July 2018
Cool Summer Job for Alum
Chandler Vaughan’s cool summer job has him working in an environment he was literally born into.  Read More
SVCC One of 79 Organizations Nationwide
To Receive an NEA Big Read Grant
Rosa Townsend, SVCC Librarian, is spearheading The Big Read at the College.
A national initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.  Read More
Focusing On The Positive Generates Positive Results for SVCC Graduate  
Since Hilton Bennett could not erase some bad choices in his life, he made the best of a bad situation and turned his future around. Learn More
Meyers Receives First Lumsden Scholarship
Peyton Meyers is the first recipient of the Chris A. Lumsden Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship. (HS photo)

Thanks to a generous donation from Sentara Healthcare, The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) established the Chris A. Lumsden Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship. Learn More
Apprenticeship Builds People at Toll Brothers
Apprenticeship students were recently recognized at Toll Brothers' awards dinner. Apprentices in the front row: Steven Brown, Calvin Terry, Rene’ Gutierrez, Timothy King, and Chad Patton, SVCC Dean of Career and Occupational Technology. Back Row, Kelly Arnold, SVCC Apprenticeship Coordinator,Jerry Irby, Chris Johnson, Toll Brothers' Plant Manager, Rickey Hall, Maynard Stowe, Department of Labor, Mike Wells.
Toll Brothers, a luxury home builder, partnered with SVCC to implement an apprenticeship program for training machine operators with the end goal of helping them become Industrial Maintenance Technicians. Read More
August 30 - Power Line Worker Training Information Session Details
Get Ready to Shine
This fall, SVCC unveils a new industry-certificate program for the utility-scale solar workforce, and launches its state-of-the-art, hands-on solar installation training lab. Learn about the fastest growing jobs in the country here.
SVCC Accreditation Reaffirmed
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed accreditation for Southside Virginia Community College. The SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. Learn More
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