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Russell Saunders Named December Employee of the Month

Russell Saunders is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, December Employee of the Month. Saunders is a graduate of University of Charleston, WV State University and Marshall University where he earned an AS in Radiologic Technology, BA in Radiologic Technology, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership. He is ARRT credentialed in Radiography...

Saunders Named Outstanding Contributor 2014

Melinda Saunders, Division Head of University Transfer of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College was recognized as an Outstanding Contributor to Community College Education. Saunders received the award during the 2014 annual conference of the West Virginia Community College Association and the West Virginia Association for Development Education recently held at the historic...

Meet the Author Event

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will host a Meet the Author event on November 19th, beginning at 11am in the Williamson Campus Library. This is a wonderful opportunity for Southern students and the public to meet and listen to award winning writers. Four authors will be featured and present readings from thier award winning works. The first presenter will be, Tom E. Dotson...

Southern Supports Veterans Success

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has joined more than 501 community colleges and universities in signing the “8 Keys to Veterans’ Success”. Introduced by President Obama, the 8 Keys highlight specific ways colleges and universities can support veterans as they pursue their education and employment goals.  Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recognizes the...

QuickBooks Workshop for Local Entrepreneurs, Businesses, and Organizations

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will offer QuickBooks training to assist local businesses and organizations with managing their financial health and daily business processes. An all day workshop will be held at Southern’s Boone/Lincoln Campus, near Foster/Danville, Room 110-B on Monday, November 17, 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch will be provided. Individual one-hour...

Sandra Podunavac November Employee of the Month

Sandra Podunavac is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, November Employee of the Month. Podunavac is a graduate of Southern, where she received her A.A.S. in Executive Secretarial. She joined the staff in November 1993 as an Administrative Secretary. Her current position is Administrative Assistant in the Economic, Workforce and Community Development...

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 Receives 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...

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