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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.


Tom Christofferson and Dave Checketts: How Inclusion Leads to Christ

· February 23, 2018

“There were parts of my journey that were solitary,” Tom Christofferson said. “But it is a journey towards Christ, and that’s not solitary.”


Tom Christofferson and Dave Checketts to Speak at University Convocation on Feb. 23

· February 21, 2018

Tom Christofferson and Dave Checketts will speak at University Convocation, together with Jeff Benedict, director of Southern Virginia University’s Center for Writing and Mass Media, on February 23rd at 11 a.m. in the Knight Arena.



President Reed and Diane Wilcox: Lessons from Africa

· February 16, 2018

Before becoming president of Southern Virginia University, Reed N. Wilcox’s career took him across the globe. In a recent University Convocation, President Wilcox and his wife, Diane, shared lessons they learned from people in Ghana, where they lived with their family several years ago.


What is Love? Dr. Ariel Rodriguez on How to Build a Lasting Relationship

· February 13, 2018

The Southern Virginia community gathered Friday for University Convocation, where Dr. Ariel Rodriguez, professor and coordinator of Southern Virginia’s Family and Child Development Program, taught about love and the creation of lasting relationships.