News from 2017

Southern Virginia Football to Join ODAC Beginning Fall 2019

and · October 16, 2017

BUENA VISTA, Va. – Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that the Knights have accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as an associate member for football beginning fall 2019.

Students Travel to the Washington D.C. Temple for Service Day

· October 16, 2017

Students took a break from classes to participate in Southern Virginia University’s Service Day on Tuesday, Oct. 10. A large group traveled to the Washington D.C. Latter-day Saint Temple, while others remained in the local community, serving at senior centers, schools and on the University’s campus.

Deseret News Head Digital Officer Outlines Three Habits for Maintaining a Balanced Life

· October 6, 2017

Burke Olsen, head digital officer at Deseret News, spoke Friday morning in the Knight Arena at Southern Virginia University’s Homecoming Convocation.

Burke Olsen, Head Digital Officer at Deseret News, to Speak at Homecoming Convocation

· October 5, 2017

Burke Olsen, head digital officer at Deseret News and former Southern Virginia vice president of communications and marketing, will return to Southern Virginia University to speak at the Homecoming Convocation at 11 a.m. in Knight Arena.

Students Celebrate the Value of Southern Virginia Education at Annual Academic Convocation

· October 3, 2017

Students rose to their feet Friday morning as Southern Virginia faculty members, arrayed in full academic regalia, marched into Knight Arena for this year’s Academic Convocation.

Inaugural Event for “Wellness Wednesdays” Helps Students to Overcome Perfectionism

· September 29, 2017

Student speakers and faculty members from Southern Virginia’s Student Support Center spoke last week at the inaugural event for the University’s new “Wellness Wednesdays” talk series. The weekly workshops will aim to raise awareness and provide resources for mental health and wellness among University’s students, faculty and professional staff.

University Leaders Teach the Power of Personal Branding

· September 26, 2017

Students gathered in Knight Arena for the University convocation Friday morning to hear University leaders speak about the role of social media and personal conduct and appearance in creating a personal brand.

NFL Films Returns to Southern Virginia to Film Documentary on Coach Ed Mulitalo

· September 18, 2017

NFL Films came to Southern Virginia University last year to premiere a documentary. This year, they came to film one.

NFL Films to Premiere Film, Begin Filming New Documentary on Ed Mulitalo

· September 13, 2017

Senior NFL Films Producer Angela Torma will premiere her new short film, “Unlikely Champions,” on Friday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University. The film features New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy, whose brother, Travis, was a member of Southern Virginia’s 2011 USCAA national championship basketball team.

New Students Connect With Their Community Through Service

· September 11, 2017

Incoming Southern Virginia freshmen gathered during new student orientation and packed over 100 backpacks full of school supplies for children at Buena Vista’s Enderly Heights Elementary School.