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The Commonwealth’s Transportation Board has approved funding for the SoVA Image of a new Danville Transit bus to be used for the new bus service from South Boston to Danville.Regional Transportation Project’s demonstration grant. With this funding, new bus service in Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties could start this fall.

Headshot of new Southern VA Higher Education Foundation executive director, Katrina Powell.The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation announces experienced leader, Katrina Powell, as the new executive director.


The SVHEC's Career Tech Academy (CTA) recently held its first completion ceremony. Thirty-one students earning 65 industry recognized credentials and 26 Career Studies Certificates were recognized.

On May 15th, the SVHEC celebrated its largest group of workforce training completers at a ceremony with more than 230 people in attendance.

ITA RepairCenterWith a $505,929 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC), the  SVHEC will expand the IT Academy's training space and programming.