Dr. Glenn Dubois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, recently began a statewide listening tour of best practices related to student success. He stopped by Southside Virginia Community College on September 13, 2016 to learn more about one of the college’s successful programs as well as facilitate a discussion around barriers to student success within the community college system.
Area eleventh and twelfth-grade high school students and their parents are invited to attend “College Day” at Southside Virginia Community College’s Christanna Campus in Alberta on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. This is the Regional College Day program for Brunswick, Mecklenburg, and parts of Lunenburg and Nottoway counties. Second-year students and graduates of two-year college degree programs are also urged to attend. More than 50 colleges, universities and special schools will be represented.
It's time for another year of exciting activities and opportunities to get involved on campus. Here is a copy of the Student Activities Calendars for each main campus.
Recent Graduates of the Southside Virginia Community College Truck Driver Training School in South Boston.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, nineteen people carried out suicide attacks against targets within the United States. Two airplanes smashed into the twin towers of New York City’s World Trade Center and another plunged into the Pentagon. A fourth plane crashed in Pennsylvania without reaching its intended target.
Stacy Stegall grew up in Green Bay, VA and graduated from A Beka Home School Academy. After receiving her diploma, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she became a member of Phi Theta Kappa, was named in Who's Who Among Students, was on both the All-State and All-USA Academic Teams, and earned an Associate of Arts lii, and Sciences in General Studies.
Dorothea Sizemore's family relocated from Washington, D.C. to Drakes Branch, VA when she began middle school. She graduated from Randolph-Henry High School before earning an Associate of Applied Science in Secretarial Science and an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies from Southside Virginia Community College.
Veterans and their families can find an extensive list of benefits available in the new “Virginia Veterans Resource Guide.” The Guide provides a list of all the major programs provided to veterans by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
On September 1, all 7th grade middle school students had the opportunity to hear from business leaders in Halifax County on career development. Approximately sixteen business people served as instructors, giving their time and talents to strengthen the partnership between the Halifax County Public Schools and the business community through the Chamber of Commerce. This program began as an outreach of Career Awareness Training which started in 1983.
Southside Virginia Community College has once again been recognized as a Great College To Work For®, the eighth time this honor has been given to the local college.
Numerous law enforcement agencies across the nation have taken extra steps to standardize their first responders’ reaction to active shooter incidents through their agencies and academies. A two-day training session was held recently for preparedness in such an event on the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College, organized by Sheriff Arthur Townsend of Lunenburg County.
Christy Taylor grew up in South Hill, VA and graduated from Park View High School. After high school, she attended Southside Virginia Community College, where she graduated with an Associate of Arts and Sciences in Business Administration.
Southside Virginia Community College recently recognized the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as a partner that has been, and continues to be, instrumental in providing resources to students in the form of scholarships and in the development and expansion of programs.
SVCC's "Fire Sciences" Programs offer Career Studies Certificates, Curriculum Certificates or an Associate in Applied Science Degree. Learn more here.
Samuel Gill grew up in La Crosse, VA and graduated from Park View High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College, where he participated in the Foundation Honors Program and completed several programs of study.
Southside Virginia Community College recently recognized Commonwealth of Virginia employees with Service Awards.
Vincent Brown, from South Hill, graduated from Park View High School. After high school, he attended Southside Virginia Community College where he earned his Associates of Applied Science in Electronics Technology.
The Model T was America’s first automobile priced for the middle class. In writing about it, industrialist Henry Ford quipped, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” Not all early cars were black. Cars built by craftsmen—and even some of the first production models of the Model T—sported different colors.
Christanna Campus of Southside Virginia Community College celebrated a Pinning Ceremony for Practical Nursing students successfully completing the program. The students are (Left to Right): Jaquell Wilson from Prince George, Brandi Harrell from South Hill, Ashley Sadler from Brodnax, Brittany Cross from South Hill, Cynthia Wilson from Emporia, Nickie Ervin from Fort Lee, Mandi Egnor from Dinwiddie, and Lauren Upton from Dinwiddie
Claudia Taylor graduated from J. R. Tucker High School in Richmond, Virginia. Her mother was in the military so she has lived in many places. Claudia decided that she wanted to move to a community that was small and a place she could call home. She moved to Crewe and has never looked back.