August, 2014

Upcoming SVCC Events

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Resume Writing and Interview Skills
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 13, 2014 - 08:30, Date: July 31, 2014 - 08:30, Date: August 7, 2014 - 08:30, Date: August 28, 2014 - 08:30
Cost: Free     writing graphic
 

Estes Community Center - Chase City
June 13, 2014
 

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center - South Hill
July 31, 2014
 

Southside Virginia Education Center - Emporia
August 7, 2014
 

Clarksville Enrichment Complex - Clarksville
August 28, 2014
 

Last Day to Add Day & Cyber Classes
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: August 27, 2014 (All day)
ITE 115 Testout - Christanna Campus
Category: SVCC Events
Date: August 25, 2014 - 14:00

Test Covers:                Microsoft Office 2013/Office 365

  • Word 2013
  • Excel 2013
  • PowerPoint 2013

                                    Computer Basics

  • File Management
  • Windows Basics
  • Using Browsers

Required Score to Pass:        80% or above

Other Info:

  • Microsoft certification in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2010 or 2013 will be accepted for respective test sections.  Copy of certification required.
  • The SAM 2013 Testout Code Access Key must be purchased prior to reporting for the exam.  It may be purchased from the college bookstore or online at http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/isbn/9781285735054.
  • Students must be program-placed at Southside Virginia Community College to receive credit by exam for ITE 115.  This testout is not available to itinerant students or high school students.  Dual-enrollment high school students requesting to take the testout exam must have approval of the Coordinator of Dual Enrollment. 
  • No grade is assigned for this course on the transcript.  Students receive 3 credits for successful completion of the testout exam.  Retakes are not allowed.  This is a one-time challenge exam. The course will not normally transfer to other colleges being that only credits are awarded and no grade.
  • One form of identification is required on date of testout exam.

 

 

ITE 115 Testout - Daniel Campus
Category: SVCC Events
Date: August 25, 2014 - 13:30

testing graphicTest Covers:
        Microsoft Office 2013/Office 365

•    Word 2013

•    Excel 2013

•    PowerPoint 2013

Computer Basics

•    File Management

•    Windows Basics

•    Using Browsers

Required Score to Pass:  80% or above

Other Info:

•    Microsoft certification in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2010 or 2013 will be accepted for respective test sections. Copy of certification required.

•    The SAM 2013 Testout Code Access Key must be purchased prior to reporting for the exam. It may be purchased from the college bookstore or online at http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/isbn/9781285735054.

•    Students must be program-placed at Southside Virginia Community College to receive credit by exam for ITE 115. This testout is not available to itinerant students or high school students. Dual-enrollment high school students requesting to take the testout exam must have approval of the Coordinator of Dual Enrollment.

•    No grade is assigned for this course on the transcript. Students receive 3 credits for successful completion of the testout exam. Retakes are not allowed. This is a one-time challenge exam. The course will not normally transfer to other colleges being that only credits are awarded and no grade.

•    One form of identification is required on date of testout exam.

Use the online registration fom linked below:

Fall Session - Classes Begin
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: August 21, 2014 (All day)
New Student Orientation
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: July 18, 2014 (All day), Date: August 14, 2014 (All day), Date: August 15, 2014 (All day)

 New Student Orientation

 July 18 New Student Orientation - First Session (Both Campuses)
 August 14 New Student Orientation - Second Session (Daniel Campus)
 August 15 New Student Orientation - Second Session (Christanna Campus)
New Student Orientation
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: July 18, 2014 (All day), Date: August 14, 2014 (All day), Date: August 15, 2014 (All day)

 New Student Orientation

 July 18 New Student Orientation - First Session (Both Campuses)
 August 14 New Student Orientation - Second Session (Daniel Campus)
 August 15 New Student Orientation - Second Session (Christanna Campus)
Truck Driver Training
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: August 11, 2014 - 17:00

Get on the road to a new career:

If you are looking for a new and rewarding career where the income, benefits and job security are excellent, the Truck Driver Training Program of Southside Virginia Community College has just the seat for YOU - the driver's seat!

After successful completion of the twelve week training program, you will have your commercial Driver's License (CDL) and the skills for a career as a truck driver.

Night classes are scheduled Monday thru Friday from 5pm until 10pm.

Fifteen percent of the time is in the classroom with the rest is spent in and around the tractors and trailers. Financial aid programs are available to assist students in reaching their academic goals.

Want to learn more?  Click here!

Resume Writing and Interview Skills
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 13, 2014 - 08:30, Date: July 31, 2014 - 08:30, Date: August 7, 2014 - 08:30, Date: August 28, 2014 - 08:30
Cost: Free     writing graphic
 

Estes Community Center - Chase City
June 13, 2014
 

Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center - South Hill
July 31, 2014
 

Southside Virginia Education Center - Emporia
August 7, 2014
 

Clarksville Enrichment Complex - Clarksville
August 28, 2014
 

Kids Camp - “Be Safe in the Water & The Woods”
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: August 6, 2014 - 09:00

Ages 6-12 yrs.
Tuition:
**FREE (preregistration required)
Time: 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
In
structor: U.S. Army Corps- Rangers

Students will learn water safety tips as well as information pertaining to nature and animals from the Rangers from Buggs Island Lake. Students will learn about snakes and also play an environmental game.

Click here for other offerings from this summer's "Kids Camp."

Registration and payment deadline is June 2nd. Enrollment packets can be sent to you electronically. Use the contact information below.

CPR/First Aid Training (One Day)
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: June 2, 2014 - 09:00, Date: June 10, 2014 - 09:00, Date: July 8, 2014 - 09:00, Date: August 5, 2014 - 09:00

cpr graphicHeartSavers Certification. Get your CPR Certification in one day! Learn how to perform CPR on any adult, child, and infant and how to use an AED successfully. Also learn how to treat most simple injuries or medical problems easily.

Cost: $29 - includes material/cards


Clarksville Enrichment Complex | 1567 Noblin Farm Road, Clarksville

June 2, 2014, 9 am - 4 pm


Southside Virginia Education Center | 1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia

June 10, 2014, 9 am - 4 pm


Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center | 118 East Danville Street, South Hill

July 8, 2014, 9 am - 4 pm


 Estes Community Center | 316 N. Main Street, Chase City

August 5, 2014, 9 am - 4 pm


 

Kids Camp - “Road to an A”
Category: Seminars - Workshops - Workforce Development
Date: August 4, 2014 - 09:00

Kids Camp GraphicAges 11-17 yrs.
Tuition: $15
Time: 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Candace Adcock

Being successful in school requires good study skills and habits. Students must learn skills, practice the skills, and develop effect study habits to be successful and independent learners. This class will teach note taking, test taking, and active listening strategies as well as goal setting.

Click here for other offerings from this summer's "Kids Camp."

Registration and payment deadline is June 2nd. Enrollment packets can be sent to you electronically. Use the contact information below.

Graduate Testing - Christanna Campus
Category: Academic Calendar
Date: July 25, 2014 - 09:00, Date: August 1, 2014 - 09:00

testing graphicAll students graduating from SVCC must participate in an assessment of student learning. The assessment is designed to measure programs at the college.  As stated in the 2014 SVCC Catalog, prospective graduates are required to complete assessment testing.

Your score will not affect your graduation; however you will not graduate if you do not participate.  It is simply required that you participate to the best of your ability.

This year the graduate assessment will be Test of Everyday Reasoning (TER). We are scheduling an open lab for two full days in order to accommodate everyone.

The graduate assessment test will take place in the Instructional Building in room C-16.  

You do not need an appointment; just walk in between the scheduled times.

Friday, July 25th:  Room C-16 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday, August 1st:  Room C-16 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

If you have any questions or have already taken the assessment, please feel free to contact Bernadette Battle (434) 949-1063 or Susan Early (434) 949-1067.  

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If the John H. Daniel Campus is closer to you, please visit this website or call Dorothea Sizemore (434) 736-2051 for their testing information.