VCU LifeEvac's Devon Clary visited the Administration of Justice Class at SVCC for a classroom presentation. The classes then moved outside to get an up close and personal look at the helicopter landing on the campus.
Students were recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Theta Chi Chapter on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College. The ceremony was held November 2, 2015. PTK is the international honor society of two-year colleges with students required to maintain a grade point average of not less than 3.5.
Monica McMillan, who is president of Student Veterans of America (SVC) Christanna Chapter, Southside Virginia Community College, was selected to attend the SVA Leadership Institute held in Savannah, Georgia recently.
Southside Virginia Community College recently hosted the Ninth Annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet on the Christanna Campus in Alberta. The event invites local law enforcement to select an Officer of the Year to receive an award and be recognized during the event.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team picked up one of its biggest ever regular season wins after topping Bryant & Stratton College, the 8th ranked team in the NJCAA D2 national polls, 83-73 on Sunday afternoon in the Charles Coburn Classic at Pitt CC.
Travis Gauldin grew up in McKenney, VA and graduated from Dinwiddie County High School. He earned his Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology from Southside Virginia Community College in May 2015.
Ashley Austin grew up in Victoria, VA and graduated from Central High School. Having earned her General Education certificate through dual-enrollment at Southside Virginia Community College, she continued her studies after high school graduation by enrolling in SVCC's Registered Nursing program.
Robert N. Barnette, Jr. was raised in Chase City, VA and attended West End High School. He graduated from Bluestone Senior High School in 1970, and then joined the United States Air Force where he was trained as a Fire Protection Specialist. He served four years in the military and then returned to Chase City and enrolled at Southside Virginia Community College.
The last day of classes is Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Final examination days are Thursday, December 10, 2015 through Wednesday, December 16, 2015 in your current room. Examination periods are two hours in length (1-1/2 hour exam time, 30 minutes break). Here is the full schedule.
The Student Veterans of Virginia 3rd Annual Statewide Conference was held in Roanoke on November 5 & 6. The event brought together various groups for the common goal of helping military connected students...
Fifteen SVCC students and three advisors attended the VCCS Student Leadership Conference recently. The 2015 conference theme was "The Power of You".
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team topped Stillwater Christian Prep 95-76 on Saturday for their first win of the season. The victory improved SVCC to 1-2 after the team dropped a pair of games in the Coca-Cola Classic at Louisburg College to open the season.
Janice King grew up in the small town of Weldon, NC. After graduating from Weldon High School in 1981, she had no immediate desire to further her education. She moved to Virginia in and was employed by a local sewing factory.
Asked how she felt about being a female engineering student, Jayla Seward of Brunswick County said she does not think about it much. Women have come a long way and occupations that were once male dominated are no longer that way; and it does not seem strange to the current generation.
Cody Woodson was born in Powhatan, VA and later moved to Prince Edward County. Soon after graduating Prince Edward County High School, he enrolled in Southside Virginia Community College's Welding Career Studies Certificate program, which he completed in two semesters, graduating in 2014.
“To our students, as I continue this journey of service and leadership, I pledge to you a commitment to the best education, training, and service we can provide to meet your needs, “ said the Fifth President of Southside Virginia Community College upon his inauguration October 30, 2015. Dr. Alfred A. Roberts was officially inaugurated as president of the community college established in 1970 and serving the largest geographical area of any of Virginia’s 23 community colleges.
Darcell Terry was born in Philadelphia where she spent most of her childhood. She moved to Palmer Springs during her teen years and graduated from Park View High School. Darcell received her Associate in Applied Science with a major in Administrative Support Technology—Medical Office Specialization from Southside Virginia Community College.
Walter Levi Lewis, a Brunswick High School graduate, earned his Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies/Human Services from Southside Virginia Community College. While attending SVCC, he was active in the Human Service Club and Make It Happen Program.
Dr. Alfred A. Roberts will be inaugurated as the fifth president of Southside Virginia Community College on October 30, 2015. Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, will conduct the presidential inauguration at 11:00 a.m. on the Christanna Campus in Alberta, John J. Cavan Workforce Development Center.
With no plans to attend college after high school, Gary Cifers accepted a challenge by a teacher to take just one class. The rest, as they say, is history and a very impressive success story written at Southside Virginia Community College.