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Linda Workman

Linda Workman: Classified Staff Employee of the Month

Student Program Advisor, Linda Workman is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, October Classified Staff of the Month.            

A graduate of Southern, Workman received her BOR from Bluefield State and MA in Agency Counseling from Marshall University.

Workman joined the staff of Southern in September 2005. She works with new students...

October Faculty of the Month, Michael Redd

Michael Redd is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, October Faculty Member of the Month.

Redd graduated from Marshall University with a BSBA and received his MBA from West Virginia University. He joined Southern in August 1986 as a faculty member. A position he still holds today.

Redd defines his responsibilities as not only instructing...

Harmony Steering Committee

Harmony Steering Committee Luncheon

A community tradition gets underway as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s Harmony 365 Week  Steering Committee recently held its first meeting to plan the 2013 event.

Entering its 17th year, the college holds events on both Logan and Williamson campuses focusing on the diversity and similarities that define our culture.
This year’s events will be announced...

National Technologists week students

National Surgical Technologists' Week at Southern

Students of the Surgical Technology program at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently celebrated National Surgical Technologists Week.

The week is set aside each year to promote the profession.

According to Judith Curry, Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Surgical Technology, the students participated in activities related to the programs course of study...

2012 Shell Family Scholarship

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is pleased to announce the 2012 recipients of The Shell Family Scholarship. The Shell Family Scholarship was established in partnership with the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation in 2008, according to Vice President for Development and Southern Foundation Liaison, Ronald E. Lemon.


Community Day

2012 Community Appreciation in Williamson

Williamson, WV, September 17, 2012:  The Williamson Campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College opened its doors to welcome the community to the annual Community Appreciation Day.

For nearly 20 years, Southern has hosted the event in conjunction with the King Coal Festival. According to Rita Roberson, Director of Operations/Williamson, “this is a way to...

New McDowell Office Opening

New McDowell Office Opening

First Lady/President of Southern WV Community and Technical College Joanne Jaeger Tomblin,  local dignitaries, college staff and community members  cut the ceremonial gold ribbon today to officially open Southern’s office located at 92 McDowell Street in Welch.

McDowell County Commission President Gordon Lambert said that opening the new location "is another great day for McDowell...

Ruby Runyon

Ruby Runyon, September Classified Staff of the Month

Ruby Runyon has been nominated for Southern's Classified Employee of the Month for September 2012.  Read her nomination letter below:

I would like to nominate Ruby Runyon for employee of the month.  She is the administrative secretary for the Department of Natural Science on the Williamson campus.  Ruby is a valuable asset not only to her department, but everyone.  Years ago, as a newly...

Dr. Anne Cline, September Faculty of the Month

Dr. Anne Cline is Southern's September 2012 Faculty of the Month. Read her nomination below:

I would like to nominate Dr. Anne Cline for faculty of the month.  Anne is a true asset to our institution as she brings an exceptional level of expertise from the University of Columbia and the University of Chicago.  Southern couldn't ask of a more dedicated and inspiring...