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Category: Announcements & News

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 […]

Open Educational Resources On Rise at SPCC

According to a recent article in Forbes online, “Since 1978…college textbooks have risen 812 percent — more than twice as fast as the price of a new home”. The article goes on to state that the main cause for this increase is that the textbook industry is controlled by a small number of powerful publishers. […]

A Baby Changes Everything – Madison’s Story

Gideon of the Bible sought after signs and was known as a destroyer of obstacles. So for Madison to name her son Gideon may have been a prophetic choice. As a smart, high school student with big plans to attend MIT after graduation, Madison found herself pregnant during her junior year.  “I thought my life […]

Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of South Piedmont Community College will meet in regular session on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:00pm at South Piedmont Community College, 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, NC 28110 in the Creech Boardroom.  

Standing at a Crossroads – Tina’s Story

Like every college graduate, Tina Heid was faced with two options. She could go on to graduate school or she could go to work. With her degree in psychology and a minor in dance from Western Carolina University, she opted for the job.  Taking a break from school and diversifying her skill-set seemed like the […]

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