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Career Exploration

How many children have been asked the question, "What do you want to do when you grow up?" Some want to fight fires, some want to help people overcome diseases and disabilities, and some want to teach. Some have aspirations to play professional sports or to travel in outer space. Although a few may follow one career path without deviation, many change their minds frequently.

Let’s Celebrate Reading

When people think of March festivities, they may envision green-themed parties for St. Patrick’s Day or look forward to basketball madness. I like to remember that March is also National Reading Awareness Month. Read Across America, sponsored by the National Education Association, kicked off the month

SVCC Spring Concert

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) Chorus Presents the 2017 Spring Concert “American Homeland” on Sunday, April 23 at 7:00 P.M. at South Hill Presbyterian Church in South Hill. Directed by Carol Henderson and accompanied by Sally Tharrington on the piano along with Dee Pinnell on the flute, the chorus of 30 members will present a concert for families, friends and neighbors.

Examination Schedule - Spring 2017

The last day of classes is Monday, May 1, 2017. Final examination days are Tuesday, May 2, 2017 through Monday, May 8, 2017 in your current room. Examination periods are two hours in length (1-1/2 hour exam time, 30 minutes break). Night classes (those which meet at 4:00 PM or later) will have test sheettheir final examinations during exam week on their usual day of the week.

Panther Prep Advising Day Returns to SVCC

Panther Prep Day is coming back to Southside Virgnia Community College.  Everyone is invited to a huge event happening at five locations of the college on Thursday, April 6, 2017.   Panther Prep Advising Day will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. for all current students, those interested in becoming a student or learning more about the college.  The general public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

SVCC Welding Lab Opens in Greensville County

The Southside Virginia Community College Welding Lab, located at the Southside Virginia Education Center in Greensville County, was officially opened March 14, 2017 with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony and open house. 

Welding impacts virtually every industry and students using this new lab will have the opportunity to pursue high paying welding careers in a wide range of areas.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), welding is a solid career in addition to a growing field.  The BLS estimates there will be a need for 14,400 more welders by the year 2024.

Alumni Spotlight - Michelle Clary

A lifelong resident of Lawrenceville, Virginia, Michelle Clary graduated high school from Brunswick Academy. She furthered her education at Southside Virginia Community College, earning an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management.

Michelle is Office Manager at Remac, Inc. and is approaching her 10year work anniversary with the company. Her professional goals include assisting Remac in growing and expanding its business and she hopes to one day be able to say she worked for Remac, Inc. for 35+ years.

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