News from 2015

Institute Instructor to Speak at Devotional Sept. 11

· September 4, 2015

Dr. Matthew Rasmussen, a full-time instructor at the Buena Vista Institute of Religion, will give a devotional address titled "Heart, Might, Mind, and Strength" on Friday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Southern Virginia Presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)’

· September 3, 2015

The Southern Virginia University Theatre program will present the play “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” Sept. 11-12 and 18-19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chandler Hall auditorium.


Southern Virginia to Hold Convocation Friday, Sept. 4

· September 1, 2015

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell will give an address titled “Festina Lente (‘Make Haste Slowly’): How to Make the Most of Your Education” at Southern Virginia’s 2015 Convocation on Friday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Two New President’s Council Members Appointed

· August 28, 2015

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced the appointment of two new members of the President’s Council to a crowd of more than 600 assembled students, faculty, staff and community members at the university’s first forum of the semester.


President Reed Wilcox, Diane Wilcox to Give Forum Address Aug. 28

· August 25, 2015

Reed N. Wilcox, president of Southern Virginia University, and his wife, Diane Kimball Wilcox, will give a devotional address on Friday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


The Fading Point Performs National Anthem at Yankees Game

· July 15, 2015

The Fading Point, Southern Virginia’s premier a cappella group, performed the U.S. national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” to a crowd of nearly six million at a New York Yankees game at the Yankee Stadium May 27.


Elder William R. Walker Gives Keynote at 19th Annual Conference

· June 22, 2015

Elder William R. Walker, an emeritus General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a keynote address to hundreds of attendees at Southern Virginia University’s 19th annual Education Conference last week.



Alumnus Overcomes Challenges, Pursues Passion for Art

· June 13, 2015

Some aspects of Jonathan Whitlock’s life have changed since a fateful car accident 16 years ago today, but through it all, one thing has remained constant: his passion for creating art.


Stephanie Hardy Appointed Director of Library Services

· June 12, 2015

Southern Virginia University Provost Madison U. Sowell announced that Stephanie Hardy, former instructional services librarian, has been appointed the university’s new director of library services.