Category: Featured

“Savor the Flavor”: The Experience at South Piedmont

The Foundation has partnered with Jon G’s Barbecue in Peachland, Americana Beer Company in Monroe, and The Local Boys Band in Charlotte to host a new event this Spring, “Savor the Flavor”: The Experience at South Piedmont! There will be plenty of fixin’s, beer and wine, bluegrass music, cornhole, and horseshoes. Date: Sunday, May 7, 2023 Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Location: South Piedmont Community College […]

South Piedmont Community College Celebrates New TeachUCPS Program, Sees Partnerships as a Path for Growth for NC Community Colleges

South Piedmont Community College (SPCC) recently announced TeachUCPS, a partnership with Union County Public Schools (UCPS) and Wingate University, to create opportunities to grow the teacher pipeline locally. The TeachUCPS program creates multiple pathways for individuals to more easily complete the education and training needed to become licensed elementary, middle, and high school teachers. These […]

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SPCC Corporate Training Program Announces It Is “Open For Business” With the Hiring of New Director

South Piedmont Community College has recently hired Latoya Billings as the new Director of Corporate Training and Education to support its growing Division of Business Solutions.  Latoya brings 18 years of higher education experience in developing, implementing and managing customized training programs. Her recent experience includes overseeing 18 projects totaling $3 million over the past […]

The Robert P. Holding Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund Reaches $50K

On December 1, 2022, First Citizens Bank presented South Piedmont Community College Foundation with a charitable gift of $20,000 from the Robert P. Holding Foundation. Last year, the organization established an endowed scholarship fund with the College, which now totals $50,000. According to Hank Dunbar of First Citizens Bank, “The Robert P. Holding Foundation has […]

UNC Wilmington School of Social Work Partners with South Piedmont Community College to Provide Bachelor’s Degree Pipeline

UNC Wilmington has partnered with South Piedmont Community College to create a transfer opportunity for students wishing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Students who have successfully completed an associate degree in the Human Services Technology program at South Piedmont Community College and meet admission requirements of UNC Wilmington’s Bachelor of Social Work program […]

South Piedmont Community College Named a 2023 Top 10 Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

South Piedmont Community College is among a small number of community colleges nationwide recently recognized as a 2023 Bellwether Award finalist. Receiving a top 10 finalist placement in both the “workforce development” and “instructional programs and services” categories this year, this competitive recognition shows that SPCC continues to provide exemplary programs. The Bellwether Award, considered […]

SPCC Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month with “Love Does Not Hurt” Presentation

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, SPCC welcomed Turning Point to present “Love Does Not Hurt” on Tuesday, October 18th in the Student Center of the Main Building.  Domestic Violence Awareness Month Approximately 86 students were in attendance and ate pizza while listening to Turning Point’s Jessie Lindberg present about the different forms of […]

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