As visitors approach Southern Virginia University’s historic Main Hall, they read the words, “learn that life is service” inscribed on the guideposts lining the driveway. This past year, Southern Virginia students displayed their commitment to this motto by logging over 20,000 service hours in celebration of the University’s 20th anniversary.
You might not expect to see a Division III football coach announce a pick at the NFL Draft; you might not expect him to have a Super Bowl ring, either.
For the second consecutive year, Southern Virginia University students made a clean sweep at the Annual Symposium of the Virginia Military Institute’s Center for Undergraduate Research, taking first, second and third place in the liberal arts category.
More than 1,000 alumni, students, faculty, staff, community members, graduates and their families gathered in front of historic Main Hall on Saturday for Southern Virginia University’s 149th Commencement exercises.
At the final forum of the 2016- 2017 academic year, this year’s scholarship recipients, graduating seniors and missionaries were recognized for their outstanding achievement. President Reed N. Wilcox also delivered a devotional address that highlighted what students should retain from this year.
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.
From hundreds of other student applicants, Southern Virginia University senior and art major, Gustavo Ramos (’17), was one of six artists awarded the prestigious 2017 Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship from the National Cowboy Museum — an honor recognizing artists who represent a high standard of skill and knowledge in the classical study of form, color, drawing, painting, design, and technique. This distinction is reserved only for those artists who exhibit immense current talent while displaying dramatic progress in their work overtime.
Bruce L. Olsen, former global Managing Director of Public Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address graduates, faculty, staff, students, and friends of Southern Virginia University at the 2017 commencement exercises on Saturday, Apr. 29 at 10 a.m.
As part of the NCAA Division III Celebration Week, current and former student-athletes spoke at forum to gathered students, faculty and staff at Southern Virginia University. Joined by representatives from the “Be The Match” foundation, the student-athletes spoke on service and the relationship between athletics and success.
Southern Virginia University is delighted to welcome Sheri Dew to campus for a special all-school forum this Thursday, Apr. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center, as part of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media lecture series. To ensure everyone is able to attend, this Thursday, April 6, the 11 a.m. hour will follow a Friday class schedule, and Friday, April 7, the 11 a.m. hour will follow a Thursday class schedule.