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Guest columns

How to start college with an advantage

Dual enrollment programs operate as collaborative partnerships between high schools and colleges. They offer students who meet prerequisite requirements an opportunity to jump-start collegiate and ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:52 am

Guest columns

Embracing the Challenge

American boxer Sugar Ray Leonard claimed, “Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There’s nothing that compares to testing yourself the way you do every time you ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:53 am

Guest columns

Accommodating students

Many left-handed people observe International Lefthanders Day annually during the month of August. The focus helps raise awareness about the inconveniences and frustrations left-handed people ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:19 am

Opinion

Assessing the value of education

Every year as the summer turns its focus toward the coming of autumn, back-to-school stories tend to proliferate in national and local media. One recurring ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:03 am

Guest columns

‘Exact opposite of a conclusion’

On May 13 in front of more than 2,500 people, Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 1,303 students. For the ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 12:55 pm

Guest columns

On career exploration

How many children have been asked the question, “What do you want to do when you grow up?” Some want to fight fires, some want ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 10:49 am

Guest columns

History, heritage and hope

The opening of a new year provides an opportunity for self-assessment and the chance to embrace renewed hope for the months yet to come. At ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:26 pm

College

Changing students’ lives

The end of the year and the holiday season have become inexorably linked with gift-giving. Some gifts are purchased, some are homemade. Some get wrapped ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:35 pm

Guest columns

Answering the call

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, 19 people carried out suicide attacks against targets within the United States. Two airplanes smashed into the twin ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:45 pm

Editorials

Cupcakes and calculus

What do cupcakes and calculus have in common? Students at Southside Virginia Community College are learning about both through the wide variety of camps and ... Read more

by Dr. Al Roberts, Thursday, June 16, 2016 1:04 pm

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