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2007 Employee of the Year

Ted Williams, student services specialist at the Williamson Campus, was recognized as the 2007 Employee of the Year by President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin during Southern's Employee Recognition Awards and Reception held on May 4th in the Savas-Kostas Theater at the Logan Campus. Ted has been an employee at Southern for nearly 26 years.

Southern Bestows 2007 President's Award

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin recently awarded the 2007 President's Award to Administrative Vice-President and Dean of Allied Health Pamela L. Alderman. The presentation was made during All College Day held at the Logan Campus.

The President's Award was established to recognize an outstanding college employee that demonstrates a...

Kimberly Pierce Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Kimberly Pierce Memorial Scholarship Fund recently received a $600 gift from The Dance Studios, Inc. Owner Dena Wigal presented the check to Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

The Kimberly Pierce Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 and is awarded to a graduating senior at Logan High School.

This year's...

Cotiga Donation

Cotiga Development Company Gives to Southern

Cotiga Development Company recently gave a generous financial gift to the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Foundation. The gift will be used to increase the number of scholarships. Southern's President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin said that she is very appreciative of Cotiga's ongoing support which has made it possible for numerous, non-traditional students from the Tug Valley...

Dominion Resources Services Make Donation

Dominion Resources Services, Inc. recently made a generous donation to Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College's Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign.

According to President Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, the college has raised over $5 million since the fund raising campaign began last fall. Campaign priorities include new academic and entrepreneurial programs and student financial...

Rural Leaders Grant Program

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical recently hosted its third annual Rural Leaders Grant Program on the Logan Campus.

Fifteen participants, representing three rural communities from Logan and McDowell counties, completed 35 hours of training in leadership development and community capacity building. Upon completion of their training, each team received a $1,000 mini-grant to...

Phi Theta Kappa Society's All-West Virginia Academic Team

Phi Theta Kappa Society's All-West Virginia Academic Team

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College student Teresa Smith has been named to the 2007 All West Virginia Academic Team. Smith was recognized by First Lady Gayle Manchin during an awards ceremony held April 19th at the State Capitol. Smith, a resident of Foster, WV, is a second year nursing student.

Pictured, l-r, are Southern's Vice-President and Dean of Allied Health...

Attorney General Darrell McGraw Awards Funding to Southern

Attorney General Darrell McGraw today announced the distribution of $60,000 to the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. This money comes from the third installment in the $10 million dollar settlement with PurduePharma, the manufacturer of the drug Oxycontin.

This funding will go to support the Southern West Virginia Communityand Technical College's School of Nursing...

Students at Mingo County High School Business Symposium

Mingo County High School Business Symposium

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical hosted the first annual Mingo County High School Business Symposium on March 9 at the Williamson Campus. Students from Burch, Gilbert, Matewan and Williamson competed as mall developers by creating their own management team, business advertising, and financial plan.

The winning business concept was White Flag Lazer Tag created by Jon...

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