Archive for July, 2012

14 spots in day class already filled

Strong interest in a new Mechatronics Certification course has led Spartanburg Community College (SCC) to offer a night course in the subject this fall at its Cherokee County branch campus. The community college has already filled all 14 spots in Mechatronics Certification offered to help prepare students for highly skilled jobs sought by many local industries. Read More.

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Smithsonian Exhibit Travels to Landrum

Between August 4th and September 16th, Landrum, South Carolina will host a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition. The exhibit entitled New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music, will explore aspects of American roots music. The interactive traveling exhibit will be housed at the Landrum Library and will feature photographs, recordings, instruments, lyrics and artist profiles. Also throughout the six week program period, the library will host concerts, a street dance in downtown Landrum, lectures and more – which are all free and open to the public.  

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SCC Corporate & Community Education partners with SCSDB


Imagine a class where no one speaks but everyone is talking. A class where there is a no-talking rule but students are required to talk in order to learn. That’s exactly what happens every Thursday night at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind. Read the full article

Be sure to view our full schedule of Corporate & Community Education classes at www.gonetoclass.com.



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An eight-month program held at the Union County Advance Technology Center offers students career basics as well as employment opportunities after the course is completed.

The class is offered through the ACHIEVE (Academic Challenges Helping Individuals Expand Values and Education) program and is held every Thursday for an eight-month period. All students enrolled in the class have either earned their GED or are currently working on it.

The class began with a seven-week course called Smart Work Ethics where students participated in team building and intensive training in soft skills. They even created their own button pins to wear with their slogan being, “Forget the sky. There is no limit.”

From there, they began their NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) core curriculum training at Union County Advanced Technology Center through Spartanburg Community College Corporate & Community Education.

Read more: Union Daily Times – ‘A good opportunity’

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Considering a career in Real Estate? Register today for this FREE Real Estate career information session on July 24, 2012 at 6 pm. The workshop will provide you with information you need to know to make an informed decision about a career in real estate. Attendees will get the opportunity to participate in a drawing for a free Real Estate Pre-Licensing course!

Date:  July 26, 2012 at 6 pm.

Location:  SCC Central campus, Tracy J Gaines Building Room G-26

Tuition: FREE

Register Online to reserve your seat!

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