November 2017

SVCC Spotlights Alumni

Chec k out 
t o read more about SVCC alumni.
Recent Spotlights include:

Denice Bautista

Tyler Amos

Dwan Hailey

You're Invited!
T he SVCC Chorus will present their holiday concert,
This is Christmas, on December 10, 2017

Come out and support SVCC Panthers

Governor McAuliffe congratulates graduate Jacob Bailess and his daughter, Ady.

Attends SVCC Power Line Graduation

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was tapped as the honorary 100 th  graduate of the Southside Virginia Community College Power Line Worker Training School on November 21, 2017.  He joined the 24 other graduates completing the sixth class held since opening of the program in March of 2016.
SVCC's Power Line Worker Training Program is a direct result of McAuliffe's belief in credentials for workforce readiness and he noted his administration provided the first $200,000 Talent Solutions for Economic Development Grant to get it rolling.

New Scholarships Announced
Benchmark Honors Walker's Legacy
Benchmark Community Bank has established the Michael O. Walker Benchmark Community Bank Scholarship at Southside Virginia Community College.  This honors the leadership and legacy of Walker's 43 years of service at the bank. 
Pictured (L to R):Dr. Al Roberts, President of SVCC, Mike Walker, and Jay A. Stafford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Benchmark Community Bank.   
Ima "Nurse" Brown Scholarship Established  
The SVCC Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for SVCC nursing students.  The Ima "Nurse" Brown Scholarship was established by Mrs. Brown to assist students who are enrolled in their final year of the Associate of Applied Science degree nursing program.  Joining Mrs. Brown (2nd from right) are Leigh Moore and Felicia Omick, Associate Professors of Nursing; Dr. Michelle Edmonds, Dean of Nursing, Allied Health, and Natural Sciences; and Dr. Al Roberts, President .

Microsoft Donates Equipment
  SVC C students, staff and faculty join representatives from Microsoft  in front of equipment recently donated by Microsoft to the CITE (Center for Information Technology Excellence) lab located at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill. 

The CITE Lab opened in August and offers both high school dual enrollment students and adult evening students the opportunity to train as IT technicians while earning college credit and having the opportunity to earn CompTIA certifications.
SVCC Hosts Law Enforcement Banquet
Southside Virginia Community College recently hosted the 10th Annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet.  During the event, officers are recognized for their hard work, dedication and professionalism as chosen by their department. Recipients are listed here.