Jordan Miles was raised in a small log cabin in the woods in Glenmore, Virginia, a small town in Buckingham County. He graduated from Buckingham County High School, where he also got an early start on his college career through courses in Southside Virginia Community College's dual enrollment program.
The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) has earned the 2016 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. This organization was nominated to receive the award by Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC). The award was given at a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
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 recently. 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. Students recently inducted into the Christanna Campus Honor Society are
Southside Virginia Community College is offering free career training to qualified recipients through Virginia’s NEW EleVAte SNAP Employment & Training Pilot project. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provided funding for this project. The EleVAte SNAP E&T program is administered through the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS).
Recipients of SNAP (food assistance) may qualify for this free program, which provides training and support for participants interested in starting a new career.
Candice Perry Townsend, a Brunswick Senior High School graduate, earned an associate’s degree in computer science from Southside Virginia Community College.
Citizens of Virginia have many reasons to pursue higher education. Some want skills and knowledge. Others desire a better quality of life, enhanced respect, and greater self-confidence. Many seek increased career options and the associated financial gains. According to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), “On average, people with a college education earn nearly twice as much as those with only a high school diploma.”
The Information Technology Department at Southside Virginia Community College has been acknowledged as one of the "Top 10" of technology savvy community colleges in the nation by the Center for Digital Education (CDE).
Southside Virginia Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda business organization students competed recently against students from other two- and four-year colleges across the state at the State Leadership Conference held in Glen Allen.
Graduation is scheduled for 9:30 A.M. on May 14, 2016 on the Christanna Campus in Alberta. We are collecting information for graduates, their families, SVCC faculty and staff. This information is updated frequently.
The last day of classes is Monday, May 2, 2016. Final examination days are Tuesday, May 3, 2016 through Monday, May 9, 2016 in your current room. Examination periods are two hours in length (1-1/2 hour exam time, 30 minutes break). Here is the schedule.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has granted initial accreditation to the Associate Degree Nursing Program of Southside Virginia Community College. The recommendation of the ACEN is for initial accreditation as the program is in compliance with all Accreditation Standards with the next review set for 2020.
Originally from Bristol, VA where she graduated from Virginia High School, Deanna Schwartz earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education from Southside Virginia Community College. She then transferred to Randolph Macon Woman's College (now Randolph College), studied in England her junior year and received her Bachelor of Arts in English creative writing. She went on to attend Longwood University, completing a Master of Arts in English Literature.
On Wednesday, April 13th, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) with its local partners, Brunswick County Department of Social Services, Charlotte County Department of Social Services, Greensville/Emporia Department of Social Services, Halifax County Department of Social Services, Nottoway County Department of Social Services and Prince Edward County Department of Social Services, will launch a new employment and training pilot program called EleVAte SNAP E&T to help residents who currently receive food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to secure better jobs in high-demand fields.
The "Stop Hunger Now" event on the SVCC Campus on Saturday was a huge success. Ninty volunteers packaged 10,152 meals and donated enough money to purchase 3 water purification systems for Haiti.
The last day of classes is Monday, May 2, 2016. Final examination days are Tuesday, May 3, 2016 through Monday, May 9, 2016 in your current room.
Originally from San Angelo, TX, Kaid Moody’s family moved to Virginia when he was 10 years old, eventually settling in White Plains. He graduated from Brunswick Senior High School and served in the United States Army as a wheeled vehicle mechanic
Throughout March, 2016, more than 100 SVCC paramedic and nursing students had an opportunity to participate in a 5 hour simulated disaster scene response at the nursing simulation lab within the Estes Center in Chase City, VA. Paramedic students evaluated and appropriately treated 10 victims of a simulated active shooter incident in the student lounge; 4 were dead, 3 suffered non-life threatening injuries, and 3 required immediate emergency medical procedures.
A Brunswick County native, Angela Jackson is a Brunswick Senior High School graduate who earned her Associate of Applied Science in Office Systems Technology from Southside Virginia Community College. Angela chose SVCC to start her college journey for its small classes and family atmosphere, making it an easy transition from high school.
Martha Reed has a passion for teaching. This passion will undoubtedly be evident in her speech to the Class of 2016 of Southside Virginia Community College at the May 14th Commencement to be held at the Christanna Campus in Alberta at 9:30 a.m.
The 9th Annual SVCC Foundation Scholarship Golf Classic is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8th. You can sign up online.