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Elder Callister Encourages Students to Remember Their Eternal Identity

· April 18, 2018

Elder Douglas L. Callister, emeritus General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke to students, faculty and staff members at Southern Virginia University Friday. Former General Young Women’s President Ardeth Kapp and Mormon Tabernacle Choir Organist Dr. Andrew Unsworth were also in attendance as special guests of the University.


Southern Virginia Hosts Fifth Remote Area Medical Clinic

· April 12, 2018

Southern Virginia University hosted a clinic run by the Remote Area Medical (RAM) of Virginia on its campus last month, where people from the surrounding area received free dental, vision and general medical care. It was the University’s fifth time hosting the clinic.


Southern Virginia Professors Teach About the Meaning of Easter in 2018

· April 3, 2018

Southern Virginia University students prepared for Easter weekend during a special convocation last Friday, where Professors David Cox and John Armstrong taught about the meaning of Christ’s resurrection for people today.


Graduate Kailey Simmons Lands Professional Performing Role at Tuacahn

· March 30, 2018

At the audition she attended in Salt Lake City last December, Southern Virginia alumna Kailey Simmons (’17) was one of the only hopeful performers who had not majored in theatre or music during college. She was also among the few who received a callback.


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.


Professor Francis MacDonnell to Speak at Southern Virginia University Commencement

· March 20, 2018

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today announced that Professor Francis MacDonnell will be the University’s commencement speaker on Friday, May 4, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the front of Main Hall.


Dana Oaks To Be Appointed New Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

· March 16, 2018

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox announced Monday that Dana Oaks, currently CEO of University Hospital and Medical Center, a major acute care hospital and medical center complex near Fort Lauderdale, will join Southern Virginia this summer as Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer.


Steve and Bobbie Sandberg to Speak at University Convocation on March 9

· March 7, 2018

Steve Sandberg, deputy general counsel for Brigham Young University, and his wife, Bobbie Sandberg, will speak at University Convocation on Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. in the Knight Arena. The title of the Sandberg’s presentation is: “Keeping Laughter in Our Lives.”


Elder and Sister Dudley: Priorities for a Leading a Blessed Life

· March 6, 2018

Elder Michael M. Dudley of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Michelle Dudley, taught students about principles for prioritizing their lives during University Convocation on Friday, March 2.


Elder and Sister Dudley to Speak at Southern Virginia University on March 2

· February 26, 2018

Elder Michael M. Dudley and his wife, Michelle Dudley, will speak at University Convocation this Friday, March 2 at 11 a.m. in Southern Virginia’s Knight Arena.