Category: Announcements & News

SPCC Students to Renovate Marshville Building

Marshville town manager Franklin Deese recently turned to South Piedmont Community College to discuss the new bypass and business opportunities with the Monroe-Union County EDC and to explore SPCC professional development classes to take. He got much more than he ever expected. During these two visits, Deese formed an idea that could help his town […]

New Leadership Academy Starts in February

South Piedmont Community College (SPCC) is launching its new Leadership Academy in February to assist local businesses and industries with their growing need to continually train their employees for success. The new SPCC Leadership Academy is the result of a year-long think-tank process that included an advisory team of representatives from Union and Anson County […]

Accelerated Career Programs at SPCC

Dr. Mark Little and SPCC student Cameron McManus discuss accelerated career programs on the Charlotte Today Show. The programs can start students on a career pathway in as little as two months to one year!  

Life-Saving Ambulance Donation

When Union County residents have an emergency, it’s a good bet the EMS first responder was trained at South Piedmont Community College. Thanks to an ambulance donation by Union EMS and Atrium Health, SPCC’s EMS program will allow students real-world training opportunities to help them save lives. With over 30k people helped each year by […]

Accelerated Programs at SPCC

Find out more about our accelerated programs from our interview on the Charlotte Today Show. Hear instructor and program director, Ryan Brown, for the AA in a Year program and one of his students, Emily Dougher, discuss options for college bound students as well as those wanting to immediately enter into a career!  

SPCC Offers Undergraduate & Faculty Research Program

The Undergraduate and Faculty Research program began as an idea Dr. Diane Paige had to emphasize the importance of undergraduate research at SPCC and to be a leader in this area. Dr. Paige tasked Stephen Silvoy, an English instructor, to build the nascent program with the idea of making undergraduate research an inclusive program for […]

High Impact Practices at South Piedmont

Improving Student Success A team led by Dr. Diane Paige is creating the foundation for the collaborative High Impact Practices program (HIPs) at South Piedmont. The Association of American Colleges and Universities identified HIPs as able to help improve student learning, success, persistence and retention. Most community colleges do not have a collaborative program of […]

From Stage to Student: the Path to Graduation

She was eighteen and wasn’t sure of her future, but college seemed like the obvious next step. So, Gina Clarke set out to enroll at her local community college in her native Anson County. While taking a history class with faculty member William Dick, she learned about Shakespeare and theater. She became impassioned with the […]

SPCC and UCPS Meet Needs of Childcare Centers

Some working parents struggle with child care for their school-aged children due to the limitations put on society by COVID-19 and the Union County Public Schools remote learning requirement. Having few child care options for K-5 students puts stress on families. South Piedmont Community College’s Early Childhood Education program recognized this new challenge for the […]

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