Southern Virginia University held its annual Academic Convocation Friday morning, a traditional all-campus gathering to celebrate the University’s faculty and welcome students into the Southern Virginia academic community.
Forty participants recently gathered at Southern Virginia University for Zion’s Camp — a six-day missionary training experience. The camp is designed to help youth, ages 14-18, strengthen their testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ while preparing for missionary service.
Southern Virginia University recently announced the launch of its new online bookstore in partnership with eCampus.com. Available immediately, the virtual store will replace the University’s on-campus bookstore.
Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox has named Dr. Jeremiah John as provost and chief academic officer of the University. Dr. John succeeds Dr. Scott Dransfield for whom he served as associate provost for the past two years.
More than 120 women from all over the country gathered to Southern Virginia University earlier this month to hear from motivational speakers at the second annual Mothers’ Retreat, a two-day conference hosted on the University’s campus.
We at Southern Virginia University join with others in mourning the passing of Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone, Emeritus General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a marvelous leader and cherished friend of many at the University.
Watching a child receive a college diploma is a proud moment for any parent, but sharing the achievement made graduation day even more special for Charles “Chip” Erekson.
Southern Virginia University held Commencement exercises Friday for its largest ever class of graduating seniors. With 148 graduates, the class of 2018 is 25 percent larger than last year’s graduating class.
Southern Virginia University sits 4650 miles from Hawaii, and even farther from other Pacific islands like Samoa and Tonga, but students from the University’s Polynesian Heritage Association brought a piece of their culture to campus over the weekend.