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Southside Virginia is home to some great athletes, and sports participation is one important way young people can prepare for education opportunities and future employment. By participating at their personal best levels and learning to work with others on and off the court, athletes gain valuable experience.

Free Screening of Documentary Film, FARMLAND

Just in time for Thanksgiving, when many gather with family and friends to celebrate with a bountiful meal, Southside Virginia Community College’s Agribusiness program, in partnership with SVCC’s Student Services and with the support of Virginia Farm Bureau, will show a free screening of the film, FARMLAND. The film will be shown on both SVCC campuses, in Alberta and Keysville, at 7PM on Monday, November 21.

Canine on Campus

Members of the Virginia State Police recently visited Assistant Professor Alfonzo Seward's Administration of Justice class. After speaking to the class, Trooper Will Blount, an SVCC graduate, and his dog, Titan, show their skills at tracking and stopping suspects on the loose.

Fall 2016 Exam Schedule

The last day of classes is Friday, December 9, 2016. Final examination days are Saturday, December 10, 2016 through Friday, December 16, 2016 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 their final examinations during exam week on their usual day of the week.

All Saturday classes will have their exam on Saturday, December 10.

Community Is Our Middle Name

We are Southside Virginia Community College. “Southside Virginia” describes the geographic area we serve. “College” explains our function as an institution of postsecondary education. But “Community” is what characterizes our mission. Community stands at the core of our purpose and in the middle of our name. Community binds the people and places of our region together as we share our lives, our challenges, and our dreams.

Showcase Recipients

During the recent Virginia Community Colleges Association meeting held at Wintergreen, four members of the Southside Virginia Community College staff and faculty were recognized as Showcase Recipients.  This award recognizes hard work and dedication to their individual colleges and the overall mission of the Virginia Community College System. 


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