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Vision 2020 Campaign Totals Released

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin and Vice President of Development Ronald Lemon recently released updated totals for the Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign. Since the inception of the campaign, a grand total of $16.4 million in fundraising dollars has been raised through community donations, Foundations, and grants. Southern employees have...

Paige Named March Employee of the Month

Martha Paige is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, March Employee of the Month. Paige is a graduate of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College where she earned an associate of Arts. She joined the staff of Southern in November 1981 as a Library Assistant. She then moved to the Williamson Business Office/PBX Operator and has remained...

President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin Announces Retirement

Mount Gay, West Virginia- At the February 26, 2015 regular meeting of the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Board of Governors, President, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin announced her retirement effective June 30, 2015. President Tomblin has been employed at Southern for 33 years, with more than 15 years as its President. Tomblin stated, “The decision was most difficult and emotional, but...

Fall 2014 Deans List

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is pleased to announce that the following students have been placed on the Dean's List for the Spring 2014 semester.  This honor recognizes achievement of a scholastic average of 3.25 or higher in at least twelve semester hours of academic work.  A total of 369 are...

Foundation Receives Donation

Foundation Vice President and LB...

Accelerated Medical Assistant Program to Begin

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will begin an Accelerated Medical Assistant program this summer on the Williamson campus. Medical assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices and clinics of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists running smoothly. Southern offers a medical assisting program designed to provide students...

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...

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