A Lawrenceville, Virginia native and Brunswick High School graduate, Jared Barmoy chose Southside Virginia Community College, giving him the opportunity to stay at home and work while saving significantly on his education costs.
LaWanda Fisher, from Lawrenceville, Virginia and a Brunswick High School graduate, returned home after experiencing a four-year college, choosing to continue her studies in what she describes as "the more supportive atmosphere at Southside Virginia Community College."
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.
Southside Virginia Community College was part of Brunswick County's Job Expo recently. We helped tell our potential panthers about our great programs and apprenticeship opportunities!
In April SVCC graduated students from the Truck Driver Training School in South Boston and Blackstone.
It starts with a call for help. When an incident causes serious illness or injury, someone makes a phone call. Each occurrence is different. There are traffic-related injuries, workplace accidents, heart attacks, strokes, falls, and countless other events that place life and limb at risk.
Power Line Worker Graduation from Southside Virginia Community College was held on May 3, 201 at Pickett Park in Blackstone.
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.
Southside Virginia Community College students recently attended a Pinning Ceremony for completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program to become Registered Nurses.
“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.
We visit with Rosa Townsend, College Librarian and Adjunct Instructor at SVCC.
Debra Collins grew up in Halifax County, Virginia and graduated from Halifax County High School. She earned a Practical Nursing certificate from Southside Virginia Community College.
The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is an organization of scholars that exists to recognize and encourage scholarship among students in community and junior colleges. New inductees to this society from Southside Virginia Community College are :
Front row L-R Austin Hancock, Ryan Craighead, Destiny Morgan, Stephanie Apruzzese, Ametria Booker, Robin Falwell, Karen Anderson, Jonathan Byron, Na'shiyaa Robertson, Trent Pettus, Amanda Lenning, Teri McCall
Southside Virginia Community College recently held two nurse aide pinning ceremonies, one on each campus. SVCC recognized approximately 160 dual enrollment students and workforce services students!
The Laughing Gull Foundation has received the 13th Annual Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. The progressive family foundation proud of its’ commitment to justice was nominated for the award by Southside Virginia Community College.
Students from the Governor's School of Southside Virginia wear t-shirts indicating the schools they plan to transfer to after completing SVCC!!
The Diesel Technology program of Southside Virginia Community College held a graduation ceremony on May 3, 2018 to recognize students who completed the two semester program and received a Career Studies Certificate for that accomplishment.
The Southside Virginia Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program's Student Success Initiative 'Team Up To Dream Up! ' received the Virginia Community College System Excellence in Education Award at the New Horizons Conference.
SVCC has a new video about its truck driving training program highlighting community partnerships that work for our community.