Established at USC Spartanburg in October 1998, the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS) is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and serves students, faculty, staff and community members through curricular and co-curricular programming.

As part of the USC Upstate commitment to recognizing and supporting diversity efforts on campus, the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies promotes a safe and healthy university environment by creating and enhancing leadership opportunities, personal growth and professional development for women in our campus community. We recognize that there is no one “women’s” experience and strive to address and celebrate the diversity among women, as well as the commonalities that we share.

In 2018, USC Upstate celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies.  This poster collection documents the evolution of the center through the myriad of events hosted over the last twenty years, exemplifying their ongoing commitment to celebrating diversity in all its incarnations.