Academic Clubs & Organizations
The mission of the Accounting Club is to provide the students of USC Upstate a window into the future of an accounting career, to shake knowledge of the accounting field, to locate professionals to share their experiences, to make connections with other accounting students, and to inspire others to pursue the area of accounting. Sponsored by the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics. For more information, contact Elizabeth Cole at 864-503-5594.
The purpose of the Chemistry Club is to stimulate and maintain an interest in the field of chemistry through bi-weekly meetings. Sponsored by faculty in Natural Sciences and Engineering. For more information contact Dr. Christopher Bender at 864-503-5755
Club Art & Design
Club Art & Design is open to all USC Upstate students. Club Art & Design's mission is to identify and develop activities that support the arts and enhance academic and professional development of its members. Special emphasis is given to the following three areas of study: Graphic Design, Art Education, and Art History. For more information contact Richard Mack at 864-503-5803.
Commercial Music Club
The purpose of the Commercial Music Club is to promote performance and creativity of USC Upstate's musicians and their music. The organization allows members to practice their talents and provides opportunities for live performances. For more information contact Doug Scarborough at 864-503-5253.
Computer Science Club
The Computer Science Club aims to promote a sense of community amongst CS/CIS students, and to provide them with opportunities for intellectual growth and leadership development. We do this by holding informational talks, competitive team activities, and arranging outings to various computer science events in the area. For more information, please see our website at:http://sc-sun2000.uscupstate.edu/~student25/
Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA)
The purpose of the USC Upstate Engineering Management Student Association (EMSA) is to promote engineering management profession. EMSA supports opportunities for the ETM students to utilize the leadership, teamwork, and decision-making skills taught in the ETM curriculum outside the classroom environment.
Health Professionals Club
The Health Professionals Club offers meetings at which individuals in the health professions come and give lectures to students planning on going into their chosen field of study (pre-health, pre-pharmacy, etc.). Health Professionals Club also actively participates in community service. For more information contact Dr. Kandy Velazquez at 864-503-5218 or Dr. Ginny Webb at 864-503-5976.
Members of the Literary Club present readings of literary works to care interest in and develop appreciation of literature. They also support other events on campus to further literacy and literary works. For more information contact the Office of Student Life at 864-503-5122.
The Math Club encourages math awareness and promotes interest in mathematics at USC upstate. Club meetings address issues important to USC Upstate students with an interest in mathematics or an intention to work in the field of mathematics. For more information contact Muhammad Hameed at 864-503-5371.
Mentoring Matters (Psychology)
The Psychology Peer Mentoring Program pairs first year students with upper-level Psychology students in an effort to help new students familiarize them with the Psychology Department and USC Upstate. Peer mentors review psych major requirements, offer advice in terms of scheduling classes, make new students aware of resources available on and off campus, provide strategies on being successful in the college environment, and answer questions to make the transition into the USC Upstate community as smooth as possible. For more information contact Dr. Yancey McDougal at 864-503-5778.
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a strategic alliance of colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations and students, whose mission to prepare and certify future nonprofit professionals to with American's youth and families. For more information contact Dr. John T Long at 864-503-5241.
The mission of the Psychology Club is to promote interest in Psychology, inform others of the science of Psychology, provide service to the local community, and help students network among themselves and in the community. For more information contact Dr. Stephanie Keen.
The purpose of the Science Club is to give students with a passion of biological sciences and related subjects, topics, events, etc. the ability to broaden their learning experience. The members are able to explore the love of science in many contexts and supports its fundamental importance by participating in meetings and other activities. The students meet other individuals, who like them, share a passion for this subject. For more information contact Sarah Campbell at 864-503-5716.
Social Science Club
The purpose of the Social Science Club is to explore job and graduate school opportunities and community needs by hosting speakers from the faculty, campus and community, to explore specific areas and issues in the disciplines of sociology and other social sciences through presentation of members' research and papers, and to improve members of the club with social opportunities and outings. For more information contact Laura Jennings at 864-503-5667.
Student Marketing Association
The Student Marketing Association provides students with the opportunity to broaden their understanding of, and appreciation for, the discipline of Marketing. The club seeks to identify member needs and to improve members with a value-added experience. The club seeks to do so by providing a mix of activities: company tours, guest speakers, attendance at marketing conferences, etc. The Marketing Club is sponsored by the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics. For more information, contact Elenora Stuart at 803-503-5588.
Student Nursing Association
The Student Nurses Association (SNA) is a national organization that brings student nurses together to discuss current healthcare issues as well as celebrate the nursing profession. The state level informs each school's chapter of upcoming events and issues that are important for student nurses. The National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) has a national convention that raises new issues that affect the future of nursing. Founded in 1952, NSNA is a nonprofit organization for students enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, diploma, and generic graduate nursing programs. It is dedicated to fostering the professional development of nursing students. For more information contact Lisa Phillips at 864-503-4252.
TEACh (Spartanburg and Greenville)
TEACh serves and acts on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children in the USC Upstate community and their families, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources. It fosters the growth and development of the membership in their work with and on behalf of all students. For more information about the Spartanburg chapter contact Dr. Tina Herzberg at 864-503-5572.
For more information about the Greenville chapter contact Judy Beck at 864-552-4227.
University Business Society
The mission of the University Business Society is to be an innovative organization that contributes to the success of its diverse student body by providing valuable networking opportunities. Our goal is to enhance our students knowledge and abilities to make ethical and responsible future business decisions. For more information contact Dr. Lily Lancaster at 864-503-5597 or Hannah Terpack at 864-503-5049.
Upstate Historical Society
Upstate Historical Society is a group of students dedicated to the rising interest in history on the University of South Carolina Upstate's campus. Events are planned on and off campus to teach students about the importance of historical places, actions, events, people, and much more. For more information contact Dr. Robert McCormick at 864-503-5723.
USC Upstate Student Chapter of National Art Education Association
USC Upstate Student Chapter of National Art Education Association is a pre-professional organization with members dedicated to art education. This chapter will provide an effective transition from art education preparation to professional practice. Furthermore, the chapter will sponsor service projects to promote art education on campus and the community at large. Some projects will include speakers, conferences, and exhibitions to gain greater insight and perspective about teaching art. For more information contact Dr. Mary Lou Hightower at 864-503-5817.
USC Upstate Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society
This Chapter will allow an opportunity for chemistry students to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from professional association, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences, to foster a professional spirit among the members, to instill a professional pride in the chemical sciences, and to foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist. For more information contact Dr. Christopher Bender at 864-503-5755.
USC Upstate'sWritersINC is a publication that gives students the opportunity to submit poetry, short fiction, and art for publication. WritersINCis published once a year, giving our student body a publication that embodies the individual talent found on campus. For more information contact Dr. Marilyn Knight at 864-503-5836.