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West Virginia State Board of Education Visits Southern

West Virginia State Board of Education Visits Southern

President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin hosted members of the West Virginia State Board of Education during a visit to Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College on August 6th. The group, including First Lady Gayle Manchin, toured the new 55,000 square foot Allied Health and Technology Center and the Logan campus. They also visited the Academy for Mine Training and Energy Technologies...

Cedar Scholarship Banquet

CEDAR of Southern West Virginia, Inc. held its annual scholarship banquet on May 27th at the Logan Country Club. Opening remarks were given by CEDAR President Georgene Robertson.

Scholarships were presented by Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College and Foundation board member George Kostas

to the following...

Teri Wells Names Southern's 2008 Employee of the Year

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently named Teri M. Wells as the 2008 Employee of the Year. She was nominated for her excellence in customer service. Teri has been employed at Southern for over 10 years and currently serves as Student Records Assistant at the district office. She was presented with a lovely trophy along with a check for $200, courtesy of the college's...

Harmony Week Candlelight Vigil

Harmony Week Candlelight Vigil

Lift every voice and sing....A candlelight vigil was held on Monday, February 25th at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in conjunction with Harmony Week 2008 being celebrated at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College in partnership with the local NAACP. Ilene Evans, who portrayed Harriet Tubman, joined Reverend Gerald Dotson in a verse of "Lift Every Voice and Sing". Rev....

Shell Scholarship Family

Shell Family Scholarship Established

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of The Shell Family Scholarship, by native Logan Countian and Huntington resident, Robert Shell, Jr., his wife Lena, mother Doris and other Shell Family members. The scholarship is being established through a major contribution of bank stock valued at more than $100,000, however, the family plans...

New Kevin Ball Memorial Scholarship

New Kevin Ball Memorial Scholarship

The Logan County Deputy Association has established the Kevin Ball Memorial Scholarship at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. The scholarship funds will be administered through the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation.

Graduates of Man, Chapmanville and Logan high schools will be eligible for the scholarship in May 2008. Scholarship...

Appalachian Leadership Academy 2008 Cotiga Chapter Fellows

General Robert "Doc" Foglesong returned home to Mingo County on December 17 to participate in a ceremony honoring the first members of the Appalachian Leadership Academy, Cotiga Chapter which has been established at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. To become a true leader, Foglesong stressed the importance of integrity and courage.

The five Williamson...

Williamson Branch of NAACP Turns 60

The Williamson Branch of the NAACP celebrated its 60th birthday with a ceremony held on Saturday, December 1st at Williamson High School. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, announced the college's commitment to become a Diamond Level Sponsor of the NAACP. She also announced the establishment of the Willene Moore, Woman of Inspiration...

Appalachian Leadership Academy

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will become the fifth institution of higher learning to join the partnership of the Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation, founded by Mingo County's own General (Ret) Robert H.Foglesong, USAF. Southern is in the process of establishing a leadership chapter, in cooperation with Cotiga Development Company, to be launched this fall...

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