July 2017

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SVCC Alumna Has Cool Job Surrounded by Books
"To me, the coolest part about my job is that I am exposed to all topics, from medical, government, international, every topic you can think of, so I get a diverse world of knowledge," said the new Director of the Meherrin Regional Library System, Becky Walker.  Her cool job has her overseeing the Brunswick County Library in Lawrenceville and the Richardson Memorial Library in Emporia.

Center for Information Technology Excellence to Hold Open House
This fall marks the opening of the Center for Information Technology Excellence (CITE) to prepare students for exciting careers in the Information Technology world. The lab located at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill offers students realistic learning experiences in a simulated data center environment and prepares them to take CompTIA credentials (A+, Server+, Network+, Security+), industry standards.  An Open House is being held Tuesday, August 8.

K-12 Partners Help Ensure SVCC Success
At the July 2017 Board reception held at the John H. Daniel Campus in Keysville, Dr. Al Roberts recognized the K-12 partners who help to ensure the success of Southside Virginia Community College. Dr. Roberts (left in below pictures) and SVCC Local Board Chair Sid Smyth (right in below pictures) are shown presenting SVCC book bags to K-12 school superintendents.

Angela Wilson, Superintendent of Schools for Greensville County
Mark Lineburg,
Superintendent of Schools for Halifax County

Dora Wynn,
 Superintendent of Schools for Brunswick County

Jack McKinley,
 Superintendent of Schools for Amelia County
Paul Nichols,
Superintendent of Schools for Mecklenburg County
Governor Recognizes SVCC  Power Line Grad
   Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recently that, through the New Economy Workforce Credentials Grant program, Virginia's Community Colleges provided workforce training that enabled 2,173 Virginians to secure industry-recognized credentials, licenses, and certifications needed for high-demand careers, in the first year of the grant program.   
The governor is shown recognizing Nate Humphrey, a recent SVCC Power Line Worker Training Program graduate and grant recipient.