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Community Is Our Middle Name

We are Southside Virginia Community College. “Southside Virginia” describes the geographic area we serve. “College” explains our function as an institution of postsecondary education. But “Community” is what characterizes our mission. Community stands at the core of our purpose and in the middle of our name. Community binds the people and places of our region together as we share our lives, our challenges, and our dreams.

Showcase Recipients

During the recent Virginia Community Colleges Association meeting held at Wintergreen, four members of the Southside Virginia Community College staff and faculty were recognized as Showcase Recipients.  This award recognizes hard work and dedication to their individual colleges and the overall mission of the Virginia Community College System. 

Power Line Worker Program Graduates 19

Southside Virginia Community College recently graduated 19 members of the second class of the Power Line Worker Program. Those who completed the 11-week program earn Level 1 certification from the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research), a commercial driver’s license, first aid & CPR certification and core safety training mandated by the department of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

Chancellor Visits SVCC To Learn Of Best Practices

Dr. Glenn Dubois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, recently began a statewide listening tour of best practices related to student success.   He stopped by Southside Virginia Community College on September 13, 2016 to learn more about one of the college’s successful programs as well as facilitate a discussion around barriers to student success within the community college system.

College Day And Four Year College Tour

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 5, 2016, 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. More than 50 colleges, universities and special schools will be represented.


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