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I was excited, anxious, and of course nervous my first week of work. I woke up extra early and probably changed my outfit several times. From the moment I was hired at the City of Rock Hill I felt extremely welcomed. It has been a wonderful opportunity that has allowed me to challenge my current…

Last week I attended the Stepping Up Into Technical Leadership meetup at The Hive. Our guest speaker was John Rouda from Comporium Communications. He spoke on the topic of leadership in the workforce and how it is possible for anyone to be a leader. From this meetup I took away a few key points: 1) The 7 38…

A friend of mine came up to me in February 2015 and told me about an opportunity she saw for a paid internship position with Knowledge Park. Being a senior in college, two things stood out to me: 1) The word “paid” 2) The potential to gain experience in my field I was already enrolled…

The Talent Pipeline Program is a pilot program funded by the SC Department of Commerce Innovation Challenge Grant program awarded to the City of Rock Hill to build a future work force of IT and High Tech students from Winthrop and York Tech. We match students with computer science and critical thinking skills with businesses…

South Carolina Scores an A For Small Business Friendliness, Composite A+ for Regulatory Environment Texas, New Hampshire, and Utah top rankings in Thumbtack.com annual Small Business Friendliness Survey; New York and California are among the least friendly states SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — August 18, 2015 — Small business owners gave South Carolina an A for…

Construction started on August 3, 2015 on 139 Main St. This site is the future home of a 37-unit apartment building, mixed commercial spaces, and an office building. During the construction 30 parking spaces in the city owned White Street will be closed for the staging of the construction. After the completion of the building on…

Tuesday, August 4, 2015  For Immediate Release Study Finds Rock Hill Workforce Ripe to Support Job Growth in Knowledge Park ROCK HILL, SC – Today, the Social & Behavioral Research Lab (SBRL) at Winthrop University released findings from an extensive primary research study confirming that Rock Hill can easily support knowledge economy jobs with the…

Internships are a crucial part of the learning experience as a student. They allow students to experience a world outside of their textbooks. Internships prepare students by providing a hands-on learning experience while introducing them to the professional world. With Knowledge Park’s Talent Pipeline Program, we are working with local businesses downtown Rock Hill to…

Meet RevenFlo’s intern Madison Altman, a senior Business Major at Winthrop University. How did you find out about the internship? I found out about this internship through Winthrop University’s Opportunity List. Turns out I actually knew someone who worked for RevenFlo so I got into contact with her immediately.  What were your expectations for you…

What is your program of study and at what college? I am a student at York Technical College studying Computer Programming. Previously I was at College of Charleston and earned 2 Bachelor Degrees in four years. I picked Computer Programming because it is an amazing field and fits in well with Medical Research. I have…

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