Thank you for visiting our website. Surry Community College is a comprehensive community college, offering associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates, as well as a variety of educational opportunities and services through our corporate and continuing education division. We have a wonderful team of faculty, staff and trustees unified by our mission of promoting personal growth and community development to a diverse population through excellence in teaching, learning, and service. When you enroll at Surry Community College you will find people helpful and eager to assist you. We provide relevant programs and services for students in a positive learning environment utilizing emerging technologies. It is with great pride that I serve as President of Surry Community College.
I am delighted to work with the faculty and staff to enable students to reach their educational goals. We are proud of our past, and look forward to our future as we provide lifelong learning opportunities. We were recently named one of the top 120 community colleges in the United States by the Aspen Institute. Only five colleges in the state of North Carolina hold this distinction. In addition, Surry is rated an exceptional college by the North Carolina Community College System.
To meet the economic and workforce development needs of our service area, we offer customized, skills related training in both curriculum and corporate and continuing education divisions. We strive to build strong partnerships with business and industry, educational institutions, healthcare providers, economic development agencies, and local, state, and federal governments to ensure continuous improvement of student-focused programs and services.
A community college education provides the skills and knowledge one needs to successfully compete in the workforce. Whether you are starting a new career or looking to improve job skills, Surry Community College stands ready to assist you.
Dr. David R. Shockley