There is a temporary part-time staff position open in the Southside Virginia Community College Daniel Campus Bookstore.
Southside Virginia Community College recently had a ribbon cutting for its new Learning Resources & Student Services Building on the John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville, VA.
Southside Virginia Community College student Monica McMillan has been selected to attend the 2014 Student Veterans of America Leadership Institute in Bentonville, Arkansas. She was one of 125 student veteran leaders from across the country selected to attend this program.
The 2014 SVA Leadership Institute will be held at the Wal-Mart Headquarters in Bentonville, AR. This all-expenses paid, multi-day training seminar will bring a select number of up-and-coming chapter leaders together for a unique professional development opportunity.
Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton visited the John H. Daniel Campus on July 29th to tour the new Student Services & Learning Resource Center. Secretary Holton also had a round table discussion with college administrators and staff.
Pictured inside the new facility from left to right are: Micah Barbour, Governor's Fellow, Dr. Al Roberts, SVCC Provost, Anne Holton, Virginia Secretary of Education, Dr. John Cavan, SVCC President, Dr. Megan Healy, Virginia Director of STEM and Eric Von Steigleder, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Education.
The Student Veterans of America Organization at Southside Virginia Community College attended the "Student Voices Session" with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on July 22nd at the Department of Education headquarters. The topic of the meeting was to focus on “The 8 Keys to Veterans' Success”, which is a voluntary initiative through the Departments of Education and Veterans Affairs.
Fewer than 10 schools nationwide were invited to participate in this event. The SVCC group had the opportunity and privilege to represent community college students across our nation.
Southside Virginia Community College has again been named a "Great College to Work For" by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The school also received "Honor Roll" recognition. Of the institutions taking part, only 92 were recognized as a "Great College to Work For" and only 42 achieved Honor Roll status.
The second annual summer STEM Academy was held June 23-26 on the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College. Nearly 70 students from Halifax County Middle School and Halifax County High School attended the four-day academy.
The new Learning Resources and Student Services building located to the north of the main instructional building on the John H. Daniel Campus is open! Daniel Campus students now need to go to that building for advising and registration.
A big thank you goes out to all the students who attended the first session of "NSO 2.0" July 18! We are looking forward to a great Fall Semester. Registration is going on NOW! Classes start August 21st!
SVCC held a Dream It, Do It camp at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill last week. Participants worked together to create custom clocks using precision machining techniques. (Photos)
Southside Virginia Community College instructors, Clint Johnson and Ronnie Cole, received the 2013-2014 Virginia Career and Technical Education Creating Excellence Award for CTE Postsecondary Programs. Johnson and Cole received the award for their work on the "Integrated Robohand Project".
The "Dream It, Do It" camp offers students a chance to learn about advanced manufacturing and career opportunities. [Includes Video]
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Danville Community College’s Alumni Association honored Dr. Percy Richardson, faculty member at Southside Virginia Community College as a 2014 Outstanding DCC Alumni in banquet ceremonies April 11 in Oliver Hall on the DCC campus. Honorees represent Danville Community College and its two predecessor institutions, Danville Technical Institute and Virginia Polytechnic Institute—Danville.
Today, the full panel of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (TIC) voted to establish a Center of Manufacturing Excellence (CoE) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC).
The next president of Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is Dr. Alfred A. Roberts, of Emporia, Virginia. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, said Roberts will assume his new post on or about Aug. 1, 2014, replacing retiring president Dr. John Cavan. “I’ve known Al for a long time and I have observed his leadership at SVCC for many years,” DuBois said in making the appointment. “I’m confident he will do a terrific job in taking the college to the next level.”
How do you say goodbye to a great leader, mentor and higher education advocate? A good place to start is a gathering of thousands celebrating the completion of educational goals. This is just what happened on May 10, 2014 at the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
Southside Virginia Community College Associate Degree Nursing students received their nursing pins in a ceremony held May 6.
Halifax Regional Health System of South Boston, Virginia, has earned the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. The system was nominated for the award by Southside Virginia Community College. The award was given at a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia recently.
According to CEO, Chris Lumsden, “Higher Education and the community college system specifically give people opportunities and hope. It is the foundation for our higher education system here in this region and supplied a pool of highly qualified employees for our business.”
The State Board for Community Colleges has certified finalists for the position of president at Southside Virginia Community College.