Computer and Electronics Open House on April 23

Computer and Electronics Open House on April 23 Lead Instructor for Information Technology Kimberly White lectures to students in a Java programming class at Surry Community College.

Posted: Apr 10, 2019

​Surry Community College will be holding a Computer & Electronics Engineering Technologies Open House for prospective students on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the E-Building, SCC, 630 S. Main St., Dobson.

“This event is perfect for students who are interested in a career working with computers, electronics and robotics. Many of our certificates are offered online for great flexibility,” said Dr. Kathryn Moland, PMP, Division Chair. “The programs featured will include Information Technology, Digital Media Technology/Graphic Design, Electronics Engineering and Project Management Technology or PMT. PMT is a new online certificate offering for Fall 2019 that focuses on how professionals manage projects. The PMT certificate is helpful for students pursuing many disciplines including Business Technologies, Information Technologies or Construction Management.”

Event participants will be entered in a $250 scholarship drawing provided by the Surry Community College Foundation. Pre-registration is requested at, which enters students into the scholarship drawing. Student Services staff will be on hand to help prospective students with college application, class registration, and financial aid resources. 

The open house is a way for students and their families to explore educational opportunities at Surry Community College. Adults who are looking to retool and retrain should come to the open house. Additionally, high school students interested in Career & College Promise (CCP) tuition-free, dual enrollment opportunities for their junior and senior years are encouraged to attend along with students who will be graduating from high school this year.  

In the Digital Media Technology/Graphic Design area, an online degree and online certificate are offered. The certificate is CCP eligible, and a new Multimedia Online Certificate will be offered beginningFall 2019 along with a new articulation agreement​. Surry Community College and Salem College have created an articulation agreement for the Digital Media Technology (DMT) - Graphic Design AAS degree program. Students graduating from SCC in the DMT program will be able to transfer up to 60 credit hours to Salem's design programs.

SCC offers a degree and certificate in Information Technology and will offer the certificate in an online format beginning this fall. The certificate is eligible for high school juniors and seniors as a part CCP.

Students can also take Computer Programming and Development, an online certificate, along with a Network Management certificate. Both of these certificates are offered to high school juniors and seniors through CCP. In the Electronics Engineering Technologies area, SCC offers a degree and certificate. The certificate is CCP eligible.

SCC is offering several more open houses this spring: Engineering Technologies on April 11 in Dobson; Viticulture and Enology on April 13 in Dobson; College Transfer on April 16 at The Yadkin Center and on April 29 in Dobson; and Engineering Technologies on May 2 at The Yadkin Center. A $250 scholarship winner will be selected for each event. To pre-register for the events or for more information, go to

New college students will start registering for summer and fall classes on April 8. If you have questions about the Computer & Electronics Engineering programs, contact Dr. Kathryn Moland, PMP, Computer & Electronics Engineering Division Chair at (336) 386-3306 or For help with college application, class registration or financial aid, contact Student Services at (336) 386-3264 or or go to

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