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SoVA Center of Manufacturing Excellence Trains Local Industrial Maintenance Mechanics

South Boston, VA–Ten local industrial maintenance mechanics recently completed Introduction to Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) training through the SoVA Center of Manufacturing Excellence (SoVA CME) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC). Will Soyars, SoVA CME Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics Program Leader and Ricky Gordon, SoVA CME Programs Technician, conducted the 13 week, hands-on training that […]

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SoVA CME Trainers Earn Internationally Recognized Siemens Certification, Prepare to Offer Certified Mechatronics Training at SVHEC

SoVA Center of Manufacturing Excellence staff Will Soyars, Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics Program Leader and Ricky Gordon Programs Technician, recently completed Siemens Level 1 Mechatronics Instructor training. The certification is recognized in the United States and around the world as the gold-standard in mechatronics certification. With this new credential, Soyars and Gordon are now able to offer Siemens […]

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Morris South Announces Partnership with the Southern Virginia Center of Manufacturing Excellence

The regional distributor of CNC machine tools will serve as an advanced technology and training partner with the education center located in South Boston, Virginia. WINDSOR, CONNECTICUT (PRWEB) AUGUST 18, 2015 Morris South, a division of Morris Group, Inc., has formally partnered with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) and The SoVA Center of […]

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SVHEC Earns CoE Designation


Tobacco Commission names SVHEC as one of two Centers of Excellence in southern Virginia May 22, 2014 – Today, the full panel of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (TIC) voted to establish a Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CoE) at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC).  The CoE will be named the Southern Virginia […]

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SoVA CME Hosts DCC-SVCC Industry Advisory Councils

The SoVA Center of Manufacturing Excellence (SoVA CME) recently hosted a meeting of the industry advisory councils for Danville Community College and Southside Virginia Community College. The purpose was to bring the Community Colleges Industry Advisory Council members together to inform them about the SoVA CME, its goal, and benefits to business and industry.

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