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Counseling services at Southside Virginia Community College are designed to assist the citizens in our service area in obtaining their educational, vocational, and personal goals.  Through various activities, students will have the opportunity to develop their intellectual, personal, and social skills while gaining a greater self-awareness of their own values and directions.

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Bernadette Battle
Director of Counseling

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A key to your success at SVCC is working closely with an Advisor.
Click on any Advisor's name in the list below for more information.

Administration of Justice: Alfonzo R. Seward ; Doug Whaley

Administrative Support Technology: Crystal Jones

Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Vincent Brown

Agribusiness: Dixie Dalton

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration: Larry Wallace

Automotive Technology: Arnold Gayles

Business: Sharon P. Freeman

Business Management: Percy Richardson

Chemical & Biological Sciences: Gunay Smith

Dual Enrollment: Tiffany Griffin

General Education: Terri Milroy

General Studies/University Parallel Program: James Wilkerson ; Leslie Cline; Sarah Horne; Shanley Dorin 

Health Sciences: Rebecca Laben


High Performance Technology: Vincent Brown

History & Political Science: Lisa Jordan

Human Services: Ben George

Information Technology: Joan Tuck; Tommy Wright

Liberal Arts/Transfer Studies: Mary Downing

Nurse Aide: Erica Andrews

Nursing Program: Felicia Omick; Rebecca Laben

Nursing Program (LPN & RN): Kristen Beekwilder

Nursing Program (ADN): Leslie Jackson

Nursing Program (LPN): Patricia Archer

Nursing Program (LPN South Boston): Jonette Talbott

Nursing Program (ADN South Boston): Melissa Arthur

Phlebotomy: Erica Andrews

Pre-Allied Health (Pre-ADN/RN/PN): Karen Fisher

Psychology: Ben George; Emily Noblin