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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.

Two Upstate college students receive scholarship to further their education in...

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.

Greenville Tech Foundation honors local businessmen at Workforce Development Salute

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.

SC School for the Deaf and the Blind unveils new playground

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.

Milliken & Co. donates trailer to Spartanburg Community College’s new CDL...

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.

USC Upstate researcher awarded $363K grant to study electric vehicle charging...

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.

Thirteen Upstate colleges make U.S. News & World Report’s best list...

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.”

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