Education & Resources
Educational Resources, Solid Infrastructure
It’s one thing to promote economic growth, and another thing altogether to have the vision and resources to achieve it. Fortunately, Union County has both. The region is ideally situated and home to leading innovation and research centers in some of the most progressive industries within the global business sector—Biosciences, Automotive Research, Advanced Materials, and Renewable Energy, to name a few.
The county is fed by a healthy, skilled workforce and strategic network of institutions for higher learning. Nationally recognized colleges and universities in the area include University of South Carolina, USC Union, USC Upstate, Clemson University, Furman University, UNC Charlotte, and Winthrop University. The state also supports a comprehensive statewide technical college system: Spartanburg Community College and Greenville Technical College are part of the 16 college network providing industry-specific workforce training that supports the burgeoning global economy.
Building a Pipeline of Skilled Workers -Spartanburg Community College in Union County
Spartanburg Community Colleges Union County Campus is conveniently located off of Highway 176 in Union. This campus incorporates traditional classroom learning with hands on technical training leading to many of SCC’s certificate, diploma and degree programs. The SCC Union County Campus plays an important role by serving as a catalyst for economic development though innovation, collaboration and excellence in educational programs, services, and course offerings.