News from 2012

Former Southern Virginia President Ferrel to Speak at Devotional Sept. 28

· September 24, 2012

David W. Ferrel, former president of Southern Virginia University, and his wife, Laurel, will give a devotional address titled “Southern Virginia University Miracles” on Friday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


Fortune 100 Consultant to Speak at Devotional Sept. 21

· September 14, 2012

Dr. Kaye T. Hanson, a retired management communications professor at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management, will give a devotional address titled “Because of the Sheepfold” on Friday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ Takes the Stage Sept. 28-29, Oct. 3-5

· September 13, 2012

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, and the following Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 3-5, in Southern Virginia’s Chandler Hall.


Sybrowskys to Speak at Devotional Sept. 14

· September 10, 2012

President Paul K. Sybrowsky, who served in the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2005 to 2011, and his wife, Lynne, will give devotional addresses on Friday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Early Start: A Tale of Two Katies

· September 7, 2012

More than 2,000 miles from her home in Kaysville, Utah, Katie De La Mare struck up a conversation in the Dulles International Airport with another young woman, who, as it turned out, also was named Katie and who also was on her way to the same small liberal arts college.


Convocation to be Held Friday, Sept. 7

· August 31, 2012

Provost Madison U. Sowell will deliver an address titled "Encomium to the Core" at Southern Virginia University Convocation on Friday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Rising Scholar of Mormonism to Teach Class at Southern Virginia

· August 30, 2012

Dr. Matthew Bowman, a rising scholar in the growing field of Mormon studies, will teach a class titled “Mormonism and the American Experience” at Southern Virginia University this fall.


Southern Virginia University Launches $50 Million Capital Campaign

and · August 27, 2012

Southern Virginia University is nearly halfway toward the $50-million goal for its first-ever capital campaign, which was publicly launched last week at two gala events in Utah.


Humanities Professor Excels in her Field and in the Classroom

· August 6, 2012

While fans from all over the world cheer on athletes at the Olympic Games in London this summer, Dr. Debra Sowell—who has completed multiple scholarly publications and other projects in the past academic year—compares Olympic athletes to scholars, who both must obey “the law of the harvest” in order to excel.


Alumna Named Virginia Teacher of Promise

· August 2, 2012

While pursuing a graduate degree at Marymount University—where she graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average in May—Southern Virginia University alumna Holly Burningham (’09) was named a Virginia Teacher of Promise, a distinction given annually to top students in Virginia’s 37 teacher education programs.