News from 2017

General Authority Seventy Elder Mervyn B. Arnold to Deliver Devotional on Mar. 10

· March 8, 2017

Southern Virginia University will be privileged to have Elder Mervyn B. Arnold, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, address gathered students, faculty and staff at a special devotional on Friday, Mar. 10 at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Southern Virginia University Adds Concentrations to Curriculum

and · March 8, 2017

At a Friday forum with gathered students, faculty and staff, President Reed N. Wilcox, Interim Provost Scott Dransfield, Associate Provost Dr. Jeremiah John, and Director of Student Professional Development Cameron Crowther, announced the addition of nine new concentrations to the Southern Virginia University curriculum, with the goal of adding 50 concentrations by Fall 2017.


TORN-ADO: Barbara Crawford Art Installation Opens Mar. 21 at Southern Virginia University

· March 7, 2017

Beginning Mar. 21, Professor Barbara Crawford and a team of contributing artists will open a stunning art installation entitled TORN-ADO in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University. This first installation of TORN-ADO will be open for two weeks before moving to the Museum Gallery of Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, W.Va., for a second installation starting May 5.


Professor Card and Professor Stoddard Give Forum on Overcoming Trials and Achieving Success

· March 3, 2017

Orson Scott Card — a Hugo and Nebula Award winning author who has written over 80 publications in the young adult, contemporary fantasy and religious genres — and Robert Stoddard — Theatre Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Theatre at Southern Virginia University — spoke about the importance of creating art in the LDS community at a casual forum with of gathered students, faculty, and staff.


Professors Card and Stoddard to Give Joint Forum on Mar. 3

· March 2, 2017

Southern Virginia University professors Orson Scott Card — a Hugo and Nebula Award winning author who has written over 80 publications in the young adult, contemporary fantasy and religious genres — and Robert Stoddard — Theatre Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Theatre — will deliver a joint forum address entitled “Mormon Art from The Student Heart” on Friday, March 3 at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Emmy-Award Winning Screenwriter Delivers Personal Insight on Career

· February 28, 2017

Emmy-Award winning screenwriter, Adam Mazer, spoke to Southern Virginia University students, faculty, and staff during a special interview-style forum conducted by Jeff Benedict, New York Times best-selling author and Director of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media.


Emmy-Award Winning Screenwriter Adam Mazer to Give Forum on Feb. 24

· February 22, 2017

Emmy-Award winning screenwriter Adam Mazer will speak at Friday Forum on Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center as part of Southern Virginia University's Institute for Writing and Mass Media lecture series.


Faculty, Professional Staff to Speak on Concentrations at Forum on Feb. 17

· February 17, 2017

Four distinguished members of the Southern Virginia University faculty and professional staff, President Reed N. Wilcox, Interim Provost Scott Dransfield, Dr. Jeremiah John and Cameron Crowther, will deliver a forum on Friday, Feb. 17, centered on academic concentrations.


Family and Child Development Faculty Deliver Forum on Healthy Relationships

· February 12, 2017

Southern Virginia University’s Family and Child Development faculty, Dr. Anne Waddoups and Dr. Ariel Rodriguez, delivered messages on the topic of healthy relationships to gathered students, faculty, and staff at a special Valentine’s Day Forum.


Dr. Rodriguez, Dr. Waddoups to Present Valentine’s Day Forum on Healthy Relationships

· February 9, 2017

Southern Virginia University’s Family and Child Development faculty, Dr. Ariel Rodriguez and Dr. Anne Waddoups, will speak on the topic of healthy relationships at a special Valentine’s Day forum this Friday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.