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Fall 2018 President’s and Provost’s Lists

· January 7, 2019

Southern Virginia University recently announced its Fall 2018 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.


Elder D. Todd Christofferson to Speak at Southern Virginia University on Jan. 11

· December 17, 2018

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak at Southern Virginia University Friday, January 11, 2019, announced University President Reed N. Wilcox.


Alan Whitehead, Doug Cheney and Dallin Lewis Honored as “Professors of the Semester”

· December 1, 2018

Student, faculty and staff gathered in the Knight Arena at Southern Virginia University on Friday to honor and hear from three of the University’s top professors.


The Future is Full of Light: Rosevelt Kpainay’s Story

· November 27, 2018

Half a world away from Southern Virginia University—4,780 miles to be exact—is the small town in West Africa where I was born. When I was a young boy only six years old, a violent civil war engulfed my country of Liberia that left 250,000 people dead. To protect my sister and me, my mother gathered us together and left everything behind. We joined the thousands of refugees fleeing our war-torn country to find a new home. Looking back, it was a miracle that we escaped with our lives.


Veterans Honored at Southern Virginia’s Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

· November 15, 2018

Sitting in his decorated air force uniform, Sargent Billie G. Wells of Glasgow, Virginia, told story after story to old and new friends around his luncheon table. He showed off his dosimeter, a device that measured radiation exposure from the nuclear cargo he once carried around the world during the Vietnam war.


Three Generations of Knights Return For Homecoming at Southern Virginia University

· November 2, 2018

Southern Virginia University welcomed three generations of Knights to forum on Friday in celebration of Homecoming week.


One Year Since Filming “Believer,” Alex Boyé Returns to Southern Virginia University

· October 26, 2018

One year since filming his “Believer” music video at Southern Virginia University, Alex Boyé returned this week to perform and speak to students, faculty and staff at forum on Friday.


Elder Mdletshe Speaks About Overcoming Racism During Apartheid

· October 20, 2018

Elder Khumbulani Mdletshe of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently spoke at a Southern Virginia University forum. He told students about his experiences growing up during the apartheid era in South Africa, and how joining the Church changed his life.


Elder Khumbulani Mdletshe of the Seventy to Speak at Forum on Oct. 19

· October 17, 2018

Elder Khumbulani Mdletshe of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Cynthia, will speak at forum on Friday, October 19 at 11 a.m. in the Knight Arena. Elder Mdletshe will speak about his experiences growing up in South Africa under apartheid and the racial issues his country overcame under the leadership of Nelson Mandela and others.


Southern Virginia Students Lift Community With More Than 4,000 Service Hours on Oct. 9

· October 13, 2018

Instead of walking to class on the morning of Tuesday, October 9, 2018, students from Southern Virginia University put on work clothes and traveled to dozens of locations around their community to participate in service projects.