News from 2015

Dr. Mark McConkie to Speak on Joseph Smith Oct. 30

· October 27, 2015

Dr. Mark L. McConkie, professor of public administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will give a devotional address titled “Joseph Smith and You” on Friday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.  


Students Travel to Temple, Give Service on 10th Service Day

· October 23, 2015

More than 200 Southern Virginia University students, faculty and staff attended the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the university’s tenth Service Day last week.


Popular LDS Speaker to Give Devotional Oct. 23

· October 21, 2015

Dr. Hank Smith, a popular Latter-day Saint speaker, will give a devotional address titled “Be of Good Cheer” on Friday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.  


Christensen Institute President to Speak Oct. 16

· October 12, 2015

Ann Christensen, president of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, will give a forum address on Friday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


New VP Brings His ‘Service Orientation’ to Student Life

· October 9, 2015

After nearly 40 years in academia, Dr. Charles E. Bowen’s career has led him to serve at Southern Virginia University as vice president of student life.


New Residence Hall Nears Completion

· October 2, 2015

Following a number of campus improvements and renovations, Southern Virginia University’s latest capital project — a new residence hall on Walnut Avenue — is progressing rapidly.


Emeritus General Authority to Give Homecoming Devotional

· October 2, 2015

Elder Rex D. Pinegar, an emeritus general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, will give a devotional address during Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Homecoming to Feature Alumni Events, Annual Traditions

· October 2, 2015

Southern Virginia University will celebrate its 20th Homecoming since its renewal as a liberal arts college with a Latter-day Saint environment by welcoming alumni, current students, faculty and other members of the campus community to a number of activities Oct. 9-10.


President of Graceland University to Give Forum Sept. 25

· September 21, 2015

Dr. John Sellars, president of Graceland University, will give a forum address on Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Award-Winning Author, Professor to Speak Sept. 18

· September 14, 2015

Jeff Benedict, award-winning author and distinguished professor of writing and mass media at Southern Virginia University, will give a forum address titled “Lend Me Your Ears: A Writer’s Journey Through Books, Magazines, Movies and TV” on Friday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.