April 2018

SVCC Spotlights Alumni

Recent Spotlights include:

Theresa Henderson

Debra Collins

LaWanda Fisher

Jared Barmoy

Brittany Stembridge

Mark Your Calendar

May 12 - SVCC Graduation

June 13 - Play or sponsor The SVCC Foundation Scholarship Fred "Freddie" Reekes Annual Memorial Golf Classic

July 14-24 -Travel with SVCC to Canada

Support the SVCC Foundation

Cool Job Keeps Athletes in the Game
Lannie Hales' job is cool because she gets paid to attend sporting events. As the athletic trainer for East Carolina University's Cross Country / Track and Field team, she attends events in the fall, winter and spring to keep her athletes healthy throughout their seasons. Athletic trainers  are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers are licensed as health care professionals in about 48 of the 50 states in the USA.

SVCC Offers Apprenticeship Opportunities
Global Safety Textile (GST) of South Hill, developers and manufactures of airbags, airbag textiles and technical textiles, has partnered with Southside Virginia Community College to help develop and train twelve employees to become industrial maintenance technicians.
MIT Bound SVCC Governor's School Student Feels, Deals with Pressure
The pressure to succeed has always been 'off the charts' for Ahmad Negm as the third in a family of educationally gifted siblings. A senior at Nottoway High School and candidate to graduate from Southside Virginia Community College(SVCC) through the Governor's School of Southside Virginia(GSSV), there were many pre-conceived expectations to reach during his educational journey.  
Community College Philanthropists Honored 
L to R:  Dr. Glen DuBois,Chancellor for Virginia Community Colleges; Midge Coward and Emily Coward, board members of Laughing Gull Foundation; Latrisha McCargo,Dr. Tara Blackwell, &  Dr. Al Roberts representing SVCC
The Laughing Gull Foundation has received the 13th Annual Chancellor's Award for Leadership in Philanthropy. The progressive family foundation proud of its' commitment to justice was nominated for the award by Southside Virginia Community College.
Retired Teachers Support SVCC Scholarships
Members of the Lunenburg/Nottoway Retired Teachers organization recently met on SVCC's Christanna Campus.  They are shown presenting a scholarship donation to Shannon Feinman, SVCC Vice President of Finance and Administration.  This group has supported SVCC student scholarships for numerous years.
5th Grade Rockets
SVCC hosted 25 fitfh graders from the four Mecklenburg County elementary schools recently. The students met with Brent Richey,  Associate Professor of Math, and some of his students to discuss and build rockets of their own.  The rockets were launched from the Christanna Campus baseball field with varying degrees of success.
SVCC Hosts Corrections Banquet
Southside Virginia Community College recently hosted the 10th Annual  Corrections Awards Banquet sponsored by  Lawrenceville   Correctional Center at the Christanna Campus in Alberta.  See here for recipient list.