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Tomblin Receives 2014 ‘Because of You’ Award

In recognition of her significant contribution to mining education, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, WV First Lady and president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, received the “Because of You” Educator of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 2014 Spirit of the Coalfields Miners’ Celebration at Tamarack Conference Center in Beckley, W.Va. “I am extremely honored to...

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Program Recieves Accreditation

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced its Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic program received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The CAAHEP voted to award initial accreditation to the program after peer review conducted the group's Committee on Accreditation and the CAAHEP Board of Directors...

President Tomblin Featured in WV Focus Magazine

West Virginia First Lady and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, is featured in the current issue of WV Focus Magazine. The article, ‘West Virginia’s Wonder Women’, is celebrating the strong women of Appalachia and acknowledging the spirit these women bring to their professions and communities. Tomblin is highlighted for her contribution to...

International Students Complete Training at Southern

A new group of students from China’s Shanxi Province have completed training at the Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. The instruction focused on communications, rescue and safety. The students began with an orientation session that included a meeting with First Lady/President of Southern West Virginia Community and...

Southern to Partner With CMT

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has been invited to partner with Country Music Television as a partner in a new campaign promoting higher education. CMT Empowering Education is a comprehensive campaign that provides online resource, www.CMTEMPOWERINGEDUCATION.com, to aid viewers in overcoming commonly perceived obstacles to furthering their education. Building off this...

Snodgrass to Speak to Veterans’ Club

Renada Snodgrass, Veterans Education Coordinator for the WV Community and Technical College System, will be guest speaker at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Veterans Club Meeting taking place on Wednesday, October 1st. Snodgrass is a graduate of WV State University and a fourteen year member of the WV Army National Guard. She has deployed to Iraq, functioned as an Intel...

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Named to Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by Victory Media is the premier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly®...

James Honored For Fiction Writing

Anna James, Instructor at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has been awarded second place in the West Virginia Fiction Competition. James story is titled ‘Paddle Like Hell’ and follows the Appalachian theme required by the contest....

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