Spartanburg Community College plans $5.9 million industrial, tech center

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Officials hope to break ground on a $5.9 million building at the Cherokee County campus of Spartanburg Community College in November.

Daryl Smith, director of the Cherokee County college campus, said the 27,200-square-foot Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (CAMIT) will house lab space and classrooms for several disciplines not offered at the Cherokee County campus before.

Cherokee County students interested in studying mechatronics (a mix of classes involving industrial electricity, electronics and repair), welding, machine tool and robotics will now be able to take those courses locally, rather than having to drive to the Spartanburg campus.

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