LeTrell Brown was born and raised in the Emporia/Greensville area. She graduated from Greensville County High School and for many reasons attended SVCC. According to LeTrell, SVCC offered affordable tuition, had several locations, offered convenient and flexible class times; and she was not ready to leave home nor her family. She graduated from SVCC and all of her classes transferred to Virginia State University where she graduated in December of 2004.
The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team captured the 2015 USA National Prep Championship title with a thrilling 67-65 win over Moravian Prep on Saturday evening at the J. Bryant Floyd Center.
Necessity is the mother of invention. The struggles Ronnie Cole, Southside Virginia Community College Instructor, endured while solely trying to hook his utility trailer to his truck got him thinking; there has to be a better way. So, the idea of the “self-aligning trailer guide” was born.
Dr. Dixie Watts Dalton, associate professor and leader of the Agribusiness program at Southside Virginia Community College, was presented the Special Recognition award from the Virginia Agribusiness Council. Council President Katie Frazier presented the award on March 20 at the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences awards banquet.
Students from Bluestone High School recently visited the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center (LCAKC) of Southside Virginia Community College in South Hill. Bluestone students toured the facilities and learned about the many programs offered through dual enrollment in Career and Technical Education.
An inspirational message of loyalty and values, tributes to inspirational leaders and inspirational acts of generosity were the order of the evening at Virginia State University’s 2015 Founder’s Day Convocation. Dr. Alfred A. Roberts, President of Southside Virginia Community College, keynoted the celebration of the 133rd anniversary of the institution’s founding in 1882.
Kristina Ward graduated from Southside Virginia Community College in 2005 with an AA&S in General Studies and transferred to Longwood University under the University Parallel program. While at SVCC, Kristina worked in the library under the work-study program. The work-study program gave Kristina the flexibility to work during breaks in her class schedule.
Dr. Donald “Chip” C. Jones, Jr. serves as Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations at Cumberland County Public Schools where he has also been a Director of Finance and elementary school Principal. He has been with Cumberland County Schools 11 years and also served Nottoway County Public Schools for six years as division energy manager and health teacher.
The Southside Virginia Regional Job Fair will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in the John J. Cavan Workforce Development Center in Alberta. Companies who have signed up thus far are listed below.
The latest edition of the “Proud Panther Newsletter” has hit the Newsstands! The “Proud Panther Newsletter" is a joint effort between the Student Development teams on both of our campuses (Christanna Campus and John H. Daniel Campus). March 2015 Newsletter
Southside Virginia Community College is hosting “Career Day 2015” where potential job seekers can meet local employers on Wednesday, April 1st in the Workforce Development Center located on the John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville, VA.
The event is open to all job seekers from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.
SVCC is also hosting workshops, leading up to the event, that are free to the public and will be in the Learning Resources Center Library at 3:00PM on the following dates:
Margo Hardy, a graduate of Dinwiddie High School, graduated from Southside Virginia Community College in 1992 with an Associate degree. Upon graduation from SVCC, she became an assistant manager at Cato Fashions, where she worked for several years before deciding to further her education.
Cassidy Michael Nathaniel Stinson graduated from Southside Virginia Community College in 2011. During his time at SVCC, he was a member of the Honors Program and received several awards, including the Coca-Cola Silver Scholar and All-USA Academic Team.
Trucking is in the blood for Alton Edmonds. His grandparents established Edmonds Trucking, a flatbed trucking company located in Nottoway County, and his father, uncle and brother are also a vital part of the family owned business.
Southside Virginia Community College’s Truck Driver Training School held a graduation on February 20th at the Occupational Technical Center in Pickett Park. Derek Whittle and David Boyer, America's Road Team Captains, with the American Trucking Associations were the speakers for the ceremony.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team earned a season sweep over VCCS foe Thomas Nelson CC (Hampton) by picking up a hard fought 93-86 victory on Sunday afternoon.
Kyle Williams graduated from Southside Virginia Community College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronics Technology. He grew up in Dundas (Brunswick County) and graduated from Brunswick Academy. After SVCC, he worked in the telecommunication field for several national cellular carriers.
Charles Lee Dunn IV graduated from Southside Virginia Community College in 2011 with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Administration of Justice. In 2013, he graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy and is currently assigned to Brunswick County.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team improved to 12-6 on the season with a 112-86 win over SW Prep on Sunday afternoon.
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team, the three-time defending VCCS champions, gave visiting Davidson County (NC) CC, the ninth-ranked team in the NJCAA national poll, all they wanted on Saturday afternoon before falling 126-121 in overtime .
The win improved Davidson County to 21-3 on the season while the loss snapped SVCC’s seven-game winning streak and dropped the local team to 11-6.