Spartanburg Community College (SCC) will host a Discover SCC open house event on Tuesday, April 19 from 4:00-7:00 pm in the Dan Lee Terhune Student Services Building at the SCC central campus in Spartanburg. The event is free and open to students, parents and career seekers interested in SCC's academic programs.
"Anyone interested in attending college, starting a new career or gaining professional development skills is invited to attend Discover SCC to learn about our academic programs and why SCC is a great place to attend college, "explains Quiana Reed, SCC's coordinator of recruiting. "Guests will have the opportunity for campus tours where they can see first-hand our amazing facilities and state-of-the-art equipment, and they can speak to faculty members about specific programs and career opportunities. Current SCC students will also be available to share their experiences and answer questions about the college experience at SCC.
"For individuals interested in the healthcare profession, this is the event to attend since our focus will be our healthcare programs of study and available jobs in a variety of health professions," adds Reed. "Attendees can learn more about SCC health programs and tour our hands-on hospital environment, surgical center, dental office and more. And, as a bonus, therapeutic massage students will give free chair massages to attendees."
The following SCC healthcare programs will be featured at the Discover SCC event:
- Dental Assisting
- Healthcare Unit Coordinating
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Lab Technologies
- Nursing & Patient Care
- Paramedic & EMT
- Pharmacy Technician
- Radiologic Technology
- Respiratory Care
- Surgical Technology
- Therapeutic Massage
Guests can also speak to SCC staff about the admissions and financial aid processes, as well as support services that help students make the most of their educational experience, such as career planning, counseling, student disability services, student activities, advising and tutoring. Attendees will also be eligible for door prizes, including SCC t-shirts and a $500 scholarship from the SCC Foundation.
Representatives from BMW and Michelin will also be available to provide information and answer questions about SCC's Technical Scholars Program - a unique opportunity that allows students to work part-time while attending classes full-time at SCC. Students gain hands-on experience and become viable candidates for full-time positions at BMW, Michelin and other participating companies.