Michael Hunter, a December 2014 graduate of Southern Virginia University who will walk at the annual Commencement exercises with more than 100 classmates May 7, recently completed an archival internship at Washington & Lee University.
Southern Virginia University will now offer a new scholarship for returning students, the John B. Matheson Jr. Kindness Scholarship. The scholarship will annually award $500 to two returning students – one male and one female – who have worked to make kind acts a part of their daily lives.
J. Mitchel Scott, a member of the Southern Virginia University Board of Trustees and former mission president, will deliver a devotional address on Friday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia.
Dr. Gary Browning, visiting professor of Russian literature at Southern Virginia University, will deliver a forum address on Friday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center.
Dr. Ariel Rodriguez, associate professor of family and child development at Southern Virginia University, will give an address titled “What is Love?” at a special Valentine’s Day forum on Friday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia.
Derick Maggard ('10), founding director of the Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech, will give a forum address on Friday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Activities Center at Southern Virginia University.
Southern Virginia University Professor Robert Stoddard and his daughter, Leigh Stoddard, co-wrote an original musical production of “Mansfield Park,” which will be performed Feb. 13-14 and 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall at Southern Virginia.
Last year, Southern Virginia University news featured stories about students and alumni, as well as important university announcements including the presidency of the university passing from Paul K. Sybrowsky to Reed N. Wilcox. Some of the year’s highlights are included in the following list of the top ten most-viewed news stories of 2014.