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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.