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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.


Professor Crawford to Travel to the Arctic

· September 20, 2018

By Anna Bowers and Lily Ghiz


Michael Myers to Serve as Student Body President in 2018-19

and · April 27, 2018

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.


Classroom Dedicated to Honor Ardeth Kapp

· April 17, 2018

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.


Southern Virginia’s Jeff Benedict Publishes Best-Selling Biography of Tiger Woods

· April 9, 2018

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.


New Statue Unveiled at Southern Virginia’s Knight Stadium

and · March 30, 2018

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.


“Digital Day” held in Lieu of a Snow Day

· March 22, 2018

In between pegging each other with snowballs and making snowpersons, students at Southern Virginia University brought their professors electronically into their homes in celebration of the school’s first “Digital Day”—putting a technologically forward twist on the average “snow day.”


Ahmad Corbitt Speaks About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Book of Mormon

and · January 22, 2018

Ahmad Corbitt, former director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke on Friday to Southern Virginia students, faculty and staff at a special University Convocation commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.