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Southern Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has been awarded a $892,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to be used to develop a career pathway program for students enrolled in engineering and mining programs. The grant will also enhance professional development for faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses. “We are exhilarated about...

2013 President's Award

Kimberly Hensley and Steven Lacek have been awarded the President’s Award by First Lady/President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin.

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ALA Class Project Presentation

First semester Appalachian Leadership Academy students recently presented their plan for making Williamson a bicycle friendly community to the Williamson Town Council. Pictured are Kayla Colegrove and Jennifer Ray speaking to the Williamson Town Council about the health benefits of bicycling. The presentation also included the economic benefits of cycling and a recommendation to create an...
Veteran Club Meeting

Veteran Club Meeting

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College hosted the first Veterans Club meeting on March 6th. Speakers for the meeting were Veteran Matt Lewis and Accredited Financial Counselor, Rosa Lea McNeal. The club will meet the first Wednesday of each month in the Veterans Lounge on the Logan Campus. For more information contact Tim Ooten at 304-896-7354 or tim.ooten@southernwv.edu.
Guest Speakers on Logan Campus

Guest Speakers on Logan Campus

Several guest speakers visited the Logan Campus to speak to nursing students during their recent workshop. The morning began with a presentation from Dignity Hospice to orient the first year nursing students to end-of-life care. Additional presentations were made by representatives of the Tug Valley Recovery Shelter, the Logan County Sheriff's department, and the Assistant Prosecuting...

Anna James

March 2013 Faculty of the Month - Anna James

Anna James is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, March Faculty Member of the Month.

James graduated from Eastern University in Philadelphia and earned her MFA in Writing at Queens University of Charlotte.

She joined the faculty in 2011 and holds the position of English Instructor/Transitional Studies...

Carol Howerton Named February Faculty of the Month

Carol Howerton is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, February Faculty Member of the Month.

Howerton graduated from Concord College with a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science. She earned her...
WV Council for Community and Technical College Education Statewide Student Advisory Council Meeting at Southern

WV Council for Community and Technical College Education Statewide Student Advisory Council Meeting at Southern

The WV Higher Education Policy Commission and the WV Council for Community and Technical College Education Statewide Student Advisory Council held their monthly meeting on the Logan Campus of Southern.

The agenda and discussions focused on ‘Strategies for Budget Cuts’ and a review of the annual presentation for the Higher...

Cotiga Donation to Southern

A generous donation was recently presented to the Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation by Cotiga Development Company LP.

Cotiga's Manager of Resources Edward Curry presented a check to First Lady/President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin and Vice President for Development at Southern Ronald E. Lemon.

“This generous...

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