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Johnny Bell

Johnny Bell December 2012 Staff of the Month

Boone Campus Maintenance Worker I, Johnny Bell is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, December Classified Staff of the Month. 

Bell joined the staff of Southern in 2010. He is responsible for the day to day upkeep of the Boone Campus, but is quick to add that he is ‘ready to help in any capacity’. According to employees he really means it....

President Tomblin Reads to Students

President Tomblin Reads to Students

First Lady/President  of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin recently visited Brookview Elementary School in Foster, WV.  During her visit, Tomblin read several classic children’s stories to the Pre-K classes.

Pre-K teacher, Sherry Kerns invited Tomblin. “The children enjoyed her visit”, Kerns said. “It’s a wonderful way to...

Southern Samaritans take their annual shopping trip

2012 Southern Samaritans

Southern employees spent an afternoon sharing the holiday spirit! A group of Southern employees known as, ‘Southern Samaritans’, coordinated their annual shopping trip. The group provides Christmas gifts for the local nursing homes. “Some of these people never get visitors or presents at any other time”, said Naomi Blankenship. “I think it’s a wonderful program and it reaches out to...

Radiologic Technology Program at Southern Receives 100% Pass Rate

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announces the Radiologic Technology program received 100% pass rate on the national registry exam. 

The coordinator for the program is Eva Hallis and the faculty member is Russell Saunders.  “Eva and Russell do an excellent job, said Dr. Pamela Alderman, Dean Career and Technical Programs. “ They are committed...

Seven Programs Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rates

Students who graduated from seven programs in Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s Department of Allied Health and Nursing passed state licensure examinations at a rate of 100 percent this past spring and summer.

Graduates from the school’s Central Sterile Supply, Electrocardiography, Medical Laboratory Assistant (1-year certificate), Dental...

Debra Johnson November Classified Staff of the Month

Boone Campus Program Assistant I, Debra Johnson is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, November Classified Staff of the Month. 

A graduate of Southern, Johnson received her AS in Business Accounting and General Business. Johnson joined the staff of Southern in May 1986. She works as cashier and has responsibilities in the...

Erica Farely

Erica Farley-November Faculty of the Month

Erica Farley is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, November Faculty Member of the Month.

Farley graduated from Southern and Marshall University. She holds a degree in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology.

Farley joined the faculty in August 2007. She teaches students about computers...

Guest in Class

History Class Hosts Guest Speaker

Boone campus history instructor Brandon Kirk recently hosted guest speaker, Boone County Circuit Clerk Sue Ann Zickefoose.

She is pictured with the class.

Steve Lacek

Lacek Receives 2012 Outstanding Contributor Award

Assistant Professor and Transitional Studies Department Chair at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently received the 2012 Outstanding Contributor Award presented by the West Virginia Community College Association during a state conference held at Canaan Valley, WV.

This award is given to employees representing each community college who...

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