According to the 2010 National Survey of Student Engagement, 98 percent of Southern Virginia University seniors said that they would pick the university again if they had the chance.
At the last devotional of the year, Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced the recipients of the 2011 Ed and Chieko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award and of the newly established Michael and Kay Elton Lectureship for Outstanding Teaching and Scholarship Award.
Two current students at Southern Virginia University are receiving choral conducting experience that will give them a head start in graduate school and their future careers.
Becky Douglas, founder and president of Rising Star Outreach, will give a devotional entitled, “Be the Change You Want to See in the World,” on Friday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.
Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced the hiring of Dr. Christopher Richardson as the new director of library services at the university’s Von Canon Library.
William F. Atkin, associate general counsel–international of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will give a devotional entitled, “Opening the Doors of the Nations,” on Friday, Dec. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.
An accreditation committee from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools visited Southern Virginia University for three days last month to evaluate the university’s application for full regional accreditation.