbor Day 2016

For sponsorship information, please contact:
(864) 503-5235

Thank you to our sponsors: 

Oakland House

Lawrence E. Roël, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

JM Smith Logo  
Parris Lawn Management Logo
Roebuck  The-Sodfather-LogoContec Logo

Southeastern Printing Logo

 Spartanburg Garden Club

Additional sponsors:

Cathy Minch
Jane and Jim Bagwell
Jennifer and Rusty Washburn

Spartanburg Men's Garden Club
Julia B. Burnett
Anne and Larry Flynn
Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve
SCC Horticultural Department  

Contact Us

USC Upstate Foundation

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

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