Due to the inclement weather, the last day to add day and cyber courses has been extended for the following sessions:
Josh Baird is a great example of a person with a good work ethic. He graduated from Brunswick High School on a Saturday and began working as a contractor at the Dominion Power Plant on Monday.
Dominion Virginia Power recently established a scholarship at Southside Virginia Community College for the Power Line Worker Training Program. Keith Harkins, SVCC Vice President for Workforce Development, and Mary Jane Elkins, SVCC Foundation Director, are accepting the donation presented on December 20, 2016 at a graduation ceremony of the program.
Shown (Left to Right) Ed Baines, Vice President-Distribution; Rob Locke-Director of Safety and Training, Harkins, Elkins, Joe Woomer, Director-Construction.
Southside Virginia Community College students recently completed the Truck Driver Training Program in South Boston. Duncan Quicke (Far left, back row) Coordinator of the TDTS is shown with graduation speaker David Boyer (Back Row, to left of Quicke), ATA Road Team Captain and Driver for ABF.
“As prosecutors we are always looking for sentencing alternatives. Probation and/or incarceration doesn't fit every case, but often these are the only options we have,” said Lezlie Green, Commonwealths Attorney for Brunswick County.
Southside Virginia Community College's Power Line Worker Program held its third graduation ceremony on December 20, 2016 at Pickett Park, Blackstone, Virginia. John Lee, Chief Executive Officer for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative was guest speaker.
From Dundas, Virginia, Jordan Pegram graduated high school from Kenston Forest School. She concurrently earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies through Southside Virginia Community College's Dual-Enrollment program. After graduating from Kenston and SVCC, Jordan transferred to Virginia Tech where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
April Harris has a cool job. She is the Land Management Supervisor for Jefferson Memorial Forest (JMF), located in southwest Louisville, Kentucky. Covering 6,500 acres, it is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States.
Isaac Brown grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia. After completing his GED, Issac earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College, graduating with Highest Honors.
Panther Up at Southside Virginia Community College for a successful new year in 2017. The SVCC Panthers are recruiting new students to the ranks. Registration is underway now for Spring semester classes and students can register online, in person or by telephone. Classes for the spring begin January 9, 2017. Students can register now or in January but the earlier the better according to Bernadette Battle, Student Services Director. She notes that financial aid, counseling and advising can all be completed before classes start. Call 888-220- SVCC.
The SVCC Chorus presented two concerts of The Nights Before Christmas this year. The first at Clarksville Baptist Church on Saturday, December 3 and the second at South Hill Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 4.
An Open House will be held at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. to highlight CAD courses and Welding.
Robert Martin grew up in Wakefield, Virginia and graduated from Surry County High School. He earned a Career Studies Certificate in Diesel Technology from Southside Virginia Community College.
Eight students were recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Theta Chi Chapter on the Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College.
A local partnership is creating education and jobs for Southside Virginians. Southside Virginia Community College and American Buildings Company (ABC), a division of Nucor, are working together to offer the training and skills necessary for many of the jobs offered by the company.
Brandon Vaughan, a United States Army veteran, graduated with honors from Southside Virginia Community College with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies. While a student at SVCC, he was a member of the Veterans Club as well as Phi Theta Kappa, an honors society.
Jason Cates grew up in Buchanan, Georgia, and graduated from Haralson County High School. He completed the Precision Machining Certification program at Southside Virginia Community College.
Students from the Governor's School of Southside Virginia attended a joint site meeting on SVCC's John H. Daniel campus.
Students are enrolled in the evening welding class at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center. We encourage anyone who likes a challenge, who has a good work ethic, and who has trouble sitting in an office all day to come take a tour and learn what a huge return on investment you can experience by devoting a couple nights a week to learning a professional skill like welding.
SVCC's College Wide "Panther Prep Advising Day" was held on November 21st to give students an in depth advising experience, a connection to college resources and an opportunities to learn about college programs. The event featured a cookout, music, entertainment, workshops, and student's advisors. Click here for even more photos.