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Miller Named Outstanding Contributor

Miller Named Outstanding Contributor

Patricia Miller, Manager of Business and Auxiliary Services on the Logan Campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College was recognized as an Outstanding Contributor to Community College Education. Miller received the award during the 2013 annual conference of the West Virginia Community College Association and the West Virginia Association for Development Education recently...
Southern Students Celebrate Respiratory Care Week

Southern Students Celebrate Respiratory Care Week

The students in the Respiratory Care Technology program celebrated Respiratory Care week with several activities including a class luncheon on Monday and a Lung Health Fair on Tuesday for Williamson faculty, staff, and students. The students then attended the annual Charleston Area Medical Center Respiratory Week celebration at Coon Skin park in Charleston on Wednesday where they competed...
Dr. Debra Teachman Named Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Debra Teachman Named Vice President for Academic Affairs

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College today announced that Dr. Debra Teachman has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services. Teachman joins Southern from New Mexico State University Alamogordo, where she served as Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Dr. Teachman embraces Southern’s values and is fully committed to helping our students succeed,” said...
Southern Board of Governors Trustees Attend ACCT Congress

Southern Board of Governors Trustees Attend ACCT Congress

Southern’s Board of Governors Trustees joined nearly 2,000 community college trustees, presidents, professional board staff, and national and state leaders at the 44th Annual Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress held October 2-5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Move the Needle on Student Success was this year’s theme. The ACCT...

McGraw Golf Tournament Held

McGraw Golf Tournament Held

The 1st Annual Mike McGraw Memorial Scholarship Golf Classic was held October 3rd at Twin Falls State Park. The event began with a plaque dedication attended by McGraw’s family. David Lord welcomed all and Bill Cline lead the opening prayer. Kim Gross, representative from the Governor’s Office made the Honorary Mountaineer presentation. This award is presented in recognition of an individual...

Southern Participates in College Fair

Southern Participates in College Fair

Each year West Virginia launches a statewide College Fair Program that bring institutional representatives together from across the state to meet with high school students. Students have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, the availability of educational programs and financial aid awareness. Thousands of high school juniors and seniors meet with institutional...

Sheliah Elkins Recognized as Southern's October 2013 Employee of the Month

Sheliah Elkins Recognized as Southern's October 2013 Employee of the Month

Sheliah Elkins is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, October 2013 Employee of the Month. Elkins received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. She continued her education at Marshall University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration. Elkins...
Dr. Alderman to Speak at Rural Community College Alliance

Dr. Alderman to Speak at Rural Community College Alliance

Dr. Pamela L. Alderman, Dean for Career and Technical Programs at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, has been invited to speak at the Rural Community College Alliance 2013 Conference being held this week in Sunday River, Maine. This is a leading conference for the latest ideas, and best practices for rural community colleges. Her topic will be the “Development of a State-Wide...

Tug Valley Entrepreneurship Group

The Tug Valley Entrepreneurship Group was formed recently to promote entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy for our area. This group is conducting research on how other rural communities across the country are growing their local economies by supporting and encouraging entrepreneurs. This research is being used to help create an economic development strategy for our area. To date,...

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