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Lockhart Power Donates COVID-19 Funds

November 19, 2020 | 2020news

Lockhart Power provides emergency COVID-19 funds for Spartanburg Community College students.

SCC Cherokee County Campus leadership transition

SCC Cherokee Co. Campus Leadership Transition

November 18, 2020 | 2020news

Spartanburg Community College announces leadership transition at Cherokee County Campus in Gaffney.

Duke Energy presents welding grant

Duke Energy Grants $75k for Welding

November 13, 2020 | 2020news

A $75,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation has allowed SCC to implement a new Associate Degree in Welding.

Wall of Fame 2020 award to Harold McClain

SCC Honors 2020 Wall of Fame Inductees

October 26, 2020 | 2020news

SCC Honors 2020 Wall of Fame Inductees: James M. Folk, Harold D. McClain, Dr. Carol R. McFadden & Henry C. Giles Jr.

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InnoVision Awards Recognize SCC

October 8, 2020 | 2020news

InnoVision Awards recognize innovation in the Palmetto State. Spartanburg Community College received an Education Award sponsored by Techtronic Industries Power Equipment.

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Ford Donates Vehicles to Automotive Program

October 8, 2020 | 2020news

Students in SCC's Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training program learn while working on Ford vehicles, including a new Fusion and F-150 recently donated by Ford Motor Co.

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Students in New SCC Program Will Be in High Demand

October 7, 2020 | 2020news

SCC launches only injection molding training program in South Carolina after repeatedly hearing from business leaders about the difficulty of finding people who are trained.

SCC begins state’s first injection molding program

State's First Injection Molding Program at SCC

October 2, 2020 | 2020news

SCC begins South Carolina's First Injection Molding Training Program through its Corporate and Community Education division.

Funding for A2 is provided by a National Science Foundation program called Advanced Technological Education.

Project to Boost Access to Smart Manufacturing

September 28, 2020 | 2020news

CA2VES launched in 2012 to create and deliver accessible e-learning material for a nationwide audience to support aviation and automotive technological education.

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Jed Foundation Launches Scholarship Fund

September 28, 2020 | 2020news

JED Campus is a signature program of the foundation and helps colleges like SCC develop and strengthen their approaches to supporting student mental health and preventing suicide

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Rep. Forrester honored with Order of Palmetto

September 25, 2020 | 2020news

SC Rep. Mike Forrester honored with Order of the Palmetto. Forrester is VP of Economic Development at SCC.

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SteelCore Donates PPE to SCC

September 25, 2020 | 2020news

Spartanburg's SteelCore donates $50,000 worth of PPE to Spartanburg Community College Foundation.

Broome High student Colton Wells

Youth Apprenticeship Scholarship to SCC

September 25, 2020 | 2020news

Broome High student Colton Wells will be an apprentice at DRÄXLMAIER, who will pay for his education and training at SCC.

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Dr. Mikota Speaks at Rotary in Gaffney

September 23, 2020 | 2020news

The new SCC president since July 13, 2020, Dr. Michael Mikota, was the featured speaker at Gaffney Rotary Club.

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Highway 290 Development During COVID-19

September 21, 2020 | 2020news

Leaders credit Spartanburg's strong manufacturing companies, school districts, and the proximity to Greenville for the demand for more real estate along the highway.

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SCC Receives Beautification Grant

September 17, 2020 | 2020news

Spartanburg releases beautification and cleanup grants, which includes $2000 for Spartanburg Community College's entrance.

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SCC Receives $1.6 Million TRIO Program Grant

September 15, 2020 | 2020news

SCC Receives $1.6 Million Grant from the US Department of Education to Support TRIO Program.

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Endowment Fund Exceeds $1 Million

September 11, 2020 | 2020news

Spartanburg Community College Foundation Endowment Fund Exceeds $1 Million, in part thanks to a sizable gift.


Broad River Electric Awards SCC Foundation

September 11, 2020 | 2020news

The SCC Foundation has been awarded a $2,000 Operation Round Up grant from Broad River Electric to be used for the Student Food Pantry at the Downtown Campus.


Flu Shots Available at Student Health Center

September 3, 2020

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New Admin John Doe in Sociology Department

September 2, 2020

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Advisory Board Recommends Social Distancing

September 2, 2020

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Blood Drive this Thursday

September 2, 2020

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Administration Hosts Fundraiser for Children's Hospital

September 1, 2020

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Art by Carolyn Ford of Limestone University

Limestone University Artist to Speak at SCC

August 21, 2020 | 2020news

Limestone University Professor of Art Carolyn Ford will be giving two artist talks on her exhibition “Speak My Language” at SCC on September 15 and 16, 2020.

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SCC Foundation Board and Union SC

August 17, 2020 | 2020news

SCC Foundation recently elected new members to the board of directors including one from Union County with three of its returning members also being from Union County.

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COVID-19 Precautions in Union

August 12, 2020 | 2020news

SCC Union County Campus will reopen Monday, August 17 with steps taken to protect students and staff from the COVID-19 Virus.

Medical technologist Emily Neverett prepares COVID-19 swabs for analysis at the Luxor Scientific Lab in Greenville

Upstate colleges in the age of COVID-19

August 12, 2020 | 2020news

When classes start back this fall on SC's college campuses, some students will begin on their couches with virtual learning while others will be back in classrooms.

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2020 Graduation Parade at SCC

August 8, 2020 | 2020news

Photos Graduates participate in a graduation parade, held at the SCC Giles Campus Thursday, August 6, 2020. Over 120 graduates participated in the parade.

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SCC Releases Return-to-Campus Plan

August 3, 2020 | 2020news

SCC recently shared a plan for returning to campus during the COVID-19 pandemic with students, faculty and staff, outlining new and continued guidelines for the fall semester.

Pharmacy Dean Kurt Wargo

PC Pharmacy Enters Agreement with SCC

August 2, 2020 | 2020news

The agreed-upon pre-pharmacy courses at SCC can be completed in two years. Eligible students submit a PharmCAS application to the PCSP will be guaranteed an interview.

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Summer Dean's List

July 29, 2020 | 2020news

SCC announces the Dean's List for Summer 2020, listed by student's town of residence.

SCC Foundation new board members

New SCC Foundation Board Members

July 29, 2020 | 2020news

The Spartanburg Community College Foundation recently elected new members to the board of directors.

SCC Chef Amy Byers

Culinary Schools Adapt to COVID-19

July 28, 2020 | 2020news

SC culinary schools, including SCC's culinary program, adapt to a COVID-19 world with more safety classes, serving alternatives.

Area colleges feel effects of COVID

Colleges feel COVID's effects

July 3, 2020 | 2020news

What will colleges do in the Fall? Here's what USC, Clemson, Greenville Tech and Spartanburg Community College are planning.

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Deans List Spring 2020

June 26, 2020 | 2020news

The following Spartanburg Community College students have earned dean's list honors for the spring 2020 semester.

Cherokee County and SCC early college agreement

Early College Agreement Signed

June 24, 2020 | 2020news

Cherokee County and SCC announce Early College program for high school students at the SCC Cherokee County Campus in Gaffney, SC.

Dr. Michael Mikota

Mikota is Ready to Lead SCC

June 6, 2020 | 2020news

Michael Mikota is happy to be back in the Upstate and is ready to lead SCC into becoming a major player in the growth and development of the region.

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SCC: We Stand Together

June 4, 2020 | 2020news

A letter from President Giles addressing the racism and unrest in our midst.

Dr. Jack Powers

Financial Restraints Didn't Stop Powers

June 1, 2020 | 2020news

Former SCC President Jack Powers has interesting history at Furman University where he coached baseball.

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Grant for Mental Health Services

June 1, 2020 | 2020news

Mary Black Foundation Awards SCC Foundation $15,000 for Increased Support Services for Students Due to COVID-19

Dr. Cheryl Cox

Rebuilding America: Spartanburg Schools Look to Summer

May 29, 2020 | 2020news

Spartanburg Community College is slowly transforming for summer reopening, along with other schools in Spartanburg.

Dr. Michael Mikota

Dr. Michael Mikota Named SCC President

May 26, 2020 | 2020news

SCC has named Dr. Michael Mikota to the position of president, effective July 13, 2020.

2020 SCC President Candidates

SCC Finalists in President Search

May 15, 2020 | 2020news

SCC has narrowed a search for the seventh president since its founding more than 57 years ago.

WSPA Jamarcus Gaston, SCC Foundation Director Bea Walters Smith with students Angel Voiers and Steve Naya

SCC Foundation Giving Tuesday Now

May 5, 2020 | 2020news

SCC Foundation participated in #GivingTuesdayNow May 5, 2020 to benefit student emergency funds.

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Nursing Students Losing Experience

April 29, 2020 | 2020news

Julie Denesha, nursing chair at SCC had to replace clinicals with online materials this year. She also voiced optimism in student success going forward.

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SCC to Offer Small Labs

March 30, 2020 | 2020news

SCC announced it will hold labs for small groups of seniors to complete graduation requirements and postpone its graduation ceremony until later this summer.

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Governor Grants Options for Labs, Commencement Postponed

March 27, 2020 | 2020news

Governor McMaster has given option to bring small groups of students on campus to complete the required lab components.

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Upstate colleges prepare for coming semesters

March 25, 2020

While students are distance learning and answers are few, local colleges are still trying to prepare for the coming summer and fall semesters of two distinct futures — one where they return to campus and one where they do not.

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Students Online Remainder of Semester

March 21, 2020 | 2020news

SCC announced Friday its students will take online classes for the remainder of the spring semester which ends April 29.

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SCC Continues Classes Online

March 19, 2020

Spartanburg Community College implemented a distance learning instructional model on March 16 that will continue through the end of the semester, April 29, in compliance with the executive order announced today by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

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Planting Seeds for Countywide Success

March 16, 2020 | 2020news

Opinion piece by Spartanburg County Councilman David Britt about growth in Spartanburg County.

SCC culinary alum Trang Pitts

BAKD to Perfection

March 9, 2020

SCC alum, George Sims

Career Changes Create Students

March 1, 2020 | 2020news

Career changes are creating more non-traditional students at colleges, as seen at Spartanburg Community College.

SCC President Henry C. Giles Jr.

SCC President Giles Announces Retirement

January 27, 2020 | 2020news

SCC President Giles, announced his retirement to the Spartanburg County Commission for Technical & Community Education, effective June 30, 2020.

Panelists at SCC Elections 101 Lyceum lecture

Social media plays bigger role today

January 26, 2020 | 2020news

Social media is playing a bigger role in politics today with politicians using the media to take their views directly to voters, election experts say.

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McKissick Keynote Speaker in Union

January 26, 2020 | 2020news

Isaac McKissick, Director of the SCC Union County Campus, was the keynote speaker at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at Sims Middle School.