George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics. The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, affectionately known as “The George,” is located in downtown Spartanburg and features a Stock Trading Lab where students make real time stock trading calls based on momentum, news and overall current-day stock market action. Smart classrooms, a large tiered classroom, meeting spaces, conference rooms, and beautiful exterior green space all provide a state-of-the-art earning environment. This is further complemented by three art galleries features rotating pieces from the Johnson Collection of Southern art, a convenient parking garage, and a free shuttle service to and from the main campus. This 60,000-square-foot facility is as impressive as the professional accomplishments of its namesake, who is regarded as an entrepreneurial legend.
Studio Upstate. Located at 172 East Main Street in downtown Spartanburg, Studio Upstate is a student-run graphic design agency offering high-quality graphic design services and solutions to nonprofit organizations and small businesses.
Directions To Spartanburg Campus
From U.S. Hwy. 176/I-585 northbound – Take the East Campus Boulevard exit. Go right at the end of the exit ramp onto East Campus Boulevard. The campus is on the left.
From U.S. Hwy. 176/I-585 southbound – Take the East Campus Boulevard exit. Go left at the end of the exit ramp onto East Campus Boulevard. The campus is on the left.
From Business I-85 northbound – Use Exit 5-B, Milliken Road. Proceed along the frontage road parallel to Business I-85 to the Milliken Bridge over Business I-85, and turn left crossing over Business I-85. At the four-way STOP at the end of the bridge, continue straight onto North Campus Boulevard into campus.
From Business I-85 southbound – Use Exit 6, SC 9. Proceed along the frontage road for approximately 1/2 mile being careful not to re-enter Business 85. Turn right at the Milliken Bridge and follow North Campus Boulevard to the campus.
From I-85 in either direction – Use Exit 72 onto U.S. 176 toward Spartanburg. Take the East Campus Boulevard exit. Go left at the end of the exit ramp onto East Campus Boulevard. The campus is on the left.
From I-26 in either direction – Exit onto I-85 northbound, and follow the above directions. Using I-85 instead of Business I-85 is the preferable route.