We visit with LaRoya Walton, eleVAte SNAP Employment and Training Program Coordinator at Southside Virginia Community College.
Meagan Moody, originally from Portsmouth, Virginia, moved to Lunenburg County with her family when she was in middle school. After graduating from Central High School, she studied Business at Southside Virginia Community College.
The Southside Virginia Community College mens’ basketball team split a pair of home games over the weekend. Despite being shorthanded with several players missing due to sickness and injury, SVCC fought back from a loss to Bryant & Stratton MIT...
With a total of three women currently enrolled in the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center, Southside Virginia Community College’s Arc Welding I class, intergenerational learning and nontraditional are not simply “buzzwords.” SVCC instructor John Evans’ class at Lake Country Knowledge Center in South Hill notes that two of the women weld in booths side by side, but, in age, they are 50 years apart.
A Park View High School graduate, Hilary Tackett grew up in South Hill, Virginia. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Southside Virginia Community College. She has transferred to Chamberlain University, where she is completing a bachelor's degree.
Erin Sandow grew up in Green Bay, Virginia and graduated from Randolph-Henry High School. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College. Erin transferred to Longwood University and completed a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and a master's degree in Community and College Counseling.
As a pre-celebration of Black History Month members of the WISE program and Student Ambassadors attended a presentation at Longwood University hosted by a curator for the National African American History Museum on January 31st.
Trailing by 12 with under two minutes to play, the Southside Virginia Community College mens’ basketball team staged one of the program’s greatest comebacks to earn a thrilling 102-101 win over Thomas Nelson CC on Saturday afternoon at famed Bethel HS in Hampton.
Every February, people across the United States observe a holiday commonly known as Presidents’ Day. The official federal designation is George Washington’s Birthday. Virginia and a few other states preserve the original focus on Washington, but many states honor an expanded slate that includes additional presidents.
Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) and Greensville County/City of Emporia community partners will once again host a Regional Job Fair at Southside Virginia Education Center (SVEC) at 1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia, Virginia. Crater Regional Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and First Media Radio , WPTM, WWDW, WYTT, WDLZ, WTRG, WSMY, WWDR will support this exciting event.
We visit with Chad Patton, Dean of Career and Occupational Technology at Southside Virginia Community College.
The Southside Virginia Community College mens’ basketball team topped Central International College (Richmond) 93-89 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 9-6 on the season.
Welding. Jacob Wray did not think he would enjoy welding classes but decided to take a chance through the Southside Virginia Community College Dual Enrollment Program. As a senior at Park View High School, he learned that he loved welding and now, this is what he does for a living.
Steven Stanley’s job is cool because he is in the business of creating positive memories for the guests who choose to stay in the hotels he manages. “In my business, I am not really selling material goods, I am selling memories, communicating with people from all walks of life and having meaningful relationships with guests that last a lifetime,” he said.
Attention all artists: Southside Virginia Community College invites you to showcase your creative talent in celebration of Black History Month. Entries can be hand drawn or created digitally. All entries should be the original artwork of the artist.
Alonzo "AJ" Johnson, II grew up in Esmont, Virginia and graduated from Monticello High School. He attended Southside Virginia Community College to earn a Career Studies Certificate in Truck Driver Training.
Students at Virginia’s Community Colleges are earning more credits and credentials and faster thanks to a statewide redesign of the colleges’ developmental education offerings. The State Board for Community Colleges received those findings in a report, conducted by the VCCS’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness, during the Board’s January meeting.
We visit with Nancy Turner, Administrative Assistant to the President at Southside Virginia Community College.
Melissa Robbins grew up in Victoria, Virginia and graduated from Central Senior High School. She received an Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Support Technology and an Associate of Arts & Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
Gary Cifers grew up in Emporia, Virginia and graduated from Greensville County High School. He earned Associates of Applied Science in Business Management and Information Systems Technology from Southside Virginia Community College and later transferred to complete a master's degree.