Upstate SC Alliance Blog
May 10, 2017
Purpose Coordinator Megan Corona reflects on her work with Michelin, which has been touching lives and creating careers in the Upstate since 1975.
TOPICS: "Existing Industry", manufacturing
May 09, 2017
“What are you doing about headquarters?” That question comes up time and again during events geared around economic development, asked in the recognition that corporate headquarters operations are a highly sought business operation for most metropolitan communities. 
TOPICS: Advocacy, "Business Recruitment"
May 05, 2017
Profile of Brittney Wells, senior chemist with Greenwood County's Capsugel, for 2017 South Carolina Industry Appreciation and International Economic Development Week. 
TOPICS: Bioscience, "Existing Industry"
April 20, 2017
The Upstate SC Alliance is sponsoring Our Upstate Vision Forum: Building Global Fluency on April 27. 
TOPICS: International
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"
March 24, 2017
Today’s complex health care environment means hospital visits, genomic diagnostics, telemedicine, mobile apps, and more – and the Upstate has a foothold in all of those areas. 
TOPICS: "Rankings & Recognitions"
March 17, 2017
In recognition of Upstate International Month, several members of the Upstate’s international community shared their stories and reflections on transitioning to life in South Carolina.
TOPICS: International, Manufacturing, "Upstate Thoughts"
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
December 16, 2016
There are currently 26 "right-to-work" states in the in the United States, which means just over half of the country has laws that directly address compulsory union membership. In most states like South Carolina – which has had its law on the books since 1954 – the statute has been in effect for decades.
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Upstate Thoughts"
November 30, 2016
Hidden beneath our roads, rail, office and industrial space, there’s another crucial part of infrastructure: water and sewer.
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