Two excited graduates from Southside Virginia Community College’s Datacenter Academy just accepted externship offers at Microsoft’s datacenter in Boydton, Virginia. They are prime examples of hard-working SVCC students who have completed the IT program at the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) located in South Hill, Virginia.
Every graduate is unique; however, Amy Sloan and JaReese Arrington truly stood out on May 11, 2019, when mother and son graduated from Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). From Emporia, Virginia, they attended Greensville County High School where Sloan graduated in 1997 and Arrington graduated in June 2019.
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Dr. Dixie Watts Dalton, Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business at Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics’ recipient of the Distinguished Alumna in Academia Award.
SVCC's Truck Driver Training graduations in April featured a truly inspiring graduation speaker. Nikki Weaver has two major passions in her life – her eight-year-old son and truck driving.
SVCC is among the 23 colleges to benefit from a recent vote by the State Board for Community Colleges. By a unanimous vote, the Board elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour
Boot Camp begins June 24 - July 25, 2019, sponsored by The Learning Commons and SVCC Foundation. Registration deadline is June 14.
Program from Commencement Ceremony
The Welding Certification Training Program will be held August 5 - December 19, 2019 at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Emporia, VA.
A Drakes Branch, Virginia native and Randolph-Henry High School graduate, Yvonne Dix didn't attend college straight out of high school but wanted her children to know that you can do anything when you set your mind to it. She taught them this by example when she enrolled at Southside Virginia Community College as a single parent with a full-time job.
Stephen Franklin has accomplished much in his life and graduation speaker will be added to his resume on May 11, 2019 as he delivers the graduate address at Southside Virginia Community College in Keysville at 9:30 a.m.
The Virginia Community College System and Chancellor Glenn DuBois has presented Microsoft represented by Anthony Putorek, Senior Lead Workforce Development Program Manager, of Boydton, Virginia, with the 14th Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. Microsoft was nominated for the award by Southside Virginia Community College.
A Randolph-Henry High School graduate, Dawn Flippin earned an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics from Southside Virginia Community College.
Maria Perry grew up in Lawrenceville, VA and enrolled at Southside Virginia Community College after graduating from Brunswick Senior High School.
A Randolph-Henry High School graduate, Jessica Francis Pillow earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education from Southside Virginia Community College.
Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Quentin R. Johnson, currently of Mooresville, North Carolina, will become the next president of SVCC. He will assume the role at the beginning of July. Johnson’s selection marks the end of national search that attracted 81 applicants.
SVCC Chorus with Special Performer: Harpist, Winifred Garrett of Durham, NC. Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3 p.m at the South Hill Presbyterian Church in South Hill.
Earlier generations considered high school completion the key to success. Many viewed postsecondary education an extravagance because folks with high school diplomas could secure good-paying jobs.
The next SVCC Local Board will meet, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 4 p.m., Christanna Campus, 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821; John J. Cavan Workforce Center, Room#108.