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SACSCOC Reaffirms Southern Virginia’s Accreditation for Next Decade

· June 27, 2017

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)—the oldest, largest and most prestigious accreditor of colleges and universities in the southern United States—today reaffirmed Southern Virginia University’s regional accreditation for the next decade through 2027.


Professor Publishes Insightful Biography on Robert E. Lee

· June 22, 2017

Southern Virginia University professor Dr. David Cox’s new book, “The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee,” recently hit the shelves. Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans, the book is part of an ongoing series on American and British historical figures, titled, “The Library of Religious Biography.”


President Wilcox Announces New Provost and Associate Provosts

· May 31, 2017

Southern Virginia University President Reed N. Wilcox recently announced that Dr. Scott Dransfield will serve as provost, the chief academic officer of the university. Dransfield is joined by Drs. Jeremiah John and Karen Walker, who will serve as associate provosts.


Southern Virginia Theatre Presents “The Music Man”

· May 25, 2017

The Southern Virginia University Theatre Program will present Meredith Wilson’s Tony-winning musical “The Music Man” on May 26-27 and Jun. 1-3 at 7:30pm in Chandler Hall.


Southern Virginia Students Log Over 20,000 Hours of Service

· May 24, 2017

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.


Super Bowl Champ Tackles D-III Football at Southern Virginia

· May 24, 2017

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.


Students Present Papers and Win Awards at VMI Research Symposium

· May 9, 2017

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.


Southern Virginia University Holds 2017 Commencement

· May 2, 2017

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.


Scholarship Recipients, Seniors and Missionaries Recognized at End-of-year Forum

· April 19, 2017

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.


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.