Category: Announcements & News

SPCC Opens Food Pantry

Although it has been in the works for some time now, the new year will usher in the opening of the South Piedmont Food Pantry: Feeding Student Success. The campus in Polkton and the main campus in Monroe will each house a pantry students and employees can utilize beginning the last week of January. The […]

Alex Kahle Foundation Gives SPCC $20k

The Alex Kahle Foundation has created a $20,000 scholarship for South Piedmont Community College students seeking certifications taking less than a year. Similar to the Anson Advantage where residents in Anson County can complete a Career in a Year program at no cost, Union County residents will now have a similar opportunity earning certifications in […]

SPCC Medical Assisting Program Graduates Thirteen

The Medical Assisting Program at South Piedmont Community College held a pinning ceremony for its graduates on December 10.  The thirteen graduates included, Nathan Banda, Kimberly Beckworth, Kayla Busby, Raynal Coxe, Melissa Federico, Danielle Gargano, Elizabeth “Logan” Ingram, Samantha Leake, Shayla Martinez-Gonzalez, Sofia Montilla, Janet Silva-Valenciano, Joanna Silva-Valenciano, and Amber Sloan. Program Director, Lori Laney, […]

Small Beginnings, Big Dreams

Tai Huynh’s parents were refugees from Vietnam. “We didn’t exactly have much,” Huynh says. He grew up in a refugee community in America where his grandparents and friends took care of him while his parents worked long hours. The community families supported each other by helping with groceries, offering a ride, and finding each other […]

Blended: Cakes, Cornbread, and Family

The smell of sweet cornbread baking in the oven can translate you back in time to dinners with family around the table. Grandma mixing the yellow paste in her white porcelain bowl with a red rim. Laughter, togetherness, simpler times. That’s how Cake Affect affects you. Ryan and Angela Simpson, owners of Cake Affect may […]

Bathanti Visits Polkton Campus

POLKTON – On Friday, November 15, 2019, former Poet Laureate of North Carolina (2012-2014) and winner of the 2016 North Carolina Award for Literature, Joseph Bathanti, visited South Piedmont Community College at the LL Polk Campus, in the Garibaldi Auditorium. During the hour-long talk, Bathanti read from his books, including Anson County, and answered student […]

SPCC Student Essay Published by San Diego State University

After winning the top prize in the School of Arts and Sciences’ 2018-2019 ePortfolios of Excellence award, student Angela Pallassino’s work was published on the San Diego State University website. Her essay was written during the capstone course which required students to select one of the members of Peoples Temple and conduct a scholarly research […]

Bathanti to Visit SPCC Polkton Campus

POLKTON, NC – Poet and author, Joseph Bathanti, will be speaking with students, faculty and staff, and the community at South Piedmont Community College on the L.L. Polk Campus Friday, November 15 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm in the Garibaldi Building, Room 108. Bathanti is the former Poet Laureate of North Carolina (2012-14) and recipient […]

Wells Fargo Awards SPCC $5,000 Training Grant

MONROE, NC – South Piedmont Community College was awarded a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo to help low-to-moderate income students in Union County enroll in noncredit, short-term training programs that lead to sustainable employment and address local workforce needs. “Thanks to this grant, Union County residents who could not previously afford short-term training now have […]

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