Our Diesel Tech program recently added a Caterpillar 214B Rubber Tire Excavator at our Occupational/Technical Center in Blackstone. Carter Cat donated and delivered it to SVCC.
Southside Virginia C.C. in partnership with John Tyler C.C. and the Sussex County Community Coalition participated in a job fair in Stoney Creek, VA in mid June.
The National Center for Education Statistics reports that the number of bachelor degrees conferred in the U.S. has increased by 125% since the early 1970s. A large part of the reason is the encouragement high school students receive from parents and guidance counselors to pursue a college education.
Family and friends have established the Lealon M. Vassar Scholarship at Southside Virginia Community College in memory of and to recognize his contributions to the community, service to others, leadership skills, work ethic, and honesty.
New student orientation is scheduled for July 12th (Daniel Campus) and July 20th (Christanna) in the Workforce Development Centers.
Daniel Taylor grew up in Lawrenceville, VA and continues to make Lawrenceville his home. However, he sure has gotten around!
Daniel graduated from Southside Virginia Community College's Truck Driver Training School in August 2008. After graduation, he drove long-haul for the same company for four years. He saw beautiful sunsets and sunrises, ate different foods popular in various parts of the country and met many different people.
Graduating students may pick up their diplomas between June 4th and 7th during specific hours on specific campuses.
Jennifer Atkins grew up in Danville, Virginia and graduated from George Washington High School. She earned a Career Studies Certificate in Agribusiness from Southside Virginia Community College in May 2018 and was recently hired as Southside Marketing Specialist by Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
A Central High School graduate from Kenbridge, Virginia, Ashley Williams was a very engaged Southside Virginia Community College student.
Jamall Walker, from Blackstone, VA, graduated from Nottoway County High School. He worked in various jobs after graduation, but was not finding his "career."
Emma Modrall, from Dinwiddie, Virginia, graduated from Southside Virginia Community College with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies.
A Randolph Henry High School graduate from Red Oak, Virginia, Brittany Stembridge earned a General Education Certificate and an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration from Southside Virginia Community College.
A Lawrenceville, Virginia native and Brunswick High School graduate, Jared Barmoy chose Southside Virginia Community College, giving him the opportunity to stay at home and work while saving significantly on his education costs.
LaWanda Fisher, from Lawrenceville, Virginia and a Brunswick High School graduate, returned home after experiencing a four-year college, choosing to continue her studies in what she describes as "the more supportive atmosphere at Southside Virginia Community College."
An Emergency Response Simulaton was held in Chase City recently for SVCC Paramdeic students and Associate Degree Nursing Students. The realisitic simulated car wreck – car (driver is a standardized patient playing the role) vs. 5 year old (manikin) in the parking lot.
Paramedic students were to triage, treat per protocol on scene, and transport to ER.
Southside Virginia Community College was part of Brunswick County's Job Expo recently. We helped tell our potential panthers about our great programs and apprenticeship opportunities!
In April SVCC graduated students from the Truck Driver Training School in South Boston and Blackstone.
It starts with a call for help. When an incident causes serious illness or injury, someone makes a phone call. Each occurrence is different. There are traffic-related injuries, workplace accidents, heart attacks, strokes, falls, and countless other events that place life and limb at risk.
Power Line Worker Graduation from Southside Virginia Community College was held on May 3, 201 at Pickett Park in Blackstone.
A partnership between the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is making it possible for those training as apprentice linemen to climb to the top of their careers through advanced education. The VMDAEC represents 15 co-ops in the Mid-Atlantic region and trains over 100 apprentices per year.