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Monday, October 15, 2018

Manufacturing Week: Spartanburg Community College hosts college, career showcase

About 4,800 eighth grade students from Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee Counties taking part in second annual Upstate Career and College Showcase at SCC's Tyger River Campus

Center of Manufacturing Innovation aims to close skills gap

With the ribbon cutting at the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation at CU-ICAR, Greenville Technical College officially started a new approach to advanced manufacturing education in Greenville County.

Wofford hosts topping out for new Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium

The 123,000-square-foot facility will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and 500-seat volleyball court, and provide a 4,500 seats for non-athletic functions

New movie, with Upstate connections, examines roots of gun control

One-night cinema event planned for Sept. 29. Theaters in Greenville, Spartanburg to participate.

UConn instructor tapped to lead USC Upstate business incubator

Brian Brady takes the lead role at the GreenHouse in the George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics

Science Café comes to the Upstate

Science Café, the international grassroots movement promoting casual, understandable conversations with scientists, is coming to the Upstate.

BMW Scholars program expanding with more students, new facility

Building the “Ultimate Driving Machine” requires the ultimate workforce. And Spartanburg County-based BMW Manufacturing Co. plans to take its associate training efforts to the next level.

Bosch Rexroth donates funds to GTC’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation

A $70,000 gift by the Bosch Community Fund will create scholarships for students who are part of the Manufacturing Honors College at Greenville Technical College’s (GTC) Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI).

Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Development gives Spartanburg County a competitive...

From the outside, Spartanburg Community College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Development looks like another industrial complex along the county’s bustling Highway 290 corridor. But looks can be deceiving.

Clemson professor says trees can improve auto parts

The USDA is providing a $481,000 grant to support a study at CU-ICAR that aims to develop ultra-strong bumpers from recycled trees.

Chamber announces Leadership Greenville’s 43rd class

The Greenville Chamber’s Leadership Greenville program has accepted 60 participants for its 43rd class. Participants were selected based on a thorough application process including essays, professional resume and community involvement.

Clemson officials unveil partnership with Indian businessman Ratan Tata

Tata has pledged to fund five fellowships through his nonprofit charity Tata Trusts that will enable students from India’s PSG College of Technology to pursue doctorate degrees in automotive engineering at the ICAR campus.

Business education at Clemson now in a school of its own

As of Friday, Clemson University’s College of Business will stand on its own, a move that Dean Bobby McCormick said will enhance the school’s national reputation.

Anderson University names Steve Nail dean of its College of Business

Anderson University announced Monday it has hired Steve Nail to serve as dean of its College of Business.

UCB announces 6 scholarship winners

Through a partnership with the Greenville Tech Foundation, $35,000 will be awarded to six businesses in the Upstate.

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