Category: Announcements & News

Dr. Pharr Selected for Aspen Institute’s Fellowship

New Leaders of Colleges Educating a Half-Million Students Tapped to Participate in Comprehensive Program to Advance Student Success Dr. Maria Pharr, President of South Piedmont Community College has been selected by the Aspen Institute to join the 2020-21 inaugural class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship, a new initiative designed to support community college presidents […]

The Charlotte Today Show – Leap Into College Day

Did you see us on the Charlotte Today Show? If not, you can watch it here: https://youtu.be/u5sbgxch7UM See Gabriela Megard, our new Success Navigator and John Muir, Department Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences talk about how we help students succeed at SPCC. Also, learn the details about our Leap Into College Day – a […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Fall 2019

Congratulations to our students making the President’s and Dean’s list for Fall 2019. Academic Honors If you are enrolled in a curriculum program leading to a degree, a diploma, or a certificate, you are eligible for the Academic Honors lists. Special credit students are not eligible for academic honors. Students who earn grades of “D,” […]

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 Graduates

Congratulations to our Fall 2019 graduates. Welcome to the South Piedmont Alumni family. Deborah E. Abee Associate in Arts James K. Alexander Emergency Medical Science-Paramedic Bridge Degree Jennifer A. Antonucci Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate Eric J. Ashby IT – Information Systems Certificate Josh S. Atkins Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate Jeremy D. Auten HVAC […]

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 […]

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