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.
Southside Virginia Community College graduate Jonathan Kelly of Crewe, Virginia won Second Place in the Technology & Maintenance Council’s National 2015 Future Tech Competition held in Orlando, Florida recently. Kelly, along with nine other students from various schools, was sponsored by
When Tracey Teagan came to Southside Virginia Community College, she already had her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She was working full time for Halifax County Department of Social Services as a Benefit Program Specialist, but was looking for a source of part-time income that would work with her full time schedule.
Cameron Covington, from Halifax County, Virginia, chose Southside Virginia Community College for its friendly atmosphere, helpful instructors, and as a great start to his college career. While still a high school student at Centerville Christian School, he also began taking college classes on his own through SVCC.
The office of Dr. Tara Carter, Vice President of Academics and Student Services,has announced Dr. Dixie Dalton as the new Dean of Humanities, Social Science and Business at SVCC.
New lineman worker program coming to Southside Virginia Community College!
Student Services recently hosted a Fall Cookout and Constitution Day event on the John H. Daniel Campus! Our cookout started with serving our Dual-Enrollment and Governor School students at 10:30 a.m. with a cookout to-go lunch. Meanwhile fabulous volunteers were working hard in the kitchen to have hot dogs, BBQ (from Sheldons), baked beans and more ready for the rest of the campus by 11:00 a.m.
Tracy Branch from Fort Mitchell, VA is a Central High School graduate. While attending Southside Virginia Community College, she was very active in campus life. She was the student representative on Campus Council, president of Minority Awareness Programming, a library work-study and was one of the first students to act as Johnny Paws, SVCC’s mascot.
A graduation ceremony was held on September 3, 2015 for the first class in the SVCC Machining Skills Certification Program based at the Southside Virginia Education Center location in Greensville County. A total of eight transitioning active duty soldiers and veterans associated with Fort Lee, Virginia completed the course and obtained five industry certifications through the program.
Decorress (Corey) Parrott was one of the first graduates of the new Machining Skills Certification Program based at Southside Virginia Community College's Southside Virginia Education Center location in Greensville County.
With a deep passion and strong commitment to local politics, Taikein Cooper is devoted to helping citizens effectively engage in the American political process. His devotion and interest in his community dates back to the age of 11, when Cooper canvassed the local community assisting his former D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) teacher, Travis Harris, in his campaign to become Prince Edward County's Sheriff.
Rikki Coon always knew she wanted to be a mechanic. As a young child, she was fascinated with her truck driving father’s big trucks and would watch his every move trying to figure out what made them work. She also was influenced by her grandfather and brother, both mechanics.
Katie Shook, a Charlotte County native, grew up in Keysville and graduated from Randolph Henry High School. In her junior and senior years of high school, she was selected for and attended Governor's School at Southside Virginia Community College, where she formed lasting friendships with classmates from other area high schools.