News from 2012

New Men’s Volleyball Club Team Faces First Competition

· February 8, 2012

Southern Virginia’s newly organized men’s volleyball club team, which goes by the name SOVA, made history last weekend when the team competed in its inaugural tournament at Virginia Tech.


Acting President Richard and Prof. Launa Whitehead to Speak at Forum Feb. 10

· February 6, 2012

Southern Virginia University Acting President Richard G. Whitehead and his wife, Launa, an assistant professor of music at Southern Virginia, will give addresses entitled, “To Enjoy That Which We Are Willing to Receive,” at the state of the university forum on Friday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Washington D.C. Temple President and Matron to Speak at Devotional Feb. 3

· January 31, 2012

Brian and Sue Swinton, president and matron of the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will give devotional addresses entitled, “The Temple: A Portal to Heaven,” on Friday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Student Honor Council to Present Forum Jan. 27

· January 24, 2012

The Southern Virginia University Student Honor Council will present the annual honor forum entitled, “Live Like You Believe,” Friday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Student A Cappella Group Releases First Album

· January 23, 2012

Southern Virginia University’s student a cappella group, The Fading Point, last week released an EP album that is available as a CD and on more than 20 music download websites including iTunes and Rhapsody.


Independent Singer-Songwriter to Speak, Perform Jan. 20

· January 16, 2012

Mindy Gledhill, an award-winning songwriter and independent recording artist, will give a devotional entitled “The Gifts Within Us,” on Friday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


New York Times Best-Selling Author to Speak at Devotional Jan. 13

· January 10, 2012

Jason F. Wright, a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USAToday bestselling author, will give a devotional entitled “Does Your Audience Know You?” on Friday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Fall Semester 2011 President’s and Provost’s Lists

· January 3, 2012

Southern Virginia University Acting President Richard G. Whitehead is pleased to announce the recipients of the President’s and Provost’s List honors for students who excelled academically in fall semester 2011.


Former Head of PR for LDS Church to Speak at Devotional Jan. 6

and · January 2, 2012

Bruce L. Olsen, former managing director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Christine, will give devotional addresses on Friday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.