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Category: Announcements & News

‘53 Ideas Pitch Competition’ Led by the SPCC Small Business Center Opens May 1

South Piedmont’s Small Business Center is leading the third annual ‘53 Ideas Pitch Competition,’ an initiative that began in 2020 with support from Fifth Third Bank to provide anyone with an idea access to the capital, training and social connections needed to take an idea and turn it into a viable business. Contestants will not […]

Adult Literacy Program Moving to SPCC

Monroe, NC– Common Heart’s adult literacy program is on the move – to South Piedmont Community College! The college, which has supported the program since its launch in late 2019, will now house this free community service in the School of College & Career Readiness. The move will give students more opportunities and a larger […]

The Robert P. Holding Foundation Donation Establishes Endowed Scholarship Fund

Monroe, NC– On December 3, 2021, the Robert P. Holding Foundation donated $30,000 to the SPCC Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund. According to Hank Dunbar of First Citizens Bank, “The Robert P. Holding Foundation has a strong sense of respect and gratitude for the work of South Piedmont Community College and the programs […]

SPCC Celebrates Students Who Completed The Associate In Arts In A Year Program

The decision to attend college is a daunting choice that so many people face; this decision is even more difficult for adults who have not attended school in many years. Four SPCC students faced that challenge and started their college journey in January 2021. They graduated with a degree after completing the Associate In Arts […]

SPCC Celebrates Apprenticeship Partnership with Columbus McKinnon

Anson County, NC– South Piedmont Community College announced a new partnership with Columbus McKinnon Company, expanding its apprenticeship program through the placement of 10 new apprentices. This partnership was celebrated during a Signing Day ceremony on January 6th at South Piedmont’s Lockhart-Taylor Center in Wadesboro, NC. Each apprentice will work at Columbus McKinnon Company through […]

Fall 2021 President’s and Dean’s List

Congratulations to our students making the President’s and Dean’s list for Fall 2021. To honor our students for outstanding academic achievement the college publishes a President’s list at the end of each semester. Students enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours in a given term in an approved curriculum and earning a 4.0 GPA […]

Contest will offer ‘makeover’ to minority-owned small businesses

The Union County Chamber and South Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center are launching the Union County Minority Business Makeover Contest in January to provide a local small business with the opportunity to win a makeover. The winner will receive up to 50-hours of professional services from top consultants valued at $8,000. “Creating a thriving […]

$9 Million in Upgrades for Anson Campus

South Piedmont Community College’s LL Polk Campus and Lockhart-Taylor Center are integral partners in the Anson County community, providing free college education to students from high school age and older along with job training, re-training, and skills development that enable residents and businesses to flexibly and affordably attain career growth and success. Beginning in 2017, […]

From Barber to Bar Owner

If you’re at the corner of Martin and Rutherford Streets in Uptown Wadesboro you might see local business owner Garrett Snuggs. He owns the whole corner with his barbershop and soon-to-be bar and grill next door. Thanks to the support and guidance from the South Piedmont Community College Small Business Center, Bank Shots and Grill […]

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