Offering the only Associates degree in horticulture in the Upstate, SCC's Central Campus also boasts one of five recognized arboretums in Spartanburg County, giving students a hands-on teaching environment to prepare them for the world of work.
Spartanburg Community College President Henry C. Giles Jr. was honored for 50 years of service to the college, community and state last week when he was awarded the Order of the Palmetto on behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster at a general meeting for faculty and staff.
Amy Wood with WSPA reports as SCC President Henry Giles is honored for 50 years at the college, as well as receiving the SC Order of the Palmetto Award. SC State Technical College System President, Dr. Tim Hardee, thanked Giles for his service, while SC Rep. Mike Forrester presented SC Order of The Palmetto on behalf of Gov. McMaster.
Major David del Cuadro-Zimmerman, an Instructor with the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the US Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, assists Sims Middle School 6th grader Sanquintin Means working to program the Sphero robot he is using during a robotics workshop for middle school students at the Spartanburg Community College Union County Campus.