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Community Connection: What Comes after Graduation?

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.

Workforce Development Week

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. 

Alumni Spotlight - Dana Moore

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.

Nurse Aide Graduates

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

Community Connection: Nurses Needed

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.

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