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Virginia’s Community Colleges hold the line on tuition and fees for...

The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping community college tuition and mandatory education and general fees at approximately one-third of the comparable costs of attending Virginia’s public four-year universities.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Continues Partnership with the...

Thanks to the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation’s continued partnership with the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE), Southwest Virginia Community College (Southwest) received $6000 to expand hunger relief initiatives and promote food security among students.

Virginia State Worker Vaccination Directive

Virginia Governor Ralf Northam announced an Executive Directive requiring all state workers to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 1, 2021, or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.

Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Award from Virginia Foundation...

The RVHI Award with a match from the Southwest Virginia Community College Educational Foundation supports funding for Career Coaches at Lebanon and Castlewood High Schools, as well as a Part-time CTE Coach for Buchanan, Tazewell, and Russell Counties.

Southwest Virginia Community College Receives part of $30 million for Re-Employing...

Cedar Bluff, VA - Governor Northam has announced that $30 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars will be...

A letter from the chancellor to our students

I am writing to tell you that Virginia’s Community Colleges will continue to offer most of our classes online for the spring 2021 semester. Just as we have done for the current fall semester, that means most courses which can be offered virtually will be while we continually seek safer ways to offer the classes that must be done face-to-face.

Tazewell High & Southwest student, Daniel Mullins, awarded Governor’s Medalion

Daniel, a senior at Tazewell High School, will graduate with an advanced diploma and currently ranks fourth in the 2020 THS graduating class. He will be the first male in the history of Tazewell High School and the second student from THS to graduate with an associate degree from Southwest Virginia Community College while also receiving his high school diploma.

VCCS Coaching and Advising Institute: Access and Success

Earlier this week, a team of Southwest deans, advisors, academic coaches, and financial aid administrators traveled to Roanoke, Virginia for a Coaching and Advising...

VCCS colleges join with workforce system and public assistance agencies to...

Our Randall Rose, Dean of Workforce & Continuing Education was quoted in this article posted on the VCCS Blog:

SWCC & Twin Valley HS student, Street, awarded two Governor’s Medallions

Felicia Nicole Street, daughter of Jeff and Peggy Street, has been awarded two Governor’s Medallions. On May 1, 2013, Governor McDonnell announced an initiative...