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Thursday, March 21, 2019

5 times you shouldn’t hire a PR firm

By John Boyanoski, president and owner, Complete Public Relations This is going to sound strange, but I am about to tell you why you shouldn’t...

AFL announces new workforce training program in Spartanburg County

A new training program will prepare Upstate students for careers in manufacturing. Spartanburg-based telecommunications giant AFL has launched “Operation Workforce Training Program” in partnership with...

BMW Manufacturing Co. announces expansion of its Scholars program

BMW Manufacturing Co. will grow its talent pipeline. The Spartanburg County-based automaker announced Wednesday, Jan. 31, it plans to expand its BMW Scholars program by...

Alpha Mode: Episode 1: Randy Dobbs

Upstate Business Journal is pleased to present a new, digital feature that will appear monthly at upstatebusinessjournal.com, in partnership with QLI International LLC (www.qli-international.com)...

USC Upstate program aims to bolster international opportunities for Upstate students

A new program led by the University of South Carolina Upstate will seek to enrich the educational experience for K-12 students in Spartanburg and...

Inventory Check

The importance of identifying and understanding our Upstate resources By Dean Hybl, executive director, Ten at the Top One thing I have clearly seen during my...

Michelin, SCC introduce ‘learn and earn’ scholars program

Spartanburg Community College and Greenville-based Michelin North America have partnered to offer a new scholars program aimed at bolstering workforce development in the Upstate. According...

USC Upstate invited to compete in Big South Conference

The University of South Carolina Upstate announced Wednesday it has received an invitation to join the Big South Conference. Pending approval from the USC’s board...

Prominent S.C. entrepreneur encourages USC Upstate business students to innovate

Nick Glover believes great ideas are born of failure, frustration, and passion. Glover, an entrepreneur from the Lowcountry, recently shared the story of his own...

What I learned about business in middle school

It’s true that schools can learn from businesses, but the opposite is also true, even though it is a rare boardroom conversation that starts with, “If this business were a school…”

College is often synonymous with four-year programs, but we shouldn’t overlook...

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?

Advanced manufacturing management degree will benefit industry, region, and workers

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.

Spartanburg Methodist College will open off-site facility in Aug W. Smith...

“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

Wofford College receives $500k grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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.

ThinSchool seeks to help South Carolina meet its future workforce needs

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.

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