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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

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

Why Studying History is Important 
Thursday, August 25, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
CLC 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 CLC 2nd floor lobby.
Contact: Doug Peters
864-503-7454

September

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.  
CLC 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.
CLC 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. 
CLC 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: HEC: 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. 
URC 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.
CLC Ballroom
Contact: Dr. Celena Kusch, Chair of Languages, Literature and Composition
864-503-5850
PREFACE Event

October

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

Contact Us

Khrystal Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Students
(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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