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Category: Announcements & News

High Impact Practices at South Piedmont

Improving Student Success A team led by Dr. Diane Page is creating the foundation for the collaborative High Impact Practices program (HIPs) at South Piedmont. The Association of American Colleges and Universities identified HIPs as able to help improve student learning, success, persistence and retention. Most community colleges do not have a collaborative program of […]

From Stage to Student: the Path to Graduation

She was eighteen and wasn’t sure of her future, but college seemed like the obvious next step. So, Gina Clarke set out to enroll at her local community college in her native Anson County. While taking a history class with faculty member William Dick, she learned about Shakespeare and theater. She became impassioned with the […]

SPCC and UCPS Meet Needs of Childcare Centers

Some working parents struggle with child care for their school-aged children due to the limitations put on society by COVID-19 and the Union County Public Schools remote learning requirement. Having few child care options for K-5 students puts stress on families. South Piedmont Community College’s Early Childhood Education program recognized this new challenge for the […]

SPCC & Arts Council Partner with Arts Series

The Union County Community Arts Council and South Piedmont Community College are partnering to bring arts to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic., Virtual classes will bring visual art, culinary arts, and music to life throughout the fall. The Arts Enrichment Series runs through December. Each month has a unique theme. September is “Love Your […]

Community Resources

If you are a current student and need assistance related to COVID-19, find resources here.

Dr. Pharr’s Letter for Fall Reopening

As I look back over the past few months, I am grateful for and humbled by the patience, commitment, and understanding everyone has shown as we adjusted our operations and interactions to continue our services in safer ways. The South Piedmont family is a caring and close-knit community. We are a growing college, but we […]

SPCC Offers Associate in a Year Program

South Piedmont Community College has learned through COVID-19 that flexible learning options are essential learning tools for students, not just during a pandemic, but for meeting the individualized needs of today’s busy adults. Starting in August, SPCC will offer its first program that enables students to earn an Associate in Arts in a Year.   Any […]

SPCC Student Selected for National Leadership Internship

Who knew learning to play the theme song from Jurassic Park could spark a leadership journey? For 17-year old Elaina Reddimalla, a South Piedmont Community College and Union County Early College student, that’s where she says her leadership foundation began. “I received an invitation to join South Piedmont’s chapter of The National Society of Leadership […]

Cotter Hired as New VP at SPCC

South Piedmont Community College announced the appointment of Bonnie Cotter as vice president for institutional advancement after a four month national search. She will be working with the college’s leadership team to develop new funding sources for its innovative programming, strengthen relationships within the college family and across the community, and strategically plan for future […]

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