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Alumni Spotlight - Chris Graves

Chris Graves grew up in Hyattsville, MD and graduated from Northwestern High School in 2002. He enrolled at Southside Virginia Community College in 2004. While at SVCC, Chris worked in the College's library through the work-study program. Chris was also a member of the SVCC basketball team. After graduating in 2006 with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies, Chris transferred to Virginia Commonwealth University.

SVCC Alert

Southside Virginia Community College sends out Southside Alerts to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency that affects the college schedule.

Final Examination Schedule - Fall 2017

The last day of classes is Friday, December 8, 2017. Final examination days are Saturday, December 9, 2017 through Friday, December 15, 2017 in your current room. Examination periods are two hours in length (1-1/2 hour exam time, 30 minutes break). Night classes (those which meet at 4:00 PM or later) will have their final examinations during exam week on their usual day of the week. All Saturday classes will have their exam on Saturday, December 9.

New Online Tool Will Help More Service Members Earn More Credit for Prior Learning

Veterans and military students will have an easier time earning credit for prior learning thanks to a new online tool created by Virginia’s Community Colleges. The Credits2Careers Veterans Portal will allow students to upload their Joint Services Transcript to see instantly how many academic credits their work experience could translate into more than 1,700 community college programs. You can access the portal at this link:

Open House At CITE Lab

The public is invited to an Open House at the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) Lab located at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill.  Open House is Thursday November 30, 2017 anytime from 5 to 7 p.m. at 118 East Danville Street.  

SVCC Student On a Supreme Path

During his sophomore year at Buckingham County High School, Ty’Leik Chambers made a decision that focused the course of his life and set him on an education and career path that he hopes will culminate with a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Although Ty’Leik was a strong student, he did not feel challenged. “I wanted to do something hard,” he says. So, Ty’Leik decided to apply for admission into the Governor’s School of Southside Virginia(GSSV).


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