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Science & Math Department

Welcome to Science and Mathematics at SWCC, a subdivision of the Health Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science and Social Science division. Our goal is to make your time here a worthwhile experience.
Whether you are a science or math major or in a pre-professional program such as our low cost pre-medical or pre-pharmacy specializations, this website was designed for you. We hope it will answer your questions, pique your curiosity, and increase your interest in our programs here at Southwest. Visit the site often. Questions and suggestions are welcome.
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Congratulations to our graduates attending Appalachian College of Pharmacy this fall!

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These students completed Associate of Arts and Sciences degrees with majors in Science and Pre-Medical specializations in May of 2017. All will be entering Appalachian College of Pharmacy this fall.

Center photo left to right: Zachary S. Stevenson is from Cedar Bluff, VA.  He is the son of Terry and Donna Stevenson. Morgan Cook is from Richlands, VA. She is the daughter of Greg and Dionne Cook. Miriam Acosta is from Whitewood, VA. She is the daughter of Rocky and Kathy Cole. Emily Danielle Stacy is from Hurley, VA. She is the daughter of Tim and Janet Stacy. Sydney Counts is from Haysi, VA. She is the daughter of James and Renee Counts. Caleb Sample is from Rosedale, VA. He is the son of Joel and Marlene Sample.

For more information on the SWCC pre-pharmacy program and other pre-med programs, contact Georgia Householder via email georgia.householder@sw.edu

Congratulations to our students who have been accepted to pharmacy schools for Fall 2017!

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SWCC proudly announces students who were recently accepted to pharmacy schools for the fall of 2017. Pictured Row 1, seated from left to right: Miriam Acosta, Brandi Fuentes, Kimberly Joyce, Morgan Brooke Cunningham. Row 2, from left to right: Alyssa Ratliff, Emily Danielle Stacy, Morgan Cook, Sydney Counts. Row 3, from left to right Miranda Cole, Zachary S. Stevenson, Kacee Boyd, Jeremy Clevinger, Caleb Sample.


Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Pictured are (sitting, left to right): Dr. Debbie Byrd, dean and professor, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy ETSU; Dr. J. Mark Estepp, president of SWCC; and Dr. Barbara Fuller, SWCC vice president of Academic and Student Services. (Standing, left to right): Dr. Steve Ellis, assistant dean for Student Affairs and Cathy Smith-Cox, SWCC dean for Health Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science, and Social Science Division.

The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) and Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) has signed a Collaborative Education Attainment Agreement.  The purpose of the agreement is to provide “priority admission,” meaning that SWCC students who have completed pre-pharmacy curriculum will be afforded benefits that facilitate the student’s application and acceptance into the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.

For more information about the pre-pharmacy program at SWCC, contact Professor Georgia Householder at georgia.householder@sw.edu or visit the Science Pre-med program pages for more information.

Great Education – Low Cost with SWCC’s Science pre-med specializations.

 

Congratulations to Southwest Virginia Community College’s recipient of the Appalachian College of Pharmacy Merit Scholarship.

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Morgan Cook

Morgan Cook of Pounding Mill, VA has received The Merit Scholarship awarded by ACP for the 2017-2018 academic year. She will be attending ACP fall 2017 after completing an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Science and a Pre-Medical specialization at Southwest Virginia Community College in May of 2017. For more information on the SWCC pre-pharmacy and other pre-professional programs, contact Georgia Householder georgia.householder@sw.edu


Erica WhitedErica Whited has been offered admission to Virginia Commonwealth University Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program. She will be attending the CLS Program in fall 2017 after completing an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Science. SWCC has a guaranteed articulation agreement with VCU designed for students to complete all prerequisites at SWCC and transfer to VCU to complete a B.S. All instructional and clinical training take place in Abingdon, VA at the Higher Education Center and local area hospitals. For more information on the SWCC guaranteed articulation agreement with VCU CLS program contact Georgia Householder georgia.householder@sw.edu  or visit the VCU/SWCC agreement webpage.


Science Pre med leads to a successful medical career for Dr. Zane McReynolds

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Science Pre-med program leads to a successful medical career for Dr. Zane McReynolds.

Zane McReynolds graduated in May 2007 from SWCC with Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Science and a Pre-Medical specialization. Dr. McReynolds is from Lebanon, VA. Have you checked out the Southwest Virginia Community College Science Pre-med website and looked through the available programs, services and articulation agreements? See the range of pre-med specializations at SWCC.   Take the next step and talk to Science Pre-med advisor, Professor Georgia Householder, about the many career pathways that start at SWCC. Email Georgia.householder@sw.edu for an appointment.


 

SWCC and KYCO sign agreement

SWCC and the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry sign agreement for reserve seats for SWCC graduates. l-r Andrew Buzzelli, Dean of the Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Dr. J. Mark Estepp, SWCC President, Lori Werth, Provost, University of Pikeville ; (Back Left) – Dr. Barbara Fuller, Vice President of Academic & Student Services, Cathy S. Cox, Dean of Health Technologies, Humanities, Math, Natural & Social Sciences. Learn more about the agreement for SWCC students to enter the Doctor of Optometry program at University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry