Established in 1970, Southside Virginia Community College is one of 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. From its humble beginnings, the college has grown to become the leading provider of quality academic and workforce services within the largest community college jurisdiction in our state. The college’s 4,200-square mile service region spans ten counties and also encompasses the city of Emporia.
As a Family & Community Partnerships Manager for STEPS Inc. Head Start Program, Gloria Lockett attended Prince Edward High School, completing her high school education with her GED.
The Taste of Brunswick Festival Scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018, has been canceled due to the threat of heavy rainfall causing muddy conditions.
Students from the Daniel Campus recently visited the Library of Virginia in Richmond to tour and see a presentation on African American World War I soldiers.
Coming in November to Southside Virginia Community College. Truck Driver Training will be offered at Pickett Park in Blackstone as well as South Boston. Train now for a great well-paying job. The class will begin on November 5, 2018 in Blackstone, and November 12, 2018 in South Boston. These classes will run for six weeks, Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at each facility.
We visit with LaDelta Williams, Learning Specialist and Tutorial Services Coordinator at Southside Virginia Community College.
As a Nottoway High School graduate, Michael Hicks chose SVCC for its locality and great atmosphere.
Hope Alexander’s job is cool because she has spent her entire career caring for others. There is a quote, “Care for one, that’s love, care for hundreds…. that’s nursing.”
Southside Virginia Community College is proud to announce 100% of the May 2018 graduates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, successfully took and passed the NCLEX-RN licensing exam on the first attempt.
The 22nd Annual Taste of Brunswick Festival will be hosted on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10 am. until 4 p.m. The event is set to be held rain or shine and with the ongoing construction of the college’s new building.
Recently WISE & MIH held a highly successful Mentor Training on the Christanna Campus that was delivered by the Virginia Mentoring Partnership.
Power Line Worker Students from the eighth class of the SVCC Training Program.
“I love small towns, small classes and friendly faces,” said Molly Jean Buchholz, a Southside Virginia Community College graduate with a tremendous amount of experience here.
We visit with Sharon P. Freeman, Associate Professor of English at Southside Virginia Community College.
“Starting at Southside Virginia Community College was a good option for me.
Fall is in the air, and students are back to work. The hallways at Southside Virginia Community College teem with a mix of new and familiar faces as faculty members guide students who are taking the next steps along their education pathways.
Service Awards recognizing college employees celebrating an anniversary of five, ten, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 years were awarded during the SVCC Convocation on August 16,2018.
Panther Prep Advising Day, a semi-annual event sponsored by Southside Virignia Community College, is happening again on Tuesday, October 2, 1018 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event offers students and prospective college students a chance to sign up for Spring classes, meet with advisors and other college staff, learn about offerings at the college and relax with some food and entertainment.
Area eleventh and twelfth-grade high school students and their parents are invited to attend “College Day” at Southside Virginia Community College’s Christanna Campus in Alberta on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. This is the Regional College Day program for Brunswick, Mecklenburg, and parts of Lunenburg and Nottoway counties. Second-year students and graduates of two-year college degree programs are also urged to attend. Over 40 colleges, universities and special schools will be represented.
Virginia’s Community Colleges today announced a $4 million economic investment over the next two years to support curriculum development and FastForward workforce training in the rapidly growing fields of utility-scale solar energy and heavy construction. Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is among the institutions to develop programs that can be expanded across the commonwealth as the demand grows for skilled workers in the solar energy field.