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Campaign Priorities

Since the onset of the Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign, your contributions has enabled Southern to initiate programs in Cosmetology/Salon Management, Dental Hygiene, EMT-Mining, Medical Assistant, Respiratory Care Technology, Survey Technology, and support for the Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies.Investments from the campaign will continue to support these efforts. As our campaign grows, the College will pursue additional programs to meet the demand.

Academic and Entrepreneurial Programs

There is a tremendous need in the College's service district to diversify and expand the economy. This requries Southern to respond to this need with new credit and non-credit based programs to meet the demand for a well-trained workforce for existing business and to attract new employers to our area.

Southern will utilize high technology delivery systems that could not only provide the most state-of-the-art instruction, but also provide Southern the opportunity to deliver education beyond its boundaries in West Virginia.

Industrial Programs
  • Auto Technician and Sales Representative
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Heavy Equipment Operation/Repair
  • Mining Technology, Surface and Underground
  • Machinist
  • Water and Waste Water Management

Allied Health Programs
  • Forensics
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Polysomnography

Humanities Programs
  • Social Work Technician

Business Programs
  • Medical Billing and Coding

Entrepreneurial Skills Programs
  • Adult Leadership Certifications
  • Customized Skill Sets
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Training
  • Youth Leadership Academy
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Training

Purchase of the Williamson National Guard Armory

Continuing Support of the Center for Allied Health and Technology

Continuing Support and Expansion of the Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Oil and Gas Well Tender
  • Instrumentation
  • Power Plant Operations
  • Mine Related Technologies