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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.


Senior Art Major Gustavo Ramos Awarded 2017 Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship

· April 14, 2017

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 to Speak at Southern Virginia University Commencement April 29

· April 11, 2017

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.


Sheri Dew to Deliver Forum Address at Southern Virginia University April 6

and · April 5, 2017

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.


UPDATED: Congressman Bob Goodlatte to Deliver Forum Address

· March 22, 2017

UPDATED MAR. 23, 4:15 P.M. — Due to the delayed timing of a major vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on health care legislation, Congressman Goodlatte needs to remain at the Capitol in Washington D.C. As a result, the previously scheduled Mar. 22 forum will be canceled. -- Congressman Bob Goodlatte, representative of the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives, will deliver a forum address to Southern Virginia University students, faculty and staff on Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


General Authority Seventy Elder Mervyn B. Arnold Testifies of The Atonement of Christ

· March 21, 2017

During a special devotional address at Southern Virginia University, Elder Mervyn B. Arnold, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared his testimony of a loving Father in Heaven and the Atonement of Jesus Christ with gathered students, staff, and faculty.


General Authority Seventy Elder Mervyn B. Arnold to Deliver Devotional on Mar. 10

· March 8, 2017

Southern Virginia University will be privileged to have Elder Mervyn B. Arnold, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, address gathered students, faculty and staff at a special devotional on Friday, Mar. 10 at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.


Southern Virginia University Adds Concentrations to Curriculum

and · March 8, 2017

At a Friday forum with gathered students, faculty and staff, President Reed N. Wilcox, Interim Provost Scott Dransfield, Associate Provost Dr. Jeremiah John, and Director of Student Professional Development Cameron Crowther, announced the addition of nine new concentrations to the Southern Virginia University curriculum, with the goal of adding 50 concentrations by Fall 2017.


TORN-ADO: Barbara Crawford Art Installation Opens Mar. 21 at Southern Virginia University

· March 7, 2017

Beginning Mar. 21, Professor Barbara Crawford and a team of contributing artists will open a stunning art installation entitled TORN-ADO in the Stoddard Center at Southern Virginia University. This first installation of TORN-ADO will be open for two weeks before moving to the Museum Gallery of Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, W.Va., for a second installation starting May 5.


Professor Card and Professor Stoddard Give Forum on Overcoming Trials and Achieving Success

· March 3, 2017

Orson Scott Card — a Hugo and Nebula Award winning author who has written over 80 publications in the young adult, contemporary fantasy and religious genres — and Robert Stoddard — Theatre Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Theatre at Southern Virginia University — spoke about the importance of creating art in the LDS community at a casual forum with of gathered students, faculty, and staff.