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Orientation classes for an 8-12 week MSSC (Production Technician Certification) training program to be held September 10, September 11 and September 12, 2009.  Read More…

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Spartanburg, S.C.Spartanburg Community College (SCC) has named

Dr. Para M. Jones

Dr. Para M. Jones

Para M. Jones, Ph.D. to the position of president, effective October 5, 2009. The Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education selected Dr. Jones after a national search. She will be SCC’s fifth president and the first woman to lead the college.
 
“Dr. Jones was the unanimous choice of the 13 commissioners because her background and talents align very well with our College’s goals,” said Mr. F. Gary Towery, chairman of the Spartanburg County Commission for Technical and Community Education. “We look forward to working with her to take Spartanburg Community College to the next level in serving our students, business and industry and community needs in Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee counties.” Read More …

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Spartanburg, S.C. – Upstate South Carolina residents interested in working with or managing nonprofit organizations will be able to take courses this fall that lead to earning the Duke University Certificate in Nonprofit Management, through a partnership between the University and Spartanburg Community College. All courses are open to the public.

Beginning in September, Duke University’s Nonprofit Management Program will hold its first nonprofit management course in South Carolina at SCC’s central campus. The program will provide affordable, practical and accessible information to people working in and with the nonprofit sector – whether they are paid staff, directors, board members, philanthropists, volunteers or those aspiring to enter the nonprofit sector.

The program integrates Duke’s commitment to academic excellence with the practical wisdom of instructors and the realistic work experience of the participants.  Those completing 50 course hours will earn a Duke Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

Courses offered at SCC will include:
·      What Grant-makers Want
·      Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
·      Nonprofit Botox: Keeping Your Agency Pretty Long-Term
·      ABC’s of Special Events
·      Board Development
·      Measuring Client Outcomes
·      Organizational Development for the New Nonprofit
·      Fresh Approaches for Securing Business Support
·      Working in Diverse Communities
·      ABC’s of Cost Centered Accounting
·      Individual Donors: The Key to Fundraising Success
·      Friend and Fundraising on the Web
·      Tips for Working with Local Media

Course fees average $18 per hour.

A Duke University representative will host a free information session for those interested in the program on Monday, August 24, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg County Public Library, 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, S.C.  

For more information or to reserve your seat at the free information session, call Rebecca Clusserath in Corporate and Community Education at (864) 592-4279.  To view and register for local and statewide course offerings or to receive a free course catalog, contact the Nonprofit Management Program at (919) 668-6742 or visit www.learnmore.duke.edu/nonprofit

About the Nonprofit Management Program:
The Nonprofit Management Program, a unit of the Duke University Office of Continuing Studies, offers courses, retreats, and certificates for nonprofit staff and volunteers. The program has historically operated throughout North Carolina but is excited about moving into the neighboring state of South Carolina.  
 
About Spartanburg Community College:
SCC offers more than 80 academic programs of study including associate degrees, diplomas and certificates plus University Transfer opportunities for SCC graduates to four-year universities. SCC provides flexible class scheduling including online classes through SCCOnline, FlexStart classes, evening classes and more. The College offers non-credit classes through the SCC Corporate & Community Education Division. For more information visit www.sccsc.edu.

 

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QuickJobs

QuickJobs

You may be eligible for tuition assistance.  Training classes are available for unemployed or underemployed workers through CareerSource.  The next information session is Thursday, August 20, 2009 9 AM at the CareerSource location, 110 Commerce Street, Spartanburg, SC. 

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Mechatronics Fast Track is an accelerated curriculum program for experienced technicians or recent college graduates in engineering fields.  Mechatronics is an integration of mechanical, electronic and information technologies that will give you the potential to lower development costs, reduce risk and produce high quality products.  It includes how the technologies work, how they communicate and how they can be used together. 

Mechatronics is the industry of the future and can lead to exciting career paths when you gain the vision to incorporate each technology with your experience and/or education.   

If you are unemployed or underemployed, there may be funding available from QuickJobs Carolina at CareerSource.

Classes will start in late October 2009.  Check our website frequently for updates.

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MSSC Production Technician Certification Training —  Free orientation sessions — Spartanburg Community College, Tracy Gaines Building on Saturday.

August 8, 2009 at 8 am to 9 am, 10 am to 11 am and 12 pm to 1 pm.

Get information on how you can land a great job.  500 new jobs coming to manufacturing in the Upstate.  MSSC issues industry-recognized, nationally portable credentials. 

 

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QuickJobs Corporate & Community Education (Continuing Education) along with your local OneStop — is working to help you get the skills you need to find a job … Fast!

  • Start a new career or move up to a better one
  • Despite the current economy, there is still a demand for skilled workers in South Carolina
  • Industry experts agree that at least 65% of future jobs will require specific or occupational training, not a four-year degree
  • The training is developed for fields where job growth is expected
  • Some programs can be completed in less than three months
  • Some programs have annual earning potentials over $60,000
  • You may be eligible for tuition assistance
  • Click Here for more information
  • Information Sessions:
    • Spartanburg Career Source on Thursdays
    • August 13 at 9:00 am
    • August 20 at 9:00 am
    • August 27  at 9:00 am

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