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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’s Jeff Benedict Publishes Best-Selling Biography of Tiger Woods

· April 9, 2018

Jeff Benedict, Southern Virginia’s director of the Institute for Writing and Mass Media and a New York Times best-selling author, released his most recently-published book on March 27, titled “Tiger Woods.” Benedict and co-author Armen Keteyian worked on the biography for more than three years, completing more than 400 interviews.


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.


Super Bowl Champion Mulitalo Named Head Football Coach at Southern Virginia

and · March 30, 2018

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox today named ten-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl champion Edwin Mulitalo head coach of the Knights' football program.


“Digital Day” held in Lieu of a Snow Day

· March 22, 2018

In between pegging each other with snowballs and making snowpersons, students at Southern Virginia University brought their professors electronically into their homes in celebration of the school’s first “Digital Day”—putting a technologically forward twist on the average “snow day.”


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.”