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and business leaders willing to share their knowledge and experience as guest lecturers; and provides a location for seeding and incubating entrepreneurial ideas. Affectionately known as “The George,” the 60,000-square-foot facility is as impressive as the resumé of its namesake, who is regarded as an entrepreneurial legend. This state-of-the-art facility features a stock trading lab where students make real time stock trading calls based on momentum, news and overall current-day stock market action. When not in use, it doubles as a much-needed computer lab. Smart classrooms and a tiered classroom that can accommodate 72 students, means faculty members use the latest technology to teach. The three art galleries in “The George” feature rotating art exhibits from The Johnson Collection, comprised of more than 600 pieces ranging from the 1700’s to the present. 160 East St. John Street Spartanburg,SC 29306, 864-503-5580 www.uscupstate.edu/johnsoncollege Main Contacts at Johnson College: Dr. Frank Rudisill, Dean (864) 503-5312 Dr. Elnora Stuart, Associate Dean (864) 503-5588 Amy Henderson, Admin. Asst. to the Dean (864) 503-5312 Deborah Sparks, Admin. Asst. for Student Services (864) 503-5580 Hannah Terpack, Freshman Advisor (864) 503-5049 Sarah Butler, Transfer Advisor (864) 503-5525 Brian Smith, Student Support Coordinator, Sr. Instructor (864) 503-5595 The grand opening of the George Jr. College of Business and Economics took place in May 2010. This $30 million complex represents the pinnacle partnership achievement of the University’s “metropolitan mission,” providing a magnificent resource for the University’s continuing growth. It is also a major investment in the economic development future of Spartanburg. Locating the business school in the heart of downtown Spartanburg facilitates internship opportunities with downtown; offers easier access to community and business leaders willing to share their knowledge and experience as guest lecturers; and provides a location for seeding and incubating entrepreneurial ideas. Affectionately known as “The George,” the 60,000-square-foot facility is as impressive as the resumé of its namesake, who is regarded as an entrepreneurial legend. This state-of-the-art facility features a stock trading lab where students make real time stock trading calls based on momentum, news and overall current-day stock market action. When not in use, it doubles as a much-needed computer lab. Smart classrooms and a tiered classroom that can accommodate 72 students, means faculty members use the latest technology to teach. The three art galleries in “The George” feature rotating art exhibits from The Johnson Collection, comprised of more than 600 pieces ranging from the 1700’s to the present. 160 East St. John Street Spartanburg, SC 29306, 864-503-5580 www.uscupstate.edu/johnsoncollege Main Contacts at Johnson College: Dr. Frank Rudisill, Dean (864) 503-5312 Dr. Elnora Stuart, Associate Dean (864) 503-5588 Amy Henderson, Admin. Asst. to the Dean (864) 503-5312 Deborah Sparks, Admin. Asst. for Student Services (864) 503-5580 Hannah Terpack, Freshman Advisor (864) 503-5049 Sarah Butler, Transfer Advisor (864) 503-5525 Brian Smith, Student Support Coordinator, Sr. Instructor (864) 503-5595 The grand opening of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate took place in May 2010. This represents the pinnacle partnership of the University’s “metropolitan a magnificent resource for the University’s continuing growth. It is also a major investment in the economic development future of Spartanburg. Locating the business school in the heart of downtown Spartanburg facilitates internship opportunities with downtown; offers easier access to community 6


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