Sitting in his decorated air force uniform, Sargent Billie G. Wells of Glasgow, Virginia, told story after story to old and new friends around his luncheon table. He showed off his dosimeter, a device that measured radiation exposure from the nuclear cargo he once carried around the world during the Vietnam war.
Elder Khumbulani Mdletshe of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently spoke at a Southern Virginia University forum. He told students about his experiences growing up during the apartheid era in South Africa, and how joining the Church changed his life.
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.”
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.
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.
Michael Myers, a rising junior from Medford, Oregon, won the recent election to serve as student body president at Southern Virginia University during the 2018-19 academic year.
Southern Virginia University leaders honored Ardeth Kapp, former General Young Women’s President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and long-time board of trustees member at the University, with a classroom dedicated in her name on Friday, April 13.
Jeff Benedict, Southern Virginia’s director of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media and a New York Times best-selling author, released his most recently-published book on March 27, titled “Tiger Woods.” Benedict and co-author Armen Keteyian worked on the biography for more than three years, completing more than 400 interviews.
Helmet open and lance pointed to the sky, Southern Virginia University recently unveiled a new golden-bronze Knight statue at the Knight Stadium. The stadium, dedicated in October, came as a result of the vision and generosity the Knight family.