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VEDP Presentation

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VEDP Presentation

  1. 1. The Southern Virginia Higher Education Center<br />Revitalizing Southern VA through educational access & innovation<br />
  2. 2. Community-based<br /><ul><li>20+ year track record
  3. 3. Early community recognition of nexus b/t education & economic development
  4. 4. 2001 move to new facility, financed & equipped with no state monies
  5. 5. 2006 state agency designation
  6. 6. SCHEV Report recommendations expand role to program development & innovation</li></li></ul><li>Collaborative<br /><ul><li>Environment where rural citizens can get an education
  7. 7. Facilities, technology, support services
  8. 8. Nine educational partners
  9. 9. From GED to PhD
  10. 10. 2009 unduplicated headcount of 3124
  11. 11. Students from 16 VA counties & 4 cities
  12. 12. Degree programs – 82% Non-degree – 14% Dual enrollment – 4%</li></li></ul><li>Tech driven<br /><ul><li>Center for Nursing Excellence: CNA, ADN, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
  13. 13. Advanced manufacturing labs configured in smart factory approach
  14. 14. 21-station design-industry standard digital MAC lab
  15. 15. Southern Virginia Educational Network (SVEN)
  16. 16. Free WIFI and 200 station open computer labs</li></li></ul><li>Innovative<br /><ul><li>Business of Art & Design signature programming
  17. 17. Modeled after VCU’s da Vinci Center & Georgia Institute of Technology
  18. 18. Focused on Knowledge Economy creative & collaborative skills
  19. 19. Holistic, project-based
  20. 20. 2+2+2 educational pathway
  21. 21. National juried competitions
  22. 22. International component</li></li></ul><li>Research & Development<br /><ul><li>R&D Center of Advanced Manufacturing & Energy Efficiencies
  23. 23. Big “D” little “R”
  24. 24. CCAM & RR tie-in
  25. 25. Smart Factory approach
  26. 26. Blacksburg “toy”
  27. 27. Wine barrel
  28. 28. Scramjet</li></li></ul><li>
  29. 29. Questions?<br />Dr. Betty H. Adams<br />Executive Director<br />bettyadams@svhed.org<br />

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