Alumni Spotlight - Joelle Shepperson

Joelle Shepperson


A Meherrin, Virginia native, and Prince Edward County High School graduate, Joelle chose Southside Virginia Community College for the affordability and convenience. She graduated from SVCC with a Certificate in Practical Nursing and an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing.

Joelle presently works for Hospital Corporation of America, HCA, as a Registered Nurse while pursing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University. She also plans to continue her education by completing her masters degree in Forensic Nursing in the near future.

Joelle offers the following advice to students, "SVCC is a wonderful place to begin and continue your education. I have obtained as much as I have thanks to all the amazing and patient staff I have encountered. Don't take this opportunity lightly, give it all your attention and energy."


Learn more about SVCC's Nursing Programs here.