News from 2010

Regional Accreditation Committee Visits Southern Virginia this Week

· February 8, 2010

Southern Virginia University welcomes to campus this week a candidacy committee from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the regional accreditation body that serves the southeastern United States.


Students Picked to Represent National Group at DC Meeting

· February 2, 2010

Two student association leaders from Southern Virginia University were selected to represent the American Student Government Association this week at a meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss prescription drug abuse prevention.


Southern Virginia Graduate Kindee Dixon to Speak at Forum Feb. 5

· January 29, 2010

Southern Virginia University alumna Kindee Nielsen Dixon, vice president of operations at The Foundation for a Better Life and president of World of Difference, will speak at a Southern Virginia University forum Friday, February 5, at 11 a.m.


Spring Arts Events at Southern Virginia

· January 26, 2010

Spring semester at Southern Virginia brings a bounty of arts and performance events for both the campus community and friends from the surrounding area to enjoy. Theatre, music, visual arts, and dance students all work toward refining their talents as they share them on stage and in the gallery.


Professor and Musicians to Perform and Speak at Forum Jan. 29

and · January 25, 2010

The Southern Virginia University Friday forum will break out of its customary pattern on Friday, January 29, at 11 a.m. Renowned Lexington fiddler, banjoist and guitarist James Leva, will bring his friends Nora Jane Struthers, PJ George and Matthew Olwell to fill the Stoddard Center with traditional Appalachian music.


Senior’s Screenplay Made into Film for LDS Film Festival

· January 22, 2010

This weekend Southern Virginia University student Cimone Furler will see words and images from her mind come to life on the silver screen at the 9th Annual LDS Film Festival in Orem, Utah.


Elder Robert C. Gay to Speak at 2010 Commencement

· January 20, 2010

Southern Virginia University today announced that Elder Robert C. Gay will be the university’s commencement speaker on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at 10 a.m.


Southern Virginia University to Hold Honor Forum Jan. 22

· January 19, 2010

Arianne Forsling, Ben Burningham and Richard Stuart who are all part of the Southern Virginia University community will speak at the honor forum at Southern Virginia University Friday, January 22, at 11 a.m.


Church’s New York Public and International Affairs Director to Speak at Forum

· January 11, 2010

Ahmad Corbitt, the director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will give a forum address entitled “'That They Might Come to Understanding': How Communications Relates to the Gospel of Christ" at Southern Virginia University Friday, January 15, at 11 a.m.