New Student Orientation sessions have started at SVCC. Additional sessions will take place on both main campuses of Southside Virginia Community College in August. New students, parents, and mentors are encouraged to attend an NSO closest to them!
James Cutcliff grew up in Emporia, Virginia and graduated from Greensville County High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College and earned his Career Studies Certificate in Truck Driving, in which he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for having a 4.0 grade point average.
The reasons people choose to begin their postsecondary education careers at community colleges are as diverse as the things they go on to achieve. Regarding their accomplishments, the sky is certainly not a limit. Some community college graduates literally have gone farther.
Travis Songer grew up in Huddleston, Virginia and graduated from Staunton River High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College and earned his Career Studies Certificate in Automotive Technology.
John Johnson grew up in various places due to his father's employment, with his earliest memories being of South Hill. He graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School before attending Southside Virginia Community College.
Dr. Al Roberts, President of Southside Virginia Community College, recently accepted a donation to the SVCC First Citizens Bank Nursing Scholarship.
Southside Virginia Community College recently held a Pinning Ceremony for students completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
The John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College hosted approximately 20 students from Cumberland High School the week of June 27-30, 2016. Students utilized their STEM skills while stranded in the wilderness to build a model house and then to reflect upon the design process to actually construct a bamboo hut that would fit one teammate and withstand a windstorm.
Sarah Smith, originally from Lunenburg County, graduated from Central High School in Victoria. She earned her Nurse Aide career studies certificate from Southside Virginia Community College.
SVCC Foundation Golf Classic supports student scholarships. 23 teams and many sponsors joined together on June 8, 2016. Taking top honors were Brocklyn, Inc., Dean Lenhart Auto and Burkeville Body Shop.
The countdown is on to New Student Orientation! The Student Services Team is excited to offer our incoming students' orientation on each Main campus, which will take place on Wednesday, July 13th on the Christanna Campus and Friday, July 15th on the John H. Daniel Campus!
Candi Pearson grew up in Lawrenceville, VA and graduated from Brunswick High School. She attended Southside Virginia Community College's Practical Nursing program at the Estes Community Center in Chase City and was on the President's List.
Belinda Dickerson grew up near Emporia, Virginia helping her grandparents farm tobacco, peanuts, corn and cotton. She dropped out of school at the age of sixteen. But, after much pushing and encouragement from a brother, she returned to school at the age of thirty to earn her GED.
What do cupcakes and calculus have in common? Students at Southside Virginia Community College are learning about both through the wide variety of camps and classes available this summer.
Approximately 50 students from Central Middle School in Charlotte County attended the summer 2016 STEM Academy: 'Will I Survive' June 2 and 3 on the John H. Daniel Campus of SVCC.
Caleb Thomas, originally from South Hill, Virginia, was enrolled in Southside Virginia Community College's Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies in preparation for transfer to a four-year university.
Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.
Southside Virginia Community College presents a new online video highlighting some of our students and some of our programs that "break the mold."
Southside Virginia Community College sent nine students to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University the week of May 15 -18, in connection with Hampton University’s minority men’s Health Initiative Spring 2016 Research Retreat.
Jacob Cook, a recent SVCC graduate, addressed a group of GED graduates at Southside Virginia Community College's ceremony sponsored by the Adult Basic Education Program. A resident of Clarksville who was home-schooled, he is the third generation of his family to earn a GED.