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March 2020

Economic Visionaries 2020 Awards

The 2020 Economic Visionaries award winners include Bank of America, Piedmont Natural Gas, Toray Composite Materials America and Milliken & Company.

BAKD to Perfection

In 2015, SCC alum Pitts launched BAK'D, a baking company specializing in cakes, cookies and confectioners. BAK'D has steadily grown in Spartanburg and Greenville.

Career Changes Create Students

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

January 2020

SCC President Giles Announces Retirement

President Henry C. Giles, Jr., announced his retirement today at the January meeting of the Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education, effective June 30, 2020.

McKissick Keynote Speaker in Union

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

Social media plays bigger role today

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

SCC wants to hear from economic visionaries

For the fourth year, SCC is accepting applications for 2020 Economic Visionaries awards honoring businesses in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties.

December 2019

AFL in third year of work program

Through a partnership with SCC, AFL program offers Byrnes High School students an introduction to manufacturing, taught by SCC professors at Byrnes High School.

First six graduates of patient care technician program pinned

Six Spartanburg Community College students take the Patient Care Technician oath Dec. 13 during a pinning ceremony held in Gaffney.

Inmates Graduate from Operation Workforce Program

15 male inmates graduated from Operation Workforce training program and were awarded Ready to Work national career readiness certificates in a ceremony at the jail.