News from 2011

University Sells Property to LDS Church for Parking Expansion

· February 17, 2011

Southern Virginia University sold to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this week two pieces of property on which the Church plans to build additional parking spaces for a meetinghouse it built here in 2009.


Professor Arogyasami to Speak at Devotional Feb. 18

· February 11, 2011

Josephine Arogyasami, professor of biology at Southern Virginia University, will give a devotional address entitled, “From South India to Southern Virginia—A Way Prepared by the Lord,” Friday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Renowned Professor of Latin American Literature to Speak at Forum Feb. 11

· February 7, 2011

Writer, literary critic and professor of Latin American literature at the University of Virginia Donald L. Shaw will give a forum address entitled, “Borges, Ethics, and Evil," Friday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Southern Virginia Presents “Twelve Angry Jurors” Feb. 11

· February 4, 2011

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Sherman L. Sergel’s “Twelve Angry Jurors,” an adaptation of the film “Twelve Angry Men” by Reginald Rose, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11 and 12, and the following weekend, Feb. 18 and 19, in Chandler Hall.


Richard and Launa Whitehead to Speak at Devotional Feb. 4

· February 1, 2011

Southern Virginia University Vice President of Institutional Advancement Richard Whitehead and his wife, Launa, an assistant professor of music at Southern Virginia, will give a devotional address entitled, “Finding Yourself,” on Friday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Honor Council to Present Forum Jan. 28

· January 21, 2011

The Southern Virginia University Honor Council, in conjunction with faculty, staff, and student representatives, will present the annual honor forum, Friday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Professor of Surgery, Music to Speak at Forum Jan. 21

· January 19, 2011

Professor of both surgery and music, Michael H. Stevens, will give a forum address entitled, “Beethoven’s Deafness," Friday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Civil Rights Attorney to Speak at SVU Forum Jan. 14

· January 10, 2011

Civil rights attorney Pace McConkie will give a forum address entitled, “A Time to Act: Rising Above the Immorality of Silence and Indifference as Living Legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.," Friday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Seven Join Board of Trustees

and · January 5, 2011

Southern Virginia University President Rodney K. Smith is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members to the university’s board of trustees—Kent W. Colton, Ahmad S. Corbitt, Michael D. Elton, Lynette Gay, Justin Knight, Scott McKeon and Stanford C. Stoddard.


President Smith to Speak at Devotional Jan. 7

· January 5, 2011

Southern Virginia University President Rodney K. Smith will address the campus community on Friday, January 7, at a devotional at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.