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Osenton Family Scholarship Receives Support

Foundation Board Member Phyllis Osenton presents the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation with a check to support the Osenton Family Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a Man High School graduating senior that will be attending Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship was established in May 2001 by Phyllis and...

Health Information and Strategic Business Integration Starting Fall 2015

Students seeking an Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS) will have two new options starting in the fall of 2015. Southern will now offer the AAS degree in Health Information Technology and Strategic Business Integration. Health information technology (HIT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information. HIT...

Southern Conducts Informational Events at Man Middle

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College teamed up with Man Middle School to host several events focusing on higher education for its students, parents, and community members recently. Students were able to explore various fields of interest through interactive learning sessions. Sessions included a Surgical Tech demonstration, lung function simulator, ‘SimBoy’ and healthcare...

Pennington Named February Employee of the Month

Velva Pennington is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, February Employee of the Month. Pennington is a graduate of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Marshall University and West Virginia University where she earned an AAS in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Administration and MS in Integrated Marketing Communications....

2015 Appalachian Leadership Academy Induction

The Appalachian Leadership Academy held its 2015 Induction of Cotiga Fellows on December 16, 2014. First Lady /President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College welcomed guests and congratulated new and graduating students for their commitment to the program. Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation President, General (Ret.) Robert H. Foglesong, encouraged students on...

Southern Holds Entrepreneurial Eco-mapping Session

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) recently held an Entrepreneurial Eco-Mapping event at Southern’s Logan Campus to assist local entrepreneurs and agencies by identifying and mapping small business resources in Southern’s service area of Boone, Lincoln, Logan,...

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...

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