As announced on August 23 at Southern Virginia's annual university conference, Dr. Scott Dransfield, professor of English, will serve as interim provost for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Buena Vista, VA — New York Times best-selling author, Jeff Benedict, will create and direct a new Institute for Writing and Mass Media at Southern Virginia University, beginning Fall 2016.
After six successful years as Southern Virginia University’s chief academic officer, Provost Madison U. Sowell announced at the school’s annual university conference on Tuesday, August 23, that he is stepping down from administrative service on September 1st to enjoy a sabbatical leave. A sabbatical is typically one year — usually every seventh — of release from normal work duties while the professor or administrator remains employed by the university.
Dr. Debra H. Sowell, Professor of Humanities at Southern Virginia University, and Dr. Madison U. Sowell, Provost of the university, recently published another book together — this one in French.
After three successful years contributing to Southern Virginia University’s music and theater departments, this fall Patrick Summers will begin a Master of Arts in Musical Theatre at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland — currently ranked sixth in the world among performing arts institutions.
BUENA VISTA, Va. — Southern Virginia University Director of Athletics Jason Lamb today announced that the NCAA Division III Membership Committee has granted the Knights full and active NCAA Division III membership status effective Sept. 1, 2016.
Southern Virginia University Athletic Director Jason Lamb today announced the hire of two-time NCAA Division I Men’s Volleyball National Champion coach Tom Peterson as the university’s first head men’s volleyball coach.
Southern Virginia University's 20th annual Education Conference on June 3 and 4 began with a keynote address by Sister Kristen Oaks, who was also joined by her husband, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
After completing one milestone -- earning a bachelor's degree in business management and leadership from Southern Virginia University -- 2016 graduate Sarah Edwards will take the next major step in her career by working at Charles Schwab.
The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Lionel Bart's award-winning musical "Oliver!" on June 3-4 and 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.