Category: Announcements & News

SPCC in the News: AAY Graduate Richard Baker Discusses His SPCC Experience

Recent South Piedmont Community College Graduate Richard Baker was featured on Spectrum News 1 about the impact of his education and the opportunities afforded him by the Associate in a Year (AAY) and Gateway Scholarship programs. Click on the video preview below to view the full story on Spectrum News 1’s website or click here. […]

‘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 […]

South Piedmont Students Learn More About Argentinian Spanish and Culture from Fulbright Visiting Scholar

On President’s Day, South Piedmont Community College hosted Fulbright Visiting Scholar Veronica Pellegrino as a virtual guest lecturer. Professor Pellegrino, who teaches at the National University of San Villa in Argentina, is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Davidson Davie Community College  Her lecture focused on the functional spanish and culture in her home country, Argentina as […]

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 […]

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