• Long-time Educator, IT Academy Instructor Retires

    IT Academy instructor Scottie Clowdis retired from state service after a long and distinguished career in education. Scottie was one of the IT Academy's first instructors and also served as the Career Tech Academy's first IT instructor. SVHEC Executive Director Dr. Betty Adams presented her with a custom clock in appreciation of her dedication and commitment to SVHEC.
  • CTA Celebrates Women's History Month

    The Career Tech Academy recognized Women's History Month by hosting a special event highlighting "Women in Technology." The event featured a panel of local, diverse women who have forged dynamic careers in information technology. Panelists (l-r): Holly Elliott, Kelly Shotwell, Diamon Barksdale, Marissa James, Takeita Hepburn, and Ashley Pedro. CTA-IT instructor Christie Hart (standing) coordinated the event and facilitated the panel discussion.
  • DCC Brings Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Training to SVHEC

    Danville Community College (DCC), in partnership with SVHEC, is proud to announce the launch of its Certified Clinical Medical Assistant training program in South Boston. This initiative aims to equip aspiring healthcare professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in ambulatory healthcare settings.
  • Microsoft TechSpark Managers Visit SVHEC

    Microsoft TechSpark Managers from across the United States visited SVHEC on a recent trip to South Boston. They learned more about the Center, IT Academy and Career Tech Academy-IT programs.

    SVHEC, Halifax County Public Schools, and industry and community partners are putting a spotlight on the opportunities available through Career & Technical Education (CTE). These careers are hands-on, in-demand, and provide well-paying jobs in Southern Virginia. Watch

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