Category: Announcements & News

Drive-Through Graduation Held at SPCC

Find the full 2021 Commencement Ceremony here: https://youtu.be/lNpl0lzAmjo  To celebrate graduates this year, South Piedmont Community College held a drive-through graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 15, where 138 out of 271 graduates joined the parade of cars. “Know thyself,” challenged Dr. Maria Pharr, president of South Piedmont. “Know your talents and extol them. Know your […]

SPCC Small Business Center to Lead the 2021 ‘53 Ideas Pitch Competition’ Supported By Fifth Third Bank

Competition provides access to capital and training resources to advance equity through entrepreneurship one idea at a time. South Piedmont Community College’s Small Business Center is excited to announce it will lead the 2021 “53 Ideas Pitch Competition” supported by Fifth Third Bank. The pitch competition addresses income inequality and equity through entrepreneurship by providing […]

Faculty Spotlight – Jim McAlhaney

Running one marathon would be a feat for anyone but Jim McAlhaney has run 37 full marathons to date. He will run his 38th marathon on May 1 in Myrtle Beach. During this run, Jim hopes to bring awareness to South Piedmont as well as raise scholarship funds for students through the SPCC Foundation. Jim’s […]

Bow Tie Project Fund

Jackson Lee: Fusing more than Metal Welding takes two materials and fuses them together under heat and pressure. It seems only fitting that Jackson Lee was both learning this craft of melding metals and exemplified a natural knack for bringing people together throughout his life. The outpouring of love and stories from so many in […]

Faculty Spotlight: Catherine Holl-Cross

Cathy Holl-Cross may make ‘having it all’ look easy, but it’s hard work. Being a full-time instructor, soccer mom, wife, and doctoral student comes at a cost, but it’s one she’s willing to pay. Her love of math started at birth, she thinks, by having parents with careers revolving around math. Then, when she was […]

Students Study Local Woman’s History

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Library staff created an interactive maze to highlight the work of Monroe native and NASA aeronautical engineer Dr. Christine Mann Darden. Anyone who read Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly has heard of Dr. Darden. However, […]

Fall 2020 President’s and Dean’s List

Congratulations to our students making the President’s and Dean’s list for Fall 2020. 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 […]

President Update On Campus Access

Since November 16, 2020, we have been primarily teleworking to prevent the spread of the coronavirus which began to resurge through the holiday months. The numbers across our region are improving; therefore, our staff will resume a fuller on-campus presence beginning March 1. We will continue to strictly adhere to our current safety protocols, including mask […]

New AVP Hired in Student Affairs

SPCC Hires New AVP In a continuous effort to better serve students, South Piedmont Community College has added the new role of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs. After a national search, Brandon Dyer has been appointed to the position. Dyer brings significant community college experience from both Carteret and Sandhills Community Colleges, has been […]

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