Have you ever had one of those neighbors that you somehow never got to know, but then after years of living on the same street, you meet and realize that all along, you’ve had a lot of common ground, and it just took you awhile to find it?
Each region of the United States has a unique set of talent needs, and the Upstate of South Carolina is no exception. A critical contribution to matching talent with opportunities is the lynchpin in the relationship between higher education and industry partners.
“Downtown is really important to Spartanburg. We want to be active and visible in the community. And, for us, this is a great way to do that." -Scott Cochran, president of Spartanburg Methodist College
The school said it will use the funds to revitalize its general education curriculum and provide more creative and collaborative approaches to the student experience.
A new concept that aims to develop courses for 6th through 12th grade students in South Carolina, introducing them to emerging and prospective technologies, problem solving, and design thinking techniques, is being pioneered in the Upstate.
Andrew Arnold, originally of Woodruff, and Jordan Cole, of Spartanburg have each received $500 from the Upstate Workforce Development Corp., a nonprofit organization founded to support the Upstate Workforce Board.
The Greenville Tech Foundation hosted the Workforce Development Salute to honor local leaders for their support of Greenville Technical College on Oct. 10, 2017. Jim Benson, Stewart Spinks, and Melvin Younts were the 2017 honorees.
SCSDB unveiled the $237,000 facility constructed with funds the school’s foundation raised in partnership with S.C. Lions Clubs, and gifts from the Wells Fargo Foundation, Publix Supermarkets Charities, and other donations.
The trailer will be used to train students enrolled in SCC’s new commercial driver’s license (CDL) or truck driver training program that will begin in November.
Ona Egbue, assistant professor of engineering technology management in USC Upstate’s Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering, has secured a $363,000 National Science Foundation grant.
The Washington D.C.-based media company publishes the annual list based on methodology that “focuses on academic excellence with schools evaluated on hundreds of data points and up to 15 measures of academic quality.”
Flynn, who has worked for USC Upstate for almost 30 years, has served as interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs since July 2015.
The relationship between Clemson University’s automotive engineering department and India's PSG College of Technology began after Ratan Tata, father figure of India’s Tata business empire, visited the International Center for Automotive Research in February 2015.
The Riley Institute at Furman University’s Diversity Leaders Initiative will welcome 43 participants in its new class this fall.
Reutter, the founder of Caroline’s Cakes whose signature caramel cake was featured on the hit 2011 movie “The Help,” lost her battle with ovarian cancer on July 15. She was 66.