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!
This semester of Student Activities features cultural, entertainment, and awareness programming. One of our most recent events included a mixture of all three! Our first awareness program was held on September 11th in honor of Patriots Day.
SVCC Workforce and Smart Beginnings Southside have partnered to offer training for child care providers on October 11 at the Clarksville Enrichment Center. This training is sponsored by...
Chase City Mayor, J. Eddie Bratton, welcomed Dr. Roberts, county, city and town officials and superintendents from multiple school divisions that were in attendance.
Southside Virginia Community College recently recognized employees who had served the Commonwealth of Virginia. Service awards are given at each five year mark to the faithful employee of a state agency.
Angela Marie Carter, author of Memory Chose A Woman’s Body, will speak at a Meet the Author event at the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. She will be speaker at a 12 noon event in the John J. Cavan Workforce Development Center and again at 6 p.m. in the Howell Library. The public and students are encouraged to attend.
The BB&T Bank traveling bus and financial center visited the campus of Southside Virginia Community College in Alberta this week. Representatives were available to meet with students to answer financial questions. Shown outside the bus are Loris Starke of Emporia, bus driver Shane Johnson of Winston-Salem, and Penny Tollerson of South Hill.
Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Student Development Services is partnering with the Crater Business Services Team in sponsoring a Regional Job Fair on Tuesday, October 28th at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Emporia, VA.
The new Southside Virginia Community College Bookstore, under the management of the Follett Corporation, has set new bookstore hours beginning September 16th. Book buy back dates for the Fall 2014 semester have been set as well and noted below, so mark those calendars!
New Bookstore Hours Beginning September 16th: Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
It's time for another year of exciting activities and opportunities to get involved on campus. Attached below, you will find a copy of the Student Activities Calendars for each main campus. In addition, please look at the application for a new program called Student Ambassadors! This is yet another way to show your Panther Pride! Please take advantage of any of these FREE opportunities on either campus (Keysville or Alberta) of Southside Virginia Community College.
Since graduating from the SVCC Truck Driver Training School last year, Mary Bagwell has accumulated 250,000 miles as one part of Team Bagwell driving for Abilene Motor Express of Richmond, Virginia. Having ridden with her truck driving husband, Kris, for many years and been encouraged to drive also, she signed up for the SVCC School located at Pickett Park.
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.