Category: Programs

South Piedmont to Launch Construction Management Technology Degree in January

South Piedmont Community College will launch a degree in Construction Management Technology in January 2024. Applications are now being accepted. “We’ve heard from our partners in the industry for some time now that there is a need for a more highly skilled construction workforce to keep pace with the growth in our service area. We […]

Three South Piedmont Nursing Faculty Members Earn Advanced Degrees

Three members of South Piedmont Community College’s Nursing faculty will be returning to the classroom this fall with newly earned advanced credentials. Nicole Gee has completed her Master of Science in Nurse Educator from Western Carolina University. Gee developed a passion for teaching while working as an instructor for Union County Public Schools. “Specializing in […]

911 Telecommunicator Is South Piedmont’s First Public Safety Administration Student

With his associate degree in Public Safety Administration from South Piedmont Community College, Dan Beightler will have several options for his career, but his top choice is what he loves doing most: helping his friends and neighbors as a 911 telecommunicator with Union County Emergency Services.  “People call in their most desperate moments. My job […]

All in the Family: Brothers Graduated from South Piedmont Community College, Are Now Serving with Union County Law Enforcement Agencies

For the McWhorter brothers, degrees from South Piedmont Community College and careers in law enforcement are becoming a family tradition. All three brothers, Chad, Jacob, and Luke, are residents of Union County. All graduated from or are currently attending South Piedmont, and all are working at local law enforcement agencies. Chad says their similar paths […]

Through Partnerships with Sister Schools, South Piedmont Community College Provides Advanced Training to State’s Law Enforcement Personnel

Law enforcement officers throughout North Carolina are participating in advanced management training thanks to collaboration between South Piedmont Community College and two of its sister institutions.    “The Management Development Program equips participants with the skills and knowledge they need to take the next steps in their careers, effectively manage their teams, and provide deeper levels […]

Goulston Technologies, South Piedmont Celebrate First Employee to Complete Apprenticeship Program

Congratulations to Justin Swinney! Swinney is the first Goulston Technologies employee to complete a South Piedmont Community College mechatronics maintenance technician apprenticeship. Gouslton recently celebrated Swinney’s success during a staff meeting.  Swinney is a resident of Monroe and a graduate of Parkwood High School. He began working at Goulston five years ago as a maintenance […]

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