Job Fair 2016 is coming to Southside Virginia Education Center at 1600 Greensville County Circle, Emporia on Wednesday, November 2 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Mary Pulliam (Center) of LaCrosse (student) and Louise Ogburn of South Hill (Right) and Nancy Turner of Kenbridge (Left) (William Taylor Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution) encourage students at Southside Virginia Community College to join in commemorating the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America—September 17-23.
It has been said, “the best things in life are free.” This does not typically apply to professional credentials, but it does in the Southside Virginia Community College Welding Program. Welder certification is free to all welding students while they are enrolled in welding courses during the 2016-17 school year.
From Amelia, Virginia and an Amelia County High School graduate, Kandy Freeman earned a Nurse Aide Certificate and her Associate of Applied Science in Human Services from Southside Virginia Community College.
Southside Virginia Community College recently graduated 19 members of the second class of the Power Line Worker Program. Those who completed the 11-week program earn Level 1 certification from the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research), a commercial driver’s license, first aid & CPR certification and core safety training mandated by the department of Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
From Emporia, VA and both Greensville County High School graduates, mother and daughter Felicia and Davida Jackson became Southside Virginia Community College graduates on the same day in 2016. Both mom and daughter earned Associates of Arts and Sciences, mom Felicia's in Human Services and daughter Davida's in General Studies.
Dr. Glenn Dubois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, recently began a statewide listening tour of best practices related to student success. He stopped by Southside Virginia Community College on September 13, 2016 to learn more about one of the college’s successful programs as well as facilitate a discussion around barriers to student success within the community college system.
Area eleventh and twelfth-grade high school students and their parents are invited to attend “College Day” at Southside Virginia Community College’s Christanna Campus in Alberta on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. This is the Regional College Day program for Brunswick, Mecklenburg, and parts of Lunenburg and Nottoway counties. Second-year students and graduates of two-year college degree programs are also urged to attend. More than 50 colleges, universities and special schools will be represented.
It's time for another year of exciting activities and opportunities to get involved on campus. Here is a copy of the Student Activities Calendars for each main campus.
Recent Graduates of the Southside Virginia Community College Truck Driver Training School in South Boston.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, nineteen people carried out suicide attacks against targets within the United States. Two airplanes smashed into the twin towers of New York City’s World Trade Center and another plunged into the Pentagon. A fourth plane crashed in Pennsylvania without reaching its intended target.
Stacy Stegall grew up in Green Bay, VA and graduated from A Beka Home School Academy. After receiving her diploma, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she became a member of Phi Theta Kappa, was named in Who's Who Among Students, was on both the All-State and All-USA Academic Teams, and earned an Associate of Arts lii, and Sciences in General Studies.
Dorothea Sizemore's family relocated from Washington, D.C. to Drakes Branch, VA when she began middle school. She graduated from Randolph-Henry High School before earning an Associate of Applied Science in Secretarial Science and an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
Veterans and their families can find an extensive list of benefits available in the new “Virginia Veterans Resource Guide.” The Guide provides a list of all the major programs provided to veterans by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
On September 1, all 7th grade middle school students had the opportunity to hear from business leaders in Halifax County on career development. Approximately sixteen business people served as instructors, giving their time and talents to strengthen the partnership between the Halifax County Public Schools and the business community through the Chamber of Commerce. This program began as an outreach of Career Awareness Training which started in 1983.
Southside Virginia Community College has once again been recognized as a Great College To Work For®, the eighth time this honor has been given to the local college.
Numerous law enforcement agencies across the nation have taken extra steps to standardize their first responders’ reaction to active shooter incidents through their agencies and academies. A two-day training session was held recently for preparedness in such an event on the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College, organized by Sheriff Arthur Townsend of Lunenburg County.
Christy Taylor grew up in South Hill, VA and graduated from Park View High School. After high school, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she graduated with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration.
Southside Virginia Community College recently recognized the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as a partner that has been, and continues to be, instrumental in providing resources to students in the form of scholarships and in the development and expansion of programs.
SVCC's "Fire Sciences" Programs offer Career Studies Certificates, Curriculum Certificates or an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Learn more here.