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Continuing Education Center 


Amy Lammerts, Coordinator, CEC 
Dr. Patricia Whitfield, Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies
Janet Fox, Program Coordinator, CEC 
Tim Owens, Program Coordinator, CEC 
Jeff Davis, Program Assistant, CEC 
Lillian Evans, Literacy Coordinator, CEC 
Judy Ward, Literacy Assistant, CEC 

Sheila Coleman, Secretary, CEC 


The mission of the Division of Continuing Education is to serve as a catalyst for regional prosperity and advancement by offering professional and educational programs and services to enhance employment and cultural opportunities for the residents of South Central Virginia. Longwood provides college-level experiences through a variety of off-campus programs, which lead to A.) graduate degrees in Education and Sociology/Criminal Justice, B.) teacher recertification, C.) professional advancement, and D.) other programs as the need arises.  Additional offerings include avocational, leisure time and childrenís programs. Continuing Education represents Longwood as a general outreach arm of the college .  

Off-Campus Programs  

Degree programs or special courses are scheduled at selected off-campus sites. Longwood operates the Continuing Education Center of Southern Virginia (CEC) and offers many site courses.  


Longwood and its off-campus center offer a variety of avocational and leisurely student opportunities to the community. These programs include classes in fine arts, health and fitness, computers, special interest areas and classes for children. Also, at the request of community members or groups, professional training programs can be designed to meet specific needs.  


The mission of the Continuing Education Center of Southern Virginia is to bring educational opportunities to the citizens of Southern Virginia, an area with limited educational resources.  The Centerís main focus is on adult learning.  The center offers continuing education courses for professionals; industrial and business training programs from Virginia's colleges, universities and state agencies in the following areas: post-secondary education classes and degree programs; satellite workshops and programs for civic and public organizations; adult literacy training; financial aid information for college studies. 
It is the goal of the Continuing Education Center of Southern Virginia to provide opportunities of learning for the people in the area so they can develop the skills necessary to compete in the global economy. 
The South Central Higher Education Consortium, consisting of four members -- Longwood College, Averett College, Southside Virginia Community College, and Danville Community College, govern the operation of the Continuing Education Center of Southern Virginia.  


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