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Southern Foundation Holds Annual Meeting

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation recently held their Annual Board Meeting.

The meeting was opened by Southern Foundation President George Kostas. Vice President Eddie Canterbury detailed the financial position. Election of new officers and the review of amended and approved policies were a focus of the business portion of the meeting.


Appalachian Leadership Academy 2013 Induction

The Appalachian Leadership Academy held its 2013 Induction of Cotiga Fellows on December 10, 2012.

Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation President, General (Ret.) Robert H. Foglesong, welcomed and encouraged students on the academic challenge they have accepted.

Recent graduates shared their stories and introduced the new class.

Johnny Bell

Johnny Bell December 2012 Staff of the Month

Boone Campus Maintenance Worker I, Johnny Bell is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, December Classified Staff of the Month. 

Bell joined the staff of Southern in 2010. He is responsible for the day to day upkeep of the Boone Campus, but is quick to add that he is ‘ready to help in any capacity’. According to employees he really means it....

Susan Baldwin

Susan Baldin December 2012 Faculty of the Month

Susan Baldwin is being recognized as the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, December Faculty Member of the Month.

Baldwin graduated from WVU and Marshall University. She holds a MS degree in Secondary Education and Math.

Baldwin joined the faculty in August 2000 as an instructor in Transitional Studies. She works with  ...

2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College recently awarded nearly 100 students with scholarships.

2012 Scholarship Recipients

Southern Samaritans take their annual shopping trip

2012 Southern Samaritans

Southern employees spent an afternoon sharing the holiday spirit! A group of Southern employees known as, ‘Southern Samaritans’, coordinated their annual shopping trip. The group provides Christmas gifts for the local nursing homes. “Some of these people never get visitors or presents at any other time”, said Naomi Blankenship. “I think it’s a wonderful program and it reaches out to...

President Tomblin Reads to Students

President Tomblin Reads to Students

First Lady/President  of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin recently visited Brookview Elementary School in Foster, WV.  During her visit, Tomblin read several classic children’s stories to the Pre-K classes.

Pre-K teacher, Sherry Kerns invited Tomblin. “The children enjoyed her visit”, Kerns said. “It’s a wonderful way to...

Radiologic Technology Program at Southern Receives 100% Pass Rate

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announces the Radiologic Technology program received 100% pass rate on the national registry exam. 

The coordinator for the program is Eva Hallis and the faculty member is Russell Saunders.  “Eva and Russell do an excellent job, said Dr. Pamela Alderman, Dean Career and Technical Programs. “ They are committed...

Seven Programs Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rates

Students who graduated from seven programs in Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College’s Department of Allied Health and Nursing passed state licensure examinations at a rate of 100 percent this past spring and summer.

Graduates from the school’s Central Sterile Supply, Electrocardiography, Medical Laboratory Assistant (1-year certificate), Dental...