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Quentin Johnson, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

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The SVCC Class of 2021 is stupendous

Southside Virginia Community College will honor its 2021 graduates in a virtual celebration to be released May 15 at 9:30 a.m. Students, their families and ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:32 pm

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COLUMN — SVCC students impact many aspects of daily life

Have you recently had a medical appointment? Conducted business online? Needed your electricity restored after storm damage? If so, you may have benefited from the ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:07 am

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COLUMN — Don’t procrastinate, take the first tiny step

A popular adage advises, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Mangled comic versions go something like this: “Never put off till ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:25 am

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COLUMN — Black history and America’s future

Black History Month, sometimes called African American History Month, occurs every year in February. Officially recognized by then-President Gerald Ford in 1976, the commemoration grew ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:24 pm

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COLUMN — Mentors provide a valuable service

January is National Mentoring Month, an observation led by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with support ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Friday, January 22, 2021 11:14 am

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COLUMN — November is a great time for a gratitude challenge

In 2015, National Day Calendar established November as National Gratitude Month in the United States and Canada. The designation had been advocated by Stacey Grewal, ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Friday, November 20, 2020 7:15 pm

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Column – Success at SVCC is transferable

Every October, the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students celebrates National Transfer Student Week. This year Southside Virginia Community College will participate with ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:37 pm

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COLUMN — Impact study highlights SVCC’s contributions

A recent economic impact study undertaken by Dr. Vincent Magnini, a researcher at Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business in Blacksburg, examined the impact Southside ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:47 am