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SCC Names Dr. Lisa Satterfield as New Chief Academic Officer

February 1, 2023 | 2023 | News

Spartanburg Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. Lisa Satterfield as the College's new Chief Academic Officer.

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SCC's HVAC Program to Expand to Cherokee County Campus Thanks to $50,000 Grant from Duke Energy

January 17, 2023

Spartanburg Community College will be expanding its Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program to the College's Cherokee County Campus thanks to a $50,000 grant from The Duke Energy Foundation.

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SCC President Dr. Michael Mikota Appointed to South Carolina Board of Economic Advisors

December 12, 2022 | 2022news

SCC's President, Dr. Michael Mikota, was appointed to serve on the South Carolina Board of Economic Advisors by SC Senate Finance Chairman Harvey Peeler.

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Spartanburg Community College Announces New Faculty Staff Endowment at First Annual Rick Teal Memorial Walk

November 14, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College held the first-annual Rick Teal Memorial Walk and announced a new Faculty/Staff Endowment as part of the College's annual internal giving campaign.

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Spartanburg Community College Taps Warwick Spencer as Vice President of Performance and Talent Innovation

November 14, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College hires veteran corporate attorney Warwick Spencer to serve as Vice President of the newly-formed Performance and Talent Innovation.

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SCC Marketing Team Recognized for Excellence

November 3, 2022 | 2022news

The Spartanburg Community College marketing team was recently recognized for excellence in marketing, branding, and social media initiatives by the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations at the District 2 conference in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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State Horticulture Scholarships Awarded by SC Green

September 12, 2022 | 2022news

The South Carolina Green Industry Association is proud to announce the award of $10,000 in scholarships to collegiate horticulture programs in South Carolina, including SCC.

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Power:Ed Awards SCC Funds for Success Coaching Program

August 31, 2022 | 2022news

Power:Ed awards Spartanburg Community College Funds to aid in launch of Success Coaching program

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Spartanburg Community College Announces John Jaraczewski as New Executive Director of Advancement

August 9, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College announced the hiring of John Jaraczewski to serve as the College's new Executive Director of Advancement.

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Strategies and Challenges for Higher Education Attainment

July 22, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Academic Movement has recently launched its Postsecondary Education Attainment Taskforce to identify challenges, and remedies, to college attainment.

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Spartanburg Community College Hosts "ALICE" Active Shooter Training

July 19, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College is holding Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate (ALICE) Instructor Certification Training July 18-19. ALICE is a program that trains people on how to respond to violent critical incidents.

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Can SC Tech Schools Recover from Enrollment Decline

July 18, 2022 | 2022news

Enrollment in South Carolina's two-year colleges plunged by nearly 20 percent from 2014 to 2019, more than almost any other state in the South.

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SCC Free Tuition Comparison and Review

July 7, 2022 | 2022news

Free college tuition. How much longer will it last? 7NEWS learned it depends on which institution you ask. Spartanburg Community College offers free tuition on all programs and transfer.

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SCC Concurrent Enrollment Program is First in SC to Receive NACEP Accreditation

May 17, 2022 | 2022news

SCC is the first school in the state of South Carolina to have its concurrent enrollment program accredited by NACEP.

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SCC Announces Three New Commission Members

May 12, 2022 | 2022news

Katherine O'Neill, Charlie King, and Carter Smith are announced as official members of the Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education.

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First Graduation on the Green - SC Lt. Governor Delivers Address

May 6, 2022 | 2022news

On Thursday, May 5th, Spartanburg Community College held the first ever graduation ceremony on the Campus Green of SCC Giles Campus in Spartanburg.

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SCC Recognizes Chaser Champions

April 27, 2022 | 2022news

SCC recognized five members of its faculty and staff for their exemplary work and dedication to the mission of the College as the first recipients of the Chaser Champions award.

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SCC Launches New Pre-Police Program to Help Shortage

April 20, 2022 | 2022news

SCC is offering a new, program to get students into law enforcement jobs quicker: Pre-Police Academy Training, or PPAT. And yes, tuition is still free for 22-23 Academic Year.

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SCC Economic Impact in Cherokee County

April 3, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College has made a $43.4 million economic impact and created 811 jobs in Cherokee County over the past five years.

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SCC Encourages Successful Machine Tool Program

March 30, 2022 | 2022news

A machine tool operator can start at a $50,000 salary and make six figures after several years of experience. SCC's MTT program offers a certificate in as little as three semesters.

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SCC Celebrates Impact on Students, Careers, and Community

March 17, 2022 | 2022news

Today, Spartanburg Community College held the inaugural SCC Impact celebration event at the Spartanburg Marriot. Announces $35 billion economic impact to South Carolina since 2009.

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SCC Hosts Discover SCC Open House Saturday 3/26

March 17, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College will host a Discover SCC Open House event on Saturday, March 26 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the SCC Giles Campus in Spartanburg.

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SC Governor Presents SCC Student with Tourism Award

March 1, 2022 | 2022news

SC Governor Presents SCC Culinary Arts Student with Tourism Award

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Spartanburg Community College and Gardner-Webb University Partner to Create New Direct-Transfer Programs

February 24, 2022 | 2022news

Today, leadership of Spartanburg Community College and Gardner-Webb University signed agreements to jointly create a Direct Transfer Program to be known as "Bulldog Bound."

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SC Governor pushes for $124M for Tech Schools

February 21, 2022 | 2022news

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster pushes for his plan to provide free community college to thousands of state residents.

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Chaser Delivers Donation to Spartanburg Humane Society

February 15, 2022 | 2022news

Chaser the Spartanburg Community College mascot delivered a donation by a student at SCC to the Spartanburg Humane Society.


SCC Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Achieves Five-Star Status

February 1, 2022 | 2022news

SCC leadership announced that the College's Phi Theta Kappa Chapter, Beta Sigma Psi, has achieved "Five-Star Chapter" status, the highest ranking a PTK chapter can achieve.

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SCC Ranked Best Community College in South Carolina

January 28, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg Community College Ranked Best Community College in South Carolina by National Independent Organization, Best Colleges.

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SCC Extends Free Tuition Into 2022-2023 AY

January 19, 2022 | 2022news

Wednesday, SCC president Dr. Michael Mikota announced the school will be offering free tuition to students into the 2022-2023 school year.

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OPINION: County Should Benefit from Workforce Scholarships

January 19, 2022 | 2022news

Spartanburg County is uniquely poised to benefit from Workforce Scholarships with initiatives to address Spartanburg's educational attainment lags state and national averages.

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SCC Nominees for A. Wade Martin Award

January 14, 2022 | 2022news

SCC announces Neil Griffin and Susan Moore for the A. Wade Martin Innovative Team of the Year Award, an honor bestowed by the SCTEA at its annual conference in February.

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SCC Student Honored by Spartanburg Science Center

January 5, 2022 | 2022news

SCC Student Will Lawson was honored by the Spartanburg Science Center for his tireless work helping to care for the more than 40 animals at the Center during the pandemic.

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Spark Center Welcomes Duncan-based GML Industries

December 10, 2021 | 2021news

GML Industries LLC announced Dec. 7 it will invest $966,000 to establish operations in Spartanburg Community College's Spark Center SC in Duncan.

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Coffee With... SCC President Michael Mikota

November 30, 2021 | 2021news

SC Biz News "Coffee With" video series features executives sharing insights. Rick Jenkins, SC Biz News publisher, sat down with Dr. Mikota, president of SCC.

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Presidents of SCC, Switzerland Discuss Expansion of Apprenticeships

November 30, 2021 | 2021news

SCC President Dr. Michael Mikota met with President of Switzerland, Guy Parmelin and Swiss Ambassador to the US Jacques Pitteloud to discuss apprenticeship programs.

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SCC Announces New Mascot in Record Enrollment

November 2, 2021 | 2021news

SCC announces a new mascot, and a 32 percent overall increase in enrollment versus 2019, marking the highest enrollment in college history with a total of 6,097 students.

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TRIO Talent Search Grant for SCC Cherokee County Campus

October 26, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg Community College announced the college has been awarded a TRiO Talent Search Grant totaling $1,386,720 over the next five years.

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2021 Arboretum Adventures

October 14, 2021 | 2021news

SCC School of Horticulture and the SCC Foundation hosts the 2021 Arboretum Adventures event and celebrate the 50th anniversary on Thursday, September 23

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2021 WOW Symposium

October 14, 2021 | 2021news

Seventh annual WOW: Wonders of Writing Symposium featuring published authors Esteban Rodriguez and Tiana Nobile from 7:00-8:00 pm virtually.

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An Unbelievable Comeback

August 31, 2021

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Donation to School of Horticulture Announced

August 31, 2021 | 2021news

A generous donation from Larry Roël and Katie Hicks will fund a new bridge that will help protect the surrounding environment and natural habitats.

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School of Horticulture Celebrates 50th Year

August 19, 2021 | 2021news

SCC's School of Horticulture celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, having evolved into a diverse program for the study of horticulture and agriculture.

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SCC Announces New College Transition Program

August 11, 2021 | 2021news

SCC's new program deploys four College Transition Coordinators in high schools, career centers, educating communities on college and life transitions post-high school.

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SCC Dean's List Summer 2021

August 10, 2021 | 2021news

The following Spartanburg Community College students have earned dean's list honors for this past semester.

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SCC Embraces BMW Apprenticeship Expansion

August 10, 2021 | 2021news

Out of 331 graduates, almost every BMW Scholar has been offered a job with the company, according to the release. Participating schools include Spartanburg Community College.

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Sports at SCC?

August 9, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg Community College is studying whether sports should become a part of student life as it provides education and training for the workforce.

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Winthrop Graduates Among Two Youngest from Spartanburg

June 30, 2021 | 2021news

Two Spartanburg natives among youngest graduates to earn four-year degrees at Winthrop University, after graduating high school through SCC Early College.

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Economic Visionaries Donations Raise More Than $90k

June 17, 2021 | 2021news

The SCC Economic Visionaries Event raises $90,000+ from local companies to assist students in need.

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USC Upstate, SCC Announce Partnership

June 7, 2021 | 2021news

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MUSC, SCC Increasing Student Access to Health Care Education

June 7, 2021 | 2021news

In collaboration with the SC Technical College System, SCC and OCTech, MUSC College of Health Professions develops new pre-health professions transfer tracks.

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Community Response to Free Tuition at SCC

May 27, 2021 | 2021news

Jarvis Robertson from FOX Carolina speaks with the president of Spartanburg Community College, and with a student to talk about free college tuition.

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SC Works and SCC helping workers find jobs

May 26, 2021 | 2021news

Since January companies have invested more than a billion dollars to open and expand upstate businesses.When companies need skilled workers many of them turn to SC works and SCC.

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SCC Announces Free Tuition for 2021-2022

May 20, 2021 | 2021news

SCC and the Bringing Back the Burg Business Recovery Task Force Announce Partnership to Grow Educational Attainment in Spartanburg County.

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SCC and OneSpartanburg Announce Free Tuition

May 20, 2021 | 2021news

SCC, OneSpartanburg, Inc., and the Bringing Back the Burg Business Recovery Task Force have joined forces to make attending college at SCC more affordable.

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SCC Announces Significant Scholarship Assistance

May 20, 2021 | 2021news

SCC partnered with Spartanburg One Inc. and Bringing Back the Burg Business Recovery Task Force to virtually eliminate tuition for all students through the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Siemens completes $36M expansion

May 17, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg's Spark Center SC alum, Siemens, is celebrating its recent $36 million expansion, which helped bring 180 new jobs to Spartanburg.

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Spark Center SC to House Epica

May 14, 2021 | 2021news

Epica International, a leader in cutting-edge mobile medical imaging systems and precision manufacturing robotics, unveiled their new headquarters and operations facility at Spark Center SC.

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Timken Grant to SCC Foundation

May 12, 2021 | 2021news

SCC Foundation receives a $56,105 Grant from the Timken Foundation for SCC Tyger River Campus Educational Equipment.

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SCC PTK Honor Society Receives State Awards

April 28, 2021 | 2021news

Students Al'Valon Allen and Melissa Poole are named to the SC Tech College System's 2021 PTK All-State Academic Team. SCC's PTK Beta Sigma Psi is 2021 Advisor Team of the Year.

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SC Ports Authority Grant to SCC

April 27, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg Community College received a $2,500 grant from the SC Ports Authority to support the college's commercial driver's license program.

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I2 student passes all 10 certification tests

April 21, 2021 | 2021news

Michael Burke with I2 recently became the first local student to pass all 10 entry-level certification tests offered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

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SCC Receives NSF Grant

April 16, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg Community College receives National Science Foundation Grant for New Data Analytics Program.

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VW donates Atlas to SCC

March 17, 2021 | 2021news

Vic Bailey Volkswagen dealership donated a VW Atlas to Spartanburg Community College for use in teaching for the Automotive Programs.

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SCC and US SBA Open Work Site

March 17, 2021 | 2021news

SCC and the US SBA SC District Office celebrated the opening of the Spartanburg Alternative Work Site located at SCC's Spark Center SC.

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Free FAFSA workshops at local colleges

March 16, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg Academic Movement offers free FAFSA workshops at local colleges, including Spartanburg Community College.

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2021 Economic Visionaries Scholarships

March 2, 2021 | 2021news

In lieu of the annual event, sponsorship dollars will fund an annual scholarship in your company's name to a deserving student(s) and be awarded in Spring 2021.

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New BMW Training Center for Scholars

February 23, 2021 | 2021news

Spartanburg County's BMW Manufacturing breaks ground on $20 million training center that includes BMW Scholars. The new facility is expected to be completed by summer 2022.

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AFL partners with SCC workforce pgm

January 6, 2021 | 2021news

AFL plows ahead with high school workforce program, 2021 Operational Workforce Program, with fourth class to enter the program.

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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.

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SCC Cherokee Co. Campus Leadership Transition

November 18, 2020 | 2020news

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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September 3, 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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September 2, 2020

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Administration Hosts Fundraiser for Children's Hospital

September 1, 2020

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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New SCC Foundation Board Members

July 29, 2020 | 2020news

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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BAKD to Perfection

March 9, 2020

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Career Changes Create Students

March 1, 2020 | 2020news

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

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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.

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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.

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