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Create. Develop. Engage.

The Virginia Tech Southwest Center creates, develops, and engages individuals and groups in opportunities for long-term economic and individual success via continuing education and professional development/training.

Located in the Southwest Virginia Higher Education facility in Abingdon, Virginia, our team is ready to create programs to meet your individual or business needs.

We live the mission of Virginia Tech motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), as we engage in community relationships and collaborations across all of Southwest Virginia where we live and serve to meet the needs of all ages and cultures.  


The Virginia Tech Southwest Center is located in the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in beautiful and historic Abingdon, Virginia, home of the Barter Theatre. We are located .4 miles off Exit 14 of I-81 on the Virginia Highlands Community College Campus (about 120 miles west of Roanoke, Virginia). We are less than 10 minutes from the Virginia Highlands Airport, and about 30 minutes from the Tri Cities Regional Airport.

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