News from 2013

Professor Presents at Notre Dame Conference on Mormon, Catholic Dialogue

· December 19, 2013

Dr. Jeremiah John, assistant professor of politics at Southern Virginia University, joined with a number of prominent religious scholars to participate in a conference titled “Catholics and Mormons: A New Dialogue” last week at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.


Southern Virginia Professors Honored with Named Professorships

· December 19, 2013

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced four new professorships for Southern Virginia faculty this semester.


Jason Lamb Named Associate Athletic Director

· December 9, 2013

Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Scott Y. Doxey today announced that Director of Lacrosse Jason Lamb has been named associate athletic director effective immediately.


2013 Service Award Recipients Announced

· December 6, 2013

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell today announced the recipients of the 2013 Ed and Chieko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award and a Certificate of Appreciation for Meritorious Service to Church, Community, and Country.


Professor Receives Elton Award, Publishes Research on Victorian ‘Mormon Moment’

· December 6, 2013

Southern Virginia University Professor of English Scott A. Dransfield, whose article on the Victorian “Mormon Moment” was published in the most recent issue of the journal Religion and the Arts, today received the Michael and Kay Elton Lectureship for Outstanding Teaching and Scholarship.


Former Vice President to Give Devotional Dec. 6

· December 4, 2013

Walter Ralls, who previously served as a vice president of Southern Virginia University, will give a devotional titled “Endure to the End” on Friday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


Volunteer, Professor Named Fellow of National Council on Family Relations

· December 2, 2013

The National Council on Family Relations named Dr. Thomas Holman, visiting professor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, an NCFR Fellow at the organization’s annual conference last month.


Southern Virginia University Christmas Events 2013

· November 26, 2013

The winter holidays are fast approaching, and Southern Virginia University plans on closing out the year with special holiday traditions and festivities.


Former Mission President to Give Devotional Nov. 15

· November 8, 2013

Jeffry L. Cooley, former mission president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will give a devotional address on Friday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Jason Lamb to Coach Italian National Team at World Lacrosse Championship

· November 8, 2013

Throughout the coming year, Southern Virginia University Head Lacrosse Coach Jason Lamb will periodically return to the country where he served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to coach the Italian National Lacrosse Team.