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Stop Hunger Now

The "Stop Hunger Now" event on the SVCC Campus on Saturday was a huge success. Ninty volunteers packaged 10,152 meals and donated enough money to purchase 3 water purification systems for Haiti.

Disaster Scene Response Training

Throughout March, 2016, more than 100 SVCC paramedic and nursing students had an opportunity to participate in a 5 hour simulated disaster scene response at the nursing simulation lab within the Estes Center in Chase City, VA. Paramedic students evaluated and appropriately treated 10 victims of a simulated active shooter incident in the student lounge; 4 were dead, 3 suffered non-life threatening injuries, and 3 required immediate emergency medical procedures.

Alumni Spotlight - Angela Jackson

A Brunswick County native, Angela Jackson is a Brunswick Senior High School graduate who earned her Associate of Applied Science in Office Systems Technology from Southside Virginia Community College. Angela chose SVCC to start her college journey for its small classes and family atmosphere, making it an easy transition from high school.

Prospective Power Line Workers Climb to New Heights

March 1, 2016 was a Super Tuesday at Southside Virginia Community College’s Occupational/Technical Center at Pickett Park in Blackstone, but not for reasons related to the nation’s primary elections. Dignitaries from around the Commonwealth gathered to celebrate the launch of SVCC’s Power Line Worker Training School and to honor the students enrolled in its inaugural class. Under the banner “Climbing to New Heights Together,” the event brought together many of the people involved in partnerships that made the new program possible.

Alumni Spotlight - Lisa Anderson

A Greensville County High School graduate, Lisa Anderson earned her Associate of Arts and Sciences in Education from Southside Virginia Community College. After completing the degree at SVCC, she transferred to St. Paul’s College, finishing her Bachelor’s degree with honors. After graduation, she began teaching third grade.

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