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.
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.
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.
A faculty member in the Southside Virginia Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is a finalist in the 2014 Virginia March of Dimes Virginia Nurse of the Year Awards Program. Felicia Omick, Associate Professor of Nursing, has been named a finalist in the program.
Training was held for Southside Virginia Community College's adult career coaches, high school coaches, faculty, and administrators at the Estes Community Center in Chase City on October 9th and 10th. The training was on "Recruiting and Retaining Nontraditional Students in Career and Technical Programs and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Programs". Ede Slovin, from the Institute for Women In Trades, Technology & Science in Alameda, CA provided the training.
The "Taste of Brunswick Festival" was held on the Christanna Campus on October 11th. [Slide Show]
Author Angela Carter was on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College in September to read selections from her book "Memory Chose a Woman's Body." [Video]
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that more than 50,000 residents in southern Virginia will be positively impacted by a new workforce collaboration among three area community colleges. Called “Southern Virginia Works,” the colleges - Danville Community College (DCC), Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) and Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) - plan to boost the number of workforce credentials earned by Southern Virginians through community college programs by 1,500 in the next year.
The 18th annual "Taste of Brunswick Festival" is scheduled for Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10am till 5pm on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
The SVCC SVEC float in the 2014 Virginia Peanut Festival won third place. The theme this year was "Enjoy Peanuts and Hospitality Southside Virginia Syle." The builder say they tried to capture everything about the Peanut Festival by including different activities and events that make the Peanut Festival what it is today!