Office of Research & Development


SCC’s Office of Research and Development discovers and directs new knowledge in order to enhance current programs and services and advance innovative projects in collaboration with faculty and staff and in alignment with institutional priorities and community education and economic development needs. Activities conducted by Research and Development include strategic plan administration, grant writing and administration, institutional research, new program research and development, surveys, and focus groups.

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SCC R&D Contacts

Dean of Research and Development (Caroline Sexton, (864)592-4471,

Director of Research (Dr. Amanda Adams, (864)592-4276,

Research and Development Coordinator (Cassie Martin, (864)592-4475,

Grants Administrator (Shawn Watterson, (864)592-4433,

Grant and Proposal Writer (Alissa Duncan, (864)592-4464,

Administrative Assistant (Marilyn Smith, (864)592-4626,

Are You a Student?

SCC students seeking funding from grants such as Federal Pell should visit the SCC Financial Aid page, and those seeking scholarships should visit the college's scholarships page.