News from 2015

Fall 2015 President’s and Provost’s Lists Announced

· December 19, 2015

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox is pleased to announce the recipients of the President’s and Provost’s List honors for students who excelled academically in fall semester 2015.


Professor, Artist Barbara Crawford Receives Elton Award

· December 5, 2015

In the last forum of the semester, Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced that Barbara Crawford, professor of art, is the recipient of the 2016 Michael and Kay Elton Lectureship for Outstanding Teaching and Scholarship.


2015 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

· December 4, 2015

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell today announced the recipients of the 2015 Ed and Chieko Okazaki Distinguished Service Award.


Christmas Events, Service Opportunities 2015

and · November 30, 2015

As the Christmas season arrives, Southern Virginia University encourages all students, faculty and staff to participate in Christmas celebrations and service both on campus and in the local community. The following events and service opportunities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. 


Southern Virginia to Begin Construction on Knight Stadium

· November 23, 2015

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox recently announced that the university will begin construction on a new stadium at The Fields with the help of a generous donation from Glade Knight and his family.


Students Teach, Serve Through New Program at Local School

· November 18, 2015

This semester marked the creation and launch of the BEST program, an initiative led by Southern Virginia University and the Buena Vista School System to create a community learning center at Enderly Heights Elementary School.


President Wilcox to Speak at Forum Nov. 13

· November 10, 2015

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox will give a forum address on Friday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia.


New Volunteers Serve Southern Virginia

· November 4, 2015

During the past two decades, Southern Virginia University has regularly benefited from the dedicated, qualified and seasoned individuals who have volunteered as staff and faculty members. This semester, the university welcomes six new and returning volunteers to the campus community. 



Southern Virginia Presents ‘You Can’t Take It with You’ Nov. 6-7, 13-14

· October 30, 2015

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will bring Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s enduring comedy about the joys of individualism, love and family, "You Can't Take It with You," to Chandler Hall on Nov. 6-7 and 13-14 at 7:30 p.m.