“Spartanburg Community College has been our ace in the hole,” David Britt said about the five-location college, which he said would be a key in filling the project’s 400 jobs. “It helped us all the way back to BMW … The citizens, we all have put our money in the community college because we know the payback has been more than good. It’s been fantastic.”
The Spartanburg Community College Foundation recently welcomed two seasoned professionals to its board of directors.
SCC Downtown Campus Evans Academic Center is awarded 2015 Adaptive Reuse Citation Award from American Institute of Architect's South Carolina Chapter.
Congratulations to SCC students who have earned dean's list honors for spring term 2015!
The CAMIT training facility is expected to create 84 jobs and generate about $20 million in private investment when it is completed this summer.
SCC students, along with Wofford students and Northside residents, will have a hand in designing and building the spaces alongside artist Tom Shields of North Carolina.
Spartanburg Community College logo to be featured, along with other Spartanburg colleges, at the new miniature golf course downtown.
The new Cherokee Technology Center is approved to be built on leased property on the Spartanburg Community College Cherokee County campus.
The Spartanburg County Detention Center held its Operation Educate Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday. Operation Education provides educational resources of Spartanburg Community College to those incarcerated in the county jail. The program is intended to provide inmates with job and work skills.
The program gives inmates access to educational materials and resources from Spartanburg Community College to help give inmates “the job skills and workplace habits necessary to gain employment and keep a job,” according to a news release.
Avoiding the projected shortfall will require 2,600 additional students yearly graduating with associate degrees and 4,150 additional students graduating with bachelors' and higher degrees, according to the study.
Training by the state’s readySC program — what Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt calls the state’s “special sauce” when it comes to industrial recruiting — sealed the deal. This program is a division of the SC State Technical College System.
SCC President Henry Giles said the average age of students attending the college is “26, not 18. And they are individuals who have left high school and worked a while in their jobs. A number of them ... are coming back on their own because they realize they need to have additional credentials to be able to have a true living wage.”
SCC and USC Upstate leaders speak out in support of upcoming higher education bond bill for legislative passing.
New partnership will allow SCC staff to spend more quality, one-on-one time with students as they address admissions, financial aid, billing and other important enrollment-related topics pertaining to their college and career goals.
SCC Chief of Police Andre Kerr, a musician, shares his story of when he worked with legendary Percy Sledge.
SCC President Henry C. Giles, Jr. to be honored at Wofford College Graduation with Honorary Degree
Clemson partners with SCC, other tech colleges to promote advanced manufacturing careers in South Carolina.
Operation Education will bring the educational resources of SCC to the county jail to give those incarcerated the job skills and workplace habits necessary to gain employment and keep a job.
Operation Education is about to commence at Spartanburg County Jail, thanks to a partnership with Spartanburg Community College.
The new CAMIT Building at SCC Cherokee County Campus will be a state-of-the-art facility for students studying advanced manufacturing, engineering technology, mechatronics and more.
Jason Pace and Kathy Jo Lancaster announced this week that four students in UCATC’s Welding Program for SCC have been selected to compete for the chance to represent the SCC system in the spring State Welding Competition.
SCC Computer Technology Program students collaborate with Spartanburg Partners for Active Living to write a program to help track bicycles rented in the city.
SC Technical College System, the University of South Carolina and Clemson University came together to sign letters of intent to offer coordinated admission—streamlining the transfer process for students graduating from in-state technical colleges like SCC to both universities.
March is Open House Month at SCC! Visit an event at a campus near you.
SCC is home to one of the top-rated associate degrees in the field of horticulture. The students who attend the program already have some idea what to do with their life even as they enter the first year of the program.
Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce prepares as about 23 percent of workers over the next 10 years at businesses SCC surveyed in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties.
This formal partnership agreement is the culmination of discussions that was spearheaded by the State Workforce Investment Board.
SCC students earning dean's list honors for fall term 2014 are announced.
Need help filling out that confusing FASFA form? Visit College Goal at SCC Cherokee County Campus February 21.
SCC instructors Jason Bagwell, Jay Moore and Kevin Parris featured in this edition of The South Carolina Nurseryman
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is putting on more workshops intended to help South Carolina veterans get prepared for jobs in the civilian working world. SCC Tyger River Campus hosted the workshop in Duncan.
LEED Silver certification has been awarded for the SCC Downtown Campus Evans Academic Center through the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating program.
US Senator Tim Scott partners with SCC to host Veterans' Educational and Entrepreneurial Resources Fair at Tyger River Campus in Duncan on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
SCC Corporate and Community Education provides funding for veterans to receive job training through its new Veteran Scholarships Forever endowment.
Dr. Cheryl Cox, SCC vice president of academic affairs, speaks about President Obama's proposal to provide two years of community college free for students who are eligible.
President Obama announces a plan to provide two free years of community college to students. See SCC President Giles and student, Violet Floyd interviewed about this on WYFF.
You're invited to enjoy this free lecture series from SCC on diverse topics exploring historical, religious, cultural and economic themes.
SCC aided in making this possible with continued support of economic development efforts in Spartanburg County.
A new program at SCC will allow students to obtain an associate degree by attending class on weekends.
Spartanburg Community College President Henry C. Giles Jr. announced the implementation of the SCC Action Plan to educate and train the personnel needed by business and industry in the Upstate both now and in the future.
SCC Cherokee County Campus breaks ground for new CAMIT facility in Gaffney.
SCC student John Harris featured in this NPR article as he shares his experience with the apprenticeship program working at Cooper Standard.
Congratulations to SCC students who made Summer 2014 Dean's List!
Spartanburg Community College is proud to be a part of Spartanburg's downtown revitalization by opening its Evans Academic Center in 2013.
SCC Arboretum Director Kevin Parris and SCC student Tanner Howell share their experiences with the public Thursday during “Arboretum Adventures,” a yearly fundraiser for the college's arboretum and horticulture department.
"There's a lot of jobs being created in manufacturing and the different suppliers -- and that creates a mecca for startup businesses," SCC's economic development director, Mike Forrester said.
SCC announced its most recent grant awards Thursday that will be applied toward a $7.7 million education and training facility to help meet the future employment needs of industries in Cherokee County.
The Timken Foundation donated $150,000 to the Spartanburg Community College Foundation for the new educational and training facility at the college’s Cherokee County campus.
SCC will hold its fall Arboretum Adventures fundraiser. This year features Tanner Howell, one of SCC's horticultural students, and SCC Arboretum Director Kevin Parris and their visit to Great Dixter in England. The event is a great way to keep up with what is happening each year at the school.