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Alumni Spotlight - Erin Sandow

Erin Sandow grew up in Green Bay, Virginia and graduated from Randolph-Henry High School. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.

Erin transferred to Longwood University and completed a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and a master's degree in Community and College Counseling.

SVCC Regional Job Fair in Emporia

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) and Greensville County/City of Emporia community partners will once again host a Regional Job Fair at Southside Virginia Education Center (SVEC) at 1300 Greensville County Circle, Emporia, Virginia. Crater Regional Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and First Media Radio , WPTM, WWDW, WYTT, WDLZ, WTRG, WSMY, WWDR will support this exciting event.


The Southside Virginia Community College mens’ basketball team topped Central International College (Richmond) 93-89 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 9-6 on the season.

VCCS Redesign of Developmental Education Leads to Greater Student Success

Students at Virginia’s Community Colleges are earning more credits and credentials and faster thanks to a statewide redesign of the colleges’ developmental education offerings. The State Board for Community Colleges received those findings in a report, conducted by the VCCS’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness, during the Board’s January meeting.

Community Connections: New Beginnings

Many people usher in the New Year with a fist full of resolutions and renewed determination to start afresh toward achieving personal goals. Surveys done by various news outlets report that some of the most common resolutions deal with exercising, losing weight, managing money, changing habits, strengthening personal relationships, volunteering, reading more, and engaging in spiritual practices. Some folks prioritize learning new skills, seeking a better job, and even embarking on a new career.


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