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Alumni Spotlight - Daniel Taylor

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.

Emergency Response Simulation

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.

VMDAEC and SVCC Partnership Powers Continuing Education Opportunities

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.   

First Lady Applauds SVCC Graduates

“You made it.  Give yourselves a round of applause,” said Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam as a greeting to the class of 2018 of Southside Virginia Community College at Commencement on May 12 at the John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville.  Under blue skies and what the Mrs. Northam called ‘Texas Heat’, SVCC celebrated 946 credit graduates along with 238 students receiving workforce credentials.

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