Announcing the news that the Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) Chorus will begin its fall rehearsals on Sunday, September 9, 2018 6:00-8:00PM at South Hill Presbyterian Church, 914 Mecklenburg Ave., South Hill, VA 23970. The SVCC Chorus concert will be held on Sunday, December 9th in South Hill and will also include another venue to be announced.
We visit with Alfonzo Seward, Associate Professor of Administration of Justice at Southside Virginia Community College.
As a first responder by profession, Andrew Lyles carries on the family tradition every day.
Mary Ann Bailey says Southside Virginia Community College turned her negative into a positive by helping her prove she could succeed in college.
We visit with Le'Tina Giles, Student Activities Coordinator at Southside Virginia Community College.
When James Henry Hall, Jr. decided to attend Southside Virginia Community College, he needed to continue working full time at his job as a Correctional Officer for the Virginia Department of Corrections.
Nationwide, schools are experiencing a scarcity of qualified job candidates for teaching positions. Declining enrollment in programs that prepare students for licensure as teachers is one cause. According to a report issued by the Learning Policy Institute, enrollments in teacher education programs dropped by 35% between 2009 and 2014. This decline represents a decrease of nearly a quarter of a million potential teachers.
SVCC recently graduated students from the truck driving schools in Emporia and South Boston.
A Randolph-Henry Henry High School graduate from Charlotte County, Melody Foster earned an Associate of Applied Science in Data Processing from Southside Virginia Community College.
Chandler Vaughan’s cool summer job has him working in an environment he was literally born into. As a farmer’s son from Charlotte County, Chandler continues in the agricultural genre’ as an intern with the Governor’s Fellows Program working in the office of Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry, Bettina Ring.
The often-used adage, life begins at 40 is something Angela Walker takes to heart. Of course, she had a full life up to this point but at 41, she decided to complete her studies at Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). In December, she will receive dual degrees in Criminal Justice and Human Services, a payoff to her hard work and determination to succeed.
Toll Brothers, a luxury home builder, is not only building component parts in their Emporia production facility but also building and investing in their employees. For Toll Brothers, the investment in people is a priority, and one way they chose to build people is through the Apprenticeship model of training.
After losing her job due to a business closure, Frankie Taylor wanted to return to school to enable her pursuit of a career in a "helping field." "I love finding remedies for people's problems. When I do, I forget my own," she says with a laugh.
Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is a recipient of a grant to host the NEA Big Read.
CITE Open House is August 2nd. Plan now to attend the Open House of the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) on Tuesday, August 8, 2018, at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center
We visit with Dennis Smith, Director of Workforce Development at Southside Virginia Community College.
Proud owner of Hereford Haven Farm and a veterinarian assistant at The Ridge Animal Hospital, Austin Matney says, "Follow your dreams. I did! Agriculture isn't just for men."
Dennis Barker, a Charlotte County native and Randolph-Henry High School graduate, earned an Associate of Applied Science in Administration of Justice from Southside Virginia Community College.
As temperatures outside rise, indoor thermostats often respond by calling for cooler air. This ability to control the indoor environment helps people be more comfortable. It protects infants, children, medically vulnerable individuals, and the elderly from heat-related illnesses. It enables workers to be more productive.
There were times in life when Hilton Bennett could have used an eraser. But since he could not erase some bad choices in his life, he made the best of a bad situation and turned his future around. Incarcerated in Lunenburg Correctional Center in Victoria, Virginia, Bennett said that the trials he had in life made him rethink his next steps.