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.
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, 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.