The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today at the Dream It Do It Virginia Symposium that nine community colleges including Southside Virginia Community College will be designated as authorized MSI Assessment Centers.
The Fall 2014 Edition of the "Proud Panther Newsletter," produced by SVCC Student Development, is now available.
The Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium is inviting 6th through 12th grade students to enter an essay/multimedia "Careers in Energy Student Contest" to kick-off their Careers in Energy Week (October 13th - 19th) . Submissions are due via email by November 19th, at midnight. 1st place winners in each category will receive an iPad mini. For contest information including categories, rules and guidelines etc. Please go to the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium contest information page linked below.
Eleven representatives from Southside Virginia Community College were among the winners in VCU Community Memorial Hospital's 2014 'High Heel Dash' on Friday. The group called themselves the "Wedding Crashers." They won three trophies....Best Dressed Group, Pinkest Heels and Pinkest Hair. The pink celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A faculty member in the Southside Virginia Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is a finalist in the 2014 Virginia March of Dimes Virginia Nurse of the Year Awards Program. Felicia Omick, Associate Professor of Nursing, has been named a finalist in the program.
Training was held for Southside Virginia Community College's adult career coaches, high school coaches, faculty, and administrators at the Estes Community Center in Chase City on October 9th and 10th. The training was on "Recruiting and Retaining Nontraditional Students in Career and Technical Programs and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Programs". Ede Slovin, from the Institute for Women In Trades, Technology & Science in Alameda, CA provided the training.
The "Taste of Brunswick Festival" was held on the Christanna Campus on October 11th. [Slide Show]
Author Angela Carter was on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College in September to read selections from her book "Memory Chose a Woman's Body." [Video]
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that more than 50,000 residents in southern Virginia will be positively impacted by a new workforce collaboration among three area community colleges. Called “Southern Virginia Works,” the colleges - Danville Community College (DCC), Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) - plan to boost the number of workforce credentials earned by Southern Virginians through community college programs by 1,500 in the next year.
The 18th annual "Taste of Brunswick Festival" is scheduled for Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10am till 5pm on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
The SVCC SVEC float in the 2014 Virginia Peanut Festival won third place. The theme this year was "Enjoy Peanuts and Hospitality Southside Virginia Syle." The builder say they tried to capture everything about the Peanut Festival by including different activities and events that make the Peanut Festival what it is today!
This semester of Student Activities features cultural, entertainment, and awareness programming. One of our most recent events included a mixture of all three! Our first awareness program was held on September 11th in honor of Patriots Day.
SVCC Workforce and Smart Beginnings Southside have partnered to offer training for child care providers on October 11 at the Clarksville Enrichment Center. This training is sponsored by...
Chase City Mayor, J. Eddie Bratton, welcomed Dr. Roberts, county, city and town officials and superintendents from multiple school divisions that were in attendance.
Southside Virginia Community College recently recognized employees who had served the Commonwealth of Virginia. Service awards are given at each five year mark to the faithful employee of a state agency.
Angela Marie Carter, author of Memory Chose A Woman’s Body, will speak at a Meet the Author event at the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. She will be speaker at a 12 noon event in the John J. Cavan Workforce Development Center and again at 6 p.m. in the Howell Library. The public and students are encouraged to attend.
The BB&T Bank traveling bus and financial center visited the campus of Southside Virginia Community College in Alberta this week. Representatives were available to meet with students to answer financial questions. Shown outside the bus are Loris Starke of Emporia, bus driver Shane Johnson of Winston-Salem, and Penny Tollerson of South Hill.
Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Student Development Services is partnering with the Crater Business Services Team in sponsoring a Regional Job Fair on Tuesday, October 28th at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Emporia, VA.
The new Southside Virginia Community College Bookstore, under the management of the Follett Corporation, has set new bookstore hours beginning September 16th. Book buy back dates for the Fall 2014 semester have been set as well and noted below, so mark those calendars!
New Bookstore Hours Beginning September 16th: Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
It's time for another year of exciting activities and opportunities to get involved on campus. Attached below, you will find a copy of the Student Activities Calendars for each main campus. In addition, please look at the application for a new program called Student Ambassadors! This is yet another way to show your Panther Pride! Please take advantage of any of these FREE opportunities on either campus (Keysville or Alberta) of Southside Virginia Community College.