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College Community Connection: Building for a Promising Future

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.

Truck Driving Training Classes Being Offered by SVCC in November

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.

Taste of Brunswick Festival

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.

Panther Prep Advising Day Coming to SVCC Campuses and Other Locations

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. 

College Day to be held at SVCC Oct. 3rd

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.

SVCC expands FastForward workforce training in rapidly growing solar energy sector

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.

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