A local partnership is creating education and jobs for Southside Virginians. Southside Virginia Community College and American Buildings Company (ABC), a division of Nucor, are working together to offer the training and skills necessary for many of the jobs offered by the company.
Brandon Vaughan, a United States Army veteran, graduated with honors from Southside Virginia Community College with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies. While a student at SVCC, he was a member of the Veterans Club as well as Phi Theta Kappa, an honors society.
Jason Cates grew up in Buchanan, Georgia, and graduated from Haralson County High School. He completed the Precision Machining Certification program at Southside Virginia Community College.
Students from the Governor's School of Southside Virginia attended a joint site meeting on SVCC's John H. Daniel campus.
Students are enrolled in the evening welding class at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center. We encourage anyone who likes a challenge, who has a good work ethic, and who has trouble sitting in an office all day to come take a tour and learn what a huge return on investment you can experience by devoting a couple nights a week to learning a professional skill like welding.
SVCC's College Wide "Panther Prep Advising Day" was held on November 21st to give students an in depth advising experience, a connection to college resources and an opportunities to learn about college programs. The event featured a cookout, music, entertainment, workshops, and student's advisors. Click here for even more photos.
Dr. Joyce "Joy" Hurt of Southside Virginia Community College was awarded one of five inaugural leadership awards presented by the Virginia Community College System on November 17th. Dr. Hurt is an Adjunct Instructor for English at SVCC.
More than 30 employers set up displays, handed out applications, and talked with potential employees during the Job Fair held at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Greensville County on November 2, 2016. Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Student Development Services partnered with Crater Business Services Team to sponsor this regional event.
From Lawrenceville Virginia and a Brunswick High School graduate, Monica McMillan earned her Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies/Human Services from Southside Virginia Community College.
Southside Virginia is home to some great athletes, and sports participation is one important way young people can prepare for education opportunities and future employment. By participating at their personal best levels and learning to work with others on and off the court, athletes gain valuable experience.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, when many gather with family and friends to celebrate with a bountiful meal, Southside Virginia Community College’s Agribusiness program, in partnership with SVCC’s Student Services and with the support of Virginia Farm Bureau, will show a free screening of the film, FARMLAND. The film will be shown on both SVCC campuses, in Alberta and Keysville, at 7PM on Monday, November 21.
From Clarksville Virginia and a Bluestone Senior High School graduate, Peggy Hart-Vernon earned Nurse Aide and Practical Nursing (LPN) certificates and her Associate of Applied Science in Registered Nursing (RN) from Southside Virginia Community College.
The Estes Community Center recently sponsored a Lunch and Learn workshop in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Kandy Freeman, Assistant Executive Director of Madeline's House, a local domestic and sexual violence shelter, was the guest speaker.
In support of students furthering their education at SVCC in a STEM-H field, Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation announced that it is continuing a scholarship established last year.
Members of the Virginia State Police recently visited Assistant Professor Alfonzo Seward's Administration of Justice class. After speaking to the class, Trooper Will Blount, an SVCC graduate, and his dog, Titan, show their skills at tracking and stopping suspects on the loose.
From Emporia, Virginia and a Greensville County High School graduate, Monica Jones Robinson earned an Associate of Applied Science in Administration of Justice from Southside Virginia Community College.
Christie Hales, Public Relations Director at Southside Virginia Community College, received a 2016 Excellence in Communications Award from the Virginia Community Colleges Association.
Graduates of the 224th class of the Truck Driver Training Program of Southside Virginia Community College.
The SVCC ADN Nursing Club Officers for 2016 on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College have been elected.
Erik Veliky is from Emporia, Virginia and is a 2015 Greensville County High School graduate. He earned Career Studies Certificates from Southside Virginia Community College in Welding and Precision Machining, completing both by May 2016. While attending SVCC, Eric was also a work-study student.