Upstate SC Alliance Blog about Colleges
January 11, 2019
To help Upstate companies tap into this data potential, Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies offers a Data Analytics Certificate program aimed at equipping professionals who have completed bachelor’s degrees with data insights.
TOPICS: Business, "Colleges & Universities", Education, "Guest Posts", Technology
December 20, 2018
The New York Timesrecently reported on healthcare training programs from the Upstate, calling out the Greenville Health Care Simulation Center, which is used by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing.
TOPICS: Bioscience, Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", Education, Innovation, "Life Science", "Workforce Development"
December 11, 2018
Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.
TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, "Business Recruitment", Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", Education, "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", International, Manufacturing, Materials, "Skilled Workforce"
August 30, 2018
Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.
TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, "Colleges & Universities", "Existing Industry", Innovation, "Life Science", Manufacturing, "Skilled Workforce", "Technical College System"
July 25, 2018
A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate region and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development. 
TOPICS: Automotive, "Business Recruitment", "Colleges & Universities", CU-ICAR, "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", "Rankings & Recognitions"
December 19, 2017
These collaborative initiatives will position our region for continued growth in 2018 and beyond. 
TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, "Business Recruitment", Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", Education, "Existing Industry", "Global Competitiveness", International, Manufacturing, Materials, SEUS-Japan, "Skilled Workforce"
April 07, 2017
South Carolina’s Technical College System is a role model for our nation and has shaped both the people and the economy of our state since its creation 55 years ago.
TOPICS: "Colleges & Universities", "Skilled Workforce", "Soft Landings", "Technical College System"
February 20, 2017
The Upstate Business Journal recently published an article by the Upstate SC Alliance that explored the ideas presented in the plastics event in Detroit, with voices from industries that have manufacturing operations within the Upstate and tying industry challenges to Clemson University research.
TOPICS: Automotive, "Colleges & Universities", CU-ICAR, Innovation, International
November 01, 2016
There’s more to Upstate research and development (R&D) than RPMs. The truth is that a great deal of R&D activity goes on unaccounted for in a variety of industries from medical devices to sporting goods.
TOPICS: "Colleges & Universities", CU-ICAR, Innovation, "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
June 08, 2016
So far this year, the Upstate has seen four new and three expansion announcements among advanced materials companies, with a total capital investment of $158,350,000 and 472 jobs.
TOPICS: "Colleges & Universities", "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
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