After discovering a passion for optometry at Southern Virginia University, Michael Goering (’15) is well on his way to achieving his career goals — having recently begun his second year at Marshall B. Ketchum University’s optometry program and been commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
After completing one milestone -- earning a bachelor's degree in business management and leadership from Southern Virginia University -- 2016 graduate Sarah Edwards will take the next major step in her career by working at Charles Schwab.
The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Lionel Bart's award-winning musical "Oliver!" on June 3-4 and 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.
The senior speakers selected to represent the Southern Virginia University graduating class of 2016 are Rosevelt Kpainay, Madeleine Gail Rex, Wright Noel and Don Harsh.
Following his graduation next month, James David “JD” Drasbek, president of the Student Association at Southern Virginia University, plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University’s Health Administration Program — which is ranked third nationally by U.S. News and World Report.
Ken Niumatalolo, head football coach at the United States Naval Academy who was featured in the 2014 documentary, “Meet the Mormons,” will deliver the final forum address of Southern Virginia University’s 2015-2016 academic year on Friday, April 22, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.
Dr. Dave Ulrich, an award-winning thought leader in human resources and management education named “the father of modern HR,” and Dr. Wendy Ulrich, a psychologist and bestselling author, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2016 Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 5, at 10 a.m. in front of the university’s Main Hall in Buena Vista, Va.
Rex Winslow, a graduating senior at Southern Virginia University, recently took first place at a regional conference of Phi Alpha Theta, an American history honor society with more than 350,000 members.
Barbara Crawford, professor of art at Southern Virginia University, will deliver the annual Elton Lecture, titled “The Last Picture Show: New Lessons from Old Masters,” on Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.