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Upstate recognizes area students

SPARTANBURG — Twelve area residents were among the 358 graduates recognized by USC Upstate during its fall convocation exercises held December 19, 2017 at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.

The students, their home communities, and the degrees they received are:

• Braylin Brown of Jonesville received a Bachelor of Science.

• Karrie Edwards of Enoree received a Bachelor of Arts.

• Nicholas Ellison of Pauline received a Bachelor of Science.

• Jefferson Fishtorn of Enoree received a Bachelor of Science.

• Madyson Fowler of Pacolet received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

• Carli Frady of Enoree received a Bachelor of Arts.

• Billie Howell of Union received a Bachelor of Science.

• Jessica Justice of Union received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

• Kayla MacLeod of Pauline received a Bachelor of Arts.

• Beverly Morris of Jonesville received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

• Davis West of Pauline received a Bachelor of Science.

• Alana Wright of Buffalo received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

About USC Upstate

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a regional, comprehensive university that offers more than 40 bachelor’s degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing, and teacher education, and master’s degrees in education, informatics, and nursing. These degrees help students to transition easily to careers in the Upstate region. USC Upstate is committed to fulfilling regional and state workforce needs and thus the university is a major engine of social and economic development. Comprised of a diverse and dynamic community of approximately 6,000 students from 26 states and 17 countries, USC Upstate is a wonderful blend of traditional and nontraditional students who reflect the Upstate’s rich international character. USC Upstate offers a balance of strengths that, when added up, results in a learning experience that is hard to match. The academic programs are accredited and highly ranked, with amazing research and internship opportunities for students. USC Upstate has its main campus in Spartanburg, the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics and the UPSTATE Gallery on Main in downtown Spartanburg, a location in Greenville, and a growing number of programs online. The USC Upstate Spartans, which fields 17 varsity sports, compete on the NCAA Division I level as a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Nearly 30,000 alumni have earned degrees from USC Upstate and approximately 85 percent choose to remain in the Upstate region to build their lives and careers, making a significant impact of the region’s economy and quality of life. Learn more at www.uscupstate.edu.

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12 receive degrees at fall convocation

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