News from 2018

Former Chief Technology Officer to the FBI Justin Lindsey to Speak at Forum

· October 11, 2018

Justin Lindsey, operating partner at General Atlantic, will speak at Southern Virginia University on Friday, October 12, at 11 a.m. in the Knight Arena. He will present on “Signal to Noise: Moments that Matter.”


Collin Kartchner Speaks about Mental Health and the Dangers of Social Media

· October 5, 2018

Social media activist and videographer Collin Kartchner spoke in Friday’s forum about the dangers of social media use, especially among teenagers, and how users can instead use it for good.


Social Media Activist Collin Kartchner to Speak at Forum

· October 4, 2018

Collin Kartchner will speak at Southern Virginia University at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 5th, 2018. Kartchner is a videographer-turned-activist whose mission is to educate teens and parents about the dangers of social media.


Buena Vista CommUNITY Day to Serve on Oct. 9, 2018

· October 2, 2018

By Rachel Moore, Buena Vista City Director of Economic Development & Tourism


Southern Virginia Prepares for Annual Day of Service

· October 1, 2018

The Southern Virginia community gathered for forum last Friday to learn from University and community leaders about the University’s upcoming annual Day of Service.


Congressman Bob Goodlatte Discusses Politics, Technology at Campus Q&A

· September 28, 2018

Congressman Bob Goodlatte spoke to the Southern Virginia University students, faculty and staff at a special Q&A forum held last Friday.


Chris Pendleton Teaches About the Perils and Possibilities of Social Media

· September 21, 2018

Chris Pendleton, Southern Virginia executive vice president of enrollment and marketing, presented in forum last Friday about digital wellness and the importance of personal branding on social media.


Professor Crawford to Travel to the Arctic

· September 20, 2018

By Anna Bowers and Lily Ghiz


Loving the Constitution

· September 17, 2018

One of my favorite aphorists — Heraclitus — said, “The people should fight for their law, as they do for their city wall.” I agree, but I would add that fighting for our law is a more complicated matter — and not an easier one — than fighting for our city wall. This is even truer for Americans, and their most basic, oldest “wall” of all: the U.S. Constitution.


President Wilcox Discusses the Future of Southern Virginia, Announces Plans for Temple Trek

· September 14, 2018

President Reed N. Wilcox spoke about the mission and future of Southern Virginia University to students, faculty and staff members at last week’s all-campus forum. After welcoming students, he made announcements regarding upcoming University projects and new facilities.