Tavorise Marks was the guest speaker at the Southside Virginia Community College "The Next Big Step" event held at the Christanna Campus in Alberta for area high schools. He was speaking to students from his high school of Brunswick. Marks is a 2002 graduate of Brunswick High School
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team won a pair of games over the weekend in the Benz Classic to improve to 4-4 on the season. SVCC topped the host Stillwater Christian Prep team 98-95 in the first game and a 73-70 victory over Swish City Prep in the nightcap.
Southside Virginia Community College is partnering with American Buildings Company to offer skill training for specific jobs at the company. The LaCrosse, Virginia business is interested in having a workforce trained in Computer Aided Drafting.
The last day of classes is Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Final examination days are Thursday, December 11, 2014 through Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Here is the schedule.
The Southside Virginia Community men’s basketball team earned a big road win, topping the College of Southern Maryland 88-84 on Saturday afternoon. The win improved SVCC to 2-4 on the season.
A host of high school students converged on the Estes Community Center in Chase City recently to attend the Southside Virginia Community College Health Careers Fair. More than 200 high school juniors and seniors in attendance...
Southside Virginia Community College hosted the 8th Annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the John J. Cavan Workforce Development Center in Alberta. Area law enforcement agencies were invited to attend and honor one of their own as the recipient of the Officer of the Year Award for 2014. The event was hosted by Dr. Chad Patton, Dean of Instruction on the Christanna Campus. Ms. Francine C. Ecker, Director of the Department of Criminal Justice Services was the keynote speaker.
Southside Virginia Community College launched its Refund2Card program on Monday, December 1, 2014. You can sign up to receive your Spring 2015 financial aid disbursement and certain tuition refunds fast. Refund2Card
New members were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Alpha Theta Chi Chapter on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College on November 10, 2014. Membership is extended by invitation. To be considered for membership a student must be enrolled in a two-year college, have accumulated 12 semester credit hours, have established academic excellence as judged by faculty, and be of good moral character and possess recognized qualities of citizenship.
More than 400 job seekers converged with 35 employers at the SVCC Regional Job Fair held at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Emporia recently with a positive outcome. Some attendees were hired on the spot at the event sponsored by Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development, Student Development Services, Crater Business Services Team, WYTT and First Media Radio.
Southside Virginia Community College’s Public Relations office recently received recognition in the 2014 Virginia Community College’s Association Excellence in Communications awards competition.
On October 31st, the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College hosted a Halloween Costume Contest and Open Mic. [Photos]
Thanks to everyone who helped Southside Virginia Community College with our "Going Pink" -- a celebration of women's health. [Photos]
The Southside Virginia Community College men’s basketball team put up a valiant fight but fell 101-100 to Sandhills (NC) CC in overtime on Saturday in the second day of the season-opening Coca-Cola Classic at Louisburg College.Sandhills CC, ranked ninth in the NJCAA D3 national poll, improved to 2-0 while SVCC fell to 0-2.
On October 27th, members of the SVCC staff held a "Cupcake Contest" with all proceeds going to Relay for Life. More than $115 worth of cupcakes, many with a Halloween theme, were sold.
Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Student Development Services are partnering with Crater Business Services Team and WYTT and First Media Radio to sponsor a Regional Job Fair to serve employers in our local area. Companies from all around our region will be on hand to meet you. Open to all job seekers.
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today at the Dream It Do It Virginia Symposium that nine community colleges including Southside Virginia Community College will be designated as authorized MSI Assessment Centers.
The Fall 2014 Edition of the "Proud Panther Newsletter," produced by SVCC Student Development, is now available.
The Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium is inviting 6th through 12th grade students to enter an essay/multimedia "Careers in Energy Student Contest" to kick-off their Careers in Energy Week (October 13th - 19th) . Submissions are due via email by November 19th, at midnight. 1st place winners in each category will receive an iPad mini. For contest information including categories, rules and guidelines etc. Please go to the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium contest information page linked below.
Eleven representatives from Southside Virginia Community College were among the winners in VCU Community Memorial Hospital's 2014 'High Heel Dash' on Friday. The group called themselves the "Wedding Crashers." They won three trophies....Best Dressed Group, Pinkest Heels and Pinkest Hair. The pink celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month.