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Spartanburg Community College will host Discover SCC Open House event on Saturday,
March 24 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the SCC Central Campus in Spartanburg. The event
is free and open to students, parents and career seekers interested in SCC's academic
Anyone interested in attending college, starting a new career or gaining professional
development skills is invited to attend our Discover SCC Open House event to learn
about our academic programs and why SCC is a great place to attend college, stated
Guiana Reed, coordinator of SCC recruiting.
Guests can tour the campus to see the facilities and equipment. Faculty members and
students from all seven schools of learning will be available to speak to faculty
members about specific programs and career opportunities.
Application fees to SSC are free Saturday for those attending the event.
Schools of learning and programs of study represented include the following:
Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies
Programs in the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies are
for the mechanically inclined and students interested in an industrial career. Manufacturing,
industrial and engineering technology programs prepare students to be machinists,
technicians and fabricators.
The School of Business offers programs - from accounting, management studies to culinary
arts - and others designed for students to transfer to another college or university
for a bachelor's degree.
Computer and Engineering Technologies
Whether you want to enter a career in the IT field or you're seeking to expand your
credentials through short-term training, SCC offers a variety of programs to help
you achieve your college or career goals.
No previous computer knowledge or just basic skills needed. Become a software developer,
web developer, PC application specialist, programmer analyst, support technician.
Digital Design Technologies
Digital Design students use computers and software to create graphics and page layouts
for traditional printing and online publishing.
Teachers careers in industrial drawing, electronics, technology or engineering.
The demand for well-trained nurses exceeds the supply. SCC Health Sciences programs
prepare accountable, competent, and technologically prepared individuals who are able
to provide quality care and administration in diversified healthcare settings.
SCC offers several pathways/programs for those interested in working with children
or in a career of certified education. The Early Care and Education, Early Childhood
and Development and Infant and Toddler programs are paths for students entering the
field of early childhood education as daycare teachers, teachers' assistants, and
directors of daycare programs. The programs are also designed to upgrade job skills
of individuals already employed in the field. Early Care offers transfer to select
universities to pursue a bachelor's degree. Those wanting to become elementary, middle
and high school teachers can pursue SCC's Teacher Education path through the University
The School of Horticulture offers programs that provide students with the knowledge
and skills required for a successful career in the horticulture industry. Students
gain hands-on experience with plant production, landscaping, nursery operations, greenhouse
management and sustainable agriculture.
SCC's University Transfer Program is designed to provide students with their freshman
and sophomore years of a typical bachelor's degree through an Associate in Arts or
Associate in Sciences degree earned. Several specialized transfer tracks are available.
Whether you're abroad or at home, you can begin or continue your college education
with SCC's online associate degrees, certificates and classes. Choose from over 100
online classes. Save thousands of dollars on college tuition 60-100 percent off other
online institutions. Many students qualify for Lottery Tuition Assistance, a Federal
Pell Grant and/or a Life Scholarship, which may cover tuition costs.
Attendees 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.
The Technical Scholars Program is an opportunity that allows students to work part-time
while attending classes full-time at SCC.
For more information about the event and to register online, visit www.sccsc.edu/discover/
or call (864) 592-4122.
The event will be held at the SCC Central Campus at 107 Community College Drive, Spartanburg
at the intersection of Business I-85 and New Cut Road.
Registration for summer classes is ongoing for classes that begin on May 14, May
29 and June 18.
Registration for fall classes begins April 16 for classes that begin on Aug. 20,
Sept. 25, Oct. 15 and Nov. 1.
Apply online at www.sccsc.edu or contact the admissions center at any SCC location
for more assistance.