An expanded partnership between Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) will provide expanded access into SVCC’s information technology (IT) degree programs.
On May 13, 2017, in front of more than 2,500 people, Southside Virginia Community College awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates to 1,303 students. For the students who crossed the stage to receive their credentials, the occasion may have seemed like a conclusion. It may have felt like reaching the end of a journey that involved hard-work and dedication. In reality, the event marked a beginning.
The John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College hosted approximately 80 students from Chase City Elementary School, Clarksville Elementary School, and Bluestone Middle School the week of June 5-8, 2017.
Success starts here is our motto at Southside Virginia Community College and for six employees working for Toll Brothers advanced manufacturing plant in Emporia, success is occurring one class at a time. Toll Brothers, a luxury homebuilder, is taking part in the SVCC Apprenticeship program.
Amber Woodard graduated with high honors in the top five of her class from Sussex Central High School. She completed her Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration at Southside Virginia Community College as a magna cum laude graduate and member of Phi Theta Kappa.
Howard Paras grew up in Cumberland County, Virginia and graduated from Cumberland High School. He earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education from Southside Virginia Community College.
Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill presents summer camps by a Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs Grant.
Dana Moore, from Dolphin, Virginia and a Brunswick Senior High School graduate, earned her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Southside Virginia Community College. She then began her journey in Mental Health Nursing at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center (SVRMC) Behavioral Health Unit. During her time there, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University through the distance-learning program offered at Southside Virginia Community College and became the Clinical Coordinator of the Behavioral Health Unit at SVRMC.
Not knowing exactly what she wanted to do after graduating from Brunswick Senior High School, Jennifer Myrick attended Virginia Commonwealth University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in History. Several years later, she began working part-time in the Business Office at Southside Virginia Community College and found her niche.
It's not how many times you get knocked down in life that counts; it's how many times you get up, is a quote credited to legendary football coach Vince Lombardi. This quote describes Southside Virginia Community College alum Tammie Peebles Forrest perfectly.
Twelve students graduated from SVCC's Precision Machining program in Emporia on June 1st. These students are veterans transitioning from active duty, and this program is a collaborative effort with Fort Lee.
In 2008, Bobby Wrenn of Emoria and Freddie Reekes of Lawrenceville coordinated the 1st Annual Southside Virginia Community College Foundation Scholarship Golf Classic. Funds raised through the event support student scholarships.
Southside Virginia Community College held a Pinning Ceremony in May to recognize students from the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Summer Youth Camps are back for 2017. From Robotics to DNA to Engineering, young people from the area can participate in specially designed Summer Youth Camps. There are programs for ages 5 to 16.
The Southside Virginia Community College Truck Driver Training Program located in South Boston recently celebrated a new class of successful students.
Southside Virginia Community College recently graduated six people from its Diesel Tech program. All of these graduates are going to work for Carter Cat at various locations.
Southside Virginia Community College recently celebrated a Nurse Aide Program completion ceremony on the John H. Daniel Campus. These students attended the class as Dual Enrollment students from Central of Lunenburg High School and Randolph-Henry High School
Nine students in Southside Virginia Community College’s Administrative Support Technology AAS degree program (Medical Office Specialization) and the Medical Office Assisting career studies certificate program were recently certified by the National HealthCareer Association as Certified Medical Administrative Assistants.
Eight students recently successfully completed the Southside Virginia Community College Nurse Aide Program at the Estes Community Center in Chase City.
Florence Nightingale, the British nurse who founded the modern nursing profession, was born on May 12, 1820. While tending to the needs of wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, she earned a reputation as a merciful and devoted caregiver. After the war, Nightingale returned to England and established a training school for nurses. It opened in 1860.