Citizens of Virginia have many reasons to pursue higher education. Some want skills and knowledge. Others desire a better quality of life, enhanced respect, and greater self-confidence. Many seek increased career options and the associated financial gains. According to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), “On average, people with a college education earn nearly twice as much as those with only a high school diploma.”
The Information Technology Department at Southside Virginia Community College has been acknowledged as one of the "Top 10" of technology savvy community colleges in the nation by the Center for Digital Education (CDE).
Southside Virginia Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda business organization students competed recently against students from other two- and four-year colleges across the state at the State Leadership Conference held in Glen Allen.
The last day of classes is Monday, May 2, 2016. Final examination days are Tuesday, May 3, 2016 through Monday, May 9, 2016 in your current room. Examination periods are two hours in length (1-1/2 hour exam time, 30 minutes break). Here is the schedule.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has granted initial accreditation to the Associate Degree Nursing Program of Southside Virginia Community College. The recommendation of the ACEN is for initial accreditation as the program is in compliance with all Accreditation Standards with the next review set for 2020.
Originally from Bristol, VA where she graduated from Virginia High School, Deanna Schwartz earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education from Southside Virginia Community College. She then transferred to Randolph Macon Woman's College (now Randolph College), studied in England her junior year and received her Bachelor of Arts in English creative writing. She went on to attend Longwood University, completing a Master of Arts in English Literature.
On Wednesday, April 13th, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) with its local partners, Brunswick County Department of Social Services, Charlotte County Department of Social Services, Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services, Halifax County Department of Social Services, Nottoway County Department of Social Services and Prince Edward County Department of Social Services, will launch a new employment and training pilot program called EleVAte SNAP E&T to help residents who currently receive food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to secure better jobs in high-demand fields.
The "Stop Hunger Now" event on the SVCC Campus on Saturday was a huge success. Ninty volunteers packaged 10,152 meals and donated enough money to purchase 3 water purification systems for Haiti.
The last day of classes is Monday, May 2, 2016. Final examination days are Tuesday, May 3, 2016 through Monday, May 9, 2016 in your current room.
Originally from San Angelo, TX, Kaid Moody’s family moved to Virginia when he was 10 years old, eventually settling in White Plains. He graduated from Brunswick Senior High School and served in the United States Army as a wheeled vehicle mechanic
Throughout March, 2016, more than 100 SVCC paramedic and nursing students had an opportunity to participate in a 5 hour simulated disaster scene response at the nursing simulation lab within the Estes Center in Chase City, VA. Paramedic students evaluated and appropriately treated 10 victims of a simulated active shooter incident in the student lounge; 4 were dead, 3 suffered non-life threatening injuries, and 3 required immediate emergency medical procedures.
A Brunswick County native, Angela Jackson is a Brunswick Senior High School graduate who earned her Associate of Applied Science in Office Systems Technology from Southside Virginia Community College. Angela chose SVCC to start her college journey for its small classes and family atmosphere, making it an easy transition from high school.
Martha Reed has a passion for teaching. This passion will undoubtedly be evident in her speech to the Class of 2016 of Southside Virginia Community College at the May 14th Commencement to be held at the Christanna Campus in Alberta at 9:30 a.m.
The SVCC Foundation Scholarship Fred "Freddie" Reekes Annual Memorial Golf Classic is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th. You can sign up online.
David Lipscomb grew up in Mecklenburg County and graduated from Bluestone Senior High School before attending Southside Virginia Community College. He earned two degrees from SVCC: an Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Designing and an Associate of Applied Science in Electronics.
Tabitha Poore grew up in Lunenburg County and graduated from Central High School before attending Southside Virginia Community College, from where she earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration.
The Career Readiness Certificate can prove to employers that you can do the job. This Pre-Course for this testing is available locally at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Emporia.
Job Fair 2016 is coming to Southside Virginia Community College in Alberta on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by SVCC Workforce Development, Elevate Virginia, Lake Country Business Solutions and SVCC Student Development Services, this offers free admission to all job seekers.
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team won back-to-back national titles after capturing the 2016 USA National Prep Post-Grad title on Saturday evening with an 86-83 win over Faith Baptist (GA).
March 1, 2016 was a Super Tuesday at Southside Virginia Community College’s Occupational/Technical Center at Pickett Park in Blackstone, but not for reasons related to the nation’s primary elections. Dignitaries from around the Commonwealth gathered to celebrate the launch of SVCC’s Power Line Worker Training School and to honor the students enrolled in its inaugural class. Under the banner “Climbing to New Heights Together,” the event brought together many of the people involved in partnerships that made the new program possible.