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Southern Virginia University Hosts 5th Annual Knight Run and Luau

· April 17, 2017

On Saturday, Apr. 22, Southern Virginia University will host its 5th Annual Knight Run — a five-kilometer evening race through downtown Buena Vista. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all invited to participated in this fun annual tradition.


The Southern Virginia University Theater Department Presents “Romeo and Juliet”

· February 7, 2017

Shakespeare’s timeless romantic masterpiece, “Romeo and Juliet,” will sweep across the Southern Virginia University stage just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend.


Southern Virginia Theatre Presents “Steel Magnolias” Nov. 4-5, 11-12

· November 3, 2016

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Robert Harling’s Broadway and movie favorite, “Steel Magnolias” on November 4-5 and 11-12 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.


Southern Virginia Presents “The Impossible Dream: 20 Years of Performing Arts” on Sept. 14, 15

· September 9, 2016

Southern Virginia University will present "The Impossible Dream: 20 Years of Performing Arts" on Sept. 14 and 15 at 7:30pm in Chandler Hall.


Provost Sowell to Enjoy Sabbatical

· August 26, 2016

After six successful years as Southern Virginia University’s chief academic officer, Provost Madison U. Sowell announced at the school’s annual university conference on Tuesday, August 23, that he is stepping down from administrative service on September 1st to enjoy a sabbatical leave. A sabbatical is typically one year — usually every seventh — of release from normal work duties while the professor or administrator remains employed by the university.


Southern Virginia Provost and Humanities Professor Present New Book in Rome

· July 27, 2016

Dr. Debra H. Sowell, Professor of Humanities at Southern Virginia University, and Dr. Madison U. Sowell, Provost of the university, recently published another book together — this one in French.


‘Annie Get Your Gun’ Brings Old West to Buena Vista

· May 14, 2010

Those bickering celebrity sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler will ride into town May 28-29 and June 3-5, when the Southern Virginia University Theatre Program presents Irving Berlin’s "Annie Get Your Gun."


SVU’s Fifth Annual Art Show and Sale

· March 31, 2008

The Shenandoah Invitational, Southern Virginia University’s annual art show and sale, will be held 11 April at 6:30 p.m. in Falls Church, Va.