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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.

SVCC Captures Third Straight National Title

N MYRTLE BEACH, SC - The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team captured the USA National Prep Postgrad championship for the third straight year with a 70-56 victory over Forest Trails on Saturday evening to complete a 5-0 run through the 32-team field. The five victories ran the local team’s winning streak to 11 games and completed SVCC’s campaign with a 17-9 record after a 0-7 start.
“I am just at a loss for words,” said SVCC coach Dennis Smith. “Coach (Vincent) Brown and I are just elated for our young men who went 17-2 during the second half of the season. The team was nothing short of sensational in our five games at the national tourney and we could not be prouder of their play.”

Food Drive Success

Make It Happen, Student Ambassadors and Empowered Women at Southside Virginia Community College, and Saint Paul's Memorial Chapel joined the Alpha Kappa Alpha Gamma Lambda Omega Chapter of Lawrenceville to collect healthy snacks for hungry children through a Childhood Hunger Drive.

Take a Professor to Lunch

In an effort to foster informal, out of classroom interactions, the Office of Student Services is sponsoring this series. Students ask their professor to lunch, receive a voucher from Student Services to pay for the lunch and enjoy lunch with their professor!!


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