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President Tomblin on Decision Makers

President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin was a recent guest on WOWK-TV Decision Makers weekly news program. President Tomblin discussed the importance of community colleges in the future economy. View the episode below.

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ARC Scholarship Available

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation, Inc. announces the availability of the Appalachian Regional Commission Scholarship for displaced coal miners and their immediate family members. This is a “needs‐based” scholarship for students who have been adversely impacted by the downturn of the coal industry in the West Virginia counties of Boone, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, and...

Veteran’s Support Program Coordinator Discusses Goals

He’s walked the walk and can talk the talk. Ricky Ellis, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s new Veteran Support Program Coordinator, spent 7 years in the Navy and continued his education using the Montgomery GI Bill. “I understand what issues a veteran battles on a daily basis,” said Ellis. “I know the procedures of what veterans are experiencing in the higher educational...

Estepp Selected May Employee of the Month

Stella Estepp is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, May Employee of the Month. Estepp is a graduate of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College where she earned an AS in General Business and an AAS in Business Accounting. She also holds a Regent’s Bachelor of Arts with a minor in Accounting from Marshall University. She joined the...

Wyoming/McDowell Campus to Host Spring Open House

There's no better place to begin in the college search process than close to home. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College invites anyone interested in continuing their education or finding an exciting career to join us for a Spring Open House , Saturday, May 2, 2015 on the Wyoming/McDowell Campus. Prospective students will have the opportunity to tour the campus and talk with...

White to Address Southern Graduates

Logan, WV- Marshall University Interim President Gary G. White will address the 2015 graduating class of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College on May 16, 2015. White, a Logan County native and Marshall graduate is a former member and past chairman of the Marshall University Board of Governors, former member and vice president of the West Virginia Board of Education, and former...

Award Winning Songwriter David LaMotte Set to Perform

Southern Harmony 365 will present a free concert at the Savas Kostas Theater on the Logan Campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College on Wednesday, April 22 featuring award-winning songwriter, speaker and writer, David LaMotte. LaMotte has performed over 2500 concerts and released eleven full-length CDs of primarily original music, touring in forty-eight of the fifty states...

DegreeWorks Available to Students

DegreeWorks a web-based tool to help students and advisors monitor a student's progress toward degree completion will be available to Southern students beginning April 6th. DegreeWorks combines Southern’s degree requirements and a student’s completed coursework into an easy-to-read worksheet that helps students see how completed courses count toward degree requirements, and helping students see...

Messer Named April Employee of the Month

Anita Messer is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College April Employee of the Month. A graduate of Southern, Messer also attended Bluefield State College earning a Regents Bachelor of Arts degree. Messer joined the staff of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as Library Technical Assistant I during evening hours then moved...

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