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Southern Virginia University Launches New Block Program for Pre- and Post-Missionaries

· November 20, 2012

Southern Virginia University today announced the launch of a new block program for young men and women preparing for or returning from full-time missionary service for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Southern Virginia University Launches $50 Million Capital Campaign

and · August 27, 2012

Southern Virginia University is nearly halfway toward the $50-million goal for its first-ever capital campaign, which was publicly launched last week at two gala events in Utah.


Southern Virginia University Receives Regional Accreditation

· June 21, 2012

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges—the oldest, largest and most prestigious accreditor of colleges and universities in the southern United States—today awarded regional accreditation to Southern Virginia University.


Professor and Student Get Bylines in Sports Illustrated Cover Story

· May 25, 2012

Southern Virginia University Professor Jeff Benedict wrote this week's Sports Illustrated cover story about high school basketball star Jabari Parker. A lengthy sidebar in the story was co-written by Southern Virginia student JJ Feinauer, one of Benedict's students and interns.


Rain at Graduation Doesn’t Deter Class of 2012

and · May 2, 2012

Nearly 1,000 people gathered Saturday on the campus of Southern Virginia University to commemorate the academic achievements of 124 graduating seniors at the university’s 144th commencement exercises.


First YSA Stake Outside of Utah, Idaho Serves Southern Virginia University

· April 16, 2012

A young single adult stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was last night formed at a special stake conference in Lexington, Va. The new stake will serve members of the Buena Vista Virginia and Roanoke Virginia stakes, including students who attend Southern Virginia University.



First YSA Stake Outside of Utah, Idaho to be Formed in Buena Vista April 15

· February 21, 2012

A new young single adult stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be formed on April 15 to serve members of the Buena Vista Virginia and Roanoke Virginia stakes, including students attending Southern Virginia University.


Former Head of PR for LDS Church to Speak at Devotional Jan. 6

and · January 2, 2012

Bruce L. Olsen, former managing director of public affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Christine, will give devotional addresses on Friday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University.


Top 10 Stories of 2011

· December 20, 2011

It has been a banner year at Southern Virginia University. Here is a list of the 10 most viewed stories on svu.edu in 2011.