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Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

One of the first and most successful higher education centers of its kind, The Southern Virginia Higher Education Centerwas founded to help citizens of Halifax County continue their education while they live, work, and raise families here.

Located in the renovated Export Leaf Tobacco building in South Boston, the SVHED offers students a high quality education through our partnerships with eight Virginia colleges and universities. Students can earn Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees in any one of 20 disciplines and 12 Degree programs. The SVHEC also offers courses in everything from Nursing Assistant to Truck Driving, and Cosmetology to Cisco Certifications. Our students get all the educational advantages offered by more traditional colleges right here in our own region. 

Center for Innovative Technology

CIT offers statewide programs and services to help build and grow technology-based businesses and research capabilities, or to use technology to improve productivity and sharpen your competitive edge.

GENEDGE ALLIANCEWorkforce Training

GENEDGE ALLIANCE's vision is to help Virginia industries innovate, compete and grow their bottom line. Achieve world-class performance through proven innovative and transformational services to gain your competitive edge. Whether your needs are for a spot solution or total transformation, all technical assistance is customized to fit your requirements. GENEDGE is part of a nationwide network of Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers that are cooperatively affiliated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Danville Community College's Workforce Services

RCATT  - Regional Center for Applied Technology & Training

Using proven, state-of-the-art technology and training techniques, RCATT employs a winning formula to achieve three important goals:

  • Strengthen the regional workforce by providing comprehensive training programs ranging from basic workforce competencies to highly specialized, job-specific expert skills.
  • Strengthen regional businesses and industries by developing a highly competent and qualified workforce and innovative technology transfer programs.
  • Strengthen the regional economy by ensuring growth and long-term success of existing businesses as well as those seeking to expand into the area.

C-BIG, Danville Community College

Danville Community College's Center for Business, Industry, and Government, the College provides a wide variety of educational opportunities for companies and organizations. Services include on-campus or on-site tailored training programs; short courses, workshops, and seminars; high-tech training using state-of-the-art equipment; management and supervisory development training; basic skills training; teleconferencing; and use of College facilities for company-sponsored training. For more information, contact the C-BIG Director, Wyatt Building, (1008 South Main Street), or call (434) 797-8412 or (434) 797-2222.

Southside Virginia Community CollegeWorkforce Training

The Center for Workforce Development assists public and private organizations with economic and human resource development through a variety of activities, including seminars, training (literacy, apprenticeship, customized), consultation and resource networking.