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Good Impressions Lead to Good Recruiting

The Insider - December 2013

At South Piedmont, the first impression that staff and faculty make sets the standard for the friendly, caring attention we are known to give to students as they begin their college experience. Events are a very visible way to meet and greet prospective students and people who would refer students. Here, Lauren Haney paints the face of a young visitor to Waxhaw’s First Friday event this summer. By being present at events in the community, we have opportunities to reinforce the message of SP’s appeal: we offer a great education that’s affordable and convenient, and all in a caring environment.

“Working” an event table for the college can also be just plain fun. Here, at the SP booth at the Carolinas Healthcare System Anson Community Event, Elizabeth Kersey, long-time SP employee and now retiree, reconnects with her old friend Scott Collier.

“Working” an event table for the college can also be just plain fun. Here, at the SP booth at the Carolinas Healthcare System Anson Community Event, Elizabeth Kersey, long-time SP employee and now retiree, reconnects with her old friend Scott Collier.

On October 25, SP hosted 17 high schools from the SW Region of the NC Future Business Leaders Association. With a choice of 19 workshop topics ranging from test preparation to marketing and from personal finance to social media tips and from applying to college to choosing a major, the young people, including these students from Forest Hills High School, enjoyed a memorable day.

On October 25, SP hosted 17 high schools from the SW Region of the NC Future Business Leaders Association. With a choice of 19 workshop topics ranging from test preparation to marketing and from personal finance to social media tips and from applying to college to choosing a major, the young people, including these students from Forest Hills High School, enjoyed a memorable day.

Young visitors to Levi Castle’s table at the Waxhaw First Friday event this summer are both fascinated and repulsed by the dissected frogs.

Young visitors to Levi Castle’s table at the Waxhaw First Friday event this summer are both fascinated and repulsed by the dissected frogs.

At SP’s first Multicultural Festival in Wingate in October, Anjella Tabor-Smith, one of the event organizers, shares her expertise in origami.

At SP’s first Multicultural Festival in Wingate in October, Anjella Tabor-Smith, one of the event organizers, shares her expertise in origami.