After graduating from Brunswick High School, Tiara Mustafa had a portfolio ready with every intention of studying fashion abroad. Then, as life would have it, she changed directions to enroll at Southside Virginia Community College and graduate with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in general studies.
Since opening the Truck Driver Training School in 1996, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) has enrolled almost 2,800 students and 85% of those have completed the six-week course to earn the Commercial Driver’s License.
The Career Studies Certificate in Early Childhood prepares students for entry-level employment working with young children in safe and healthy environments that are supportive of children's individual development.
We talked to Meagan Yeager, a FastForward graduate, about her experience going through the powerline worker program at Southside Virginia Community College. She climbed, she trained and 11 weeks later, Meagan had a job and a secure future at Virginia’s largest electric utility.
SVCC welcomed nearly 300 new Panthers and their family members to campus. Did you miss the summer session of New Student Orientation? Don't worry NSO2GO will be held on Aug. 7th (CHR) and Aug. 8th (DAN) at 9:30 am in Student Services. No registration is required.
Helen Lin grew up in Keysville, Virginia and graduated from Randolph-Henry High School. Throughout high school, Helen took Southside Virginia Community College's dual enrollment classes at Randolph-Henry, and attended the Governor’s School of Southside Virginia in her junior and senior years.
The Fall Schedule is here!
J. Wesley Shepherd, newly selected Chair of the Southside Virginia Community College Local Board, welcomes Dr. Quentin Johnson, new president of the college, to his first board meeting on July 10, 2019.
y V. Melvin grew up in South Boston, Virginia and graduated from Halifax County High School. She chose to attend Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) because of its beautiful campus, small class sizes, and the quality of its nursing program. She earned an associate degree in general studies from SVCC, as well as beginning the College's nursing program.
Breanna Williams of Nottoway County recently obtained her GED® certificate through Southside Virginia Community College, but the road to her goal was not always easy. Breanna left high school before graduating due to a lack of support and feeling incomplete.
All through high school, Meredith Feinman of Charlotte Court House, Virginia, was enrolled in college classes at Southside Virginia Community College. She attended Randolph-Henry High School from 2013 to 2017 and during her sophomore year, decided to take The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia
George Sandridge grew up in Keysville, Virginia and graduated from Randolph-Henry High School in 2017. In his junior year of high school, George began attending the Governor's School of Southside Virginia (GSSV) on Southside Virginia Community College's John H. Daniel campus. He chose to attend GSSV for the opportunity to earn a college degree while in high school and because of the positive reviews he had heard about both GSSV and SVCC. George graduated from SVCC with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies in 2017.
Kelley Barnes LaPrade grew up in Kenbridge and South Hill and graduated from Park View High School. She attended Southside Virginia Community College to take General Studies and Information Technology classes that would transfer to Old Dominion University.
The Student Ambassador program is a selective program of emerging student leaders who embody the spirit of SVCC. Student Ambassadors promote the college through recruitment and outreach, support of on-campus events and initiatives, and represent the student body on college committees.
Devon Clary grew up in Gasburg, Virginia and graduated from Brunswick Academy. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
Tanya Zimmerman grew up in Emporia, Virginia and earned an Associate of Applied Science from Southside Virginia Community College after completing her GED. For over 18 years Tanya has worked for Toll Integrated Systems, a division of Toll Brothers Inc., a fortune 500 company and one of the Nation's largest luxury home builders.
Catandra Jones grew up in Warren County, North Carolina and graduated from Warren County High School. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies/Administration of Justice from Southside Virginia Community College.
Nicole Meek attended Southside Virginia Community College as a Governor's School of Virginia student from Randolph-Henry High School. Upon completion of high school, she also earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
A Brunswick County, Virginia native and Brunswick High School graduate, Kimberly Green chose Southside Virginia College because it allowed her the flexibility to stay close to home and family as well as to continue working while pursuing her education.
WISE is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year! Be Inspired, Be Fearless, Be Remarkable, BE WISE.