News from 2009

Knights Receive Academic and Athletic Honors

· November 17, 2009

Several members of Southern Virginia University athletic teams recently have been awarded honors for their athletic and academic accomplishments.


Students Attend Fifth Annual Temple Service Day

and · October 27, 2009

More than 160 Southern Virginia University students gathered at 7 a.m. on a Tuesday this month to board one of three busses chartered for a three-hour drive to the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Annual Service Fair Friday Oct. 2

· September 28, 2009

Southern Virginia University will hold its annual service fair on Friday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Marriotts, Hatches to Host Annual Invitational Art Show

· September 24, 2009

Southern Virginia University will hold its annual Shenandoah Invitational Art Show at the Fairview Marriott Hotel in Falls Church, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m.


No More Dust on His Running Shoes

· September 16, 2009

First-year student Kevin Prince left his home in the sandy deserts of Qatar to attend Southern Virginia University and run for the men’s cross-country team.


Seniors Score in 93rd Percentile on National Learning Assessment

and · September 14, 2009

Southern Virginia University seniors who participated in the Collegiate Learning Assessment this year performed better than 93 percent of seniors nationally who participated.


2009 Service Award Recipients Announced

· September 4, 2009

At its academic convocation ceremony today, Southern Virginia University Executive Vice President and Provost Paul S. Edwards announced the recipients of the 2009 Ed and Cheiko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award.


Three New Multipurpose Fields Debut

and · September 4, 2009

The 650 new and returning students at Southern Virginia University this semester will begin using three new fields constructed on 17-acres of university-owned land adjacent to campus. The fields will be used by the entire student body for activities and by scholar-athletes as practice and game fields.


Alumna Appointed Registrar

· September 2, 2009

Southern Virginia University this week announced the appointment of alumna Whitney Larsen as the university’s registrar.


University Hires New Dean of Admissions

· August 19, 2009

Southern Virginia University President Rodney K. Smith today announced the hiring of Brett W. Garcia as the new dean of admissions at Southern Virginia. Garcia will report directly to President Smith and will participate on the President’s Council.