Candi Pearson grew up in Lawrenceville, VA and graduated from Brunswick High School. She attended Southside Virginia Community College's Practical Nursing program at the Estes Community Center in Chase City and was on the President's List.
Belinda Dickerson grew up near Emporia, Virginia helping her grandparents farm tobacco, peanuts, corn and cotton. She dropped out of school at the age of sixteen. But, after much pushing and encouragement from a brother, she returned to school at the age of thirty to earn her GED.
What do cupcakes and calculus have in common? Students at Southside Virginia Community College are learning about both through the wide variety of camps and classes available this summer.
Approximately 50 students from Central Middle School in Charlotte County attended the summer 2016 STEM Academy: 'Will I Survive' June 2 and 3 on the John H. Daniel Campus of SVCC.
Caleb Thomas, originally from South Hill, Virginia, was enrolled in Southside Virginia Community College's Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies in preparation for transfer to a four-year university.
Kick your summer reading off with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s (SVHEC) Great Book Giveaway. The SVHEC will host the giveaway Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th in the lobby of the 820 Bruce Street building in downtown South Boston.
Southside Virginia Community College presents a new online video highlighting some of our students and some of our programs that "break the mold."
Southside Virginia Community College sent nine students to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University the week of May 15 -18, in connection with Hampton University’s minority men’s Health Initiative Spring 2016 Research Retreat.
Jacob Cook, a recent SVCC graduate, addressed a group of GED graduates at Southside Virginia Community College's ceremony sponsored by the Adult Basic Education Program. A resident of Clarksville who was home-schooled, he is the third generation of his family to earn a GED.
SVCC celebrated its 46th commencement on May 14, 2016 on the Christanna Campus in Alberta. There were 1,268 eligible candidates for graduation this year with about 600 attending the ceremony to receive a diploma from Dr. Al Roberts, SVCC president.
Due to her father's occupation, Stephanie Sanders' family moved several times during the course of her childhood, but spent most of her youth in Wisconsin. Stephanie successfully completed her GED and enrolled in Southside Virginia Community College. She received a Career Studies Certificate in Gaming Technology and earned her Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology from SVCC.
Caitlin Crowder grew up in South Hill and graduated from Park View High School. She earned her Associate degree in Registered Nursing from Southside Virginia Community College. Before becoming a Registered Nurse, Caitlin made such a good impression while doing clinical time for an Introduction to Health Professions course, that she was offered her first job in the healthcare field as an Emergency Department Technician at Community Memorial Healthcenter (now VCU-CMH).
Diplomas will be ready for pick up in the Library certain hours on certain days. Click the headline for the schedule.
Michael Luongo, originally from Freehold, New Jersey, was enrolled in Southside Virginia Community College's Associate of Arts and Science in General Studies in preparation for transfer to a four-year university.
Home from college for the Summer?? Right out of high school? Don’t waste your long hot summer, take classes at Southside Virginia Community College!!! Jump start your college education or pick up a few transfer courses such as biology, Physics, English, Public speaking, Business or many others.
The inaugural class of the Power Line Worker Program of Southside Virginia Community College celebrated graduation with family, friends and supporters on May 12, 2016. Eleven students completed the 11-week program earning Level 1 certification from NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research), a commercial driver’s license, first aid & CPR certification and OSHA 10 safety training.
The Southside Virginia Community College Diesel and Auto Tech programs held a ceremony to recognize successful graduates on May 5, 2016. The program is taught at the SVCC Occupational Technical Center in Blackstone at Pickett Park.
Every year, more than 200,000 men and women leave the military and re-enter civilian life. These returning heroes often possess advanced skills and good work habits acquired from valuable service-related training and experiences. Despite these advantages, however, many veterans encounter obstacles as they transition to civilian life.
Cecelia Gregory, who is known as "CC', grew up in Chase City and graduated from Bluestone High School. She earned her certificate in Practical Nursing from Southside Virginia Community College.
Virginia is one of 38 states participating in the All-State Academic Teams program introduced in 1994 as a way to provide scholastic recognition to Phi Theta Kappa members while promoting excellence at two-year colleges. Students nominated to the National All-USA Academic Team are automatically named to the All-State Academic Teams. Four students from Southside Virginia Community College were selected to the 2016 Phi Theta Kappa All-Virginia Academic Team.